PV hybrid costs of US$0.20/kWh by 2030 would help install enough mini-grids to power half a billion people and close energy access gaps, says new report.
Funding of US$47 million will back the installation of stoves and others for over a million people in Kenya’s remote, electricity-deprived communities.
Country fails to dismiss case brought by bankrupt developer over losses from FiT changes, joins Spain among EU states risking multi-million payouts for policy u-turns.
Development money will bankroll US$415m-plus Solar City scheme, meant to install 350MW worth of PV car parks, heaters and distributed generation.
Renewable agency MASEN picks consortium for ~US$2.3bn project combining PV, storage and CSP in bid to benefit from ‘spectacular’ PV cost declines.
Monkey Bay Solar project will feature HDPE-based ‘islands’ anchored via underwater cabling some 250 metres off Lake Malawi’s shores, firm tells PV Tech
Government and World Bank hire impact investor Bamboo to run US$17m scheme meant to improve power access in state still reeling from 2010 earthquake.
Development duo share plans for US$41m of debt to back 55MW project in Gegharkunik province, to be built by Dutch-Spanish consortium.
Turkish EPC 77 Group secures loans from ADB, CFPS II for project it will build in Kandahar through public-private partnership.
Mineral recycling and renewable-powered mines will be backed through US$50m scheme to offset environmental impacts of race for lithium and others.
Two financing institutions recognise the need for solar proliferation in remote, rural parts of the Sahel and West Africa.
World Bank’s IFC mulling request by energy giant for US$395m facility to deploy four plants at various development stages, with a fifth under consideration.
Reservoir installation by Greenam Energy to power factory complex in Tamil Nadu and sell excess electricity to state-owned utilities.
African country kickstarts the second round of its World Bank-led PV programme, while first 250MWac tender approaches final proposal stage.
Reports that twin 30%-by-2030 targets near adoption emerge after country was singled out by energy experts for doubling PV capacity in a single year.