Pfalzsolar and Tautus partner for De Groene Zone PV project in the Netherlands.

Pfalzsolar and Tautus partner for De Groene Zone PV project in the Netherlands.

With the regional cooperation project De Groene Zone (“the green zone”), several municipalities in the Dutch province of North-Brabant make it possible for 7,000 house owners to benefit from all advantages of their own PV power plant. The Dutch company Tautus from Groningen has won the tender that was initiated by the involved municipalities and […]

Thailand’s biggest solar firm plans $1.76 billion in Vietnam wind projects.

Thailand’s biggest solar firm plans $1.76 billion in Vietnam wind projects.

Thailand’s largest solar energy company, Superblock Pcl, plans to invest 56 billion baht ($1.76 billion) to install 700 megawatts (MW) of wind farms in Vietnam, the company’s Chairman Jormsup Lochaya confirmed. The first phase of the investment will cost 20.7 billion baht and consist of three near-shore farms with 142 MW of capacity in Bac […]

EBRD and Proparco committed US$ 58 million each for two 50 MW solar PV plants in Egypt.

EBRD and Proparco committed US$ 58 million each for two 50 MW solar PV plants in Egypt.

Egypt has taken a major step forward in its use of renewable energy sources with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Proparco, a French financial institution that supports private sector development projects in emerging economies. The two institutions have together provided US 116 million of financing for the construction […]

ReneSola Secures Project Financing for 30MW of Distributed Generation Projects in China.

ReneSola Ltd, a leading fully-integrated solar project developer and provider of energy-efficient products, today announced it has secured an RMB120 million (US$18 million) financing facility from China Kangfu International Leasing Co., Ltd (“China Kangfu”), an affiliate of State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC). The financing will be used to support the development of ReneSola’s 30 MW of […]

Iran has inaugurated a major solar power plant.

Iran has inaugurated a major solar power plant.

Iran has inaugurated a major solar power plant as the country is pressing ahead with an ambitious agenda to use renewable energy resources.  The plant was constructed with an annual production capacity of 10 megawatts over an area of 20 hectares near the central city of Isfahan would produce. Iran’s Ghadir Electricity and Energy Company […]

Genex Power secures construction accommodation at Kidston.

Genex Power Limited has entered into a lease option agreement in respect of the Oaks Rush Resort (Oaks Rush) at Kidston in North Queensland to accomodate workers during the construction phase of the Company’s 50MW PV Solar Project at Kidston (Solar Project). Genex intends to upgrade the Oaks Rush site into suitable accommodation to house […]

Ireland’s first solar farm helping to power Belfast airport

The first large-scale ground based solar electricity generation park on the island of Ireland has opened in Co Antrim. The 30-acre solar farm at Crookedstone Road, which cost £5m (€6.45m) to build, produces up to 5MW of power from 20,000 photo-voltaic panels. It can produce enough electricity to power 1,200 average houses, but instead provides 27% […]

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