Solar

All news, innovation, research, policy and trends concerning the use of solar power in the renewable energy mix. Topics will include solar panels or photovoltaic PV array, solar cells, solar storage, as well as solar hybrid solutions. This section will cover solar tenders and auctions across the world, as well as commercial solar PPA or power purchase agreements.

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Verano Capital adds 9MW of clean energy to Chilean grid

American clean energy projects developer Verano Capital has inaugurated its latest PMGD solar park, El Litre del Verano in Chile.
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How drones can make inspections smart and automated for utilities

The coronavirus pandemic has further highlighted the advantages of deploying drones into the field for inspections.
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Lumos to expand solar footprint in Nigeria with latest investment win

Lumos has obtained $35 million in financing from the US International Development Finance Corporation to expand its existing solar power market in Nigeria.

Europe must ramp up renewables argues Eurelectric

Eurelectric’s Power Barometer 2020 calls for accelerated rollout of renewable energies alongside decarbonisation of end-user energy use to meet EU climate targets.
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Western Australia pumps $22m into hydrogen action plan

Western Australia is positioning hydrogen as one of the industries to build its recovery and innovation into the future.
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Iberdrola wins contract in latest Portuguese capacity auction

Ibederdrola has won a contract to develop a hybrid project comprising 83MW of photovoltaic and 14 MW battery storage capacity in the Algarve.
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ENGIE secures ADB loan to construct and operate Indian solar project

The ADB will provide ENGIE group with a loan of $65.5 million to construct and operate a solar pv project in India.
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Chile’s Patagonia benefits from first hydroelectric-solar microgrid

A 'run-of-river' hydroelectric power station, PV installation, and battery storage system have been combined to provide the Patagonia National Park with electricity from renewable energy sources.
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Himalayan villages to receive life-changing solar mini-grid

Rural villages located in Mukteshwar, in the Himalaya, India, will be receiving an innovative solar mini-grid system to generate and store energy, thanks to a new project from Power Roll.
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Microgrid power solution delivered to Peruvian copper mine

Ferreyros has been selected by Ferrenergy to provide a microgrid power system for the Agromin La Bonita underground copper mine in Acarí, Peru.

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