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German utility E.ON has connected an 18MW solar farm at the US Army’s Fort Huachuca in Arizona.
Solar power investor United PV has reached a partnership deal with NARI Electricity that will see United acquire 1.5GW worth of solar plants over the next three years.
Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is slated to develop a 131MW PV plant in Georgia, which will sell its energy to three electric membership companies within the “Peach State”.
Renewable energy company Acciona Energia will construct 255MW worth of solar and wind projects in Chile over the next few years, thanks to a total investment of US$500 million.
A 30MW PV plant in Chihuahua State, Mexico has moved a step closer to construction, with the Mexican subsidiary of Spanish developer Dhamma Energy receiving an electricity generation permit for the project.
Québec-based power producer, Boralex has made an offer to acquire Enel Green Power’s French subsidiary.
China’s ET Solar is to begin work building a 40MW solar power plant in Israel.
Construction has begun on a 61MW solar power plant in Honduras.
Global solar developer, SunEdison, has closed a US$146 million debt facility to build 81.7MW of solar in the Central American country, Honduras.
South Korean PV module manufacturer, SolarPark Korea has supplied modules to the first floating PV power plant that also uses a tracking and rotating system.
Major tier one PV manufacturer JinkoSolar has supplied modules totalling 80MW to China General Nuclear Power Group’s Neihuang County, Henan Province power plant project.
Bankrupt PV manufacturer, LDK Solar has secured a new module supply deal with Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Electric Power Design Institute, an EPC company in China.
An Italian firm, ECOS, has signed an agreement to build what is expected to be Argentina’s largest PV plant when completed, a 30MW project in the region of La Riojas.
A 37.4MW solar power plant has received final approval for construction from the Mexican government.
The completion of South Africa’s latest utility PV power plant has coincided with new figures showing an “exponential” rise in the contribution solar is now making to the country’s grid.