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Masdar signs PPA with Jordan's NEPCO for 200 MW solar plant

Solar array in Jordan.

The UAE-based clean energy developer has agreed a PPA deal for its 200 MW PV plant in Jordan with the Kingdom's National Electric Power Company.

All Energy 2016: Five key takeaways

All Energy Australia 2016 conference. Image by Jonathan Gifford.

A utility scale segment bursting to life, battery storage providers of all sizes moving in amongst the backdrop of a fierce political debate about the role of renewables in a historic blackout: This week's All Energy trade show...

Centrotherm narrows outlook as customers delay orders

centrotherm's management board believes that its previous Q3 and Q4 earnings are now no longer sustainable.

German solar equipment manufacturer says it can no longer sustain its earnings forecast for the year as steep declines in the price of solar cells prompt investors to postpone investments in production equipment.

Clean Energy Live: where is UK solar growth going to come from?

Presentation at Clean Energy Live, 2016.

The U.K.'s Clean Energy Live show kicked off in Birmingham on Tuesday, taking a holistic approach to the country's energy issues. The show nevertheless examined those sectors that adding new PV installations in the U.K. today,...

ABB to build solar-powered microgrid at its largest Indian fab

ABB's solar inverter facility in Bengaluru.

The Swiss-based power electronics company will install a 600 kW rooftop solar array at its production facility in Vadodara, and a PowerStore Battery grid that will manage the plant’s energy.

REC achieves +20% efficiency for mass production of multicrystalline solar cells

REC TwinPeak series.

The Norwegian solar developer has developed a formula to mass-produce its multicrystalline cells at average efficiencies of 20.21%, becoming the first known manufacturer to achieve such numbers.

UK: Moixa launches affordable home solar+storage kit

Solar installation by Moixa in London.

The British battery company announces GBP 5,000 package comprising 2 kWh smart battery and 2 kW solar panel bundle for homeowners, landlords and housing associations in the U.K.

ADB extends loan for India solar rooftops to $500m

Delhi, India.

The Asian Development Bank will lead on the extension of the funds, which are to be steered towards developing India's largely fledgling solar rooftop sector.

Obama touts success of solar at SXSL event

Image: White House

The president and Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe also spoke about the need for energy storage at the event, which was inspired by the South-by-Southwest conference.

Argentina: Jujuy announced that it was awarded 300 MW of solar projects during tender

Solar installation in San Luis provence in Argentina. Image by Ingeteam.

The price remains at USD60 per MW. As part of the agreement, the Parque Solar de la Puna will be built in the northeast of the country.

EDF wins 90 MW solar project in Mexico's second auction

EDF Tower in Paris, France. Image by EDF.

EDF Energies Nouvelles Group's Mexican subsidiary won a total of 342 MW of renewable energy projects within the auction, of which 90 MW was for a solar park that is due to be built in Guaymas, Sonora, which will be part of the...

UK solar developer given green light for 140 MW plant in Australia

Over 500,000 PV modules will be used on the 800-acre project, with construction expected to begin in early 2017. Image by Eco Energy World.

Permission has been granted to Eco Energy World's Australia unit to develop the utility-scale PV plant in Queensland, Australia, with the company now planning to develop an ambitious 1 GW of solar PV in the country in the next...

W.A. plans Australia's biggest solar+storage micro-grid in Onslow

Solar plus storage project in Queensland, Australia.

Western Australia's regional utility Horizon Power has launched a project to deliver what it claims will be Australia’s largest solar and storage-based microgrid once complete in early 2018.

Over 1 GW of solar proposals put forth in India to power irrigation

Telangana Kachiguda railway station in India.

Five Indian states put forth the proposals for solar projects to replace 1,067 MW of energy from conventional power sources, which are used to power irrigation projects.

The pv magazine weekly news digest:

A tough week of tariff cuts and bankruptcies for the solar industry, although a few success stories from California, India and the Middle East serve to lighten the mood. The strange story of a potential lifeline for SunEdison, as...

Israel: New 1GW PV tender on the horizon

Israel Dead Sea PV plant. Image by KACO.

It's fair to say that, overall, renewable energy development has been disappointing in Israel, however, the tide appears to be shifting. To announce this new momentum, in the coming weeks a new wave of PV installations is...

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