GCF backs US$537m scheme to lower credit barriers for solar (280MW) and wind (50MW) IPPs in African country, in year when Eskom’s woes have cast doubts over state-offtaker route.
The ambitious target unveiled at UN Climate Week follows reports that the Australian investment firm – which purchased the UK's state-run green finance arm in 2017 – intends to purchase UK developer Solarcentury.
Espejo de Tarapacá project is meant to plug support gap for Chilean energy storage by pairing up 300MW system with 561MW PV plant in Atacama.
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.
Jordan has officially switched on the largest PV project ever to be developed in a refugee camp, with Reuters reporting that the 12.9MW project will provide renewable energy to nearly 80,000 Syrians.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, officially switched on the first PV system responsible for powering a refugee camp in Azraq, Jordan.
Global solar company Conergy is to send 10 American students to the COP21 climate change negotiations in Paris this December as part of its newly launched Future Solar Leaders programme.