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Indian government plans to waive transmission charges for electricity coming from renewable energy sources will benefit some PV developers in the “short term”, according to an Indian market consultant.
State-owned coal mining company Coal India Limited (CIL) plans to develop 1GW of solar power projects across India in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint.
Multinational conglomerate corporation GE has announced Current, a new energy company that combines GE’s LED, solar, energy storage and electric vehicle businesses with its Predix platform to single out and provide cost-effective and efficient energy solutions to customers.
Delaware-based limited liability company MMA Capital Management announced that its subsidiary, MMA Energy Capital, has closed a US$55 million financing facility with Conergy that will be utilised for the construction of its 36MW North Carolina solar portfolio.
India-based EPC firm Sterling and Wilson plans to construct 300MW solar PV projects in Egypt, having recently set up an international office in Cairo.
Multinational conglomerate Aditya Birla Group has partnered with private equity investor Abraaj Group to develop utility-scale solar power plants in India.
Virgin Islands-based Skylar Resources has acquired 100% interest in the option rights from Nevada-based firm KOWEPO Americas to develop a 180MW solar PV project in Boulder City, south-east of Las Vegas.
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) highlights the potential impact that renewable energy could have on the African continent in 15 years.
PV power company Canadian Solar announced that it has completed the purchase of three operating PV projects totaling 59.8MW from investment firm KKR.
Germany plans to offer around EUR1 billion (US$1.12 billion) in concessional loans for Indian solar projects over the next five years as part of an Indo-German Solar Energy Partnership, signed in a memorandum of understanding.
The viability of PV projects coming out of the three latest state solar auctions in India is “quite low”, according to an initial examination from consultancy firm Bridge to India, but industry opinions differ over the quality of project returns.
China-based monocrystalline module producer Shanghai Aerospace Automobile Electromechanical Co (HT-SAAE) plans to construct two 50MW PV projects for agricultural greenhouses in China.
US power producer Dominion Virginia Power (DVP) has proposed a trio of solar farms for the US state of Virginia with a combined capacity of 56MW.
L&T Construction, the power transmission and distribution arm of Indian multinational Larsen & Toubro, has won contracts for the EPC of 115MW of solar power projects in southern India.
PV developer SkyPower has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the government of Madhya Pradesh to develop 150MW solar power projects in the Indian state.