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Engie and Meridiam win 60MW of Senegal solar projects with prices below €4 cents

Senegal's CRSE (Electricity Sector Regulatory Commission), announced the results of the tender under the Scaling Solar program, which is supported by the World Bank. CRSE had received 14 bids from 8 of the 13 qualified bidders for both locations. Original article stated prices in US$ cents

Solar mini-grid companies being targeted by commercial investors

Around 1.2 billion people do not have access to electricity all around the globe. Cost erosion in solar, wind, and energy storage technology is creating new opportunities for the electrification of rural areas. In the last few years, the appetite for investing in these segments has been growing from impact

Solar Media partners with Portuguese energy secretary for Large Scale Solar Europe 2019 conference

CPPIB to acquire Canadian wind and solar portfolio from NextEra

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board will get a 396MW portfolio of six operational wind and solar power projects in Canada from the Florida-headquartered NextEra Energy Partners for US$741 million.


NextEra Energy and JinkoSolar reveal 2,750MW module supply deal

NextEra Energy and parent of utility, Florida Power & Light officially acknowledged a massive solar module supply deal with the leading JinkoSolar. 

Source: PV-TECH


20K Solar Kits Headed to Africa for Off-Grid Power Support

The Orange SA is planning to distribute as many as 20,000 solar kits in four African countries in partnership with U.K.-based renewable-energy firm BBOXX as an increasing number of companies seek to roll out off-grid solar power on the continent.


Solar seeks its place under Spanish sun

Sun-drenched Spain should be a natural for solar energy. The technology is making an effort to stand on its feet financially without subsidies. Investors are now betting again on solar power generation in Spain.


JA Solar’s long-standing CFO leaves

JA Solar announced that its long-serving CFO, Herman Zhao has left the company on March 27, 2018.

Source: PV-TECH


Japan’s largest floating solar power plant starts operating

Kyocera announced its

Indian power minister appeals to battery manufacturers with solar-wind-storage tenders ahead

The Indian power minister R.K. Singh chaired a meeting with the battery-based energy storage manufacturers calling on them to set up manufacturing units in India.


Azure Power adds 130MW of solar project wins to portfolio

Azure Power secured new project wins with Indian Railways and Karnataka Renewable Energy Development which totals to 130MW.

Source: PV-TECH


Microsoft signs ‘largest’