India ROUNDUP: 500MW Gujarat tender, Azure World Bank rooftop loan, Military solar in Punjab

GUVNL tenders 500MW solar in Gujarat, Azure bags World Bank loan for rooftop solar. MES tenders 6MW for military stations.

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National Grid teases huge reforms to UK’s grid-balancing services market

The UK’s main electricity transmission network operator (TNO) National Grid has published a new consultation on its system needs and product strategy which paves the way for a number of new services tenders to be made available from next year.

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NTPC ROUND UP: World’s largest solar park nearly ready, India’s first PV canal, Microgrid

World’s largest solar park at Kurnool is nearly complete, NTPC installs India’s first PV canal, NTPC completes an AC microgrid test bed.

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Sungrow’s hybrid solar-storage microgrid powers five islands in the Maldives

Chinese PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow has installed a hybrid solar-diesel-storage system for five islands in the Maldives, consisting of 2.7MWp of solar and 700kW / 333kWh of energy storage.

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Azure Power commissions 100MW solar project in Andhra Pradesh

Azure Power, one of India’s largest independent power producers, has commissioned a 100MW solar park in Andhra Pradesh that was auctioned by the NTPC.

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Sungrow hybrid solar-storage microgrid powers five islands in the Maldives

Major PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow has installed a hybrid solar-diesel-storage system for five islands in the Maldives, consisting of 2.7MWp of solar and 700kW/33kWh of energy storage.

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JA Solar establishes new Brazilian subsidiary

Silicon Module Super League (SMSL) member JA Solar has launched a Brazilian subsidiary known as JA Solar Brazil.

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South Africa’s Eskom opens battery demo facility for 2000MW energy storage need

South Africa’s main utility Eskom said it has identified a need for as much as 2,000MW of energy storage on its networks, and has opened a testing facility to find the technologies most suitable.

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USTDA backs tender request for 25MW hybrid solar-storage in Sierra Leone

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has put out a tender request for a 25MW hybrid solar-diesel-storage project in Sierra Leone.

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30MW Tanzania solar project wins Access Power’s US$7 million ACF competition

A 30MW solar PV project in Tanzania is one of the winners of Access Power’s US$7 million Access Co-Development Facility (ACF).

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EBRD signs off on support for 750MW of Egyptian solar

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved US$500 million of financing for 750MW of PV projects in Egypt.

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