Why India can't match the Gulf region's record-low solar tariffs
India's solar tariffs-- whilst several of the most affordable in the world-- are almost dual the Gulf region's United States cents 1.35-1.80/ kWh.
Aug 31, 2020 // Tariffs, Market Research, Saudi Arabia, India, Asia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Vibhuti Garg, Jyoti Gulia
Qatar's initial storage space project counts on Tesla batteries
The 1 MW/4 MWh storage system will be used to store power throughout top hours or when the terminal reaches optimum lots in addition to for improving network voltage.
Aug 14, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, TESLA, Asia, Qatar
Japan to provide $330M for Qatar huge solar power plant
Japanese financial institutions will offer substantial financing for one of the world's largest solar plants in Qatar, says a bank declaration
Aug 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Japan, Asia, Qatar, Total, North America, PV Power Plant
Kahramaa Closes Financing for World's 2nd Cheapest Solar Power Project
Kahramaa has actually revealed the effective monetary closure for the Siraj-1 solar energy plant project, the first of its kind project in Qatar
Jul 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Asia, Qatar, Kahramaa, International, Solar Project
Japanese financial institutions back 'globe's cheapest solar project'
Qatar General Electricity as well as Water Corporation has revealed financial close on the 800 MW Siraj-1 solar project with Mizuho Bank as well as the state-owned Japan Bank for International Cooperation. The project, secured in a tender by France's Total and also Japan's Marubeni, will offer power for $0.01449/ kWh.
Jul 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Asia, Qatar, Kahramaa, JBIC
Qatar utility hails ultra-low tariff in tender for 800MW bifacial PV park
A Qatar utility has secured what it claims is a world record-breaking tariff of QAR0.0571/kWh (US$0.01569/kWh) under a tender for the country’s utility-scale debut, beating last year's low price milestones in Portugal and Dubai.
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, tender, auctions, Asia, Qatar, Total, Kahramaa, gulf, world record, marubeni corporation
Qatar’s 800 MW tender draws world record solar power price of $0.01567/kWh
Utility Kahramaa has revealed the winning consortium initially offered $0.01745/kWh with the price then reduced based on financial market indices.
Jan 23, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, tender, Asia, Qatar
Total and Marubeni to Build 800MW Solar Plant in Qatar Ahead of World Cup
Gas exporting powerhouse Qatar’s first utility-scale PV project will be built for what is said to be the lowest-ever price for a solar PPA.
Jan 22, 2020 // Large-Scale, Commercial, SunPower, Asia, Qatar, Jinko, GCL New Energy, Dubai
Qatar to fund renewable power in India
Sovereign wealth fund of Qatar has acquired a 25.1-percent % stake in Mumbai’s unit of Adani Electricity for 450m USD. This purchase is meant to support Adani’s targeted 30-percent power generation from green sources by 2023.
Dec 13, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, India, Asia, Qatar, LONGi, Adani Green Energy
Qatar solar testing facility ‘open for business’
After more than six years of scientific and technical research efforts in the solar sector, the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI) is now targeting a major role in the industry itself.
Sep 9, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, pv modules, Asia, Qatar, r&d, qeeri, testing, Dr. Veronica Bermudez Benito
Qatari utility mulls jump to 800 MW tender as consortia submit bids
A consortium led by Jinko Power and Korea Electric Power Corp., as well as another group led by Japanese conglomerate Marubeni and French energy group Total, have submitted bids for Qatar’s 700 MW solar tender. The final results will be announced in September.
Aug 6, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, tender, Asia, Jinko Power, Korea Electric Power Corp., Qatar, Marubeni, Total, Kahramaa, Siraj Solar Energy, IRENA