SunPower commissions 100MW PV project in Chile

Michelle Bachelet, the president of Chile, and the Chile’s minister of energy, Andrés Rebolledo, has held a ceremony to inaugurate the 100MW El Pelícano solar power plant in the Chilean region of Coquimbo.

Source: PV

Georgia Power offers up PV-plus-storage ‘smart neighbourhood’ of new houses for sale

The first ‘smart neighbourhood’ in the US state of Georgia is now being created by utility Georgia Power and homebuilder PulteGroup. Each home equipped with solar PV, battery energy storage and other smart, clean energy resources.


Canadian Solar Completes the Sale of Three Solar Power Plants in China to Shenzhen Energy

Ontario Canda. Canadian Solar Inc. announced that its subsidiary, CSI New Energy Holding Co., Ltd. completed sale of three solar power plants in mainland China. Canadian Solar is a leading manufaturer of solar energy solutions and solar products particulary photovoltaic modules.

EDF Energies Nouvelles and Canadian Solar could form JV wafer production plant

Canadian Solar completes sale of 44.3MW PV portfolio in China

Canadian Solar’s wholly-owned subsidiary, CSI New Energy, has now completed the sale of three solar power plants in China which leads to a total of 44.3MW to Shenzhen Energy Nanjing.


Renewable energy – the low cost, high-value option for the Philippines

Philippines. Moving ahead of regional ASEAN partners, Philippines is set and can attract renewable energy investments specifically solar and wind power. Building the plant which will supply its own clean energy sectors is one of the things needed to be done. See details...

Foresight completes acquisition of Canadian Solar’s Australian portfolio

Foresight, an energy company based in the US on thermal coal, has acquired a Canadian Solar's Australian solar project pipeline. Totalling 117MW, it will take ownership of 70MW Oakey 2 project and 49% interest in the 17MV Longreach Solar Farm and the 30MW Oakey 1 asset. See details

Asunim completes 40.3MW PV project in Turkey

Turkish EPC and project development company Asunim has successfully connected a 40.3MW PV project in Maisa to Turkey’s national grid.

Source: PV-TECH


ACWA Power closes financing for 61.3MW PV project in

Finance Institutions Are Making a Massive Investment in Solar

Foresight starts construction of 3.9MW unsubsidised solar farm in Murcia, Spain

The London-headquartered investment firm, Foresight Group, has started construction of an unsubsidised solar project in the municipality of Las Torres de Cotillas, Murcia region, south east of Spain.