India: NTPC commissions further 20 MW of solar at Bhadla

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has commissioned solar projects aggregating 20 MW at the Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan.

AC Energy acquires renewable energy development platform

The Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corporation’s energy-focused arm AC Energy Holdings Inc. has taken control of Bronzeoak Clean Energy (BCE) and San Carlos Clean Energy (SCCE).

Sri Lanka to extend loans for rooftop solar systems

The island nation’s Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy is set to leapfrog to the next stage of energy supply by expanding its loan scheme for rooftop solar.

IEEFA report: Reviewing Japan’s energy transition

In the wake of 2011’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan’s electricity sector underwent a complete overhaul, and has now reached a milestone. It is determined to usher in more renewables and a policy push is set to assume a vital role.

GreenWish Partners taps into Nigeria’s solar potential with $280m investment

The Paris-based private renewable power producer focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa has announced it is to invest $280 million in new PV power plants in Nigeria.

IEA, IRENA join forces to prompt redesign of energy markets

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017 will see the presentation of a joint report by International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and International Energy Agency (IEA), their first ever collaboration with an eye on decarbonization of global energy system.