Solar electricity News for June 2013

Solar electricity News Archive

BluEarth Renewables to purchase four utility-scale solar power plants from Canadian solar

Canadian Solar has announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions will sell four utility-scale solar power plants to a subsidiary of BluEarth Renewables totaling 38.5MW and valued at over $217.2 mn.

Mainstream Renewable Power partners with Actis on $1.4bn wind and solar asset platform in Chile

Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power has announced a joint venture with the global pan-emerging market investor Actis to deliver 600MW of wind and solar projects into construction and operation in Chile by early 2016.

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Tata Power pledges to extend solar and wind energy projects

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility has said it is committed to generating 20-25 percent of its total generation capacity from clean energy sources, adding 30-50MW of solar power and 150-200MW of wind energy in India year on year.

Minera El Tesoro (MET) and soitec establish CPV plant for mining operation in Chile

The four CX-S420 systems installed for MET use Soitec Solar's Concentrix CPV technology and two-axis tracking systems to generate a total installed capacity of 64kWp.

South Africa celebrates first solar PV farm in North West Province

The new solar PV plant is the region's first renewable energy project.