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Malaysia’s 460MW solar auction heavily over-subscribed

The opening bids in Malaysia’s 460MW large-scale solar auction have shown significant over-subscription with roughly 1,632MW of submissions.

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Cubico closes US$230 million finance for Solem plant in Mexico

Cubico Sustainable Investments has reached financial close for a 350MW solar plant in Mexico.

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Mercom revises India’s 2017 solar forecast to 10.5GW

Mercom has projected 10.5GW for 2017, well up from 9,812MW in its April quarterly report, and the 9,020MW projected in January.

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Brazil sets December energy auction with ‘breathing room’ for solar

Brazilian energy agency EPE will hold two energy auctions in December this year, in one of which solar will be able to compete.

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Brazilian Development Bank provides US$163 million to 191MW solar project

‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Canadian Solar and major renewables form EDF Energies Nouvelles has announced that the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) has provided the project financing for the 191.5MWp Pirapora I PV power plant, the first PV project BNDES has supported.

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EPS’ Somali microgrid upgrade which helps city hit 90% renewables completed in less than 30 days

French energy storage developer and system integrator Electro Power Systems (EPS) has hailed the speedy execution of a microgrid’s expansion in Somalia, which has just been completed in less than 30 days.

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Brazil hits 100MW of micro and mini-generation solar PV

Brazil has reached 100MW of distributed solar PV micro-generation and mini-generation deployment, according to the Brazilian solar association (ABsolar).

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Pay-to-own, off-grid, solar system launched in Zambia by MTN and Fentix international

A pay-to-own solar system will be developed in Zambia by MTN, Africa’s largest telecoms company, in partnership with Fenix International, who is extending ReadyPay Power.

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ROUND-UP: Delhi’s green Metro, Pacific PV map, Turkey plant, PG&E’s multi-family solar

Delhi becomes the first ever green Metro, World Bank launches Pacific PV map, IBC Solar completes Turkey plant, PG&E funds multi-family solar programme, ACC and Huali complete rooftop project.

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World Bank provides US$150 million credit for Kenyan off-grid solar

The World Bank is providing US$150 million in credit for off-grid solar energy in marginalised communities of Kenya.

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NTPC tenders 250MW of solar across India using fated DCR policy

Indian utility NTPC has tendered 250MW of grid-connected solar projects under local content rules that are due to be phased out by the end of the year.

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