Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and a consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Chinese government-owned Silk Road Fund, have achieved financial close on the 950MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has added 250MW of solar PV to its agreement with a consortium led by Saudi-based developer ACWA Power for capacity in the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, which is already one of the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) developments.
The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has shortlisted five consortia to take part in the bidding for the first phase of the Noor Midelt solar power complex, which includes hybrid solar PV and concentrated solar power (CSP) plants.
Indian energy firm Thermax and German concentrated solar power (CSP) company Frenell have been awarded a contract for what is claimed to be Asia’s first integrated solar thermal power plant by India’s largest utility NTPC.
In response to financial and environmental concerns, House Republicans reviewed a key tenet of Obama’s energy legislation, specifically the perceived lavish subsidies set aside for utility-scale solar power plants.