The French oil company will enter the booming Spanish market through subsidiary Total Solar International thanks to agreements with Powertis and Solarbay Renewable Energy to develop 2 GW of generation capacity. FEBRUARY 11, 2020PILAR SNCHEZ MOLINA Total has entered the Spanish solar market with a bang. Image: Total Eren French oil companyTotalhas more than doubled its commitment toSpanish solarjust days after announcing th
The South African project is reportedly experiencing serious problems due to premature module degradation. Claims of extensive backsheet failure have emerged and it is said widespread module replacement will be required. The modules used in the project were supplied by Chinese manufacturer BYD and South African producer Artsolar. FEBRUARY 11, 2020PV MAGAZINE The 75 MWMulilo Sonnedix Prieska solar project Image: Mulilo The ZAR1.3 billion (US$89
Solar deployment continued to pick up in the Middle East and North Africa in 2019, the Middle East Solar Industry Association has said in its annual report. JANUARY 17, 2020BRIAN PUBLICOVER Last year was a big one for solar in the MENA region, but there is plenty more to be done, according to MESIA. Image: Acciona The Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) says energy investment in the Middle East and North Africa (ME
Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy group Masdar is sailing into the Southeast Asian solar market with Indonesias first floating solar project. The petro-state owned developer says the facility will be the largest in the region. JANUARY 16, 2020PV MAGAZINE With an extensive archipelago, Indonesia has huge floating solar potential. Image; Hanwha Q Cells Abu-Dhabi-based renewable energy business Masdar has signed a power purchase agreement with I
By Cecilia Keating Jan 15, 2020 3:58 PM GMT A Sonnedix plant in Italy. Sonnedix Sonnedix has secured bank funding for PV projects in Puerto Rico, in a deal set to boost the renewable fleet of a territory forced to rebuild its energy system after a major hurricane in 2017. Florida bank City National Bank acted as the lender of a US$15 million non-recourse financing facility for Sonnedix, while DLA Piper was legal adviser for the transaction.