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Canadian Solar declares US open for bifacial business
14 Nov 2018 at 3:02pm
Canadian Solar has declared the US bifacial module market open for business as it claimed to make the first substantial delivery of the double-sided panels to a customer in Oregon.

UK developer sells on 54MW of Aussie merchant solar projects
14 Nov 2018 at 2:37pm
UK-based developer Eco Energy World (EEW) has sold 54MW of ‘ready-to-build’ merchant solar projects in Australia.

ENGIE signs 25-year PPA for Senegalese Scaling Solar projects
14 Nov 2018 at 11:26am
French energy giant ENGIE has signed power purchase agreements for two solar power plants in Senegal.

Thailand utility eyes 1GW of floating solar on hydro dams, pilots energy storage
14 Nov 2018 at 10:10am
State-run utility Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is planning to facilitate 1GW of hybrid floating solar-hydro projects across eight dams throughout the country.

African Development Bank makes strides on numerous energy projects in Africa
14 Nov 2018 at 6:45am
At the recently concluded Africa Investment Forum, the African Development Bank made a number of gains across the continent when it comes to the development of renewable-energy installations.

Denmark announces results of PV tender
14 Nov 2018 at 6:00am
The Danish Energy Agency has announced the winners of a PV tender for projects up to 1MW across the country.

Solar ‘charging ahead’ but ‘unprecedented’ investment action required, IEA warns
13 Nov 2018 at 12:40pm
Solar PV is “charging ahead” across the world as it outpaces other renewables, but far more significant action is required if a climate crisis is to be averted, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.

Seraphim Solar bags 80MW module supply deal in Vietnam
13 Nov 2018 at 8:48am
Seraphim Solar has signed agreements to provide modules for two separate PV projects totalling 80MW in Vietnam, developed by a joint venture between Vietnam-based firm AMI Renewables and AC Energy of the Philippines.

Increased solar module choice needs investor approval before adoption – PV ModuleTech 2018
13 Nov 2018 at 2:32am
The solar industry gets to grips with the bewildering array of new module technologies at the second edition of the PV ModuleTech event in Penang, Malaysia. The conference raised a huge number of questions such as how to evaluate bifacial technology and whether it might rise faster than predicted, how long p-type multicrystalline has left in the running and the perennial issue of quality, to name a few.

India’s NTPC tenders for another 1.2GW of solar
13 Nov 2018 at 2:05am
Indian state-run utility NTPC has issued a tender for 1.2GW of solar PV to be connected to the national grid (ISTS) through NTPC Generating Switchyards in Western Region.

Jordan minister lays foundation stone for 52MW solar project
13 Nov 2018 at 1:29am
Jordan's energy minister Hala Zawati has laid the foundation stone for a 52MW solar project being developed by a consortium between US-based firm AES Corporation, Japan's Mitsui and Qatar's Nebras Power, in Al-Madounah, East Amman.

Origis, First Solar begin construction on largest PV project in Georgia
13 Nov 2018 at 1:11am
Representatives from First Solar, Origis Energy and other organizations gathered together to celebrate the start of construction on what will be the largest PV project developed in Georgia.

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Solar power for UN refugee camp in Jordan
2 Jan 2018 at 10:41am
The largest solar plant ever built in a refugee camp went live in Jordan, providing clean and much-needed additional power to 80,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan’s Za’atari camp.

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