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.
WIRSOL Energy Pty Ltd. part of WIRCON group, has started yet another new utility scale solar project in Australia. The company plans to start construction during Q4 2017, delivering an overall DC installed capacity of approx. 110MW.
IPPToday #58: Argentina's province of Jujuy launches green bond for largest PV complex in the country
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.
8minutenergy Renewables, LLC, the leading independent solar developer in the U.S.,has announced the closing of debt and tax equity financing for its 26 MW Redwood 4 Solar Farm located in Kern County, California.
Greenwood Energy has announced the closing of a US$52.8 million tax equity and debt financing on a portfolio of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a combined generating capacity of 26 MW.
Tenaska has closed refinancing on its 150 MW Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West project through an issuance of US$400 million of senior secured, long-term notes. The private placement received an investment-grade rating of BBB by Kroll.
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.
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved the disbursement of a loan of up to US$2 million to develop solar energy capabilities and coverage in Samoa.
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.
Better Energy secures loan from the Danish Green Investment Fund to build third largest solar park in Denmark
With funding from Danish Green Investment Fund, Better Energy is constructing a 63-hectare solar park in Nees, West Jutland, Denmark.
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.
The International Finance Corporation IFC is mullling to provide a US$150-million financing package for the development of a 250 MW solar power plant in Madhya Pradesh.
Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L Infrastructure) has announced that it has entered into binding agreements to acquire 15 construction-stage, ground mount solar projects in Chile aggregating approximately 65 MW of capacity.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced up to US$210 million in debt financing for the development of 11 solar power projects to tap Egypt’s renewable energy potential.
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.
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.
UK investment fund Basalt Infrastructure Partners II LP has established a new platform to invest in small-scale solar projects in Italy.
Sembcorp Utilities has entered into an agreement to acquire IDFC Private Equity Fund III (IDFC)’s remaining stake in Sembcorp Green Infra (SGI), for INR14 billion (US$218 million). With this, Sembcorp will become the sole owner of SGI.