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.
I Squared Capital, a private equity firm focusing on global infrastructure investments, has agreed to sell its interests in Chenya Energy under a share purchase agreement with Marubeni Corporation of Japan.
The government of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has proposed to set up 10,000MW of solar power to meet the energy requirements of the agricultural sector.
The Bangladesh Power Division has announced that it has started the process of setting up a 10MW floating solar power plant at Mongla.
Togo’s Power Ministry has appointed Indian power giant NTPC as its project management consultant for about 300MW of solar power projects in the country.
JinkoSolar Holding has announced that it is to supply photovoltaic panels for three solar power plants in Cambodia with a combined capacity of 150MW.