ACWA Power secures financing for 300MW Saudi Arabia solar project

A consortium of Saudi-based developer ACWA Power and contractor AlGihaz have closed financing of the SAR1.2 billion (US$319 million) Sakaka solar project standing at 300MW in Al Jouf, Saudi Arabia, a project that attracted headlines across the world last year after the government chose ACWA Power despite Masdar putting in the lowest ever solar bid.

Mahindra lowest bidder again in India’s Andaman solar-storage retender

UPDATE: Major Indian solar EPC firm Mahindra Susten has put in the lowest bid for a solar and energy storage tender in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the second time, having seen its victory in the original auction torn away by authorities as they explored other sources of power generation.