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European branch of AGC Glass, AGC Europe has signed a Letter of Intent to enter into a joint venture with Saudi Arabian glass company, Obeikan Glass.
Rwanda’s first utility-scale PV plant, built by Norwegian firm Scatec Solar, has begun test operations.
Iran is planning to spend US$60 million on solar projects this year, up from US$12 million last year, according to reports.
The government of Sierra Leone has agreed a loan worth around US$9 million from the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) to build a 6MW solar park in the capital city, Freetown.
Authorities in northern Ghana have signed a deal to press ahead with the 40MW first phase of what will eventually be 200MW of solar capacity in the region.
First Solar’s 52MW PV plant in Jordan has a new partner going forward. Mitsubishi Corporation, through their subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe, Ltd., will operate a 35% equity share of the Shams Ma’an plant.
Burkina Faso has become the latest West African state to reveal plans for a utility-scale PV power plant.
With more than 500MW of utility-scale solar installed, South Africa has now placed itself into the world’s top-ten PV markets, according to reports released today by the utility-solar group, Wiki-Solar.org.
System provider, Petra Solar, and its partner, the Washington DC-based renewable infrastructure business group, Caspian Renewable Energy, have completed a 5MW installation in Bahrain.
A new joint venture targeting India’s PV-diesel hybrid market has been established between a US independent power producer and an Italian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm.
A group, comprising of Kuwait’s Partnerships Technical Bureau (PTB) and the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW), have sent out expression of interest (EOI) requests for the Al Abdaliyah Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Project.
Qatar Solar Energy (QSE), which recently announced the opening of a 300MW integrated PV module manufacturing plant, will use GT Advanced Technologies’ next-generation ‘HiCz 200’ continuous feeding monocrystalline puller technology, the equipment supplier has confirmed.
The International Photovoltaic Equipment Association (IPVEA) has elected a number of new members to its board during its AGM during Intersolar Europe.
UK renewable energy investor Low Carbon has increased its stake in the company behind a plan to export solar energy from Tunisia to Europe.
Kenya has lifted VAT charges on all solar equipment imported into the East African country.