French island tenders push down solar-plus-storage prices by 40%

Tenders for solar-plus-storage projects on French island territories including Corsica, Guadeloupe and Martinique have resulted in winning bids often 40% lower than the victors of previous reverse auctions.

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French island tenders push down solar-plus-storage prices by 40%

Tenders for solar-plus-storage projects on French island territories including Corsica, Guadeloupe and Martinique have resulted in winning bids often 40% lower than the victors of previous reverse auctions.

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EDF and Canadian Solar partner on 92.5MW project in Brazil

PV power company Canadian Solar and EDF Energies Nouvelles announced Thursday that both companies have partnered to develop the 92.5MW Pirapora III photovoltaic project in Brazil — through the sale of 80% interest in the site by Canadian Solar to EDF EN do Brasil, EDF Energies Nouvelles’ local subsidiary.

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NTPC’s ‘last of its kind’ 250MW DCR solar tender offers 3-month completion deadline

More details have emerged of what could be India’s last DCR tender, while NTPC is also tendering for another 22MW under EPC in Uttar Pradesh.

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Malaysia’s 460MW solar auction heavily over-subscribed

The opening bids in Malaysia’s 460MW large-scale solar auction have shown significant over-subscription with roughly 1,632MW of submissions.

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Cubico closes US$230 million finance for Solem plant in Mexico

Cubico Sustainable Investments has reached financial close for a 350MW solar plant in Mexico.

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Mercom revises India’s 2017 solar forecast to 10.5GW

Mercom has projected 10.5GW for 2017, well up from 9,812MW in its April quarterly report, and the 9,020MW projected in January.

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Brazil sets December energy auction with ‘breathing room’ for solar

Brazilian energy agency EPE will hold two energy auctions in December this year, in one of which solar will be able to compete.

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Brazilian Development Bank provides US$163 million to 191MW solar project

‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Canadian Solar and major renewables form EDF Energies Nouvelles has announced that the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) has provided the project financing for the 191.5MWp Pirapora I PV power plant, the first PV project BNDES has supported.

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EPS’ Somali microgrid upgrade which helps city hit 90% renewables completed in less than 30 days

French energy storage developer and system integrator Electro Power Systems (EPS) has hailed the speedy execution of a microgrid’s expansion in Somalia, which has just been completed in less than 30 days.

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Brazil hits 100MW of micro and mini-generation solar PV

Brazil has reached 100MW of distributed solar PV micro-generation and mini-generation deployment, according to the Brazilian solar association (ABsolar).

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