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.
Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved plans to build a hybrid renewable energy park including 240MW of wind and 800MW of solar.
News in Brief: Vivint Solar is taking advantage of Rhode Island's optimal residential solar conditions and expanding into the state, BBOX and Aeris are partnering to provide plug-and-play solar systems with IoT connectivity in East and Central Africa, Sri Lankan energy ministers are allocating funding to install solar systems in selected public buildings and India's Space Research Organisation has developed a new solar app for Android.
Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved an amendment proposal relating to grant relief on loan interests for residential solar PV.
Sri Lanka will go ahead with an international tender to set up a 100MW floating solar plant on the Maduru Oya Reservoir in the eastern part on the island.
One of Europe’s leading tracker vendors Grupo Clavijo has expanded its footprint into Asia with the 12.56MW Solar One Ceylon solar PV plant in Sri Lanka.
Spain-based wind specialist Gamesa has secured a contract to develop a 20MW solar plant in Sri Lanka from local industrial conglomerate Laugfs Power.