PVEL adds energy storage to suite of qualification programmes

PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), has introduced a Product Qualification Programme (PQP) for energy storage, which “identifies and validates battery-based energy storage solutions for specific applications”.

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Ground broken on AMEA’s 50MW Togo PV project, Urbasolar plans 30MW in Burkina Faso

French firm Urbasolar to build 30MW solar project in the Balé province of Burkina Faso. Amea Power breaks ground on 50MW solar project in Blitta of Central Togo.

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NSEFI: Tender shows Indian renewables-plus-storage now ‘attractive’ against coal

1.2GW hybrid tender coupling hydro, batteries, solar and wind achieves highly competitive tariffs versus coal power, say prominent industry figures.

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PM confirms 2035 ICE ban, but must be followed with ‘real action’ industry warns

​The phase-out of petrol and diesel cars is to be brought forward from 2040 to 2035, Prime Minister Boris Johnson today confirmed.

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Morocco on the lookout for developers for new 400MW PV push

Renewable energy body MASEN launches tender to pick firms to deploy portfolio at nine preliminary locations country-wide, with the government set to pre-equip sites.

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Albania’s new 140MW solar auction to pave way for future growth

Balkan state says it is examining potential areas for solar to be rolled out in after launching EBRD-backed auction to contract utility-scale project near the coast.

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Brazil’s looming renewable auction sparks another PV bidding avalanche

Solar firms offer 28GW pipeline of total 51GW put forward for 28 May 2020 tender, scheduled after year when PV drew global eyes with US$17.5/MWh average tariffs.

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Thai and Chinese consortium bag record floating solar-plus-hydro project

B. Grimm Power and Energy China to build 45MW FPV project at Thailand’s Sirindhorn Dam.

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Total and Marubeni go bifacial to deliver Qatar’s utility-scale PV debut

Grid-connected 800MW project developed with local partners will help the Gulf nation to diversify its energy mix and deliver a ‘carbon-neutral’ football World Cup in 2022.

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Tunisia picks Engie-Nareva duo to deploy 120MWp solar project

Consortium bags contract for Gafsa PV plant after submitting a bid of US$0.0272/kWh, for 500MW solar tender meant to kickstart still-dormant clean energy market.

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