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.

IFC Myanmar

IFC finances Myanmar off-grid solar programme

IFC has issued a $3.45 million grant to help the government of Myanmar to finance an off-grid solar programme.

China’s JinkoSolar to supply PV modules for utility-scale project in Chile

Chinese solar module manufacturers, JinkoSolar Holding Co, has announced that it will supply 126 MW of solar modules for the expansion of an existing 160 MW solar PV park in Chile.

Estonia opens first solar-powered data centre

European telecommunications company Telia will be powering the Laagri center with solar power, marking Estonia's first-ever renewables powered data center.
Basque

Iberdrola, partners to build largest pv plant in Spain’s Basque region

Iberdrola has partnered with the Provincial Council of Alava and the Basque Government's energy agency EVE to build the largest photovoltaic plant.

Three key ways to accelerate the retirement of coal energy plants

A new report highlights the three key approaches to help global governments and utilities to ensure early retirement of coal energy generation.
Iberdrola

Iberdrola allocates more than €1.3bn in renewables for Spain’s Castilla y...

Iberdrola has announced plans to invest more than €1.3 billion in renewable energy projects in the Spanish region of Castilla y Leon.

Enel Green Power wins its first solar tender in India

Enel Green Power has won its first solar energy tender within the Indian energy market.
Bangladesh solar

Solar mini-grids will be critical to universal electrification

Solar mini-grids could play a critical role in providing electricity to the 789 million people worldwide who currently do not have access.
Dow

Dow and Atlas Renewable partner on Brazil’s Jacaranda solar project

Dow has signed a 15-year deal with Atlas Renewable Energy for the supply of over 440GWh of clean energy capacity per annum as from the first half of 2021.
bank of america

Bank of America signs first 10-year solar purchase agreement

The Bank of America has signed its first ten-year solar energy purchase agreement with US energy generation and distribution company NRG Energy.

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