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Bangladesh’s 35 MW Spectra Solar Park comes online

The facility was jointly funded by the Asian Development Bank and German state development lender the KfW.

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Uzbekistan announces second phase of 500 MW solar tender

Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy has revealed plans to launch a new solar tender in early 2021. Separately, the Asian Development Bank signed a deal last week to provide up to $175 million in loans to back the development of another 100 MW solar project in the country.

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Asian Development Bank provides more than $1bn finance for renewables power lines

The development lender has followed up a $600 million loan for distribution infrastructure in eastern Indonesia with a $430 million credit line for installations in India.

First green bond issued on Kazakh exchange

The Asian Development Bank has added Kazakhstan to the list of nations where it is issuing bonds denominated in local currencies as an alternative for investors to having to use international lenders.

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German company scores $9m solar pump order in Bangladesh

Raach Solar and its Power Utility Bangladesh Ltd local partner have landed two contracts to supply more than 700 pumps in the north-western Bogra district, with the Asian Development Bank footing the bill.

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ADB plus Canadian and German funds back 35 MW project in Bangladesh

The government in Dhaka hopes plans for the Spectra Solar Project, and the international backing for it, will help showcase the attractiveness of solar investment in the country for private sector money.

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Micronesia launches tender for utility scale solar-plus-storage

The government of the Federated States of Micronesia wants to increase power generation capacity on the islands of Yap and Kosrae.

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Uzbekistan pitches for 5 GW of solar by 2030

The country’s previous solar target was 4 GW by 2031. Around 1.4 GW of large scale projects are expected to be tendered this year, according to a document published by the Ministry of Energy.

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Covid-19 and dependence on China’s PV supply chain

The Asian Development Bank says developing countries in Asia and the Pacific should consider developing their own solar industry supply chains as the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed their over-reliance on China to carry through the energy transition.

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Solar project to more than double Guinea-Bissau generation capacity

Chinese business Sinohydro has secured the contract for a 20 MW solar plant in Gardete, near the city of Bissau. The tender for the project was launched a year ago.

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