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Statkraft signs PPA for 170 MW Spanish PV plant
23 April, 2018
Statkraft and BayWa r.e. have announced plans for the “swift construction”...
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DTEK plans 200 MW Ukraine solar farm
Monday, April 23, 2018 DTEK and China Machinery Engineering Company (CMEC) have signed an agreement for the design and construction of a 200 MW solar power plant in the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine.

Senegal sets solar benchmark
Monday, April 16, 2018 The World Bank says that its Scaling Solar programme has set a new low price for solar energy in Senegal.

Saudi Arabia plans $200 bn PV project
Friday, April 06, 2018 Saudi Arabia and Japanese financial bank SoftBank have agreed an MoU through which they undertake to spend about $200 billion by 2030 to build 200 GW of solar PV.

Construction of world’s largest solar park gets under way
Thursday, March 29, 2018 ACWA Power has broken ground on the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park, the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) project.

Peru's largest solar project is commissioned
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Enel has commissioned its 180 MW Rubi solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, its first solar facility in Peru.

50 MW solar scheme approved in UK
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 Local councillors in the UK have approved plans for a 50 MW solar energy scheme.

Kathu CSP comes on line
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 Sener and Acciona Industrial say that they have connected the Kathu concentrated solar power (CSP) plant to the South African grid.

ib vogt breaks ground on Benban solar
Thursday, February 15, 2018 At the end of January, ib vogt commenced construction of a portfolio of three additional solar power plants with a total capacity of 166.5 MWp in Benban, Aswan Governorate, Egypt

Wello given the nod in China
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Finnish wave energy technology company Wello has signed an agreement with Chinese conglomerate CIMC OEI to jointly develop a wave energy converter device for Chinese waters.

FORESEA supports new deployments at SmartBay
Friday, February 02, 2018 The EU’s Foresea programme has approved funding for six developers of offshore renewable energy technologies to deploy their devices at the SmartBay Marine and Renewable Energy Test...

Capital Stage to finance solar portfolio in Ireland
Thursday, February 01, 2018 Germany-based renewable energy developer Capital Stage has announced plans to invest in a pipeline of proposed solar farms in Ireland.

US solar tariff decision ‘is a loss for America’
Friday, January 26, 2018 The national trade association for the US solar industry has expressed its disapproval of the decision by president Trump to impose 30 % tariffs on imported solar cells and panels.

174 Power Global breaks ground on 236 MW PV project
Friday, January 26, 2018 The largest solar project in Texas broke ground this month when 174 Power Global Corp began construction of the 236 MW Midway Solar project.

Welsh minister boosts tidal lagoon prospects
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones has pledged financial support for a proposed tidal lagoon plant and has called on the UK government to “stop stalling” its decisions on the project.

120 MW solar farm proposed for UK
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Developer INRG is proposing the construction of a 120 MW subsidy-free solar farm in the UK.

Aurora CSP approved
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 The government of South Australia has given the go-ahead for the construction of a ground-breaking solar thermal power plant.

Swansea Bay tidal power may be stranded
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 The future of the 320 MW, £1.3 billion Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project is at serious risk, according to a report in The London Times.

Hanwha breaks ground on YEKA solar facility
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 Plans for the construction of a 1000 MW solar farm in Turkey took a step closer to realisation in December with a groundbreaking ceremony for a 500 MW solar manufacturing facility in Ankara.

BP returns to solar
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 BP has made a $200 million investment in Lightsource in a bid to return to the solar energy sector it abandoned six years ago.

Solarcentury plans 300 MW plant in Spain
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 Solarcentury has announced plans to develop a 300 MWp solar power plant in Spain.

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