solar energy projects

Etrion to Sell 3 Japanese Solar Projects to Japanese Consortium for ~JPY 8.252 Bn

Etrion Corporation, a solar independent power producer, today announced that Solar Resources Holding Sàrl and Etrion Japan K.K., wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company, have entered into agreements (the “Transfer Agreements”) to sell their interests in the Company’s 13.2 MW Komatsu, 24.7 MW Shizukuishi and 9.3 MW Mito operating solar energy projects (collectively the “3 Projects”) […]

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DESRI Acquires 100 MW Utah Solar Project from Community Energy

In continuation of its 5th transaction with Community Energy, D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) has acquired the Hunter solar project of 100 MW capacity in Utah from a Pennsylvania-headquartered renewable energy project developer. Besides acquisition, DESRI has also closed on the financing and a tax equity commitment for this solar project. Further, this Hunter […]

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Nautilus Solar Closes $90 Mn Debt Financing Deal with Canadian Lenders

Nautilus Solar Energy, owner and operator of distributed and utility-scale solar energy projects, has sealed a USD 90 million debt financing deal with two Canadian lenders i.e. National Bank of Canada (NBC) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). As per the agreement signed, the financing will be in two parts i.e. a USD 75 million for […]

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SECI Auction for Maharashtra Park put off Indefinitely

BENGALURU: Developers’ interest in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auctions hit a nadir when Tata Power Renewable Energy was the sole bidder on Wednesday for an auction for 50 MW at Dhodhainicha Solar Park in Maharashtra. The auction has been put off indefinitely. Last week SECI postponed a 1200 MW hybrid auction – solar […]

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Financers, Bankers and Economists Discuss Measures to Improve Financing for Renewable Energy Projects; Laud India’s Achievements in Renewable Energy

Leading bankers and renewable energy financing experts from multi-lateral agencies discussed solutions to issues pertaining to financing of renewable energy projects, and how access to financing can be improved to expand clean energy projects across the world, at a Plenary Session titled ‘Bankers’ Perspective on Renewables’, of the 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy […]

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SPDA Eyes Full Exemption from Safeguard Duty on Solar Equipment

Such safeguard duty on solar equipment could also kill thousands of job created from the down-stream activities of solar power generation including the manufacturing sector. The Solar Power Developers Association (SPDA) has sought complete exemption of safeguard duty on solar equipment for ongoing project. It believes that such a move can jeopardise investments worth Rs 1 […]

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Amplus Inks Pact with Yes Bank for Solar Power Projects

Rooftop solar energy company Amplus is also diversifying in new avenues such as battery storage, energy efficiencies, smart cities, and concentrated solar power technologies among others. Amplus Energy Solutions has signed an MoU with Indian private sector lender Yes Bank for a strategic tie-up to co-finance projects in the solar energy sector in the country. […]

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Low Bids Slowing Solar Energy Projects: ICRA

The level of solar power tariffs witnessed a sharp reduction in the last six months says ICRA The viability for solar projects bid has slowed down in the last six months, according to the research and ratings agency ICRA. The solar project capacity awarded in 2017 stood at 3.75 GW by October end as against […]

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Solar Energy Insurance for Utility Scale Projects

With each step towards achieving 100GW solar power goal by 2022, the momentous development of solar insurance and reinsurance market in India could not come at a better time. When it comes to new and innovative financing models, growing number of large-scale solar PV power plants and reduction in the feed-in tariff has spurred the […]

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