Statkraft and Enovos to deliver CO2-free electricity to Germany’s Daimler

For the first time, a long-term, 100 percent green power supply on an industrial scale has been made possible in Germany. This is thanks...

Iberdrola delivers solar PV first for Madrid

Spanish energy company Iberdrola is to install Madrid’s first solar photovoltaic self-consumption system for a residential community. The 20 kW installation comprises 60 photovoltaic...

Metito consortium wins contract for Bangladeshi solar

The Government of Bangladesh has awarded the Rangunia 55 MW AC grid-tied solar power plant project to a consortium led by Metito Group with...

JinkoSolar claims world record for bifacial solar module efficiency

Chinese solar technology and solutions company JinkoSolar has announced the achievement of what it claims to be the maximum conversion efficiency for bifacial solar...

Vattenfall wins contract for 4.4 MW solar farm in Stockholm

Vattenfall has won the contract for a solar farm in Uppsala north of Stockholm. Commissioned by the property company Vasakronan, Vattenfall is going to construct...

Indonesia to receive first-ever floating solar plant

UAE based Masdar has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), the state electricity company in Indonesia, for the first...

South Sudan to complete Juba power grid by March 2020

South Sudan’s Ministry of Energy and Dams and Ezra Power in Juba have developed a thermal and solar power plant that will add 100...

EBRD reinforces renewable drive via stake in Egypt’s Infinity Energy

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing $60m to become a shareholder in an Egyptian private energy company, Infinity Energy, through...

Total and Marubeni to develop Qatar’s first large-scale solar plant

Total and Marubeni have entered into agreements for the development of the Al Kharsaah Solar PV IPP Project, an 800 MWp solar plant that...

Africa’s off-grid solar market worth $24bn, says report

A new report from business consultancy Kleos Advisory notes that due to the lack of electrification and access to the grid in Africa, the...

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