Argentina seeks to secure Chinese support for 300 MW solar project in Jujuy province

A delegation of Argentina’s Ministry of Finance has met with representatives of the Chinese government to discuss, among other things, the financing of the 300 MW solar project selected in the first national renewable energy tender of the RenovAr program.

Netherlands’ Gasunie launches 1 MW power-to-gas pilot project powered by solar

The Dutch gas provider is building Netherlands’ first MW-sized power-to-gas installation. The plant will be powered by 5,000 solar modules.

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Ohlthaver & List to build large-scale solar plant in Namibia

The 6.4 MW solar facility will be located in Tsumeb, northern Namibia. The project was selected in a tender recently held by local utility Cenored.

Bahrain to introduce net metering policy for PV

The Middle Eastern country is now preparing to introduce a net metering scheme for decentralized renewable and solar energy projects under its National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP).

Scatec Solar secures PPA for 400 MW of solar plants in Egypt

The Norwegian solar developer has obtained a 25-year PPA for six PV power plants totaling 400 MW. The facilities will be located near Aswan in Upper Egypt.

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Singyes Solar records 43% rise in net profit in 2016 full-year financials

The Chinese solar manufacturer saw revenue and profits both increase considerably last year. The company’s solar EPC business registered a 51% increase in turnover in 2016.

Albania preps to host first utility-scale PV projects

Albania’s Ministry of Energy and Industry has received an application for a 1.7 MW PV project last week. This is one of several large-scale PV project proposals that were submitted to local authorities over the past few months.

Yingli reduces losses despite Y-o-Y drop in revenue and shipments for 2016

The struggling Chinese module maker was able to reduce its losses in fiscal 2016. Revenue and shipments for last year, however, were down due to lower ASPs and lower utilization rate of production capacity.

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Solek Group issues bond to finance 60 MW of PV in Chile

The Czech solar developer intends to issue public bonds worth 500 million CZK ($19.9 million). The company will use the net proceeds to finance part of a 60 MW PV project pipeline in northern Chile.

Armenia sets up commission to support large-scale PV projects

The Armenian government said the new commission will supervise the development of six solar projects totaling 110 MW.

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