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Guyana launches series of tenders for off-grid and hybrid solar

The government of the South American nation is seeking to electrify with solar-plus-storage several remote communities through eight different tenders.

Hybrid solar to revitalize former mining town in northern Australia

In the middle of Australia’s most iconic natural landscape, the township of Jabiru has begun its transition from a uranium-mine support community, to an Indigenous cultural hub and tourism center. The local arm of German renewable energy pioneer, juwi, brings its deep experience in off-grid power systems to the project.

Iberdrola begins construction on 317 MW hybrid wind-solar plant in Australia

The AUD 500 million facility is Iberdrola’s first renewable energy project in the country, which has become one of the great growth region’s for the Spanish company.

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How much PV is needed in an hybrid solar-diesel mini-grid?

Researchers in Brazil have suggested using solar radiation databases and simulator software to scale PV-diesel mini-grid generators. The profiles of PV generation and mini-grid load demand are critical to finding the right balance, according to the academics.

France to fund innovative off-grid renewables projects in Africa

The French development agency and the environment ministry have a €1.6 million budget to finance novel off-grid projects from companies and NGOs operating with local partners in Africa.

Oman launches tender for 146 MW of solar-diesel-storage projects

The Rural Areas Electricity Company wants to build hybrid plants in 11 non-interconnected areas of the sultanate. The projects will have a total of 48 MW of solar power generation capacity and 70 MW of diesel and the storage component will have total installed power of 28 MW and a storage capacity of 14 MWh.

Morocco secures $25 million loan for a NOOR hybrid solar project

As part of the NOOR multi-site and multi-technology solar power project, a hybrid CSP-PV system, whose total capacity is expected to reach 600-800 MW, has secured $25 million in funding from the Climate Investment Funds’ Clean Technology Fund.

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