Giant solar project announced in DR Congo
President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo has laid the structure rock for a substantial, 1 GW Kinshasa Solar City photovoltaic or pv project aimed at boosting the capital's power supply.
Aug 26, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, DR Congo, Solar Project, Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo
Deal signed for 40 MW solar park in DR Congo
The government of the Tshopo province has signed an agreement with Cat Projects Africa for the PV plant. The project will be connected to the grid operated by utility Société nationale d’électricité and is intended to improve power supply in provincial capital Kisangani.
Oct 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Africa, DR Congo, off-grid solar system
Solar supporting peacekeeping in DR Congo
A report by the Powering Peace organization states UN missions in the Democratic Republic of Congo could reduce expense and pollution by using off-grid solar to power operations instead of diesel generators. Adding a 200 kW solar system with 200 kW/450 kWh of energy storage would reduce diesel consumption 80% for 10-year savings of almost $2.6 million, states the group.
Oct 1, 2019 // Storage, Grids, USA, storage, off-grid solar, North America, bboxx, DR Congo, MONUSCO, Kivu Green Energy, Orange, Altech, SNEL
PV mini-grid to back Congolese farming
Equatorial Power and SustainSolar are mounting containerized, off-grid solar battery power systems to support farming projects on an island in Lake Kivu.
Jul 9, 2020 // Storage, DR Congo, Equatorial Power, SustainSolar, Abishek Bharadwaj, John Fadiran
New big solar project to light up Madagascar
Groupe Filatex teams up with Canada’s DERA Energy.
Dec 20, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canada, Canadian Solar, Africa, North America, Groupe Filatex, DERA Energy, Hasnaine Yavarhoussen, DERA
RBH invests $20m in DPA to give solar energy
Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH), an African community investment company is considering making a US$ 20 million equity financial investment in DPA Africa Asset-Co. The firm, set up by Distributed Power Africa (DPA), will certainly offer 175 MW of solar energy in some of its markets in Africa over the following four years.
Nov 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, Royal Bafokeng Holdings
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Apr 28, 2020
AES breaks ground on 58MW solar installation in Dominican Republic
AES Dominicana has broken ground on a 58MW solar plant in the Dominican Republic, which is now being built by Spain's TSK Electricidad y Electronica.
Nov 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Dominican Republic, North America, AES, seni, tsk
Solar, energy storage, renewables: Where do the top Democratic candidates stand?
On Wednesday, the ten Democratic presidential hopefuls discussed their environment and energy priorities during a televised town hall meeting in New York City.
Sep 5, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, New York City, Cory Booker, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris
Gore Street seeks to expand Republic of Ireland battery storage portfolio capacity approximately 180MW
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has actually applied to triple its capacity in the Republic of Ireland, as much as a total amount of 180MW.
Nov 19, 2020 // Storage, UK, Ireland, Europe, Alex O'Cinneide, Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, Paul McCusker
Solar ETF skyrockets as Biden leads in surveys. Various other teams that might benefit from a Democratic win
Invesco's Solar ETF (TAN) has turned into one of the market's best exchange-traded funds, up practically 139% year to day as well as checking as former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump in presidential election surveys.
Oct 19, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, National Grid, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Eaton, American Tower, Invesco’s Solar ETF, ETF Edge, DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF, Crown Castle International, Enbridge, Vinci, Global X’s U.S. Infrastructure Development ETF, Fastenal,, Rockwell Automation, United Rentals, Kansas City Southern
'Every step' of lithium battery worth chain will certainly have a passion in recycling
It will certainly be in the rate of interests of more or less everybody associated with the "wider lithium-ion battery supply chain" to develop efficient reusing communities, according to an analyst with IHS Markit.
Sep 25, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, IHS Markit, recycling, North America, Youmin Rong, startup, lithium battery, Chloe Holzinger, Kunal Phalpher, Li-Cycle
First Togolese utility-scale PV plants are on the way
The tender launched according to Scaling Solar program is for deployment of solar farms with a total capacity of 60-80 megawatts.
Jan 14, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, tender, Africa, Togo
Germany gets rid of 52 GW cap for solar rewards
The nation's coalition government got to an arrangement on Monday to eliminate the limit from the nationwide renewable resource regulation. Nonetheless, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier has actually not claimed when the action will certainly be applied.
May 19, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, Peter Altmaier
Solar Stocks Skyrocketed This Year, Today They're Really feeling The marketplace's Warmth-- Could The Boom More than?
Solar supplies are being hit hard by today's market turning, however experts claim there's still room to recoup and also expand-- even with a potential split Congress coming up.
Nov 11, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, SunPower, Enphase Energy, SolarEdge, Morgan Stanley, Invesco's Solar ETF, Raymond James' Pavel Molchanov, Mark Haefele