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Minesto wins EU funding
The Welsh government has announced its continued support of marine energy developer Minesto with the award of €14.9 million of EU funding for the next phase of a tidal energy scheme.
Big Moon joins Anglesey tidal scheme
Canadian technology firm Big Moon Power is to participate in a tidal energy scheme in North Wales after signing an agreement with Morlais.
Masdar and EDF to build 800 MW Morocco solar plant
Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has won a contract for the design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the Noor Midelt Phase 1 solar power plant.
Acciona will test solar panels on WTG towers
Acciona has embarked on a pioneering project testing the use of photovoltaic (PV) panels on wind turbine towers to improve the efficiency of wind power production.
Strong outlook for global solar
SolarPower Europe has forecast an “optimistic outlook” for the global solar sector for the next five years.
Gupta PV project approved
Plans for a 280 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the industrial town of Whyalla, South Australia, have been approved by the state government.
CIP targets Asia and South America
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has established a new fund to invest in fast-growing renewable energy markets in Asia and Latin America.
Solar PV reaches 500 GW installed
The IEA has published its new ‘Snapshot of Global Photovoltaic Markets 2018’ which shows that at the end of 2018, PV installations for the first time reached 500 GW total capacity.
Negev CSP comes online
Negev Energy has completed its 121 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Israel.
RES breaks ground on largest bifacial PV farm
RES has started construction on the largest solar farm in the USA to use bifacial solar panels.
GIG launches new solar vehicle
Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Spanish-Japanese renewables company Univergy International SL have launched a new joint venture to deliver a large-scale solar power...
Landmark PV farm commissioned in Zambia
Zambia’s first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) farm has started commercial operations.
Thailand plans world’s largest floating solar pipeline
Thailand has revealed plans to build almost 3 GW of floating solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity to boost its clean energy share.
Quinbrook to build 690 MW solar park in Nevada
Quinbrook has announced plans to construct the 690 MW Gemini Solar Project near Las Vegas, Nevada.
Fortum wins 250 MW solar power project in India
Fortum has won the right from Solar Energy Corporation of India to build a 250 MW solar power plant in Rajasthan, India.
Swansea tidal lagoon may go ahead with private funding
Tidal Power Ltd says it is planning to go ahead with its £1.3 billion tidal lagoon project in Swansea Bay, Wales, but with private funding.
EBRD backs Ukraine solar
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is backing one of the largest solar farms in Ukraine.
Sener commissions Kathu solar park
The 100 MW Kathu solar park in South Africa has been commissioned.
Solar installations will reach 100 GW this year – Wood Mackenzie report
Global solar installations will reach 100 GW for the first time this year, according to a new report from consultants Wood Mackenzie.