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Lightsource BP makes maiden foray into Spanish solar market with 300MW acquisition
Lightsource BP has announced its entry into the Spanish solar market with the acquisition of a 300MW project portfolio in Zaragoza.
Oct 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, solar pv, Lightsource BP, Europe, utility-scale, Nick Boyle
Rebuilding for resilience
The islands of the Caribbean have been focusing on the deployment of storage solutions, minigrids and microgrids in response to the damage their power systems suffered during the 2017 hurricane season. But with the opportunities, there are also challenges.
Oct 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, storage, Wood Mackenzie, North America, Caribbean, RMI, Stephen Mushegan, Isaac Maze-Rothstein, off-grid market, Antigua and Barbuda
AEPPL signs $689.7m deal for li-ion battery plant in western India
Automotive Electronics Power Private Ltd. (AEPPL), an India-based lithium-ion battery manufacturing venture between three Japanese companies, aims to produce 30 million cells per year by 2025.
Oct 16, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, India, Asia, AEPPL, Suzuki, li-ion battery plant
Australia’s AEMC calls for energy pricing and transmission overhaul
The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has released a new paper outlining a blueprint to coordinate generation and transmission investments. The draft proposal seeks to overhaul wholesale pricing and transmission access to lower electricity costs and the ever-increasing risks inherent in getting new renewable energy generation capacity into the network.
Oct 16, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, aemc, Chairman John Pierce
Plummeting lithium price will further dent Ganfeng profits
Beijing’s sudden retreat on electric vehicle subsidies in the summer has caused the value of lithium to hit the floor, with disastrous effects on the balance sheets of Chinese companies which had invested big in supply chains to support anticipated huge demand.
Oct 15, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, China, Australia, Asia, Oceania, Ganfeng Lithium
State-owned Panda Green set to bank more public funds
The heavily indebted solar project developer has revealed the state-backed element of two trailed fire sales of 636 MW of solar and wind project portfolios in China. The divestments will generate up to RMB450 million for the company while recognizing RMB200 million in losses on its investments.
Oct 15, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, China, Asia, Panda Green, Xinhua Electric Development and Investment Co Ltd
Hydrogen powered mining trucks are coming
The building-sized trucks run on diesel and prompt logistical complications as large amounts of diesel must be shipped to remote mining sites. Attempts to decarbonize the mining sector will have to consider the heavy-duty vehicles.
Oct 15, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Transport, America, France, UK, Australia, Engie, Europe, hydrogen, Oceania, Michèle Azalbert, Anglo American
Singyes Solar figures tell story of a dramatic year in Chinese solar
The PV project developer and BIPV manufacturer has seen a glowing set of first-half figures published last year become a nightmare of lost income, debt defaults and frozen bank deposits. All eyes now turn to the business’ high court date on Wednesday.
Oct 15, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, bipv, Singyes Solar, China, Hong Kong, Asia, Building-integrated photovoltaics
German report makes recommendations for private PPA adoption in China
The German Energy Agency has drawn up a list of proposed measures which it says could help the world’s biggest solar market accelerate its clean energy plans through the adoption of subsidy-free – private – power purchase agreements.
Oct 15, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Policy, PPAs, Germany, China, Europe, Asia, tariff, Dena, subsidy-free PPAs
Mainstream Renewable Power doubles down on Chilean renewables with new finance deal
Renewables developer Mainstream Renewable Power has more than doubled a financing facility after striking an agreement with Dutch bank ABN AMRO.
Oct 15, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Chile, South america, financing, mainstream renewable power, hsbc, abn amro, Mary Quaney, Vincent Goedegebuure
EBRD considers $60 million investment in Infinity Energy
The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering investing US $60 million in renewables developer Infinity Energy, a subsidiary of Egyptian conglomerate Mansour Group.
Oct 15, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, EBRD, Jordan, Asia, Africa, Benban, Egypt, Morocco, lebanon, infinity energy
Regulation, power prices to dictate success of corporate solar PPA push
The momentum around corporate renewable PPAs should not blind industry players from the fact the avenue remains too costly and complex for some businesses, three lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright have argued as part of a piece for PV Tech Power 20.
Oct 15, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, PPA, norton rose fulbright, power prices, Andrew Hedges, Caileen Kateri Gamache, Lee Donovan
Lyon Group and China Huadian pen pan-Asia renewables-plus-storage deal
Australian renewables investor Lyon Group has penned an agreement with China Huadian Corporation which will see the duo co-develop and invest in power-plus-battery energy storage systems across Australia, China and other Asian markets.
Oct 15, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, China, Australia, Asia, solar-plus-storage, Oceania, BESS, lyon group, china huadian, jera, co-location, David Green
Risen Energy expands footprint with 150MW module order for power station in Malaysia
Chinese solar panel maker Risen Energy has signed off on an order to provide 150MW of high-efficiency PV modules to a power station in Malaysia. This stands as the biggest module order Risen Energy has ever carried out to date both in Malaysia and from an overseas floating power station.
Oct 15, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, Malaysia, China, Asia, Risen Energy, Xie Jian
IPP-investor duo to deploy 120MWp-plus subsidy-free solar portfolio in Italy
Europe’s second largest solar market has marked a subsidy-free boost this week, with two players joining forces to deploy a pipeline in a country where PV growth was muted for years.
Oct 15, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Italy, pv power plants, Europe, subsidy-free solar, unsubsidised, italia solare, zouk capital, solar ventures
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