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Five commercial offtakers for $33m Jordanian solar portfolio

Telecomms, retail and garment manufacturing businesses have signed up to consume the electricity to be generated by eight solar projects in Jordan which will harness grid infrastructure to transfer an estimated 81 GWh of clean power annually.

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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Thai commercial solar gets a $50m uplift

Bangkok-based solar developer Constant Energy has secured a THB1.5 billion loan from TMB Bank to finance its commercial and industrial operations.

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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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New impetus for Ghana’s solar ambitions

The government has announced 17 MW of utility scale solar is under construction and the Ministry of Energy is seeking consultants to help promote mini-grids and solar net metering.

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German development bank to fund Bangladesh canal-top PV study

Renewables authority official tells pv magazine the nation’s irrigation canals could host almost 1 GW of solar generation capacity.

Sungrow secures construction contract for 35 MW plant in Bangladesh

The Chinese inverter maker’s EPC unit has tied up the deal to build the plant being developed by Spectra Solar Park in the Manikganj district.

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Bangladesh nears net metering policy for solar irrigation pumps

Firming up the payment system for solar energy exported back into the grid from PV-powered pumps will offer owners a new revenue stream, eat into a $1 billion annual diesel fuel bill and reduce strain on the grid by up to 1.5 GW daily during the agricultural season.

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Germany provides low cost loan to Bangladesh for renewables

The cash injection will itself help provide affordable financing for solar and other renewables projects in the power hungry south Asian nation. The national railways operator is doing its bit for solar too.

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