German inverter maker SMA has joined forces with China’s BYD after losing US market share to Solaredge, which this year linked up with Kostal to optimize communication interfaces between inverters and storage applications.
The African development bank (AFDB) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have entered what is described in a press release by the AFDB as a “full-scale” partnership, with the long-term goal of unlocking Africa’s renewable energies potential.
The agreement includes a direct investment of $100 million by the utility to fund 200 MW of solar projects across the installer’s national portfolio.
The successful bidders under Jordans second 200 MW PV tender round have been announced. Two from Saudi Arabia have generated hopes for a spillover of the uplifting solar mood to the nearby Arab state.