Category Archives: Other renewables

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Acciona is awarded 600 GWh a year of wind energy and photovoltaic supply in Chile

ACCIONA Energía Chile will supply 600 gigawatts a year over 15 years to Chilean electric power distributors that operate in the Central Interconnected System (SIC) after being awarded this level of supply in the latest tender called by the country’s National Energy Commission (CNE). The electricity will be generated in non-conventional renewable energy installations – […]

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SunEdison, IFC, OFID And CABEI Close $146 Million USD Project Financing To Develop 81.7 Megawatts Of Solar Energy In Honduras

SunEdison Inc., a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, announced today the closing of an approximately $146 million USD non-recourse debt financing arrangement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID). The debt proceeds will be used […]

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Abengoa signs PPA and secures financing of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One in South Africa

Abengoa signs power purchase agreement and secures financing of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Xina Solar One, 100 MW solar thermal plant in South Africa. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB) an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, announced today that, in an institutional ceremony with the […]

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AfDB promotes renewable energy investment in Swaziland

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will issue a grant of US $990,000 to finance three studies under an energy sector support programme in Swaziland. The objective of the programme is to provide technical assistance to Swaziland aimed at promoting investment in the electricity supply industry to expand reliable energy supplies and enhance the country’s electricity […]

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The Importance of Africa to Enel Green Power

Enel Green Power is playing a leading role in the development of renewable energy in Morocco, South Africa and eastern Africa, where rapidly-growing economies are stimulating energy demand.   Rapid population growth, abundant resources and a growing energy demand are the reasons why many African nations have chosen renewable energy to respond to their needs, […]

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Concentrated Solar Power Rioglass launches receiver tube for CSP plants

Rioglass, the world leader in the development, production, and marketing of high end receiver tubes and concentrating mirrors, proudly introduces its new cutting edge, unrivaled next generation receiver tube, the “UVAC 7G”.   This next generation receiver, which guarantees outstanding absorption rates of above 96.2% and emissivity rates below 9.5%, provides our clients superior solar […]

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GE Energy Financial Services, Pacifico Energy to build second solar photovoltaic PV project in Japan

GE unit GE Energy Financial Services is continuing its expansion into the Japanese solar photovoltaic (PV) market. GE Energy Financial Services is continuing its expansion into the Japanese renewable energy power market, completing its second solar project financing transaction with Pacifico Energy, a Tokyo-based utility-scale solar project developer and subsidiary of Virginia Solar Group. GE […]

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Abengoa and Hyundai E&C sign a MoU to collaborate on Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants

This alliance brings together the two leading companies in concentrated solar power (CSP) projects and hybrid plants that combine solar-thermal and combined cycle technology (ISCC). Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, signed a memorandum of understanding in Seoul on […]

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U.S. solar energy reaches a total of 16.1 GW of Concentrated Solar Power and Photovoltaic

As of the end of Q3, 2014, the U.S. was home to 578,000 individual solar installations on rooftops, parking lots, landfills, deserts and fields. This represents a cumulative 16.1 gigawatts (GWdc) of photovoltaic (PV) generating capacity and 1.4 GWac of concentrated solar power (CSP) capacity, up from 1.2 GWdc of PV and 0.4 GWac of CSP five years ago. […]

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