World Bank and AFD partner on solar risk mitigation in developing countries

After a solar risk mitigation plan was announced at the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit in March 2018, the World Bank and French development bank AFD are now working together on a scheme to help remove barriers to solar in developing countries, which is held back by perceived risk.

Floating solar surpasses 1GW globally - World Bank

Global floating solar installations had reached 1.1GW as of September this year, a huge rise from just 10MW at the end of 2014, according to the first report on floating PV from the World Bank and Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS).

Armenia issues LoA for 55MW solar project

Armenia’s Ministry of Energy Infrastructure and Natural Resources has issued a letter of award (LoA) to a consortium of Fotowatio Renewable Venture (FRV) and FSL Solar to help bring a 55MW solar project closer to reality.