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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Greece goes smaller with end-of-year solar tender

New 287.11MW auction for ≤20 MW PV schemes sees Athens slightly trim capacity on offer from earlier tender, with bidding set to start at €66.02/MWh.

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ACWA’s ‘record’ bid wins 250MW Scaling Solar duo in Ethiopia

Saudi firm, one of five firms to submit proposals for two World Bank-backed projects, said to have produced Africa-wide milestone with tariff of US$25.26/MWh.

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Rajasthan issues tender for 113.5MW of small-scale solar

Rajasthan’s renewable energy agency is seeking developers to build, own and operate 0.5-2MW solar projects that would be installed near, and interconnected with, state-owned substations.

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Enertis bags engineer contract for oil-backed 100MW plant in Oman

Under-construction Amin project is touted as the Sultanate’s first utility-scale solar scheme and the world’s first in the segment to feature an oil major as the sole offtaker.

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