The $1.65 million loan will be used to co-finance a 50 MW solar facility under development in Nigeria’s Kaduna State. The company expect to reach financial close for the project by the end of this year.
The U.S power utility is going for more lithium-ion batteries, including the world’s largest battery system, to accommodate its leading portion of renewable energy.
A new report from The Solar Foundation reveals that two-thirds of U.S. solar employers are struggling to find qualified workers and that investment in post-hire training is the key to making sure the industry’s spectacular job production continues.
The 50 MW Garissa solar park will be built with the support of the Chinese government. The plant will rely on 210,210 solar modules provided by Jinko Solar.
The Armenian government has granted exemption from customs duties for the first time to local developer Investment Media Group. The measure is intended to support the implementation of the country’s $58 million solar program.
The eastern European country has adopted a new law to liberalize the energy market and to meet requirements of the EU energy legislation. State support for renewable energies will be maintained.
The governments of Sweden and Norway have come to an agreement on how the electricity certificate system for renewable energies will be further implemented. The joint market-based support system of the two Scandinavian countries is open to power plants utilizing biofuels, wind, solar, hydro and tidal energy.
The Vietnamese government has issued the long-expected FIT scheme for solar energy projects. The 20-year FIT was set at VND 2,086 ($0.091)/kWh. Furthermore, a net metering mechanism is expected to support residential PV across the country.