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First Funding agreement signed for ARENA’s program to accelerate the rollout of big solar projects

Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s program to drive down the cost and accelerate the rollout of big solar projects has just seen the first funding agreement signed. The new agreement commits up to $8.9 million of ARENA funding towards Genex’s $126 million Kidston Solar Project in North Queensland. ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht said the Kidston project was […]

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Rural Development Minister Kimidi Mrunalini asks farmers to use solar pumps

Rural Development Minister Kimidi Mrunalini has asked farmers to use solar pumps and stressed on the use of solar devices for energy conservation reports The Hindu. The Minister flagged off a rally taken out by students of various colleges on Monday. The rally was organized as part of ongoing energy conservation week celebrations. Farmers would […]

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Emails reveal Tata trustees had a role in Welspun deal structuring

Email records, which were part of the supporting documents, submitted by Tata Sons Ltd’s former chairman Cyrus P. Mistry to shareholders ahead of extraordinary general meetings (EGMs) of Tata companies reveals that Tata Trusts trustees had a role in Welspun deal structuring. According to Livemint in July this year the office of Noshir Soonawala, a […]

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Vivint Solar appoints David Bywater as CEO of the company

Vivint Solar has announced that David Bywater has been appointed as chief executive officer of the company by the board of directors. Bywater has been acting in the role of interim CEO of Vivint Solar since May 2, 2016. Bywater brings with him more than 20 years of management experience to Vivint Solar. “We strongly […]

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8point3 Energy Partners Declares 3.5 Percent Increase in Quarterly Distribution

8point3 Energy Partners announces that the Board of Directors of its general partner declared a cash distribution for its Class A shares of $0.2490 per share for the fourth quarter of 2016. This represents an increase of approximately 18.7 percent over the minimum quarterly distribution and an increase of 3.5 percent over the previous quarter’s […]

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Canadian Solar Secures USD 62.8 million Refinancing For 50 Megawatts Solar Power Projects

Canadian Solar has secured GBP 49.3 million (US$62.8 million) non-recourse term loan facilities to refinance a portfolio of 10 solar power plants, with total capacity of 50 megawatts in the United Kingdom. National Westminster Bank (NatWest), a subsidiary of RBS Group, is providing the 18.7-year term facility. Part of the proceeds will be used to […]

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Solaris Technology Adds More Off-Grid Solar Power Manufacturers

Solaris Technology has added a series of new solar energy brands to its Renewable Energy Portfolio online at Focusing on serving a wider market of Grid-Tie and Off-Grid customers seeking various solar energy products for their Boat, RV, Home, and Business among other sites that could benefit from turning to photovoltaic energy sources. “We […]

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