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Bungala construction kicks off
Enel and the Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF) have started construction of Australia’s largest solar PV project.
Another record year for renewables, led by solar
Renewables accounted for almost two-thirds of net new power capacity around the world last year, with almost 165 GW coming online.
Anesco opens subsidy-free solar farm
Anesco has celebrated the formal opening of the first subsidy-free solar farm in the UK.
Solar eclipsed all other new power generation in 2016
Solar became the world’s favourite new type of electricity generation in 2016, with more solar photovoltaic capacity being installed than any other generation technology.
New 600 MW solar project for Iran
Quercus has announced the launch of a project to build 600 MW solar photovoltaic plant to be located in Iran.
Adani embarks on Moranbah
Adani has announced that it is ready to start work on the construction of the Rugby Run solar power plant in Australia after receiving consent from the regional government.
Wärtsilä adds wave power
Finnish technology firm Wärtsilä is adding wave energy devices to its portfolio as it continues its expansion into clean energy solutions.
Giant solar plan for the Sahara is revived
Plans for the Sahara region to export solar power to Europe have been brought back to life.
New kids on the block
Building fabrics could soon be converting solar energy directly into electricity if an innovative technology being developed at Exeter university in the UK comes to fruition.
Plans emerge for subsidy-free solar in Scotland
A UK developer has revealed plans to build a large-scale solar farm in Scotland without the benefit of subsidies.
New solar plant ‘will operate like a conventional power plant’
A 150 MW solar thermal power plant is to built in South Australia by SolarReserve. The Aurora Solar Energy Project will incorporate 1100 MWh of storage.
1 GW solar farm gets green light
Local government in Queensland, Australia, has given the go-ahead for the construction of a 1000 MW solar farm.
PV developer plans 70 MW project in Ireland
Lightsource Renewable Energy has applied for consent for the construction of a 70 MW solar farm in the Republic of Ireland.
Crowdfunding backs French PV projects
The most recent auction in France for large-scale solar PV has awarded over 440 MW of capacity to community energy schemes backed by crowdfunding.
Australian state government makes wave funding call
The government of Western Australia has opened a tender for the development of a wave energy demonstration project off the coast of Albany.
Jinko investigates perovskite technology
JinkoSolar and Greatcell Solar have signed an agreement that will enable Jinko to investigate the potential of perovskite solar cell technology.
Lightsource and Blackrock partner for UK solar assets
Solar energy company Lightsource Renewable Energy and asset manager Blackrock have announced plans to jointly create a £1 billion portfolio of solar power assets in the UK.
UK developer plans subsidy-free solar park
Plans for the construction of a utility-scale solar farm that operates without the support of subsidies have been announced by UK project developer Hive Energy.
Wirsol teams with Renew Estate for Oz solar pipeline
Wirsol Energy and Renew Estate have announced a partnership to develop a pipeline of over 1 GW of solar power projects in Australia.
Korean firms win Guam solar projects
Korea Electric Power Corp (Kepco) and Hanwha Energy Corp have been awarded contracts to build separate solar farms equipped with energy storage in the US territory of Guam.