Jordan confirms cancellation of solar-integrating energy storage tender

Government representatives from the Kingdom of Jordan in the Middle East have confirmed that tendering for a 30MW / 60MWh energy storage system has been cancelled.

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PPA platform Zeigo raises £800,000 in seed funding round

​Energy tech platform Zeigo has raised £800,000 in its Seed Funding Round, with the capital to help it continue to scale.

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CATL batteries energise Powin’s new ‘long duration, long life’ Li-Ion systems

Powin Energy has launched a set of three battery storage system products using CATL’s large form factor lithium-ion cells, including a system solution capable of 4+ hour duration and backed by a 20-year warranty.

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COVID-19: SimpliPhi Power ‘makes adjustments’ to reopen California factory

SimpliPhi Power closed down its manufacturing operations briefly due to the COVID-19 pandemic last week before reopening this week, having made adjustments to try and ensure the safety of workers.

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COVID-19 brings ‘indefinite’ delays for Brazil’s solar-friendly auctions

Bolsonaro government postpones renewables-only tender (A-4) and auction also open to conventional sources (A-6), putting at least nearly 30GW of solar bids in the air.

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ENGIE EPS: Revenue guidance unconfirmed, ‘still too early to asses COVID-19 impact’

Microgrid and energy storage project technology provider ENGIE EPS has said it cannot commit to a 2020 earnings target, although 2019 revenues showed a 29% increase on the previous year.

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Voltalia confident about renewable plans in 2020 despite COVID-19 spread

Group notes outbreak could see construction contracts postponed but insists it can reach 1GW-by-2020 installed capacity target, amid PV work in Brazil, Portugal, France and others.

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Coal truckers lose challenge to block 2GW+ of clean energy in South Africa

Clean energy victory as court dismisses final attempt by coal lobby to revoke 2GW+ of PPAs signed by wind and solar IPPs and troubled utility Eskom.

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India tenders for 5GW of 24-hour renewable energy bundled with coal power

Hybrid tender will mix PV, wind and others with thermal power plants to offset the impacts from intermittent renewable capacity coming online.

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New York opts for 1GW-plus of solar in annual RES procurement series

Governor Cuomo revealed last Friday that 17 solar projects in the 19.99-270MW range and two 20MW battery storage projects will be developed and commissioned in upstate New York by 2024.

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Skeleton Tech pitches ultracapacitors as wind turbine control solution

Large wind turbines have blades that need to be angled correctly to capture the optimum generation opportunity, and ultracapacitor maker Skeleton Technologies believes it has developed the answer.

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