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African Development Bank Grants $265M Loan for Two Solar Power Plants

The bank has committed $265 million for Morocco where two solar power plants named NOORM I and NOORM II with a combined capacity of 800MW The African Development Bank (AFDB) has approved $324 million loan for two renewable energy projects in Africa. The Bank has set aside US$265 million for two solar power plants named […]

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China Starts World’s Biggest Floating Solar Project

The one billion yuan floating solar power project in Anhui province, developed by the Three Gorges Group, is to be constructed in May next year. China’s Three Gorges Group is building a 150-megawatt floating solar plant in the eastern part of country, the largest of its kind in the world, official Xinhua news agency reported. […]

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Su-Kam Showcases State-of-the-Art Solar Products at Intersolar 2017 in Mumbai

During Intersolar 2017 meet in Mumbai, Su-Kam showcased its products that are designed to make life of customers comfortable and hassle-free, and have potential to reduce the country’s carbon footprint. Su-Kam Power Systems Ltd, one of India’s leading companies in power-backup and solar solutions showcased its state-of-the-art range of products at Intersolar 2017 India meet […]

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Kenyatta University Turns on 100KW Solar Power Plant

The 100KW solar power plant has cost a total of Sh17mn (US$165,400) and is located on the university’s main campus in Kenyan capital city, Nairobi. Kenyatta University located in Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, has switched on the first phase of its solar power plant. The 100KW solar project has cost a total of Sh17mn (US$165,400) […]

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Old Mutual to Build 50 MW Solar Power Plants in Zimbabwe

The projects will entail the construction of two solar power plants in Gwanda and Chipinge Old Mutual plans to construct solar power projects in Zimbabwe with capacity to generate at least 50 megawatts, a senior official has said. The projects will entail the construction of two solar power plants in Gwanda and Chipinge, Old Mutual […]

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International Solar Alliance Becomes Treaty Based International Inter-Governmental Organisation

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has become a treaty-based international intergovernmental organization India’s global initiative International Solar Alliance (ISA), became a treaty-based international intergovernmental organization on December 6. In terms of its Framework Agreement, with ratification by Guinea as the 15th country on 6th November 2017, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) has become a treaty-based […]

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Australia Formally Joins International Solar Alliance, Says Will Support Renewable Energy

Australia’s expertise in solar technologies and research will be shared globally with the formal creation of the International Solar Alliance. Australia has joined the International Solar Alliance, saying it will support the government’s commitment to clean energy cooperation and help meet the Paris Agreement emission targets, its Minister for Foreign Affairs said. “Australia’s expertise in […]

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Solar Business: Greenlight Planet Raises $60 Million led by Apis Partners

Greenlight Planet will use the new debt and equity capital to expand its solar-energy product lines, distribution networks, and financing capabilities in Africa and Asia Renewable energy firm Greenlight Planet Inc has raised $60 million in a funding round led by London-based private equity fund manager Apis Partners. The debt and equity round, which was […]

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Specially Designed for Bifacial Module, SkySmart Tracker Debuts International Market

Compared to standard tracking systems, there are six significant advantages of SkySmart. Due to its high energy yield advantage, bifacial modules are becoming widely accepted by the solar PV market. To be responsive to this market trend, Arctech Solar recently launched its innovative SkySmart tracking system. SkySmart is the world’s first tracker that is specially […]

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