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European Investment Bank and FMO go halves on 80MW of Kenyan solar
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Dutch development bank FMO have agreed to finance the construction and operation of a duo of Kenyan solar plants that have a combined capacity of 80MW.
Sep 25, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, utility-scale PV, Kenya, Africa, east africa, european investment bank, frontier energ, fmo, grid-connected pv, David Langat, Ayaz Merali
Anesco obtains approval for Aberdeenshire battery project
Work is expected to be completed by 2024
Nov 14, 2022 // Storage, Anesco
Technip Energies wins FEED deal with Oz electrolyser
Infinite Green Energy is developing a 10MW green hydrogen project in WA that will certainly use solar electrical energy
Dec 1, 2022 // Solar to Fuel, Western Australia, green hydrogen, Technip Energies
Renewable-powered hydrogen for Oman
Belgian designer DEME is preparing approximately 500 MW of hydrogen manufacturing capability at the port of Dumq, which is abundant in solar as well as wind power sources. The designer prepares to deliver hydrogen from the port to Europe.
Mar 5, 2020 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, Europe, Asia, hydrogen, Oman, DEME
Trina Solar begins module distribution for Germany's 'biggest' solar ranch
Module provider Trina Solar is to supply 187.5 MW of its double-glass Duomax modules to energy EnBW for the Weesow-Willmersdorf solar farm near Germany's funding, Berlin.
Jun 30, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Germany, bifacial, Europe, Trina Solar, enbw, Thorsten Jörß, duomax, double-glass
Oracle Energy strikes hydrogen handle PetroChina
Deal covers clean fuel products from Oracle's project in Pakistan
Jun 5, 2023 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, hydrogen, PetroChina, Oracle Energy
Shell Powers Up Germany: 600 MW Solar Project Secured
Shell Energy Europe has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to acquire a 600 MW German solar project on an opencast coal mine near Leipzig. Microsoft has also secured 323 MW from Shell, with a 15-year agreement. Shell Energy Europe is investing in renewable energy across 14 European markets.
Sep 8, 2023 // Plants, shell, PV Power Plant
SolarEdge Boosts EV Charging with Wevo Acquisition
SolarEdge Technologies acquires Wevo Energy, enhancing EV charging optimization and management for large sites. Unlocking the full potential of solar and EV integration.
Apr 5, 2024 // Storage, Software, SolarEdge, Wevo Energy
Solar power could stop China’s Belt and Road Initiative from unleashing huge carbon emissions
China has invested US$90 billion in the countries involved in its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) since 2013. The BRI involves developing infrastructure in 126 partner countries to boost trade within a region stretching from Indonesia to Western Europe via the Middle East and East Africa, inspired by the historical Silk Road.
Oct 4, 2019 // Solar, China, Europe, Asia, Africa, carbon
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
European Energy gets in United States solar market
Danish designer has gotten land in Texas as well as set up JV with Renewable Energy International
Mar 31, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, european energy
Masdar and EDF start construction deal with 300MW solar plant in Saudi Arabia
A consortium between Abu Dhabi-based Masdar, EDF Renewables and Nesma Holding Company has broken ground on a 300MW PV project in Saudi Arabia.
Apr 12, 2021 // Plants, Masdar, Saudi Arabia, PPA, EDF, Asia, power purchase agreement, middle east, EDF Renewables, Bruno Bensasson
Sharp introduces 440 W half-cut PV module with 19.9% effectiveness
The Japanese supplier said the brand-new photovoltaic panel features 144 half-cells based upon M6 wafers as well as a nine-busbar design, with a power resistance of as much as 5%.
Sep 24, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Japan, Sharp, Asia, PV module, efficiency, Jens Meyer
China completes its biggest solar power plant
A 2.2 GW solar PV plant has actually been linked to the grid in Qinghai province by Huanghe Hydropower Development.
Oct 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, China, Asia, PV Power Plant
Victoria allocates AUD 540m for 6 renewable resource zones
The government of Victoria state will assign AUD 540 million (USD 398.6 m/EUR 332.6 m) to set up 6 devoted renewable energy areas across the Aussie state.
Nov 30, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Victoria, Australia, Lily D’Ambrosio, Daniel Andrews, Oceania