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IRENA involved in 6 MW Sierra Leone PV plant

Freetown, Sierra Leone.

The International Renewable Energy Agency has partnered with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development to oversee the West African nation’s first utility scale solar park.

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Illinois to spend US$30 million on more solar PV

PV plant in Chicago

Illinois has passed legislation to use existing funds to put online more PV, as the state tries to catch up to its ambitious renewable energy goals.

SolarCity continues to dominate US residential solar PV market

Rooftop PV installation by SolarCity

GTM Research finds that SolarCity has again increased its market share, under a trend of ongoing consolidation by the largest companies in the U.S. residential market.

BayWa acquires Martifer Solar USA

Martifer Solar USA ooftop installation, Aurora, Colorado

The German renewable energy group says the addition of Martifer Solar USA will advance its PV project activities in the U.S., where it is already active in the wind farm sector.

SPI to develop 50 MW PV project in China

SPI installation

The California-based group is looking to expand operations in China's utility-scale PV sector, which it expects to soon be one of the largest in the world.

Photon Energy denounces Italy's proposed FIT cuts

Photon Energy CEO Georg Hotar

Company CEO Georg Hotar predicts Italy will have a high price to pay if it goes through with the plans, which he calls a "reckless attack on investors."

NextEra closes on IPO for yieldco

The Genesis solar CSP plant

This move makes NextEra the latest in a series of companies that have created yieldco ownership vehicles for solar plants and other energy assets.

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