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Developing a more synergistic commercial PV inverter
28 Jun 2018 at 6:07pm
SPONSORED: Lior Handelsman, VP of Marketing & Product Strategy and Founder of SolarEdge, discusses the new concept of a synergistic inverter.


Acme bags 2.44 rupee hat-trick in 3GW Indian solar auction
13 Jul 2018 at 4:06pm
Indian firm Acme Solar has matched its record – the lowest ever solar bid in India – once again during Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) 3GW Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) solar auction.


Belectric to soon start building 460MW of solar in Australia
13 Jul 2018 at 12:44pm
German firm Belectric will imminently start construction on 460MW of solar in Australia.


Apple leads US$300 million China renewables fund
13 Jul 2018 at 12:26pm
Apple is establishing a US$300 million fund with ten of its suppliers to deploy around 1GW of renewable energy capacity in the country.


CDC and Globeleq to develop 52MW solar project in Kenya
13 Jul 2018 at 12:09pm
UK development finance institution CDC and its Africa-focused independent power producer Globeleq are providing US$66 million in debt financing for Malindi Solar Group to build a 52MW solar PV plant in Southeast Kenya.


Siemens to equip 258MW Vietnam solar project
13 Jul 2018 at 10:35am
German firm Siemens has won a US$17.5 million contract to supply inverter systems and other equipment to investment and construction corporation Trungnam Group’s 258MW solar farm in the southern Vietnamese province of Ninh Tuan.


China unfazed at prospect of US solar inverter tariffs
12 Jul 2018 at 6:06pm
The US threat of 10% tariffs on solar inverters has been met with a mixture of disdain and composure by authorities and the Chinese solar industry itself.


AfDB supporting Zambian small-scale renewables to relieve drought-ridden hydropower
12 Jul 2018 at 1:23pm
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$50 million of framework financing for small-scale renewable energy projects in Zambia, after recent droughts caused a serious electricity supply deficit due to the country’s heavy reliance on hydropower.


Veolia Foundation expands decentralised solar electrification model in Madagascar
12 Jul 2018 at 1:02pm
After successful trials, the Veolia Foundation, an arm of French waste management giant Veolia that financially backs non-profit, community-oriented projects, has decided to expand its decentralised solar electrification plans in northern Madagascar to create 1,000 nano-grids and 100 nano-entrepreneurs by the end of the year.


First two phases of Mount Signal 3 mega-project come online
12 Jul 2018 at 12:59pm
The first two phases of California’s Mount Signal 3 (MS3) project are now online, according to developer 8minuteenergy renewables.


BBOXX delivers solar home systems to over 12,000 people in Togo
12 Jul 2018 at 12:48pm
UK-based off-grid renewables specialist BBOXX has delivered smart solar home systems to over 12,000 people in Togo over a six-month period.


Joint venture sells off 75MW New York community solar portfolio
12 Jul 2018 at 12:09pm
Developer and investor Distributed Sun (DSUN) and wind turbine firm Emergya Wind Technologies (EWT) have sold off 75MW of community solar projects they were co-developing in New York.


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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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