Electric distribution flexibility tenders could save Britain ‘billions’ versus network build-out

One of the UK’s main distribution network operators (DNOs) has unveiled plans to revolutionise the way it procures flexibility and “supercharge” the services market.

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Daystar Power, Nigerian Bank of Agriculture agree to cooperative deal for solar energy

The Nigerian Agricultural Bank, the Bank of Agriculture and electricity supplier Daystar Power have signed off on a cooperation deal for rural electrification in Nigeria.

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AIIM buys majority stake in 800MW of South African renewable energy projects

Fund manager African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has acquired majority stakes in nine new solar and wind power plants in South Africa, totaling 800MW.

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SECI tenders 250MW of solar in Maharashtra

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for 250MW of solar capacity at the Dondaicha Solar Park (Phase-1) in Dhule, Maharashtra.

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GTM: Middle East and Africa set for 170% growth in solar demand

The Middle East and Africa is set to enjoy a year-on-year PV demand increase of 170%, according to GTM Research.

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India ROUND-UP: Solar irrigation potential, 5GW manufacturing extension, Assam thermal rooftop PV

Vast potential in India for solar-powered irrigation says think-tank, SECI extends deadline for 5GW manufacturing tender, NTPC tenders for 900kW rooftop solar project at Assam thermal plant.

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Omega Geração to acquire 50% stake in 312MW PV project in Brazil

Brazilian renewable energy company Omega Geração has signed off on an agreement to acquire a 50% interest in the 312MW Pirapora solar complex in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

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SECI to invite bids for 160MW solar-wind-storage project in Andhra Pradesh next week

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will issue a request for bids (RfB) for a 160MW hybrid solar and wind project combined with battery energy storage in the state of Andhra Pradesh on 20 August.

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SECI invites bids for 160MW solar-wind-storage project in Andhra Pradesh

UPDATED: Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for bids (RfB) for a 160MW hybrid solar and wind project combined with battery energy storage in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

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InfraCo Africa consortium signs PPA for 60MW solar project in Chad

A consortium including InfraCo Africa and Smart Energies International has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Chad’s national utility La Société Nationale d’Electricité (SNE) for a 60MW solar project.

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