The solar park was built on an area previously used for logging and which has been unused for several years.
International consulting and engineering company, Pöyry Plc. has been awarded a contract for a 29 MW solar PV project in Malaysia, by Leader Solar Energy Sdn Bhd.
World Bank Group member, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), has pledged to provide financial support for six solar power plants in Egypt, the accumulative capacity of which stands at 250 MW.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the country’s Ministry of Energy are now seeking consultants for the implementation of the competitive bidding process.
The Dutch-British oil giant will build a 20 MW solar facility at its Moerdijk chemicals site. The project is part of the group’s strategy to install solar facilities at its own operations.
The Finnish financial services provider will also participate in the construction of the solar park alongside the majority shareholder, UAE-based solar developer, Masdar.
The 100 MW Kristal Solar Park will be the first ground mounted solar park built in the country since 2013. Belgium has so for implemented policies that have supported residential rooftop PV, and that only recently have helped increase the share of the commercial and industrial segments.