Uganda-based off-grid and home PV firm SolarNow has received a US$6 million syndicated off-grid solar financing facility.
Electricity and heat generator and retailer Vattenfall is developing a third party model for energy storage deployment, which will see the Swedish firm deploy batteries alongside UK solar farms.
Canadian Solar has partnered with Israeli insurance and finance group Menora Mivachim in an effort to raise US$60 million to finance solar projects in Israel.
London-based off-grid solar firm BBOXX is investing US$200,000 in EcoEnergy, a solar energy provider focused on rural Pakistan.
Rooftop solar PV systems are estimated to have saved energy consumers in the Australian state of New South Wales between AU$2.2 billion and AU$3.3 billion (US$1.7 billion to 2.6 billion) in a 12-month period, according to a report commissioned by campaign group Solar Citizens.
Digital industrial company GE Power is providing its LV5 1,500V inverters to two Atlas Renewable Energy solar projects in Brazil.
Iran plans to build a 50MW solar power plant on its Armenian border.
UK developer Lightsource Renewable Energy is to expand into the Netherlands’ local energy market.
Energy technology provider Abengoa announced Monday that it has connected the first 62MW of the Cerro Dominador solar complex to the national grid in Chile.
Spanish infrastructure, technology and renewable energy company Elecnor has secured a €117.4 million (US$139.2 million) EPC contract for a PV farm in Australia.
A pay-to-own solar system will be developed in Zambia by MTN, Africa’s largest telecoms company, in partnership with Fenix International, who is extending ReadyPay Power.
The World Bank is providing US$150 million in credit for off-grid solar energy in marginalised communities of Kenya.
Eritrea will soon join the global solar boom with a €5.7million fund bringing clean power to two rural villages that currently rely on small diesel generators.
Engie is investing in Kingo Energy and Mera Gao Power aiming to bring renewable energy to over 2 million people in Central America and India by 2020.
Renewable energy developer, BayWa r.e. has sold its first Australian solar project, a 20MW utility-scale plant still under construction, to investment company Lighthouse Infrastructure.