ABSOLAR: Solar’s first-time access to new-generation auction marks moment of ‘justice’ and clears way for industry to enter six tenders all the way to 2021.
Mato Grosso do Sul state confirms capacity figure for PV project set to reap US$1.5bn in funding, with Doosan and Hyosunt TNC among the suppliers.
Canadian Solar has signed off on an agreement for the sale of its 80% interest in a 482.6MW portfolio of contracted solar projects in Brazil to Nebras Power Investment.
Asia becomes major driver of 94GW PV addition worldwide, with other frontrunners including the US, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Egypt and Mexico.
Power market regulator ANEEL confirms compensation rules due for publication in H2 2019 will only affect new connections.
Atlas Renewable Energy has completed long-term financing for three of its solar energy plants in Brazil for a total amount of US$152 million. This financing was achieved through Banco do Nordeste (BNB), backed by an equivalent sum of commercial bank guarantees from BTG Pactual, Banco ABC Brasil, and Banco Bradesco.
Energy giant eyeing favourable conditions in Portugal, US as it shares plans to expand solar portfolio as part of €6 billion shift to renewables.
Association hails plummeting solar costs ahead of next tender this June, with new figures showing industry has hit 2GW capacity mark.
BP Solar 1 PV Power Plant was connected to Vietnam’s grid in late January 2019 and is amongst the country’s first PERC-equipped projects.
Atlas Renewable Energy has inaugurated its first operational PV project in Brazil, with the company completing the 67.1MW São Pedro solar plant in Bom Jesus da Lapa, located within the state of Bahia.
Brazilian energy developer Grupo Interalli has received government approval by the State Secretariat for the Environment of Piauí (SEMAR) for the development of the Marangatu Photovoltaic Complex — a 540MW PV installation.
JA Solar announced that it will supply all bifacial mono PERC double glass modules for SolarGrid's 3MW PV project in Brazil. This stands as Brazil’s first bifacial double glass solar project.
InfraCo Africa backs 50MW Cameroon project, Czech Republic installs 7MW of solar plants so far in 2018, Brazilian beer company Ambev eyes solar.
Scatec Solar and its partners Equinor and Apodi Par have grid-connected the 162MW Apodi Solar plant in Ceará, Brazil, Scatec's first PV project in the South American country.
Neoen closes financing for 140MW solar project in El Salvador, Trina Solar launches Trinahome in Sri Lanka, Lightsource BP enters Brazil market.