Sunseap goes bifacial for 70MW Singapore rooftop project

Developer continues to dominate Singapore’s government-led rooftop PV tenders with one of largest projects to date.

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‘Desert to Power’ solar project in Chad clinches €18m AfDB loan

32MW Djermaya is contracted to sell power to the diesel-monopolised national utility and will mark series of debuts for African state, including its first electricity private-public-partnership.

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IEnova enlists retailer offtaker duo for 150MW solar plant in Mexico

Developer inks two 15-year PPAs with store chains CCK and El Puerto de Liverpool for US$160 million project near US border, set to come online in H2 2020.

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France chooses first crop of names for PV repowering of nuclear site

A dozen project winners will deploy first 62.5MW solar batch by country’s older nuclear plant Fessenheim, with plans to tender further 240MW next year.

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India picks developer for 70MWac/105MWp floating solar plant

Tata Power Solar wins bid to deploy one of largest floating ventures seen to date in country, with plans to commission Kerala scheme ‘no later’ than 21 months.

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Colombia backs PV plant as president touts clean energy shift at UN summit

Country will join Chile and others to push for Latin American 70%-by-2030 renewable goal, Iván Duque says in New York event as 100.5MW solar project gets green license.

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European Investment Bank and FMO go halves on 80MW of Kenyan solar

Financiers will each pump US$53 million into the deployment of two adjacent 40MW solar farms already being built by EPC contractor Grupotec.

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UK, France, Netherlands commit US$350m to emerging storage and solar

The UK pledges US$250 million for global energy storage as France and the Netherlands announce US$100 million for solar initiatives.

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France, Netherlands, UK commit US$350m to emerging solar and storage

Paris and Amsterdam pledge combined US$100m to back Sub-Saharan African solar while London sets aside US$250m for CIF’s energy storage scheme.

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Scatec Solar expects annual PV power plant project completions of over 1.5GW from 2022

Integrated solar power producer, Scatec Solar has raised its growth targets in its key markets, due to strong demand.

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Financiers get behind 296MWdc merchant bifacial project in Mexico

Support from Bancomext and World Bank’s IFC will help Fotowatio take Potrero Solar project to finish line, with operational launch scheduled in mid-2020.

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