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.
Development bank duo go halves as they award US$200m in green loans to pipeline by Sempra Energy’s subsidiary, featuring four projects in Sonora, Aguascalientes and Baja California.
Project in Sirdarya follows Helios’ deal for 40MW extension to 300MW-plus Namagan complex and adds to PV growth in Central Asian state, lately known for ultra-cheap solar ventures.
Developer inks two 15-year PPAs with store chains CCK and El Puerto de Liverpool for US$160 million project near US border, set to come online in H2 2020.
Support from Bancomext and World Bank’s IFC will help Fotowatio take Potrero Solar project to finish line, with operational launch scheduled in mid-2020.
Saudi firm, one of five firms to submit proposals for two World Bank-backed projects, said to have produced Africa-wide milestone with tariff of US$25.26/MWh.
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.
Firm marks commercial launch of PPA-backed 40MW Mocuba, developed alongside private equity backer and touted as country’s first large-scale PV plant.
World Bank’s IFC, the EIB and Proparco pour €38 million into PPA-backed projects contracted last year at €0.0380-0.0398/kWh, paving way for construction.
Uzbekistan joins the Scaling Solar programme, FTC Solar extends its order book in Vietnam plus finance news from Singapore and Vietnam.
Development duo share plans for US$41m of debt to back 55MW project in Gegharkunik province, to be built by Dutch-Spanish consortium.
Turkish EPC 77 Group secures loans from ADB, CFPS II for project it will build in Kandahar through public-private partnership.
Ethiopia’s PPP-DG has decided to scale up Round 2 of its Scaling Solar programme from four to six PV projects.
EETC wants to progress Egypt's renewable energy programme through auction-based procurement, with advice from the IFC.
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.