Chile Gets ‘Largest’ Solar Complex Powering Astronomical Observatory & More From Lightsource BP, KfW
Wednesday, 27 Jul 2022
ESO Paranal Observatory 100% powered by bifacial solar in Chile; America Energia enters 15-year PPA with Lightsource bp in Brazil; KfW lends €200 million to Colombia for energy transition.
EDP Brasil Completes 6.6 MW Solar For McDonald’s & More From GameChange, Colombia, ETED, Scatec, ANEEL
Wednesday, 13 Jul 2022
EDP Brasil’s 6.6 MW solar for McDonald’s; GameChange Solar’s 200 MW order for Colombia; Colombia added 15 MW in Q2/2022; 50 MW Dominican Republic solar project; Alunorte to offtake 60% power from 531 MW Brazilian project; Brazil installed nearly 50 MW solar in June 2022.
Friday, 01 Jul 2022
Over 2 years after it was awarded a 140 MW solar power plant in Albania, French renewable energy company Voltalia has started the construction of Karavasta PV facility calling it the ‘largest’ solar energy project in the Western Balkans.
Thursday, 09 Jun 2022
X-Elio will install its 1st BESS project in Chile for 58 MW solar plant; Enel Generación Chile enters a 10-year solar PPA with Mytilineos; Canadian Solar will sell 738 MW solar capacity to SPIC Brasil.
Wednesday, 01 Jun 2022
Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has joined hands with Norwegian renewables developer Hydro Rein to co-develop a 586 MW wind and solar power project in Brazil that will have Norsk Hydro’s bauxite mine and alumina refinery as sole offtakers of power generated.
Friday, 27 May 2022
Brazil’s Energy Research Office of Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (EPE) has registered 114.86 GW new energy capacity for both A-5 and A-6 auctions to be held on September 16, 2022 out of which solar capacity accounts for 55.82 GW.
Wednesday, 04 May 2022
Albras to source solar power from 438 MW solar plant in Brazil; IFC backs Colombia’s Vatia to strengthen its renewable energy portfolio; Galp to expand renewables portfolio with 4.8 GW capacity in Brazil.
Thursday, 28 Apr 2022
Celsia and Parex have announced commissioning a 3 MW solar farm in Colombia; Soltec lands 238 MW order from AES Andes in Chile; Brazil reveals tariff cap for A-4 New Energy Auction.
Tuesday, 26 Apr 2022
Norway’s state-owned energy company Statkraft and green investment firm Aker Horizons have joined hands to jointly explore green hydrogen and ammonia production opportunities in India and Brazil, eying steel and fertilizer industries here.
Friday, 22 Apr 2022
The renewable energy arm of Portuguese energy giant EDP, EDP Renewables (EDPR) has announced securing power purchase agreements (PPA) for a total of 605 MW AC solar power capacity in the 2 markets of Brazil and the US with various offtakers.
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2022
Cerro Dominador expanding solar project’s capacity to 600 MW in Chile; Voltalia’s 320 MW Brazilian solar project commissioned; Argentina has awarded Multiradio the contract to set up solar projects for 60 buildings under PERMER program.
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2022
Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) will hold the A-5 as well as A-6 New Energy Auctions on September 16, 2022 for hydroelectric, wind, solar PV, thermoelectric, urban solid waste, biomass, biogas, natural gas projects, and others.
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2022
Brazilian electricity supplier Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (CEMIG) is soliciting proposals to acquire or contract electricity from wind and solar power plants in the country, a step that it says is aligned with its strategic business planning.
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2022
Enel raises €600 million for sustainability projects in Latin America; Verano Energy acquires 15 solar projects in Chile; Dominican Republic grants concession agreement to 50 MW solar project.
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022
Statkraft secures environmental clearance for 671 MW solar & storage project in Chile; Voltalia breaks ground for 260 MW solar project in Brazil; Blue Elephant Energy acquires 44 MW solar capacity in Chile.
Friday, 25 Mar 2022
Atlas Renewable Energy starts commercial operations of its 244 MW solar plant in Chile; Engie Brasil acquires 260 MW in Brazil; Ecopetrol starts solar powered green hydrogen production plant in Colombia.
Celsia & Grupo Bancolombia’s Solar Platform In Colombia & More From Voltalia, Ingeteam & Meteocontrol
Thursday, 17 Mar 2022
Voltalia sells minority stake in 320 MW Brazilian plant; Ingeteam provides inverters for 210 MW Brazilian PV portfolio; meteocontrol to provide monitoring services for Celsia that has also launched a solar energy platform in Colombia with Grupo Bancolombia Capital.
Wednesday, 09 Mar 2022
Norsk Solar signs up for 18 MW solar in Brazil; Sonnedix has energized its 10.5 MW solar farm in Chile; Colombian Air Force Base gets solar power plant for self-consumption.
Friday, 04 Mar 2022
ABSOLAR says Brazil’s cumulative installed solar power capacity now exceeds 14 GW; Colombia’s SIC has approved merger of 4 companies to create a single Enel Colombia, focused on renewables and electromobility; Dominican Republic supported renewab.
Saturday, 26 Feb 2022
Canada headquartered solar cell and module maker from China, Canadian Solar Inc has identified Latin American steel producer Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais (Usiminas) as the offtaker of 50% electricity generation from its 381 MW Morada do Sol Project in Brazil.
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UK based @FirstTinPlc is exploring a tin mining project within New England Renewable Energy Zone in #NewSouthWales powered by #renewableenergy, especially #solarpower to be used ...during daytime, estimated to cost it less than grid or diesel power #Australia https://taiyangnews.info/markets/renewable-energy-for-tin-mining-in-australia/
Ireland to abolish #ValueAddedTax on new solar panels & their installation for households which is estimated to save them €1,000, announced Environment Minister @EamonRyan; ...@ire_isea welcomes the news #Solar #Ireland #solarenergy https://taiyangnews.info/markets/now-no-vat-on-solar-in-ireland/
The parliamentary group in German Parliament Bundestag, comprising both CDU and CSU parties, has proposed the latter to clear what is terms a ‘Sun Package’ through which ...regulatory & permitting can be simplified for faster expansion of #Solar in #Germany https://taiyangnews.info/markets/demand-for-sun-package-in-germany/
Japanese solar financier, developer and operator Shift Energy Japan has contracted solar software service provider @solargis to provide satellite based solar data & PV ...simulation services to evaluate feasible project pipeline in Japan and Southeast Asia https://taiyangnews.info/technology/solar-data-simulation-services-for-sej/
#India will achieve self-sufficiency for solar PV module demand by FY 2026 as nameplate module manufacturing capacity grows to 110 GW and it can cater to overseas markets as a ...'viable alternative' to China for quality & price: @ResearchJmk @ieefa_institute https://taiyangnews.info/business/india-could-compete-with-chinese-pv-in-next-3-years/
Pakistan Textile Industry Giant Partners with Huasun Energy for 20MW Solar Project Using High-Efficiency HJT Modules
Setting a new world record once again! DAS Solar announces the new cell efficiency up to 26.33% for TOPCon 4.0 technology!
DMEGC Solar’s Manufacturing Base in Lianyungang Commences Operation, Producing the First 5GW High-Efficiency Solar Module