Lisbon-headquartered Galp signs various PPAs to purchase annual 358GWh for 12 years from projects under development, with supply set to start next year.
Carbon Tracker analysis urges Asian state to ditch coal investments after finding solar will fully outcompete fossil fuel by 2025, followed by wind power in 2027.
Coastal scheme just northwest of capital Montevideo could cost upwards of US$35 million and should be operational by March 2021, government tells PV Tech.
Financiers will each pump US$53 million into the deployment of two adjacent 40MW solar farms already being built by EPC contractor Grupotec.
Vena Energy’s 70MW Mingus was built at speed to minimise impacts on endangered migratory spoonbill, whose silhouette is visible across installation from high above.
Infrastructure group adds to Latin American EPC contracts after being chosen by Clean Capital Energy to deploy 89MW La Huella in Chile’s Coquimbo region.
Rambler scheme becomes Duke’s fourth solar project in Lone Star state and will feature Canadian Solar’s BiKu modules, with plans to take it live by mid-2020.
Under-construction Amin project is touted as the Sultanate’s first utility-scale solar scheme and the world’s first in the segment to feature an oil major as the sole offtaker.
Scheme is part of global series by UK-headquartered firm, including Canadian-funded 700MW-plus pipeline worldwide and 1.9GW push in Brazil.
Plans for consortium-sponsored 600MW complex and separate 500MW partnership with mining group looks set to boost momentum in one of Europe’s PV markets-to-watch.
Firm walks PV Tech through rationale for smaller, merchant-exposed 50MWp Don Rodrigo 2 in Spain and why the firm is betting on Germany and Italy, but not Portugal.
Construction kick-off of Atacama’s 382MW Campos del Sol sees firm hit fresh Latin American PV milestone, days after making progress with 608MW complex in Brazil.
Completion of 15MW Al Kharj Solar Project follows consultants’ predictions that Middle Eastern kingdom will grow in five years to install annual solar volumes of 1-5GW.
Developer breaks ground on 133MW extension of bifacial-powered São Gonçalo solar park, meant to go live in 2020 with total capacity of 608MW.
Launch of construction works in South American desert should see US$180m project become commercially active by December 2020, IPP says.