Andhra Pradesh tenders for 10MW solar-wind hybrid project

APGENCO invites bids for 10MW of grid-connected solar-wind hybrid power projects in south Indian state.

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Brazil ROUND-UP: PV drives auction record, distributed 1GW, McDonalds goes solar

Solar tables 29.7GW of all 100GW-plus bids for A-6 tender, Distributed generation hits threshold, Restaurant chain contracts 5.3MW of PV.

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World Bank approves China loan for US$750m energy storage accelerator programme

After approving investment for the acceleration of energy storage deployment in developing countries to the tune of US$1 billion a few months ago, the World Bank has now approved a US$300 million loan to do the same in China.

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Kenya to roll out off-grid solar with World Bank’s support

Funding of US$47 million will back the installation of stoves and others for over a million people in Kenya’s remote, electricity-deprived communities.

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Salmon fishing in Alaska gets a battery-powered renewable boost

Cordova, Alaska, is isolated from the grid, but fortunate to be blessed with hydropower resources – and now a 1MWh battery storage system will help this coastal Arctic community increase its self-reliance in a “harsh and unforgiving climate”.

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More effective funding needed for African mini-grids, say investors

Results-Based Financing (RBF) mechanism for donors the key to providing rural clean energy access in Africa.

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India’s Bihar tenders for 250MW of solar

BREDA aims to procure individual large-scale projects of at least 25MW capacity.

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Dubai joins floating PV race with call for consultants

State utility DEWA hails potential of emerging tech as it issues RFP to assess the feasibility and environmental impacts of potential installation.

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Metka completes 10MW solar plant in Uganda

Greek firm is also working on hybrid projects in Tunisia and Nigeria.

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Singaporean water utility in push for 50MW-plus floating PV

PUB to launch RFP for developers of 50MW project on Tengeh Reservoir the size of 45 football pitches, with plans for two 1.5MW others on separate water bodies.

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Tribunal blocks Italy’s attempt to quash PV subsidy dispute

Country fails to dismiss case brought by bankrupt developer over losses from FiT changes, joins Spain among EU states risking multi-million payouts for policy u-turns.

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