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EBRD, IFC set to co-finance Armenia’s first large PV farm

Development duo share plans for US$41m of debt to back 55MW project in Gegharkunik province, to be built by Dutch-Spanish consortium.

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Afghan 15.1MW scheme enlists development financiers

Turkish EPC 77 Group secures loans from ADB, CFPS II for project it will build in Kandahar through public-private partnership.

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South Africa cuts red tape for distributed generation

Ministerial move to allow direct clearing of 1-10MW projects by regulator NERSA will help 1GW pipeline awaiting approval ‘for years’, says PV body SAPVIA.

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Danish clean energy fund draws US$700m from Nordic investors eyeing Asia and LATAM

Fund management firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has established a new fund to invest in greenfield renewable energy infrastructure primarily in Asia and Latin America, with expectations of reaching US$1 billion by the final close.

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Report: African PV market could grow up to 30GW by end of next decade

The German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) and the Becquerel Institute have posted a report on the solar markets in 10 African countries at Intersolar Europe, shedding light on what could be a decade headlined by growth across the continent when it comes to the development of PV energy.

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ROUND-UP: JAKS 50MW Vietnam buy, Mono PERC in Belgium, India manufacturing delay, Iran water aid

JAKS MoU to buy 49.5MW Vietnam solar project, ReneSola provides 5.4MW of mono PERC modules to Helexia in Belgium, SECI delays PV manufacturing-linked tender again, Renewables to help Iran water scarcity.

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Bidding opens for Greece’s 300MW solar-only auction

Industry to compete under price ceilings of €0.06926/kWh in July after its record-breaking dominance at tech-neutral tender in late April.

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Second tender inclusion sets Brazil’s PV for three-year bonanza

ABSOLAR: Solar’s first-time access to new-generation auction marks moment of ‘justice’ and clears way for industry to enter six tenders all the way to 2021.

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Ethiopia adds 250MW to Scaling Solar Round 2

Ethiopia’s PPP-DG has decided to scale up Round 2 of its Scaling Solar programme from four to six PV projects.

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South Korean consortium to invest in 600MW Brazilian solar scheme

Mato Grosso do Sul state confirms capacity figure for PV project set to reap US$1.5bn in funding, with Doosan and Hyosunt TNC among the suppliers.

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World Bank offers renewables supply chain support, 1000% demand increase for lithium expected

Over the next five years, a US$50 million pot will be invested to promote a sustainable supply chain for lithium, graphite and the other minerals and metals

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