Project described as South Pacific’s biggest PV plant to date will supply power to state-owned utility TPL for 25 years.
Solarcentury, Engie projects secure a spot at tender targeting 500kW-30MW installations, with average prices reaching €62.7/MWh.
Association hails plummeting solar costs ahead of next tender this June, with new figures showing industry has hit 2GW capacity mark.
Grid expansion push is first of nine projects set to help country accommodate renewable surge all the way to 2025.
Onus is now on industry to satisfy rising demand for solar, association PSES says as country prepares to tender 750MW of PV this year.
Contracts for Enel and Emgesa to supply Andean state between 2022 and 2023 mark PV’s first victories at tender designed to mitigate effects of droughts.
The French government has launched a 300MW solar tender in the Fessenheim area where a nuclear power station is scheduled for closure.
All 200MW of Germany’s latest wind and solar tender has been awarded to PV projects.
Lebanon could reconfigure its laws and regulations to allow private sector actors to generate renewable energy for sale to the grid, it emerged as the Middle Eastern country opened up its first solar-plus-storage tender process.