Operator REE to deploy €3.2bn until 2022 to back energy transition plans, with €1.53 billion earmarked for renewable integration and €215m for storage.
Experts needed for project meant to deliver solar generation milestones of 2GW by 2020 and 10GW by 2030 across region.
Winners of April 2019 snap poll will have to decide whether new proposals for a PV scale-up and new auction scheme become hard law.
Singapore's EDB consults on 100MW floating solar, ADB funds Mongolia 41MW distributed solar-wind-storage project, Solarcentury to install solar panels at Moi International Airport in Kenya.
The small island nation of Palau in the western Pacific Ocean has moved a step closer to having what is said to be the largest ever microgrid spanning diesel, solar and battery energy storage.
UK solar distributor Midsummer Energy says its sales figures have doubled in the last year on the back of negotiating key supply partnerships.
Europe’s installed base of electrical energy storage leaped by almost 50% during 2017 but perhaps the bigger takeaway is the growing share of battery systems installed behind-the-meter, an analyst has said
Providers of solar-plus-storage into the continent of Africa have said that it is a misconception that lead acid batteries used in off-grid systems are recycled efficiently back into the supply chain.
Major PV tracker firm, NEXTracker is to supply the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) in Fairfield, Iowa with a 1.1MW integrated solar-plus-storage system.
The US is expected to remain the world’s biggest market for energy storage until 2022, with China its closest rival, GTM Research has said.
Equis Energy has achieved financial close on the 127MW Tailem Bend Solar Project in South Australia, which has a reserved area to hold a battery storage installation of up to 100MWh in the future.
Lockheed Martin Energy is looking for development and manufacturing partners in the solar industry as it readies its long-duration flow battery at the end of the year.
German company BayWa r.e. has commissioned a PV plant with a battery system in Zambia.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) have both financed the Kennedy hybrid solar, wind and storage project in north Queensland, which is being developed Windlab and Eurus Energy.
Submissions for Thailand’s first 300MW hybrid PPA scheme, which encourages use of energy storage to supplement renewable energy generation, are due by 20 October.