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Pattern Energy to sell 81MW in Chile’s El Arrayán Wind project

US-based independent power company Pattern Energy Group has entered into an agreement to divest its operations in Chile to affiliates of Arroyo Energy Investors for $67m.

PIF and SBVF sign MoU to develop Saudi Arabia’s New Solar Energy Plan 2030

The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF) has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Softbank Vision Fund (SBVF) for the development of new solar power projects in the country.

MHPS to begin construction of 540MW IGCC plant in Japan

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Nakoso IGCC Power have held a joint ceremony for the construction of a new coal gasification furnace, which will form the core of an integrated coal gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) plant in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan.

Siemens Gamesa secures contract for five onshore projects in France

Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured orders to supply 39 onshore wind turbines for five projects in France.

Canadian Solar and Photon Energy to build Australia solar projects

Photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer Canadian Solar and Photon Energy have entered an agreement to jointly build five solarpower projects in Australia.

Schneider Electric partners with SEforALL to reduce energy poverty

Schneider Electric has signed a partnership with non-profit organisation Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) to reduce energy poverty and provide universal energy access. 

Construction begins for UK’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One windfarm

Danish power company Ørsted, formerly Dong Energy, has started construction works at its Hornsea Project One windfarm in England, UK.

US FERC rejects Energy Secretary’s plan to subsidise coal and nuclear power plants

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has rejected Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposal to provide financial assistance to coal and nuclear power plants.

Florida Power & Light commissions four new solar plants

Florida Power & Light (FPL) has commissioned four out of eight planned solar plants across the state.

Atlantis to divest 50% stake in AOCL to DP Energy

Atlantis has agreed to divest a 50% stake in its joint venture (JV) Atlantis Operations Canada (AOCL) to its partner DP Energy.