Kenergy Renewables signs off on 40MW deal for PV energy with Kenyan utility

Private Kenyan power firm Kenergy Renewables has signed off on a 20-year deal to sell 40MW of PV power to the country’s state-run utility, Reuters reports.

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Sterling & Wilson to build Africa’s ‘largest’ battery storage project beside solar-diesel microgrid

Indian EPC firm Sterling and Wilson has won its first large-scale hybrid and energy storage turnkey EPC contract order in Western Africa, including what it believes to be both the largest battery storage project and single battery installation in the whole continent.

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Sterling and Wilson to build ‘largest’ battery energy storage project in Africa

Indian EPC firm Sterling and Wilson has won its first large-scale hybrid and energy storage turnkey EPC contract order in Western Africa, including what it believes to be both the largest battery storage project and single battery installation in the whole continent.

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World Bank financing for Bangladesh PV mini-grids, solar lamps and cookstoves

The World Bank has signed a US$55 million financing agreement with the government of Bangladesh to expand renewable energy applications in rural areas.

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India’s NTPC invites bids for three solar projects amounting to 102MW capacity

State-run Indian utility NTPC has issued an invitation for bids for EPC work on three separate solar projects in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka.

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Pakistan’s Sindh disqualifies all bids in healthcare solar tender

The Government of Sindh Province in Pakistan has rejected submissions from all four bidders in its tender for 352 solar PV systems to electrify primary health facilities.

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Tunisia tendering for another 70MW of solar in ‘authorisation regime’ Round 2

Tunisia’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies has issued a call for 70MW of solar PV projects in the second round of its ‘authorisation regime’.

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ESS Inc deal takes ‘all-iron’ flow battery into Brazil for the first time

ESS Inc, US maker of the only flow battery that uses a battery chemistry based on iron and saltwater electrolytes, is making its first incursion into the Brazilian energy storage market.

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Oregon utility seeks 100 ‘average megawatts’ of renewables

UPDATED: Oregon-based utility Portland General Electric Company (PGE) has issued a request for proposals (RfP) seeking 100 average megawatts of renewable energy capacity.

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Lockheed supplying Li-Ion system to Chicago community microgrid demonstrator

The project can demonstrate how large amounts of solar and batteries can be integrated with microgrids.

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Carnegie raises AU$5.3 million for solar, battery and wave businesses

Australian firm Carnegie Clean Energy has raised AU$5.3 million (~US$4 million) to grow its solar PV, battery storage and wave energy businesses.

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