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How much PV is needed in an hybrid solar-diesel mini-grid?

The use of solar radiation databases and a solar simulator when designing solar-plus-diesel mini-grids could improve operation, costs and output, according to a study by researchers from Brazil’s Federal...

EDP switches on 5-MW distributed solar plant in Brazil’s Minas Gerais

EDP Energias do Brasil SA (B3:ENBR3) has put into operation a 5-MW distributed generation (DG) solar power plant in Minas Gerais state. Located in a 20-hectare (49.4...

More solar power deals pop up in Latin America

Three major solar power supply deals in Latin America this week illustrate the enduring popularity of PV despite a bar on procurement rounds, as...

Ecuador to tender 15 MWp Galapagos solar project with storage

Ecuador will award in a tender on March 24 a contract for the construction of a 14.8-MWp solar farm on the Galapagos island, the...

Canadian Solar signs PPA for solar power project in Mexico

Photovoltaic (PV) modules manufacturer Canadian Solar has secured a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 103MWp solar power project in Mexico. The company has signed...

Atlas Renewable Energy And Anglo American Announce The Largest Bilateral Solar Energy PPA In Brazil

Atlas Renewable Energy, a leading renewable energy company in Latin America along with British mining company Anglo American Plc, a leading global mining company, announced today...

EDP completes 1.34-MWp PV plant for Brazilian Brametal

EDP Renovaveis SA (ELI:EDPR), through its unit EDP Smart, has completed the construction of a 1,339-kWp solar park for Brazilian metal structures firm Brametal. Located...

908 MW! LONGi has signed an Hi-MO 4 module cooperation agreement with Solatio, one of the largest developers of solar power stations in Brazil

Recently, LONGi signed a cooperation agreement with Solatio Energy (hereinafter referred to as "Solatio"), a developer of Brazilian solar power stations.Under the agreement, LONGi will supply...

Voltalia seals solar power supply contract with Braskem in Brazil

French renewables company Voltalia SA (EPA:VLTSA) has inked a 20-year solar power sale contract with Brazilian thermoplastic resin producer Braskem (BVMF:BRKM5) concerning a portion...

Chilean energy provider aims to build 788 MW solar park

Power provider Colbún has applied for environmental approval to build the 788 MW Planta Fotovoltaica Inti Pacha project in Chile. According to a document published by Chile’s...

Colombian oil company to power fossil fuel extraction with 50 MW of solar

Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol has announced plans for a 50 MW solar park which will be owned by its Cenit hydrocarbon transportation and logistics subsidiary. The...

IDB Invest lends USD 110m for DG solar expansion in Brazil

IDB Invest, the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has granted a local currency loan equivalent to USD 110 million (EUR 101.5m)...

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Swinerton breaks ground on 215-MW California solar portfolio

Longroad Energy, a renewable energy developer, owner and operator, announced the financial close and start of construction by Swinerton on Little Bear Solar, comprising four separate...

SunLogix acquires Virginia warehouse to store equipment for delayed solar projects

SunLogix, a provider of logistics services exclusively to the solar energy industry, announced it has acquired 500,000 square feet of warehousing space in Danville,...

Spain is Europe’s cheapest market for corporate solar PPAs

Spain is the best solar market for corporate power purchase agreements in Europe, according to BloombergNEF, with the lowest prices for PV projects coming...

Survey: Covid-19 to cause 50% decline in rooftop solar segment

With a run rate of over 200 MW per month, the Australian small scale rooftop market segment was soaring to record heights in the first three...