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By Cecilia Keating Oct 17, 2019 3:43 PM BST Source: Greenbacker Greenbacker Renewable Energy has unveiled a flurry of new acquisitions that includes 31.33MW of contracted C&I solar assets from Sky Solar and IGS Solar across the US, alongside a partnership with Scenic Hill Solar in Arkansas. The PV haul includes a 5.74MW operating ground-mounted solar project in Vermont from Sky Solar and a 25.6MW portfolio that spans California, Colorado, M
The 121 MWdc Springbok 3 project in Kern County, California, brings the Springbok series to 448 MW, as Capital Dynamics continues its investments in U.S. solar. OCTOBER 16, 2019CHRISTIAN ROSELUND Image: 8minute Solar There has been some talk of a slowdown in Californias large-scale solar market, following over-procurement by the states large investor-owned utilities to meet their targets under the states renewable energy mandate. However
By Liam Stoker Oct 15, 2019 11:01 AM BST Image: SunEdison. Renewables developer Mainstream Renewable Power has more than doubled a financing facility after striking an agreement with Dutch bank ABN AMRO. The company, which manages a 10GW portfolio of wind and solar across Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe, will see its trade financing facility swell to 200 million (US$220 million) after ABN AMRO led an increase alongside a panel of insura
Two German companies will develop one of the largest off-grid PV and storage projects to date. The low cost of the technology and expense of conventional generators is likely to see the hybrid plant recover its costs in three to seven years. OCTOBER 14, 2019MARIAN WILLUHN Mining operations eat up 11% of global energy demand. The sector is increasingly opening up to renewables to cut diesel and heavy fuel oil costs. Image: BayWa r.e.
There is movement in the heterojunction space, but will it be enough to surpass PERCs momentum? New production lines show promise, but they might also be the last roll of the dice for Swiss production equipment supplier Meyer Burger. OCTOBER 12, 2019JONATHAN GIFFORD Image: GS Solar It is considered conventional wisdom among some in the PV production community that for technology upgrades, PERC including TOPCon is the obvious choice, while