The Bangladesh Power and Energy Ministry said that the country’s state-run North-West Power Generation Company Ltd (NWPGCL) and China National Machinery Import and Export Corporation (CMC) have signed an agreement to form Bangladesh-China Power Company Renewable.
The German city of Herzogenrath is developing an energy farm that will cover its energy demand with zero CO2 emissions by 2030.
NTPC has announced that it will help Mali develop a 500MW solar power park.
Malaysia has opened competitive bidding for 1GW of solar plants worth about $930 million, the largest capacity offered under its Large-Scale Solar (LSS) scheme.
Duke Energy Florida (DEF) has filed the locations of its three latest planned solar power plants, achieving a commitment of 700MW of solar power in Florida, USA.
French renewables developer Neoen will build a 400MW solar farm in the Western Downs region of Queensland, Australia after securing a contract to sell most of the power to the state government-owned renewable energy generator CleanCo.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a PPA for the 900MW fifth phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park.
Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower), has delivered a read-out of five consortia’s technical and commercial bids for a 2GW Solar PV IPP project.
Spanish utility Iberdrola has commissioned Europe’s largest solar PV plant, the 500MW Núñez de Balboa solar farm in the southwest of Spain.
New Zealand electricity power transmission operator Transpower has said that it believes its generation capacity will be around 95 per cent by 2035, reaching 100 per cent by 2050, making use of 6.5GW of solar capacity.