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OST supports first floating solar financing deal

OST Energy has announced its work with the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lightsource Renewable Energy to bring Europe’s largest floating photovoltaic solar project to financial close earlier this year.

Vattenfall launches €3 million offshore wind research programme

Vattenfall has launched a €3 million scientific research programme to understand the environmental impacts of offshore wind, believed to be the largest scale of its kind.

DP Energy receives Development Approval for Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park DP Energy receives Development Approval for Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park

DP Energy’s Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park has received Development Approval from the South Australian Government.

First Solar wins 160mw of module contracts in Turkey

First Solar, Inc. has announced that it has booked 160 MW of photovoltaic module sales in Turkey in the first half of 2016.

DONG Energy welcomes consent decision for Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm DONG Energy welcomes consent decision for Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm

The Secretary of State for Energy has granted development consent for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, located 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast.

Larkfleet seeks funding for Solar Steam demonstration in Mexico

Lark Energy has applied for funding to test its revolutionary renewable solar thermal system in Mexico.

PV Energy equips public schools in Antigua and Barbuda with solar power

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda (GOAB) has concluded a contract with the UK-based clean energy provider PV Energy Limited to conduct a clean power project comprising a total of 10 MWp of solar power.

Dominican Republic can triple renewable energy share by 2030, new IRENA report finds Dominican Republic can triple renewable energy share by 2030, new IRENA report finds

The Dominican Republic could increase the share of modern renewable energy in its energy mix from 9 to 27 per cent by 2030, according to a new report launched by IRENA.

Japanese companies team up to launch virtual power plant experimental project

Fourteen Japanese companies have come together to launch the "Virtual Power Plant Experimental Project".