Azure wins 46MW rooftop PV from Indian Railways, installs India’s first defence solar project

Indian solar pioneer Azure Power has been awarded 46MW of rooftop solar projects by state-run Indian Railways.

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Top UK solar investor Foresight closing in on first battery storage acquisition

Foresight Group, one of the top five asset owners in UK solar, is expecting to close its first battery storage acquisition in the coming weeks as it looks to complement its existing infrastructure portfolio.

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FRV closes on financing for 133MW of solar projects in Jordan

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has closed US$180 million of financing for two PV projects in northern Jordan.

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Customer education: The unlikely key to unlocking Africa’s C&I solar sector

Alongside finance and political considerations, customer education has been identified as a key driver of Africa’s emerging commercial and industrial (C&I) solar sector, according to market experts.

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GreenWish to install 200MW of new solar in Nigeria

GreenWish Partners, a renewable energy developer dedicated to African renewables, will invest US$280 million to build 200MW worth of solar PV plants in Nigeria.

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India’s NTPC invites bids for 750MW of solar in Karnataka

India’s largest utility NTPC has invited bids for the development of 750MW of solar capacity at the Pavagada Solar Park in the southern state of Karnataka.

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Indian solar developers not pricing risks fully

Indian solar developers have been more aggressive than their international counterparts in solar tenders and their risk pricing appears to have been inadequate, according to a new report from consultancy firm Bridge to India.

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Zambia to tender 150MW-250MW in ‘Scaling Solar’ Round 2

Zambian State-run firm the Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC) has invited expressions of interest for 150MW-250MW of solar PV capacity in Round 2 of the ‘Scaling Solar’ programme.

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Africa can’t afford to wait for energy investment, claims Kofi Annan report

Africa cannot wait for the development of electricity infrastructure and should exploit more quickly deployable solutions such as solar PV, according to a report by Kofi Annan’s Africa Progress Panel.

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£180 million electricity reserve scheme ‘left unused’

A £180 million reserve power scheme established by National Grid ended without once being used, the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) has claimed.

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£180 million electricity reserve scheme ‘left unused’

A £180 million reserve power scheme established by National Grid ended without once being used, the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) has claimed.

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