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PV Tech Premium
April 4, 2022
In September 2021 Lightsource bp set itself the target of reaching financial close on 25GW of solar by the end of 2025. Liam Stoker spoke to the developer’s leadership team to discover how it is expanding into new markets, securing financing deals and assembling a workforce capable of reaching that target.
January 13, 2022
Lightsource bp has closed on a US$533 million financing package for the development of 480MW of solar PV across the US as the company continues to expand its operations in the country.
December 21, 2021
Lightsource bp has closed on a US$100 million financing package for the 130MW Black Bear Solar energy project in Montgomery County, Alabama, which once complete will increase the state’s total installed solar capacity by more than 20%, according to Lightsource bp.
March 19, 2020
Solar player enlists oil major BP, HSBC, Natwest and Bank of America as it raises US$250m package to sponsor project northeast of Dallas, set to trade energy with BP.
July 4, 2019
UK player taps into one of Latin America’s solar markets-of-the-moment by purchasing Enerlife’s assets and taking on key staff of Brazilian auction winner.
May 30, 2019
Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) and Lightsource BP have signed off on a partnership to develop a 130MW PV project in Montgomery County, Alabama.
May 14, 2019
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec will back over 100 projects with an initial £150m debt injection, with a possibility for further funding.
February 28, 2019
Firms to invest in utility-scale projects alongside India’s NIIF through CDC-owned platform that is currently constructing 500MW worth of solar.
February 6, 2019
Penn State University, one of the largest and most prestigious research universities in the US, is set to generate 25% of its state-wide electricity requirements for a 25-year term by way of PV energy after signing off on a new development agreement with Lightsource BP.
January 15, 2019
Lightsource BP has announced the appointment of Kevin Smith as CEO for the Americas, with the renewable-energy industry veteran tasked with helping lead Lightsource BP’s expansion across the region.

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