Singapore housing authority issues 50MW rooftop solar tender

Singapore’s Housing and Development Board (HBD) has issued its largest rooftop solar tender to date for 50MW of capacity across its own and other government sites.

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Duke Energy develops 5MW Indiana National Guard microgrid storage and substation project

Duke Energy is planning to develop and install battery storage materials and PV panels that will serve as part of a microgrid system at the Indiana National Guard’s Camp Atterbury in Johnson County, Indiana.

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Nidec ASI selected to create dispatchable solar-plus-storage on Corsica

Nidec ASI has been selected to construct and maintain four PV plants with co-located energy storage systems on the French island territory of Corsica.

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State Bank of India to lend US$357 million to seven companies for rooftop solar

State Bank of India (SBI) is to lend INR23.17 billion (US$357 million) to seven companies for 575MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under a World Bank programme.

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Kulachi seeking EPC services for 50MW solar project in Pakistan

Kulachi Solar Power Project (Private) Limited is tendering for EPC services on a 50MW solar PV project near Kulachi, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Province of Pakistan.

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IFC-led consortium finalises ‘largest private sector financing package’ for solar in MENA region

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has finalised a US$653 million debt package for 13 solar projects at the Benban Solar Park, near Aswan in Egypt.

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Enerray to develop 30MW PV project in Cameroon

Enerray, though the company EB Solaire, is developing a 30MW PV project in Cameroon, with Enerray set to serve as EPC provider for the plant.

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Soltec expects to supply more than 1.1GW of single-axis trackers in 2017

Single-axis solar tracker firm Soltec, headquartered in Spain said it expects to double its turnover and supply more than 1.1GW of trackers in 2017.

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World Bank approves US$35 million for renewables and energy access in Haiti

The bank noted that more than five million people could be reached through solar PV.

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Redavia develops 300kWh of diesel and kerosene-replacing microgrids in Tanzania

Rental solar power company Redavia has commissioned two microgrid PV-plus-storage systems totalling 303kWh of energy storage capacity, both located in the Songwe region in western Tanzania.

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PEG raises US$13.5 million for off-grid home solar in West Africa

Solar finance company PEG Africa has raised US$13.5 million for household solar systems in Ghana and the Ivory Coast, which is expected to reach up to 500,000 people.

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