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.
The results of the Brazilian A-4 auction yielded a record low solar price of US$17.5/MWh.
Worlds of Wall Street and renewables collide as utility-scale and community solar schemes find investor suitors at stock exchange event.
PV finalists revealed for Brazilian renewable tender of 28 June, Argentinian MP proposes new renewable target, Chile names new Energy minister after scandal.
The usual big names participate with bids ranging between an unsurprising 2.54-2.55 rupees per unit, Bridge to India MD tells PV Tech.
Figures released by regulator show bids of 200.26MW have been tabled for 300MW tender, seeking to support solar installations of 20MW or below.
Actis’ Atlas connects 129MW Guajiro in central state of Hidalgo while JinkoSolar marks commercial launch of 18MW Yucatan installation.
Country to consult on hybrid potential after Roraima state awards contracts to 56MW and 11MW schemes combining both power sources.
CEO Michael Yurkovich walks PV Tech through the factors that will hasten or hinder subsidy-free success in the former Soviet republic, seen as a market-to-watch.
Brasilia sets BRL276.00/MWh (US$69.31/MWh) ceiling solar price for June auction, while Buenos Aires records 128MW of PV bids ahead of July tender.
Bids have ranged between 2.87-2.91 rupees per unit in a 250MW solar auction at a challenging location, known as the Dondaicha Solar Park in the state of Maharashtra.
Ceiling price set at INR2.75/kWh and the L1 price for the auction ends at same level.
The first auction for capacity at the Raghanesda Solar Park in the Indian state of Gujarat was scrapped due to high tariffs, but a second attempt has drawn far lower tariffs.
Country opens consultation for tender offering solar and wind 20-year-PPA support on a competitive basis, with plans to hold event after summer.
EDF signs PPA for 60MW PV project near Athens, Daystar Power partners with Swedish investment platform to finance solar in West Africa, Solar energy from Total to power GAC Dubai’s warehouses.