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EDF to boost foothold in Egyptian PV via KarmSolar stake buy
EDF Renewables and Egyptian developer and supplier of solar power KarmSolar have signed a strategic partnership, helping the former continue its expansion into the African state.
Nov 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, pv power plants, solar pv, Asia, Africa, Benban, Egypt, EDF Renewables, KarmSolar, Ahmed Zahran
Grenergy seals 200MW solar supply agreement in Spain
Grenergy Renovables has penned a solar supply agreement with Spanish utility Galp, its first such agreement in the country.
Nov 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, Galp, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe, Grenergy Renovables
Iberdrola adds more solar to Spanish pipeline, eyes Australia opportunities
Utility giant Iberdrola has revealed 400MW of additional large-scale solar it intends to bring forward in Spain, unveiling its 2020 development pipeline in the process.
Nov 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Spain, Iberdrola, Australia, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe, Oceania
Ecuador unveils developer shortlist for first ever major solar venture
Ecuador has identified the handful of top global clean energy developers who will compete to deploy the country’s first ever large-scale solar project.
Nov 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Ecuador, Total Eren, pv power plants, tender, solar pv, South america, Latin america, neoen, Solarpack
The state of Western Australia is deploying an over 180 megawatt solar park in the south west
Ambitions to construct a 183-megawatt solar park in the southwestern part of Western Australia are most likely to be approved by the end of the week.
Nov 11, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, solar pv, Risen Energy, Oceania, Waroona Solar Farm, South Energy
Renewables set new records in Germany, but ‘second pillar’ solar needs to accelerate even further
Renewables contributed some 43% of electricity consumption in Germany in the first nine months of 2019 – a new record – however doubts remain over the country’s chances of meeting future targets.
Nov 1, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Germany, solar pv, Europe, decarbonisation, renewables, Stefan Kapferer, Frithjof Staiß
Iberdrola renewables investments creating a ‘virtuous circle of growth’ as profits climb
Iberdrola’s record investment into renewables and networks is outperforming expectations, freeing the utility to invest even more creating a “virtuous circle of growth”, the company’s chairman has said.
Oct 30, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Spain, Iberdrola, solar pv, Europe, portgual
8minute, Doosan GridTech to collaborate on predictive solar-plus-storage dispatch controls
Leading US solar developer 8minute Solar Energy is to collaborate with Doosan GridTech to use advanced, predictive software controls to dispatch energy from solar-plus-storage plant in California.
Oct 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, pv power plants, solar pv, solar-plus-storage, North America, Doosan Gridtech, 8minute Solar Energy, Tom Buttgenbach, predictive software, frequency response
BayWa r.e. adds to European floating solar momentum with double project completion
BayWa r.e. has taken two utility-scale floating solar projects to the finish line in the Netherlands, bringing a sizeable installed capacity boost to the segment in Europe.
Oct 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Germany, solar pv, floating PV, Europe, Huawei, Netherlands, baywa r.e., GCL-SI, zimmermann pv stahlbau, Benedikt Ortmann
Opposition party pledges to nearly treble UK solar capacity in 10 years
The UK’s opposition Labour Party has pledged to almost treble the country’s solar PV capacity, taking it to 35GW by 2030.
Oct 25, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, UK, solar pv, Europe, solar-plus-storage
Lightsource BP closes financing on first utility-scale Australia project, boasts bifacial prominence
Lightsource BP has signed financing agreements to develop its maiden utility-scale solar project in Australia.
Oct 23, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, Australia, pv power plants, solar pv, bifacial, Lightsource BP, Adam Pegg, Oceania, finance
Downstream solar meets upstream innovation at PV ModuleTech 2019
Bifacial module yields, manufacturer bankability probing and quality benchmarking strategies have all taken centre stage at this year’s edition of PV ModuleTech in Malaysia.
Oct 22, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Malaysia, First Solar, solar pv, pv modules, Asia, PV module, bankability, pv moduletech
Government-backed solar farm to help power Australia mining hub
An Australian utility is to develop a 60MW solar farm that will be connected to two iron mines in Australia, transforming them into the first to be run entirely by renewables during the day.
Oct 20, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, pv power plants, solar pv, solar-plus-storage, Oceania, mining, Darren Miller, baywa r.e., decarbonisation
Google announces US$150m renewables investment package
Google says it will spend US$150 million on renewable energy in regions where its products are manufactured, in a move it hopes will galvanise a further US$1.5 billion of investment.
Oct 17, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Apple, solar pv, North America, Google, corporate solar, hecate
NextEnergy Capital cements US play with second asset acquisition
Renewables investor NextEnergy Capital (NEC) has made its second major solar acquisition in the US, cementing its position in the market.
Oct 16, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Canadian Solar, solar pv, North America, sfi con usa, nextenergy capital, recurrent energy, Michael Bonte-Friedheim, Rohan Singh