The demand for green electricity in Europe, documented with Guarantee of Origin (GOs) has grown by 5% in 2016, now reaching nearly 370 TWh. Solar and wind are stepping up to challenge large hydro.
German-based project developer Soventix is set to develop up to 140 MW of PV in Alberta, Canada. The company is currently planning six projects with capacities ranging from 15 – 45 MW near the cities of Calgary and Edmonton.
The liquefied natural gas distributor and its partner plan to start jointly developing an initial 60 MW of capacity “as soon as possible,” according to an online statement.
The Fortune 200 power company has partnered with a Canadian investment firm to acquire the U.S. utility-scale developer and IPP.
The Tier 1 solar company ups its projected module and cell shipments projection above guidance figures to 5.1 GW to 5.2 GW, with revenue for the year expected to be around $2.2 billion.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $450,000 (US$346,000) towards the Decentralized Energy Exchange (deX) project, which aims to produce an open-source software platform on which grid services can be provided and monetized by distributed battery storage. A combination of Australian utilities, research bodies, and startups are collaborating on the $930,200 ($715,000) deX project.