Developer links first 65MW of 400MW project at Benban complex, with panels supplied by LONGi and funded by development players keen on bifacial tech.
Development financier tells PV Tech why innovation makes sense in fiercely competitive PV region despite risks of untried technology.
Renegotiating renewable tariffs agreed in the early 2010s to help technically insolvent state utility Eskom could “dent investor confidence”, says SAPVIA.
Scatec Solar and its partners were busy over the last month, with the company completing a 65MW PV project in Malaysia while starting work on a 117MW installation in Argentina.
Gamesa Electric is to supply 66 PV inverters to 400MW of capacity being set up by Scatec Solar at the Benban solar park in Egypt.
Scatec Solar and its partners Equinor and Apodi Par have grid-connected the 162MW Apodi Solar plant in Ceará, Brazil, Scatec's first PV project in the South American country.
Downer to build 349MW project in Australia for Belectric, Scatec bags 121MW in Ukraine, NTPC awards 22MW of floating solar in Kerala.
Oslo-headquartered clean energy firm Scatec Solar has entered into agreements with Ukrainian developer Rengy Development to deliver 47MW of solar projects in the Mykolaiv region in the south of Ukraine.
Oslo-headquartered clean energy firm Scatec Solar has signed agreements to build two solar PV projects with capacity of 33MW and 50MW in the Cherkassy region of Ukraine.
The South African government has signed 27 power purchase agreements (PPAs) after resolving the latest twist in the long-running saga.
UPDATED: Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has signed 21-year power purchase agreements (PPA) with KBJ Hecmy and Redsol for two 30MW(AC) solar projects in Malaysia.
The Pakistani regulator has issued its tariff determinations for 300MW of solar with tariffs significantly below grid parity.
Norwegian solar project developer Scatec Solar and Pakistani partner Nizam energy have sought levelized tariffs of US$5.9574/kWh for three 50MW projects in the Sindh region of Pakistan, which will use BYD modules and Sungrow inverters.
Norwegian solar developer Scatec solar has secured investment for its 100MW Nova Scotia solar PV plant in Dutse, in the Northern Nigerian state of Jigawa.
Norwegian developer Scatec Solar will enter the downstream Malaysian market with an initial investment in a pipeline of almost 200MW.