PV reaps lion's share of seventh funding round of IRENA/ADFD's project facility, set to back solar ventures in Africa and the Caribbean totalling at least 42.5MW.
World Bank body will back competitive bidding process for lowland PV plant, hoped by its sponsors to be the first of series in land-scarce, overcrowded Asian country.
The financing for the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG) will go partly towards helping integrate renewables to the grid.
The investment, which is contingent on approvals, would help the Mansour Group-owned developer roll-out solar, wind, distribution infrastructure and EV charging systems in Egypt and neighbouring states.
Auction-backed Solem plant was Cubico’s first American solar venture and took around two years to conclude development at its site in Aguascalientes.
New review finds renewables capacity investment in 2018 outstripped funding to new fossil fuels three-fold, with solar dominating roll-out charts.
Funding package of US$150m will finance solar and onshore wind projects that will generate 1,900 jobs.
Distribution networks and awareness campaigns help spur US$259m-a-year market of off-grid PV lighting, making a leader of a country where only 13% enjoy grid access.
Espejo de Tarapacá project is meant to plug support gap for Chilean energy storage by pairing up 300MW system with 561MW PV plant in Atacama.
Development financier and aid agency to invest heavily in clean energy projects, energy efficiency and power sector reform in the region.
Dutch financier FMO buys 40% stake of FiT-backed, €35 million Kamianka project, scheduled for commercial launch in Q4 2019.
Government and World Bank hire impact investor Bamboo to run US$17m scheme meant to improve power access in state still reeling from 2010 earthquake.
Turkish EPC 77 Group secures loans from ADB, CFPS II for project it will build in Kandahar through public-private partnership.
Mineral recycling and renewable-powered mines will be backed through US$50m scheme to offset environmental impacts of race for lithium and others.
World Bank’s IFC mulling request by energy giant for US$395m facility to deploy four plants at various development stages, with a fifth under consideration.