Enel starts operations at 103MW Brazil solar park

Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB), a subsidiary of Italian power giant Enel, has begun operations at its 103MW Horizonte solar park, in the municipality of Tabocas do Brejo Velho, in the north-eastern state of Bahia, Brazil.

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Gov’t energy savings scheme pays out US$40m for microgrid on US missile test base

A US government energy saving scheme will pay out US$40 million for the development of a solar-plus-storage microgrid at a missile test site operated by the country’s military.

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Gov’t energy savings scheme pays out US$40m for microgrid on US missile test base

A US government energy saving scheme will pay out US$40 million for the development of a solar-plus-storage microgrid at a missile test site operated by the country’s military.

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ROUND-UP: Another 10MW in Iran, Zambia 100MW tender, Micronesia rooftops, Seraphim in Mexico

Gostaresh completes 10MW PV project in Sistan and Baluchestan, Zambia readies 100MW solar tender under GET FiT programme, ADB launches government rooftop PV projects in Micronesia, Seraphim module supply agreement in Mexico with Solar Center.

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Innovative 500MW Gujarat solar tender likely to draw ‘intense competition’

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued an innovative tender for 500MW of grid-connected solar PV projects to be developed across the state, which should draw “intense competition”, according to a prominent analyst.

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France awards 73MW solar ‘innovation’ capacity and 508MW large-scale

France has awarded 73MW of solar ‘innovation’ capacity promoting floating solar, new forecasting software and solar greenhouses, as well as divvying out another 508MW in its large-scale PV programme.

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African Infrastructure Investment Managers invests in solar-battery-diesel hybrid systems

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has invested in Starsight Power Utility, a Nigeria-based energy services company providing solar-diesel-battery hybrid and efficient cooling and lighting solutions to its commercial and industrial clients.

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ACWA Power wins 300MW Saudi solar project

ACWA will sign a PPA for one of the lowest ever solar tariffs of Halala 8.7815/kWh (~US$2.342) tomorrow.

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AIIM and Helios invest in Nigerian solar-diesel-battery provider

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has invested in Starsight Power Utility, a Nigeria-based energy services company providing solar-diesel-battery hybrid and efficient cooling and lighting solutions to its commercial and industrial clients.

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BEAM investment platform launched to deploy US$50 million for renewable energy in developing markets

The platform will look to grow off-grid energy service companies spanning solar home systems, large solar, and metering applications such as pumps and mini-grids.

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IFC and Canadian government to support renewables and energy storage in Africa

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the government of Canada have formed a financial partnership that will utilise public funding to generate private sector investments to spur renewable energy, including energy storage, in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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