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Martifer Solar awarded bid to build Mineirão PV plant in Brazil

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Portugal’s Martifer Solar has won its bid to develop the 1.60 MW Mineirão photovoltaic plant on the Governador Magalhães Pinto (Mineirão) football stadium in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte.

EU funds 22 MW PV plant in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

The E.U. has said it will provide €25 million towards the cost of 22 MW photovoltaic project in Burkina Faso. It is expected to be the biggest plant of its kind in West Africa, when online in late 2013.

PV premiums fall by 60% in Spain

Spain 5.75 MW solar photovoltaic park

The overall volume of monthly premiums for photovoltaic energy generation paid out to eligible solar generators in Spain fell by around 60% between this August and September, according to Spanish Photovoltaic Union UNEF.

Community-owned solar: Like drinking milk without caring for the cow

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Community-owned solar power is on the rise in the U.S. Kent James, chief strategy officer of Martifer Solar USA has implemented a series of projects with the Colorado-based Clean Energy Collective. In the following interview, he...

Isofotón given go ahead to develop 50 MW Ecuadorian PV plant

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Isofotón has signed an agreement with the National Electricity Council of Ecuador (CONELEC) to install a 50 MW, around US$100 million photovoltaic plant in the parish of Calderón.

Prosolia plans 13 MW of PV for Senegal

Senegal solar photovoltaic install health center

Senegal-based Prosolia Energie Solaire, a filial of Spain’s solar energy developer Prosolia Energy, has formalized an accord with the Senegalese Ministry of Energy and Mines in Dakar to install 13 MW worth of photovoltaics in the...

PPA signed for 50 MW New Mexico PV park

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El Paso Electric Company (EPE) has signed a PPA for Element Power's 50 MW Macho Springs photovoltaic plant near Deming, New Mexico.

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