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Uzbekistan shortlists 54 solar bidders
Uzbekistan’s government has shortlisted 54 companies interested in bidding to build 200 MW of solar PV capacity.
Uzbekistan seeks solar investment EoI
Uzbekistan is looking for developers interested in building up to 400 MW of solar photovoltaic capacity.
Total targets 2 GW in Spain
Total has announced plans to build 2 GW of solar energy capacity in Spain.
Neoen preps for Culcairn build
French renewables developer Neoen has submitted the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a 350 MW solar power plant in New South Wales, Australia.
Planners approve Greengate solar farm
Local planners in Alberta, Canada, have given the go-ahead for the construction of a 400 MW solar farm.
Galp takes the lead in Iberian solar
Portuguese oil and gas firm Galp has sealed a deal to acquire 2.9 GW of solar power capacity in Spain.
Total pioneers solar in Qatar
Total has won a contract to develop Qatar’s first large-scale solar power plant.
Solarcentury secures funding
Solar power firm Solarcentury has secured €54.8 million of funding for the construction of two large-scale solar farms in Spain.
Go-ahead for major tidal project in Nova Scotia
Nova Innovation has landed its largest project to date – it has received a permit to develop a 1.5 MW tidal array in Petit Passage, in the Bay of Fundy.
Enerparc seals solar PPA
Enerparc has sealed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Statkraft covering five solar power parks in Germany.
FRV plans Australian solar-battery project
Renewable energy developer FRV has submitted plans for the construction of a large-scale solar PV farm and battery storage facility in South Australia.
Iberdrola selects Australia for Asia-Pacific launch
Spanish major Iberdrola has selected a site in Australia for its first renewable energy project in the Asia-Pacific region.
Masdar pens deal for Uzbek solar
Masdar has signed a deal to build a 100 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in Uzbekistan.
Cubico sets its sights on Colombian solar
Cubico is to develop a 400 MW solar photovoltaic platform in Colombia in partnership with Latin American developer Celsia
Orbital Marine wins funding
The Scottish government has awarded £3.4 million to Orbital Marine Power to help it build the world’s most powerful floating tidal stream turbine.
Orbital Marine Power awards O2 contract
Orbital Marine Power has awarded the main manufacturing contract for the company’s first commercial O2 tidal stream turbine to Scottish based TEXO Group.
ABB delivers for China’s solar energy programme
ABB has been awarded the contract to deliver an integrated automation solution for a 100 MW Urat solar energy project in Inner Mongolia province, China.
Australia backs solar-storage plan
Australia’s Northern Territory government has given major project status to a A$20 billion proposal to build a large-scale solar-storage plant and sub-sea electricity link to Singapore.
2.1 GW floating solar plant in the mix for Korea
South Korea’s government has given its approval to plans for a 2.1 GW floating solar power plant near Saemangeum.