A2A to acquire 1 GW solar pipeline from China’s Talesun

The Italian utility has agreed to buy the PV development pipeline for an undisclosed sum via a subsidiary, and vowed to start building its first large-scale, subsidy-free PV plant in the early months of 2020.

Pacifico Energy raises $265.6m with new PV investment fund, picks up 35 MW project in Japan

The Tokyo-based renewables developer has successfully launched its second solar investment fund, which will include roughly 216 MW (DC) of solar capacity across five sites in Japan.

AXA ramps up pressure on corporate Europe with plans to phase out coal exposure

The French insurance group has revealed plans to phase out its exposure to coal by 2030 in the European Union and the countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, and by 2040 in other parts of the world.

EBRD to lend €183m to help Egypt connect 1.3 GW of renewables

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is offering the funds to Egypt’s transmission system operator to strengthen the country’s grid to host more renewable energy in anticipation of rising power demand over the coming decade.

JinkoSolar supplies 950 MW to X-Elio for PV projects in Spain, Mexico

The Chinese solar manufacturer has delivered its ultra-high efficiency Cheetah 72 modules for 575 MW of capacity that X-Elio is developing in multiple locations across Spain, in addition to roughly 375 MW for two projects in the Mexican cities of Veracruz and Navojoa.

Rebuilding for resilience

The islands of the Caribbean have been focusing on the deployment of storage solutions, minigrids and microgrids in response to the damage their power systems suffered during the 2017 hurricane season. But with the opportunities, there are also challenges.

Namibia launches EPC tender for 20 MW solar project

The nation’s Central Procurement Board, on behalf of utility NamPower, has announced a tender to select an engineering, procurement and construction services contractor.

4

Longi Solar signs 200 MWp mono PERC supply deal in Vietnam

The Chinese solar manufacturing giant will supply its latest modules to Singapore-based PV developer Hexagon Peak for a utility scale pipeline in Vietnam.

Highview Power to build UK’s first large scale ‘cryogenic’ energy storage facility

The long-duration energy storage provider plans to eventually build a portfolio of 50 MW/250 MWh liquid air systems throughout the United Kingdom.

Uzbekistan announces tender for up to 900 MW of solar

The central Asian nation and the International Finance Corporation have signed a mandate to develop up to 900 MW of solar capacity through public-private partnerships.

This website uses cookies to anonymously count visitor numbers. View our privacy policy.

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close