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Phoenix Solar and Asunim commission largest PV plant in Turkey

German company, Phoenix Solar, a leading international photovoltaic system integrator and its Turkish partner Asunim announced this month the comissioning of the 9.1 MWp “Solentegre” photovoltaic power plant on behalf of their customer, Akfen Renewable Energies.

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Senegal’s Senergy solar power plant will be the largest in West Africa

Proparco, the subsidiary of the French Development Agency has partnered with Meridiam, a global investor and asset manager, French manufacturer Solairedirect (Engie) and Schneider Electric in the construction and operation of a 30MW Senergy photovoltaic solar power plant in Senegal.

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Alectris and Optimal Sun to provide O&M services for 3.1 MW solar plant in Mallorca Island

Alectris, a global solar asset care innovation firm, and Optimal Sun, a solar photovoltaic operations and maintenance specialist in Spain,  announced yesterday they have been chosen to provide operations, maintenance and asset management for a 3.1 megawatt (MW) capacity plant located on the island of Mallorca in the Mediterranean.

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World record total of $286 billion invested in renewables in 2015, says UNEP’s report

Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016“, the 10th edition of UNEP’s annual report, launched today by the  Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), says the annual global investment in new renewables capacity, at $266 billion, was more than double the estimated $130 billion invested in coal and gas power stations in 2015.
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Trina Solar named as the world’s most bankable PV module manufacturer by BNEF

Trina Solar announced this week that it has been named as the most ‘bankable’ PV module manufacturer globally according to a report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), “PV Module Bankability 2016: Quality On The Rise“, detailing the results of its survey, which was conducted to identify which module manufacturers are most likely to obtain non-recourse debt financing by commercial banks.

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