SECI reduces 5GW solar manufacturing tender to 3GW

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has reduced the manufacturing component of its tender linking 5GW of solar manufacturing to 10GW of solar deployment to just 3GW.

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100MW PV-plus-storage feasibility study for Mozambique airport project backed with USTDA grant

Just a few months after Mozambique’s first ever large-scale PV project reached financial close and construction work began, the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to pay for a feasibility study for a new project of up to 100MW capacity.

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100MW PV-plus-storage feasibility study for Mozambique airport project backed with USTDA grant

Just a few months after Mozambique’s first ever large-scale PV project reached financial close and construction work began, the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to pay for a feasibility study for a new project of up to 100MW capacity.

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Rio Alto completes one third of 300MW Brazil solar project

Rio Alto Energia, part of Rio Alto Group company, has completed 93MW out of a 300MW solar complex in the city of Coremas, in the backlands of Paraíba, Brazil.

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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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