The authority has issued two invitations for the prequalification of two solar projects, with a capacity of 6 MW and 24 MW, respectively, that are planned to be built at two water stations.
Despite approximate 25% fall in solar costs per MWh against 2015, last year saw more than $333 billion invested in clean energy, with global solar deployment figures topping 53 GW, finds new Bloomberg New Energy Finance report.
The project was selected by the Chilean government in November’s renewable energy auction.
The renewable energy subsidiary of German power company, RWE aims to build more solar power projects in the Netherlands, Germany and the U.S., and has signed a new agreement for 1 GW of PV in Canada.
Overall, the Brazilian government has pre-qualified biomass, wind, solar and hydropower projects with a combined capacity of 48.7 GW.
While the German EPC contractor has installed a 4.2 MW rooftop solar PV plant, the manufacturer has agreed to supply 60 MW of modules to the Turkish market.
The Volgograd Solar Power Plant will sell electricity to Russia’s Wholesale Electricity and Capacity Market.
France-based Urbasolar SAS has attracted around US$12.7 million in funding for its planned 14 MW solar PV project in Kazakhstan.