The Solar Foundation and 20 solar companies and organizations have joined forces with the Clinton Foundation, Operation Blessing and others to help bring power and clean water to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Following hot on the heels of the WA energy minister’s approval to create a green power fund, the state-owned electricity provider is reportedly set to bring in a Dutch fund as an investment partner for its renewable energy projects.
A massive solar farm in the north-east Australian state of Queensland has received a green light from the Gympie Regional Council. The project aims to scale up to 800 MW of solar+storage capacity over the next four years.
The renewables arm of the agricultural giant BayWa has completed an 86 kW PV + storage project, which will power irrigation equipment for farmers in Zambia. BayWa r.e. notes that demand for offgrid systems, including storage, for irrigation and other agricultural systems is set to grow.
Spanish inverter supplier Ingeteam is taking part in a research program deploying drones to inspect existing PV power plants, to spot the causes of underperformance. The SCARAB project is headed by the company and has been provided with almost €650,000 (AU$980,000) in funding from the Spanish government.
ING has joined the banking syndicate backing the 100 MW Clare Solar Farm, in North Queensland. The deal marks ING’s first large scale solar investment in Australia.
Indian EPC Sterling & Wilson continues to expand its Australian project pipeline. The EPC reports that it is working on projects worth a total of $600 million.
Having acquired its first Australian projects earlier this year, UK based Foresight is raising funds for future acquisitions. The Foresight Solar Fund has announced plans for more than GBP 75 million (US$99 million) in investments through the placement of new shares.
‘Solar Air-BnB’ model emerges from 2017 Melbourne Energy Hack. Consumers that do not have access to rooftop for a PV installation can be connected to roofs that are currently free of PV in the innovative solution.
The Singapore-based renewable energy developer has agreed to be sold to investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners. China Investment Corp, Canada’s PSP Investments and other co-investors are also involved in the deal, which is the largest yet seen for the renewable energy industry.
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