Solar Subsidies & Financing Posts

New solar plan to be launched in Portugal

New solar plan to be launched in Portugal

A new regulatory framework for the development of large-scale solar projects has been presented in Portugal. It forms part of the country’s new state budget law, to be introduced in 2018.

Lowest bid ever in Saudi Arabia’s solar tender

Lowest bid ever in Saudi Arabia’s solar tender

Saudi Arabia has held its first, 300 MW solar tender. While bidders are being shortlisted, it seems that a new global solar power tariff record may be the outcome, with bids of under 2 US cents per kWh.

Solar boom in Australia’s Queensland region

Solar boom in Australia’s Queensland region

The solar sector in Australia’s Queensland region is growing constantly. Projects with a total size of 4 GW are currently in the pipeline, and another 31 GW are awaiting financing.

South Africa: Pending PPAs for Renewables to be Signed in October

South Africa: Pending PPAs for Renewables to be Signed in October

As part of 37 utility-scale renewable energy projects in South Africa, various PPAs are still outstanding. These will be signed in October, the country’s Minister of Energy has now announced.

Colombia launches new green bonds to support climate-friendly projects

Colombia launches new green bonds to support climate-friendly projects

Colombia has established new green bonds with a total value of 67 million US dollars. These will be used by the Bank of Foreign Trade of Colombia to support projects that help reduce the negative impact of the country’s climate and work towards a greener energy future.

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