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Interview: Inside Ghana’s first major PV power plant

An artists impression of the Ghana PV power plant.

Blue Energy announced the 155 MW Nzema photovoltaic power plant project today. The U.K.-based renewable energy developer has formed subsidiary Mere Power Nzema Ltd. to execute the project. Douglas Coleman, is the project director...


Australia: Community solar goes live

Melbourne markets building with rooftop solar installation.

Crowdfunded or community photovoltaic installations are becoming a growing trend around the world. The latest, by a non-profit group in the Australian city of Melbourne, has launched a 740 kW community solar roof.


Qatar: Gulf state plans 200 MW solar project

Doha.

With commentators questioning the appropriateness of staging the latest UN Climate Change Conference in the capital of Qatar – a country with one of the world's highest levels of GHG emissions per capita – plans have been...


Toshiba to continue to sell SunPower modules in Japan

A Japanese rooftop PV installation.

Since 2010, Toshiba has sold 150 MW of SunPower modules to the Japanese residential market. In an agreement announced today the partnership will continue until 2018.


Latest Japanese Coca Cola solar fund schools selected

The Fukushima reactor that suffered a meltdown.

The latest 24 schools to benefit from solar facilities provided by Coca Cola's Yen 2.5 billion (US$30.4 million) Japan Reconstruction Fund have been selected.


Ghana: UK developer plans Africa's largest PV project

An artist's impression of a photovoltaic plant of a similar scale.

British renewables developer Blue Energy has today announced plans to build one of the world's largest photovoltaic plants in Ghana.


Yingli Solar provides modules for 24 MW Puerto Rico project

A Yingli Solar photovoltaic park.

Chinese manufacturer Yingli Solar has provided around 110,000 modules for the Ilumina 24 MW solar plant in Puerto Rico.


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