Construction is underway on an 8MW solar PV plant in Panama by Enel Green Power (EGP) for Swiss company Nestle.
South Korean capital Seoul plans to invest US$1.55 billion in a solar plan which aims to install 1GW of PV generation capacity by 2022, according to local sources.
Etihad Esco is set to develop and install floating solar PV systems after being awarded a contract by Dubai Electricity Water Authority (DEWA).
UK based firm, VINCI Energies has won a €26.9 million contract to build eight PV power plants in Senegal with a combined capacity of 17MW.
Belectric has won the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 120MW project in Israel.
NV Energy has requested approval from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada for three long-term PPA’s in Nevada totalling 100MW.
Hive Energy has confirmed it is the developer behind ambitious plans for a huge solar farm on the north Kent coast, UK, which could have a final generation capacity in excess of 350MW.
The Ministry for Energy and Water Management in Malta has launched a new subsidy scheme for solar farms larger than 1MW peak.
German company BayWa r.e. has commissioned a PV plant with a battery system in Zambia.
CDPQ, an investment firm based in Quebec, is providing a US$40 million loan to US residential solar company Sunrun.
Solarcentury and Hamburg-based renewables funder Capital Stage have announced a “major partnership” which will aid the former’s expansion into European markets and Mexico.
'The next step of evolution in the Indian market is going to be permanent capital', says James Brooks.
Solar finance company PEG Africa has raised US$13.5 million for household solar systems in Ghana and the Ivory Coast, which is expected to reach up to 500,000 people.
Uganda-based off-grid and home PV firm SolarNow has received a US$6 million syndicated off-grid solar financing facility.
Global furniture retail group IKEA is extending the sale of solar modules into its Belgian stores from January 2018.