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Enel Starts Construction of Australias Largest Solar Plant

Enel, through a joint venture between the Group’s fully-owned renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power S.p.A. (“EGP”) and Dutch Infrastructure Fund (“DIF”), has begun construction of the 137.7 MW1 Bungala Solar One photovoltaic (PV) plant, which is located near Port Augusta in South Australia. The plant constitutes the first part of the Bungala Solar PV Project, whose capacity will total more than 275 M ...

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If just 0.1 per cent of Indonesia’s land area was used to generate solar energy, about 40 per cent of the energy demands of the vast archipelago of 260 million people could be met, according to data from the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS). But the uptake of solar in Southeast Asia’s largest economy is lagging in a region that—despite being twice as sunny as Northern Europe—is strugglin ...

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India’s $2.5 Billion Electrification Plan Explained

Almost one in four Indians live without electricity. The majority of those 300 million -- equivalent to the combined populations of Germany, the UK, France Italy and Australia -- live in remote rural areas, complicating previous efforts to connect households to the national grid. And whereas living standards in major Indian cities continue to rise, these rural villages remain largely impoverished -- cut off ...

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China Smashes Solar Goals 3 Years Ahead of Target!

Renewable energy groups are urging Europe to follow China’s example as Beijing more than doubles its solar power target for 2020 three years early. Figures released by the Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory (AECEA) solar industry firm indicate that China has far surpassed it goal of 105 gigawatts by the year 2020 due to its expanded solar capacity. This makes China a world leader in solar power. Air ...

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Australia’s Solar Export to Indonesia

An ambitious energy export plan could see solar power generated in Western Australia's north-west piped to Indonesia. A report commissioned by the Pilbara Development Commission and authored by Australian and Indonesian researchers looked into the potential to export electricity generated by photovoltaic (PV) solar in the Pilbara to Asia. The study found it was feasible to deliver energy generated from a Pi ...

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Sri Lanka Can Meet Energy Demand With Renewables

Sri Lanka would be able to meet its current and future electricity demand by use of renewable energy by 2050, according to a joint study by the UN Development Programme and Asian Development Bank. The report, titled Assessment of Sri Lanka’s Power Sector—100 percent Electricity Generation through Renewable Energy by 2050, noted that by then Sri Lanka’s installed electricity generation capacity needs would i ...

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Trina Solar Commence Operations in Dubai Sustainable City

Trina Solar's PV modules have commenced operations in the 10MW Sustainable City in Dubai, an innovative project that serves as living proof that developing a community where energy needs are to be met entirely through clean energy sources is possible. With several facilities, including 500 residential villas, 170-room hotel, mosque, school, swimming pool and an equestrian club and track, the proposed reside ...

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Tennenbaum & Goldman Purchase Conergy

U.S. private equity funds Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC (TCP) and Goldman Sachs BDC (GSBD) have bought solar energy company Conergy Asia & ME Pte Ltd and its subsidiaries, Conergy said on Wednesday. Kawa Solar Holdings sold Conergy to the funds for an undisclosed sum in a transaction that closed on Tuesday, Singapore-headquartered Conergy said in a statement. "TCP's and GSBD's extensive experience and ...

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China’s Solar Panda

In a display of China's commitment to ramping up renewable energy resources, the country just finished a 250-acre solar farm in the shape of a panda. The effort is partially a PR campaign as China continues to lead the world in renewable energy investment. The first phase of the solar power plant was recently completed, adding 50MW (of the total 100MW) to the electricity grid in Datong, China. The panda sha ...

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Greenko Launch Asia’s Largest Green Bond

Greenko Energy Holdings, the India-based renewable energy developers which acquired the solar power portfolio of SunEdison India, will soon launch a green bond — Asia’s largest to date. Greenko Energy Holdings will soon launch a green bond to raise $1 billion, and the bond issue will be the largest in Asia targeted towards clean energy. Funds raised from the issue will serve multiple purposes for Greenko. A ...

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