High interest in India’s first utility-scale solar-plus-storage tender

India’s first grid-scale solar-plus-storage tender from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received very strong interest with a total of 13 developers submitting bids.

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Masdar picks IFC to oversee funding of Jordan’s largest PV project

Abu Dhabi-based renewables firm Masdar has selected the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to oversee funding of Jordan’s largest solar plant, standing at 200MW.

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High interest in India’s first utility-scale solar-plus-storage tender

India’s first grid-scale solar-plus-storage tender from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received very strong interest with a total of 13 developers submitting bids.

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d.light raises US$10.5 million for off-grid solar

Solar product distributor d.light has raised another US$10.5 million, bringing its total to US$40 million in four months for off-grid ventures in Africa and Asia.

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Ameresco to build solar-powered microgrid for US Marines

Ameresco will build a renewable-powered microgrid at a Marine Corp facility in Parris Island, South Carolina.

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Ameresco to build renewable-powered microgrid for US Marine Corps

Ameresco will build a renewable-powered microgrid at a Marine Corp facility in Parris Island, South Carolina.

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India’s ‘first’ grid-scale storage system aiding rooftop PV integration in Delhi

What is thought to be India’s first grid-scale energy storage array will be developed and delivered by a joint partnership between system provider AES and Mitsubishi Corporation, it was announced.

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ROUND UP: sPower hits 1GW, Sunnova’s new PV ownership programme, PI Berlin,  ACC rooftop PV project

Utah’s sPower surpasses 1GW of operating PV assets, Sunnova expands its solar system ownership programme, PI Berlin takes on a consultancy role for Adenium’s Jordan PV projects and ACC partners with VAST China for a rooftop PV power station.

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Tamil Nadu tenders 500MW solar to fill RPO shortfall

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu has issued a request for submission (RfS) for 500MW(ac) of solar energy, continuing attempts to reach its Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO), after a previous tender of the same size was undersubscribed.

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Argentina president sets tone for major renewables push in 2017

Having been slow to actively encourage solar deployment in comparison to other major South American markets, Argentina has now declared 2017 as a “Year of Renewable Energy”, under a decree from its official gazette.

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IFC invests in Hero Future Energies for 1GW renewables across India

IFC, part of the World Bank Group, will invest US$125 million in Indian renewable energy firm Hero Future Energies, which is an arm of Hero Group.

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