Majority of 1MW project awards now made but minister says both rooftop and large-scale tenders have hit roadblocks.
Etrion bags permits for 45MW Niigata project, Madhya Pradesh state calls for bids for 25MW rooftop scheme, Sri Lanka signs MoU with Canada for 100MW floating farm.
Ministers sign off on plans to build plant on eastern reservoir of Maduru Oya through joint venture with Canadian Solar Institute.
Neoen closes financing for 140MW solar project in El Salvador, Trina Solar launches Trinahome in Sri Lanka, Lightsource BP enters Brazil market.
Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has awarded a 10MW solar project contract to Colombo-based firm Didul, at a cost or LKR12.49/kWh (US$0.079).
Pacifico Energy has successfully completed the launch of its first solar investment fund — which is comprised of five Japanese solar power plants totaling over 100 MW.
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for 90 small-scale solar projects of 1MW capacity each under the second stage of the Suryabala Sangramaya Programme – Phase II.
Sri Lanka’s CEB tenders 10MW of solar in North Central Province, Minas Gerais looking at special financing for micro and mini-generation, Energy 4 Impact granted US$1 million for small-scale solar irrigation in Rwanda
CDC's new firm Ayana targets green energy generation in 'underserved' Indian states and in neighbouring Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has reached more than 100MW of installed solar capacity, closing in on its target of 1GW by 2025.
The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has permitted 90 small-scale solar projects under the second stage of the Suryabala Sangramaya Programme.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a US$50 million loan to help fund around 50MW of rooftop solar projects in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka approves hospital rooftop PV system, Andhra Pradesh introduces forecasting rules and BHEL on the look for energy storage partners.
India hit 13,652MW by the end of July, ADB is supporting Sri Lanka's rooftop solar scheme, Enertronica signed a contract for a Panama PV plant.
IFC is partnering with the Commercial Bank of Ceylon (CBC) to help the Sri Lankan bank invest more in local companies focused on renewable energy and energy efficiency.