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The 200 MW plant is being offered on a build-own-operate (BOO) scheme, with 23 Egyptian and international companies expected to lodge bids in the tender.
The deal with Energia Provincial Sociedad del Estado (EPSE) for the 70 MW facility – which will produce monocrystalline silicon ingots through to module production – is worth an estimated EUR 100 million.
INRG Solar has won approval for a 17 MW solar PV park on the site of a disused World War II airbase in Turweston, Buckinghamshire, in southern England.
The Pakistani state of Punjab has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with British company Pan Africa under which a 100 MW solar power project will be developed in Bahawalpur in eastern Punjab.
In the wake of Solar Universe's recent acquisition of distributed electricity company Gen110, the California group is expanding eastward with two new franchises in New York and New Jersey.
The fixed tilt PV plant been built on a disused airfield in east England is expected to be completed in October.
Cabinet expected to approve Ministry of New and Renewable Energy's plans to invite bids for 750 MW of solar PV capacity within the next ten days.