Fortum won the right to build 250 MW solar power plant in India.

Fortum won the right to build 250 MW solar power plant in India.

Fortum won the right from Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd. to build a 250MW solar power plant in Pavagada solar park in Tumkur district, Karnataka, India. Commissioning of the plant is expected in the third quarter of 2019. The capital expenditure is estimated to be approximately EUR 120 million and the solar park will be […]

Sunseap begins construction of ASEAN’s largest solar farm.

Sunseap begins construction of ASEAN’s largest solar farm.

Sunseap International, a unit of Singapore’s leading clean energyprovider Sunseap Group, begins construction of its US$150 million solar farm in Vietnam at a groundbreaking ceremony today. The ceremony for Vietnam’s largest solar farm to-date was held at the 186 hectares site in Ninh Thuan province on Vietnam’s south-central coast. It was attended by H.E. Truong […]

DIF Infrastructure V reaches final close at €1.9 billion.

DIF Infrastructure V reaches final close at €1.9 billion.

DIF V marks the firm’s sixth successful fund raising for this strategy, following the raising of DIF Infrastructure IV (2015), DIF Infrastructure III (2012), DIF Infrastructure II (2008), DIF Renewable Energy (2007) and DIF PPP (2005). Since 2005, DIF has invested in excess of 165 unique infrastructure projects within this strategy. Wim Blaasse, Managing Partner […]

Pattern Energy to Enter Japan Market with Acquisition of Projects and a Modest Investment in Development.

Pattern Energy to Enter Japan Market with Acquisition of Projects and a Modest Investment in Development.

Pattern Energy Group Inc. announced a series of transactions highlighted by: agreements to acquire 206 megawatts of owned capacity in projects from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development 1.0”) and Green Power Investments (“GPI”); and an additional investment in Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (“Pattern Development 2.0”) to fund the acquisition of a controlling interest […]

Taiwan encourages insurance funds to invest in wind and solar.

Taiwan encourages insurance funds to invest in wind and solar.

The Taiwan government is encouraging the country’s insurance companies to tap into their NT$23 trillion (US$767 billion) in insurance funds to help support national infrastructure and development projects. At the top of the list is the green energy portion of the government’s “5+2” key innovative industry program. With the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) committed […]

Partners Group sells stake in Japan Solar, a 610MW platform of Japanese solar power assets.

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has sold its stake in Japan Solar, a 610MW platform of Japanese solar power assets, on behalf of its clients. The stake was sold to a consortium led by Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”), generating a blended gross return of 3.2x on the original investment for Partners Group’s […]

Sungrow Turnkey Station Powers 1.5MW Floating PV Plant in Japan.

Sungrow Turnkey Station Powers 1.5MW Floating PV Plant in Japan.

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced recently that it has successfully installed its 2MW SG2000MV turnkey station and waterproof combiner box for a floating PV plant on the Mitakabe Pond in Sanuki-shi Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. Japan, known for its scarcity of open land, has seen the growing use of water ponds […]

LONGi Solar to Set up Module Manufacturing Facility in India.

LONGi Solar to Set up Module Manufacturing Facility in India.

Chinese solar products manufacturer LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd, along with its wholly-owned subsidiary LONGi Solar, the world’s leading manufacturer of mono cells and modules, has announced plans to expand its solar cell and module factory in India’s Andhra Pradesh region to meet the country’s rapidly-rising demand for solar energy and to increase LONGi’s overseas sales. Responding […]

JA Solar Supplies Mono PERC Modules for 250MW Solar Project in Israel.

JA Solar Holdings, one of the world’s largest solar product manufacturers, today announced the shipment of modules to the Ashalim 250MW solar project, which is the largest utility-scale project using JA’s Mono PERC modules in Israel. The project is being developed by the large electric utility company Electricite De France S.A. (“EDF”) and a leading Israeli […]

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 […]

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