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Acciona signs renewables PPA with Chilean water company
20 Feb 2018 at 8:25am
Acciona Energia has signed a renewable energy-based power puchase agreement (PPA) with Aguas Chañar, a water cycle management company in the region of Atacama, Chile.



UK government partners UN on distributed solar access in Uganda
20 Feb 2018 at 8:01am
Bodies from the UK government and the United Nations are partnering on improving access to solar in Uganda, where 70% of the population has no electricity.



Australia surpasses 1.8 million solar rooftops
20 Feb 2018 at 7:37am
Australia has breached 1.8 million solar rooftops on households and businesses, according to campaign group Solar Citizens.



TAIWAN ROUND-UP: January cell and wafer producer’s sales disappoint
19 Feb 2018 at 6:39pm
As PV Tech previously reported, Taiwan’s solar industry supply chain failed to recover lost revenue in 2017, despite strong global demand growth and expectation that installations topped 100GW.



ROUND-UP: Indian Rail 3GW tenders, Vikram Solar US office, Iran Isfahan projects
19 Feb 2018 at 1:19pm
Indian Railways to tender 3GW of solar, Vikram Solar opens second US office, Iran’s Isfahan opens another 11 small-scale PV projects.



Sunpreme supplying 1.62MW of bifacial modules to Californian shopping mall
19 Feb 2018 at 1:17pm
US-headquartered Hybrid Cell Technology (HCT) module producer Sunpreme has supplied 1.62MW of bifacial modules to Blue Sky Utility that have been used on the rooftop of shopping centre Hanford Mall in Hanford, California.



Australia’s first large-scale grid-connected solar and battery project comes online
19 Feb 2018 at 6:43am
The first large-scale solar and battery storage project to be connected to the grid in Australia has started providing power to 3,000 homes and businesses in Far North Queensland (FNQ) while forming a test case for deliberate 'islanding'.



Enel starts operations at 103MW Brazil solar park
19 Feb 2018 at 6:17am
Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB), a subsidiary of Italian power giant Enel, has begun operations at its 103MW Horizonte solar park, in the municipality of Tabocas do Brejo Velho, in the north-eastern state of Bahia, Brazil.



EDF Energies Nouvelles has 900MW of solar projects under construction
16 Feb 2018 at 2:02pm
Renewables firm EDF Energies Nouvelles has 1.9GW of renewable energy projects under construction in 2018, which includes 900MW of solar projects, according to parent company EDF in its annual financial report.



Sonnedix adds twelve Spanish plants as global portfolio tops 700MW
16 Feb 2018 at 1:07pm
Independent power producer Sonnedix acquired twelve PV plants in Spain shortly before the end of 2017.



Soltec to supply 46MW of PV trackers to Yingli Chile project
16 Feb 2018 at 11:05am
Soltec is supplying trackers to four Yingli solar PV power plants totalling 46MW, located in the outskirts of Copiapó, in the Atacama Desert, Chile.



Andaman solar-plus-storage retender no comfort to developers, says winner of scrapped auction
15 Feb 2018 at 1:49pm
The winner of India’s first major solar-plus-storage auction, which has subsequently been scrapped for retendering, has said that despite being an unfortunate development, the firm is still keen to work closely with government on this technology for the which the economics are continuously and rapidly improving.




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Solar power for UN refugee camp in Jordan
2 Jan 2018 at 10:41am
The largest solar plant ever built in a refugee camp went live in Jordan, providing clean and much-needed additional power to 80,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan’s Za’atari camp.

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