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IPPToday #62: Germany launches third and last onshore wind auction for 1GW

IPPToday #62: Germany launches third and last onshore wind auction for 1GW

🕔Sep 21, 2017

Germany's Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagetur) has launched a third and final onshore wind auction with a target of 1 GW and a maximun bid of €70 (US$ 83.5) per MWh.

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IPPToday #61: Shanghai Electric, ACWA win US$3.9 billion CSP tender in Dubai

IPPToday #61: Shanghai Electric, ACWA win US$3.9 billion CSP tender in Dubai

🕔Sep 20, 2017

An ACWA Power, Shanghai Electric consortium has been awarded the fourth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site CSP plant in the world.

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IPPToday #60: DONG Energy to develop 1.38 GW offshore wind project in UK

IPPToday #60: DONG Energy to develop 1.38 GW offshore wind project in UK

🕔Sep 19, 2017

DONG Energy has been awarded a contract to build the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, at the lowest-ever price for offshore wind in the UK. 

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IPPToday #59: Grid connection secured for huge 3.2GW Cardiff Tidal Lagoon project

IPPToday #59: Grid connection secured for huge 3.2GW Cardiff Tidal Lagoon project

🕔Sep 18, 2017

Tidal Lagoon Power has secured the grid connection for a 3,240MW capacity tidal lagoon located between Cardiff and Newport. The project is expected to generate among the cheapest electricity of all new power stations in the UK. 

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IPPToday #58: Argentina's province of Jujuy launches green bond for largest PV complex in the country

IPPToday #58: Argentina's province of Jujuy launches green bond for largest PV complex in the country

🕔Sep 15, 2017

The Argentina's province of Jujuy has launched a US$210 million green bond aimed to co-finance the development of the 300 MW Cauchari solar project, which was selected in the first round of Argentina's renewable energy auction, RenovAr 1.

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IPPToday #57: DONG Energy Signs LoI for big offshore wind project in British Columbia, Canada

IPPToday #57: DONG Energy Signs LoI for big offshore wind project in British Columbia, Canada

🕔Sep 14, 2017

DONG Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) which gives DONG Energy the exclusive rights to negotiate a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and explore the potential for establishing a long-term partnership with Naikun Wind Energy Group

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IPPToday #56: 843 MW of solar submitted for environmental approval in Mexico

IPPToday #56: 843 MW of solar submitted for environmental approval in Mexico

🕔Sep 13, 2017

Mexico’s Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) has received six large-scale PV projects for environmental approval  with a combined capacity of 843.6 MW. Four developers requested the permits to develop the solar projects in different parts of the country.

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IPPToday #55: Five companies shorlisted for large solar farm in Queensland

IPPToday #55: Five companies shorlisted for large solar farm in Queensland

🕔Sep 12, 2017

The Goverment of Queensland has shortlisted a total of 5 companies for the development of the Aldoga renewable energy project, with a projected capacity of 450 MW.

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IPPToday #54: Cell maker Motech plans 400 MW Solar PV power plants in southern Taiwan

IPPToday #54: Cell maker Motech plans 400 MW Solar PV power plants in southern Taiwan

🕔Sep 11, 2017

Taiwan-based PV cell and module manufacturer Motech Industries plans to set up 400MW of solar power stations​ in Pingtung County in southern Taiwan. The projects are scheduled to be deployed in coastal areas in the next three years.

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IPPToday #52: Equis wins Taiwan’s Largest Solar Project

IPPToday #52: Equis wins Taiwan’s Largest Solar Project

🕔Sep 6, 2017

Equis Energy, Asia‐Pacific renewable energy IPP, has been awarded a contract by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Bureau of Energy (BOE) to develop a 70.2 MW solar project in Chiayi County’s Yizhu Township.

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IPPToday #51: Egypt launches tenders for 250 MW solar park in Gulf of Suez

IPPToday #51: Egypt launches tenders for 250 MW solar park in Gulf of Suez

🕔Sep 5, 2017

Egypt's New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) has launched a tender for the development of a 250MW solar plant in the Gulf of Suez.

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IPPToday #50: Eskom to sign South African PPAs by the end of October

IPPToday #50: Eskom to sign South African PPAs by the end of October

🕔Sep 4, 2017

The Government of South Africa has announced that Eskom must sign the independent power producer (IPP) power purchase agreements (PPAs) by the end of October

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IPPToday #49: Duke Energy announces plan for 700 MW of solar in Florida

IPPToday #49: Duke Energy announces plan for 700 MW of solar in Florida

🕔Sep 1, 2017

Duke Energy Florida filed a revised settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) which includes plans to add 700 MW of solar capacity.

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IPPToday #48: Saudi Arabia qualifies 25 companies for 400MW Dumat Al Jandal wind RFP

IPPToday #48: Saudi Arabia qualifies 25 companies for 400MW Dumat Al Jandal wind RFP

🕔Aug 31, 2017

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources has released the Request for Proposals (RFP) for its first utility-scale wind power project within the National Renewable Energy Program (NREP).

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IPPToday #47: Queensland's Renewables 400 program attracts strong interest

IPPToday #47: Queensland's Renewables 400 program attracts strong interest

🕔Aug 30, 2017

The Queensland Government’s auction for 400MW of large-scale renewable energy generation and storage has attracted interest from more than 200 business, including project developers, investors and local small businesses.

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IPPToday #46: Feasibility study underway for 2-GW Aussie pumped hydro project

IPPToday #46: Feasibility study underway for 2-GW Aussie pumped hydro project

🕔Aug 29, 2017

The Australian Government has confirmed an agreement between the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and Snowy Hydro had been reached to drive planning for the construction of the project and insight for future pumped hydro projects into the future.

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IPPToday #45: Financial close for Sembcorp's 414 MW IPP power project in Bangladesh

IPPToday #45: Financial close for Sembcorp's 414 MW IPP power project in Bangladesh

🕔Aug 28, 2017

Sembcorp has announced it has reached financial close on the 414 MW Sirajganj greenfield gas-fired power project in Bangladesh.

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IPPToday #44: Northland Power reaches financial close on the €1.3B Deutche Bucht offshore wind project

IPPToday #44: Northland Power reaches financial close on the €1.3B Deutche Bucht offshore wind project

🕔Aug 25, 2017

Canada-based energy utility Northland Power has announced the financial close in the 252-MW Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind project in the German North Sea.

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IPPToday #43: Victoria announces 650 MW auction

IPPToday #43: Victoria announces 650 MW auction

🕔Aug 24, 2017

The southern Australian state of Victoria has unveiled the first of its large scale renewable energy auctions in the first major move towards the country's most ambitious renewable energy target of 40% by 2025.

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IPPToday #42: Enel signs tax equity for the 300 MW Red Dirt wind project

IPPToday #42: Enel signs tax equity for the 300 MW Red Dirt wind project

🕔Aug 23, 2017

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), the Enel Group’s US renewable energy company, acting through its subsidiary Red Dirt Wind Holdings, LLC, has signed a tax equity agreement worth approximately US$340 million with MUFG and Allianz Renewable Energy Partners of America LLC (Allianz) for the 300 MW Red Dirt wind project located in Oklahoma.

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