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Portugal’s EDP to add up to 2GW in PV capacity by 2022

Energy giant eyeing favourable conditions in Portugal, US as it shares plans to expand solar portfolio as part of €6 billion shift to renewables.

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ABSOLAR: Brazilian PV ready to go with new auction timetable

Association hails plummeting solar costs ahead of next tender this June, with new figures showing industry has hit 2GW capacity mark.

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OPIC commits US$10 million to off-grid solar in Chad

Loan to help FinLux Ellen Sarl allocate kits and appliances to schools, hospitals, businesses and households.

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Construction concludes for Zambia’s first utility-scale PV plant

President Lungu cuts red ribbon of 54MW Bangwelulu project, the first to be tendered, financed and built under the World Bank’s Scaling Solar programme.

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Argentina launches tender for 500kV transmission line

Grid expansion push is first of nine projects set to help country accommodate renewable surge all the way to 2025.

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India’s latest ‘big step’: 200MW / 300MWh of solar-plus-storage up for tender

India has released another significant solar-plus-storage tender – this time in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.

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Indian solar tendering rolls on with another major co-located storage issuance

India continues with 1.2GW of PV in Madhya Pradesh, 275MW in Uttar Pradesh, and a significant solar-plus-storage tender in Andhra Pradesh, while the prime minister approves the ‘National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage’.

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NEC switches on Engie’s first utility-scale battery project in Chile

NEC Energy Solutions, the distributed energy division of Japanese information tech company NEC, has commissioned a 2MW / 2MWh battery energy storage system in Chile.

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PV reps hail direction of Polish renewable auction revamp

Onus is now on industry to satisfy rising demand for solar, association PSES says as country prepares to tender 750MW of PV this year.

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SECI readies 2GW local content solar tender for public sector

The government will watch early tenders with a view to possibly including ingots, wafers and polysilicon to the domestic content mandate.

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JUMEME begins expansion on PV mini-grid project in Tanzania

RP Global, an independent renewable energy developer and majority shareholder of JUMEME Rural Power Supply, has commenced construction on the first phase of a solar-hybrid mini-grid project in Tanzania.

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