Lightsource BP and Golder, a consulting company appointed to carry out environmental planning and community engagement, will host a community information event in Mannum, South Australia, in order to discuss Lightsource’s proposal to fund, build and operate a 100MW PV project approximately 3km west of Mannum’s town centre.
Lightsource BP has moved into the Iberian energy market and plans to work with local partners to purchase and co-develop utility-scale ground-mount solar sites as well as to create a greenfield pipeline of solar projects across the Iberian Peninsula.
PV energy asset owner-operator Lightsource BP has signed 20-year power purchase agreements with California's Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) and Continental Divide Electric Cooperative (CDEC) for a PV pipeline of 25MW in the Western US.
Australian utility Snowy Hydro has contracted eight wind and solar projects totalling 888MW in capacity across New South Wales and Victoria to reduce its exposure to high wholesale power prices, due to its current inability to supply power to all its customers via its own power generation.
PV developer Lightsource BP has formed a joint venture (JV) with HA Utilities, an arm of Egyptian construction and engineering group Hassan Allam Holding (HAH), to develop utility-scale solar projects in Egypt.
Lightsource BP has completed its first utility-scale solar farm in India after bringing online a 60MW project in Maharashtra, having won the contract through a competitive 450MW tender process completed in September 2016.