ACWA Power to Develop 250 MW of Solar Projects in Ethiopia

ACWA Power to Develop 250 MW of Solar Projects in Ethiopia

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power has won two 125 MW solar projects in Ethiopia in the country’s first round of solar program under Public-Private Partnership (PPP). The projects will be located ...
UAE Signs MoU with IRENA to Introduce Renewable Energy Studies in its Education System

UAE Signs MoU with IRENA to Introduce Renewable Energy Studies in its Education System

The UAE Ministry of Education plans to introduce training initiatives around low-carbon forms of energy into its national education system. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Hussain ...
Reliance Money Secures Loan from IREDA for Renewable Energy Projects

APICORP Signs $75 Million Term Facility with Saudi-Based Renewable Developer Alfanar

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development financial institution, has signed a strategic five-year Murabaha financing facility worth $75 million with Alfanar Company, a developer and engineering procurement ...
International Solar Alliance Gets a New Member_ Bolivia

Iraq Floats Tender for 755 MW of Solar Capacity

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity and the National Investment Commission (NIC) has invited bids for the construction of seven solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects with a total capacity of 755 MW ...
Dubai’s AMEA Power Achieves Financial Closure for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jordan

Dubai’s AMEA Power Achieves Financial Closure for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jordan

Renewable energy project developer, AMEA, has announced financial closure for a 50 MW solar project in Jordan. The company has announced that it has secured $74 million for the Al ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Chinese Solar Panels Free from EU Anti-Dumping and Anti-Subsidy Measures

India Imposes Anti-dumping Duty on Import of Solar EVA Sheets from 4 Countries

The government of India has notified the imposition of anti-dumping duty on the ‘Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)’ sheets for solar modules imported from China PR, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and Thailand ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Azure’s Petition before MERC Seeking Declaration of GST as Change in Law Dismissed

Kuwait-Saudi Consortium Wins 500 MW Solar Project in Oman

A consortium of Kuwait and Saudi Arabian companies has won the bid to develop 500 MW of large utility-scale solar independent power projects (IPP) located at Ibri in Oman, according ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar Tender

Bangladesh Signs Agreement with Saudi-Based Alfanar for 100 MW of Solar Power Projects

The Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh (ECGB) and Alfanar of Saudi Arabia have signed an agreement for the construction of 100 MW of solar power projects. The total capacity of ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Argentina and Saudi Arabia Sign Framework Agreement of International Solar Alliance

Argentina and Saudi Arabia Sign Framework Agreement of International Solar Alliance

Two new countries, Argentina and Saudi Arabia, have signed the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), joining hands with India towards a common goal of sustainability. The ISA ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India Likely to Impose Anti-dumping Duty on EVA Sheet Imports for 5 Years

India Likely to Impose Anti-Dumping Duty on Solar EVA Sheet Imports for 5 Years

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended the imposition of anti-dumping duty on the imports of the Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) sheets for solar modules imported from China PR, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Saudi Arabia Announces 1.5 GW Solar Tender

Saudi Arabia Announces 1.5 GW Solar Tender

In line with the country’s National Renewable Energy Programme (NREP), Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO), has invited expressions of interest for seven greenfield solar PV projects with ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
ACME Commissions a 200 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan’s Bhadla Solar Park

ACWA Power Achieves Financial Closure for its 300 MW Sakaka Solar Project in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power, a Saudi Arabia-based firm involved in the development, construction, and operation of power generation and desalination of water plants, has announced the financial closure of the Sakaka solar project ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
World’s Largest CSP Project in Dubai Adds 250 MW Solar PV at a Tariff of $0.024kWh

World’s Largest CSP Project in Dubai Adds 250 MW Solar PV at a Tariff of $0.024/kWh

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed an agreement to add 250 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) at the fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Ink Deal to Develop World's Largest Solar Project

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund to Invest $45 Billion in SoftBank for Solar Projects

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, Public Investment Fund (PIF), will invest $45 billion in SoftBank to work on several large-scale solar projects, according to Reuters. The announcement was made at ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Hero Future, Vikram Solar and ACME go to Court Against DGTR Opposing Safeguard Duty

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power to Develop 100 MW Solar Project in South Africa

The International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power) has announced that it will soon begin the construction of a 100 MW solar project in South Africa. An agreement ...
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund Acquires 15.2% Stake in ACWA Power

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund Acquires 15.2% Stake in ACWA Power

The Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia has acquired a 15.2 percent stake in International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power), a developer, owner, and operator of ...
Five of the World’s Largest Solar Parks to Come Up in India_ IEEFA Report

Five of the World’s Largest Solar Parks to Come Up in India: IEEFA Report

Five of the world’s largest under-construction solar parks are located in India, as reported by the United States-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The report also discusses ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
DGAD Initiates Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar EVA Sheet Imports

DGAD Initiates Anti-Dumping Investigation into Solar Imports of EVA Sheets

The office of Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) has initiated an investigation on import of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) sheets for solar modules imported from China PR, Malaysia, ...
Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Ink Deal to Develop World's Largest Solar Project

Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Ink Deal to Develop World’s Largest Solar Project

Japanese telecom giant-turned-tech investor SoftBank has announced plans to invest in creating the world’s largest solar power project in Saudi Arabia, according to Reuters. The project is expected to have ...
ACWA Power to Develop 300 MW Skaka Solar Project in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power to Develop 300 MW Sakaka Solar Project in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power, a Saudi Arabia-based firm involved in the development, construction, and operation of power generation and desalination water plants, will develop the 300 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) Sakaka ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Saudi Arabia to Tender Over 3 GW of Solar and 800 MW of Wind

Saudi Arabia to Tender Over 3 GW of Solar and 800 MW of Wind

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will soon tender over 3 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) and 800 MW of wind projects to meet its increasing energy demands. The development ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
OPWP Announces RFQ for 500 MW Solar Project in Oman

OPWP Announces RFQ for 500 MW Solar Project in Oman

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has announced a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for a 500 MW utility-scale solar project in in the country. Oman’s first utility-scale solar ...
Saudi Arabia’s First Solar Auction

How Low Can It Go – Solar Tariff of $0.0178/kWh Quoted in Saudi Arabia’s First Solar Auction

The low bids submitted for a 300 MW solar PV project planned for Saudi Arabia surprised everyone recently when the lowest submitted bid for the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Saudi Arabia Renewable Energy

Saudi Arabia Could be a Significant Renewable Energy Market Going Forward

In the next six years, Saudi Arabia intends to produce 10 percent of its power from renewable sources of energy. The drive towards renewable energy is likely to see the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy