Portuguese projects under the hammer, Dehui declares Vietnam initially

Sep 11, 2020 06:42 PM ET
  • A round-up of the most up to date solar industry news from around the world, as Aquila grabs its very first solar projects in Portugal, among Europe's hottest solar markets, as well as Dehui claims being Vietnam's initial module producer to create next-generation panels.
Portuguese projects under the hammer, Dehui declares Vietnam initially
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Aquila grabs initially Portuguese solar profile

11 September 2020: Renewables capitalist Aquila European Renewables Income Fund has obtained its initial Portuguese solar profile.

Aquila has actually signed a sale and also purchase agreement, valued at around EUR16 million, for a portfolio of projects in the south of Portugal with an overall generation capability of ~ 20MWp. Each project is operational and also is anticipated to have an operational life of up to 30 years.

Ian Nolan, chairman at Aquila, claimed the company was pleased to seal its initial acquisition of projects in among Europe's highest possible producing solar regions.

" Besides the favorable influence on Europe's carbon footprint, this purchase expands our portfolio and also indicates that we will have invested 92% of the resources we have raised to date in approximately 30 distinctive projects across four nations and three different innovations," he stated.

Dehui claims be first in Vietnam to manufacturer next-generation panels

10 September 2020: Vietnam-based module producer Dehui has actually laid claim to being the initial in the nation to create next-generation panels flaunting larger cells.

In a declaration provided to PV Tech, Dehui stated automation of 166mm, 9 busbar, half-cut bifacial mono PERC modules had started, with the panels currently coming off of the firm's 700MW production lines in Vietnam.

Additionally, the business aims to bring brand-new modules featuring 182mm cells and 12 busbars into automation next year as part of a bigger plan to majorly scale-up manufacturing and also deliveries.

It will use new manufacturing devices with capacities of creating modules including cells from 158.75 mm to 210mm, the largest cells presently in widescale usage.

LONGi bags 30MW Burkina Faso module supply deal

10 September 2020: 'Solar Module Super League' (SMSL) member LONGi has actually authorized a collaboration to supply 30MW of modules for projects in Burkina Faso, Africa.

The projects, being carried out by a specialist service provider in the nation, are to be completed between Q4 2020 as well as Q1 2021 as well as are thought to develop part of Burkina Faso's policy of lowering its dependancy on power from nonrenewable fuel sources.

" LONGi's advanced solar items will increase the benefits of Africa's bountiful solar resources as well as will certainly bring a terrific roi for our consumers. We believe that photovoltaic or pv power generation will have a positive effect on Africa's financial task, decrease power and also environmental prices and also boost social advancement," Dennis She, senior vice head of state at LONGi Solar, said.

ACWA Power markets risk in 60MW Bulgarian project

10 September 2020: ACWA Power subsidiary ACF Renewable Energy has sold a 60MW solar project in Bulgaria to an Austrian investor.

ACWA exposed it had marketed its 100% risk in ACWA Power CF Karad PV Park, the special function lorry housing the 60.4 MW Karadzhavolo PV project in Bulgaria.

It has actually been picked by Austrian investor Enery Development GmbH for a concealed factor to consider.

Along with the project, Enery also acquired NOMAC Bulgaria, ACWA's O&M subsidiary giving all O&M solutions for the project.

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