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Senegal’s Scaling Solar initiative has commissioned two new plants

ENGIE, Meridiam and FONSIS (Senegal’s Sovereign Strategic Investment Fund) announce the commissioning of two solar PV power plants as part of the Scaling Solar programme with a total production capacity of 60MW. The power plants Kahone Solaire SA (35MW) and Kael Solaire SA (25MW) are located respectively in the regions of Kaolack and Diourbel, in […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

Uzbekistan Announces Winners of Tenders for Solar Power Plants in Jizzakh and Samarkand

Tashkent, Uzbekistan : The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan is pleased to announce the winning bidder of public-private partnership (PPP) tenders for two photovoltaic solar plants in the Jizzakh and Samarkand regions. The PPPs will soon add over 400 MW of clean and renewable energy to Uzbekistan’s energy mix. Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC […]

Construction of 5 solar parks underway across Iran -EQ

‘Tesla of Thailand’ mulls hydropower plants to balance EV risks

Generation of electricity may need to be expanded as more and more EVs hit the roads and harnessing renewable sources even more may be the way forward. Energy Absolute Pcl took a detour from developing solar and wind farms to lead Thailand’s biggest electric-vehicle venture. While it’s still betting that EVs have the biggest growth […]

Renewables growth rate insufficient to meet 2030 target, Irena says – EQ

RPT-Cheaper solar power gains ground in southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is accelerating plans to harness energy from the sun in coming years as the cost of generating electricity from some solar power projects has become more affordable than gas-fired plants, officials and analysts said. The region, where power demand is expected to double by 2040, is striving to expand the share of renewable […]

Hydrogen subsidies | Australian solar-to-methanol project secures €24m grant — with half coming from Germany -EQ

10 coal-fired power plants in Gujarat kept shut due to less demand

“Following heavy rains in parts of Gujarat, the power demand, especially from the farm sector, has gone down considerably. The household consumption also decreased due to less heat,” an official of the Vadodara-headquartered GSECL said. Vadodara: Ten of the 15 coal-fired power generation plants of the Gujarat State Electricity Company Ltd (GSECL) have been kept […]

Renewables growth rate insufficient to meet 2030 target, Irena says – EQ

ANALYSIS-Despite drought, Costa Rica’s electricity stays clean – but not cheap

Despite a harsh drought this year, Costa Rica – which relies heavily on hydropower – has been able to keep its electricity production almost entirely renewable. The dry spell, which ended in May, was the first big test of an ambitious push for clean energy, said Javier Orozco, planning director at the Costa Rican Electricity […]

A global solar transition could leave Africa in the shade -EQ

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target

Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capacity by 2030, energy companies said on Tuesday. Germany has set a target of generating 65% of its power from renewable sources […]

Hydrogen storages important foundation for solar PV expansion in Europe – German govt scenarios -EQ