India takes ‘long-awaited step’ for large-scale solar and energy storage

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced three huge tenders across the country with various combinations of solar, energy storage, wind and hybrid concepts, to be connected to the Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)

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India plans ‘huge step up’ with large solar-plus-storage tender

SECI plans to issue a triple whammy of gigawatt-scale solar tenders across India, including hybrid wind and solar, solar-plus-storage and pure solar PV, all connected to the ISTS, in what the India Energy Storage Alliance has called ‘the long-awaited step’.

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Acciona, Swicorp finalise PV trio in Egypt

Firms to each own half of 186MWp capacity (150MW rated) built with US$180 million investment at government-sponsored Benban complex.

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India to ‘enthuse’ solar development in Northeast states with 1GW tender

The Northeastern states of India, which until now have been largely overlooked by the South Asian country’s solar boom, will soon be the subject of a 1GW PV tender to be issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

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Dubai tenders 900MW of solar

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) issues a major tender shortly after neighbour Abu Dhabi released its own 2GW tender.

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West African states press ahead with solar corridor

Experts needed for project meant to deliver solar generation milestones of 2GW by 2020 and 10GW by 2030 across region.

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More microgrids reach Australia

Perth-based Hybrid Systems and BayWa r.e. have reaped the lion’s share of the first round of a programme to roll out ‘standalone power systems’ (SPS) across Western Australia.

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Hybrid Systems, BayWa reap Australian microgrid contracts

Two firms emerge as top winners in AUS$8.8 million debut round to install ‘standalone power systems’ across 57 sites in Western Australia.

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JA Solar delivers PERC modules for 48.3MW Vietnam plant

BP Solar 1 PV Power Plant was connected to Vietnam’s grid in late January 2019 and is amongst the country’s first PERC-equipped projects.

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Australian solar-plus-storage microgrid clears commissioning stage

2MW Garden Island scheme developed by Carnegie poised to start supplying power to adjoining naval base in Western Australia.

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Home solar-storage programme targets Afghanistan’s 20 million living off-grid

Homeowners across Afghanistan are set to benefit from the country’s first pay-as-you-go (PAYG) home solar systems combined with energy storage batteries, being delivered in a pioneering new programme.

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