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Why punishing module testing guarantees maximum uptime
20 Jun 2018 at 12:15pm
SPONSORED: Falling initial costs have enabled the growth of the solar industry, but lowering the levelised cost of electricity is more important. Bruk-Bet Solar explains why it puts its modules through testing torture to make sure there are no nasty surprises for customers and investors.

Complete monitoring solution “Made in Germany” for utility-scale PV plants worldwide
13 Jun 2018 at 6:17pm
SPONSORED: Having been selected as a supplier of complete monitoring solutions for new large-scale solar plants in Egypt and in other regions during the past year, Gantner has repeatedly confirmed its position as a leading global player in the utility-scale PV industry.

Seychelles issues tender for development of 4MW floating PV project
21 Jun 2018 at 9:39pm
Wallace Cosgrow, Seychelles’ Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, has launched a tender for the right to develop, finance, own and operate a 4MW floating PV project in le Rocher Lagoon, Mahé.

Enel, IDC sign US$34 million financing agreement for 34MW PV project in Zambia
21 Jun 2018 at 9:25pm
The Enel Group and Zambia’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) signed off on a financing agreement for around US$34 million for the construction of the 34MW Ngonye solar plant in Zambia.

Sonnedix Japan reaches financial close for 46.6MW PV project
21 Jun 2018 at 9:12pm
Sonnedix Japan K.K. has reached financial close on a US$126 million non-recourse debt facility with MUFG Bank for the 46.6MW Tono PV project.

Intersolar Europe 2018: International Solar Alliance partners Global Solar Alliance
21 Jun 2018 at 5:09pm
Not-for-profit association Global Solar Alliance has signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), an India-led venture hoping to spur investment in solar across developing countries, to promote solar worldwide.

Intersolar 2018: GoodWe takes aim at bifacial market with trio of product launches
21 Jun 2018 at 4:58pm
Inverter manufacturer GoodWe has launched a trio of new products on the show floor at Intersolar Europe in Munich, particularly taking aim at the bifacial module market.

FlexGen to build largest energy storage system in Texas co-located with solar
21 Jun 2018 at 4:55pm
Texas IPP Vistra Energy has contracted energy storage integrator FlexGen to install a 10MW / 42MWh energy storage system (ESS) at the 180MW Upton 2 Solar Power Plant in Texas.

Intersolar 2018: Huawei launches three new 1500V string inverters
21 Jun 2018 at 3:27pm
Huawei launched a suite of 1500V string inverters at Intersolar Europe.

Genex secures US$382 million in financing for 520MW PV and pumped hydro project
21 Jun 2018 at 3:02pm
Genex Power has announced that the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) Board has supported a financing structure for Genex’ Kidston State 2 Project through the provision of an indicative term sheet for a long-term concession debt facility of up to US$382 million.

India pondering 100GW ISTS solar tender linked with manufacturing
21 Jun 2018 at 3:00pm
India is currently mulling over a plan for a 100GW solar tender to be linked with manufacturing, but with no timeframe put down as yet.

India offers US$20 million financing for solar in Suriname
21 Jun 2018 at 1:41pm
India is to provide US$20 million of financing to Suriname to help support the South American country’s fledgling solar plans.

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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.

31 May 2017 at 3:34pm

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