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PIF-owned Badeel, ACWA to develop MENA’s largest solar plant in KSA 

Arab News 30 Nov 2022
The $1.75-billion contract spread over 35 years will include the development, financing, building, own, and operation of 2060 MW of the Shuaibah Two PV solar energy plant ... Shuaibah 2 is ACWA Power’s sixth solar energy facility in Saudi Arabia, with its portfolio comprising 13 power, water desalination and green hydrogen plants.
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Rio Tinto to deploy US$400 million solar, battery storage at iron ore operations in Australia

Energy Storage News 30 Nov 2022
The company said yesterday that it will invest AU$600 million (US$402 million) into large-scale solar PV and battery energy storage system (BESS) technology for its iron ore excavation in the mineral-rich Western Australian region. The announced investment will fund the construction of two 100MW solar PV plants, and 200MWh of BESS.
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Dubai-based AMEA Power gets $750 million to build wind and solar farms in Egypt

Gulf News 30 Nov 2022
AMEA Power, a Dubai-based renewable-energy company, secured $750 million of funding for a solar plant and a wind farm in Egypt and said it will consider an initial public offering in the next three years ... wind and solar farms and green-hydrogen plants.
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CPEC energy projects offer low-cost electricity for Pakistan: NEPRA Chairman

China Daily 30 Nov 2022
According to the Chairman, the total installed capacity of CPEC energy projects, including that of coal, wind, solar and hydro power, stands at 6570 MW ... This coincided with China’s commitment of building a green CPEC, which entails not building new coal-fired power plants overseas, and increasing support for low-carbon energy.
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Colbun switches on battery-linked 230 MW solar plant in Chile

PV Magazine 30 Nov 2022
Chilean energy company Colbun has commissioned the Diego de Almagro Sur solar plant in the municipality of Diego de Almagro, in Chile's northern Atacama region.
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Agreement to fund renewable energy projects at $1.1B signed

Egypt Today 30 Nov 2022
The projects are a solar power plant in Aswan's Kom Ombo, and a wind farm in the Red Sea's Ras Ghareb ... Chairman of AMEA Power Hussein Gassem al-Noweis pointed out that the solar power plant is named Abidos, and that its funded by IFC, FMO, and JICA ...
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Agreement to fund renewable energy projects with $1.1B signed

Egypt Today 30 Nov 2022
The projects are a solar power plant in Aswan's Kom Ombo, and a wind farm in the Red Sea's Ras Ghareb ... Chairman of AMEA Power Hussein Gassem al-Noweis pointed out that the solar power plant is named Abidos, and that its funded by IFC, FMO, and JICA ...
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AMEA Power signs agreements for renewable energy stations worth billions

Egypt Independent 30 Nov 2022
On the sidelines of the signing, Shaker said that AMEA Power was able to achieve a successful financial closure with the aim of establishing two plants to produce electricity from solar energy and wind energy, with a capacity of 1,000 megawatts.
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PIF subsidiary Badeel and ACWA Power to develop the MENA region’s largest solar energy plant in Saudi Arabia (ACWA Power Company)

Public Technologies 30 Nov 2022
PIF subsidiary Badeel and ACWA Power to develop the MENA region's largest solar energy plant in Saudi Arabia ... Shuaibah 2 is ACWA Power's sixth solar energy facility in Saudi Arabia ... Badeel and ACWA Power are also developing the Sudair Solar PV 1500 MW project; which was the first cornerstone renewable energy project in PIF's program.
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Woodside selected to deliver green hydrogen megaproject in New Zealand

PV Magazine 30 Nov 2022
The next print edition of pv magazine – due out on Tuesday – will visit Ukraine to examine the extent of damage caused to the nation’s energy infrastructure, including its solar plants, and we will include coverage of how PV has been affected in the newly-liberated region of Kherson.
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Texas grid still vulnerable to extreme winter weather, ERCOT estimate shows

TDT News 30 Nov 2022
And in the most extreme scenario considered for this winter — a combination of high electricity usage, power plant outages and very low wind and solar energy production — the grid would need to resort to rolling blackouts, the report shows.
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Cuba says its allies have pledged help to end its economic crisis

Reuters 30 Nov 2022
He said he had landed deals to fix decrepit power plants and finance the development of wind and solar energy. Jorge Pinon, of the University of Texas at Austin Energy Institute, said the deals did not change the big picture.
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Cooling solar farms can make them more powerful - here is the proof

Interesting Engineering 29 Nov 2022
It’s a common belief that a solar panel produces more energy on receiving more sunlight but that’s not always true ... So, if a solar plant experiences a temperature around 50°C, it may suffer energy losses of up to 12 percent ... of low-cost solar energy,” the authors note in the paper.
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‘REA Committed to Providing Sustainable Power to Nigerians’

This Day 29 Nov 2022
The VCChancellor of Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Prof Lawal Bilbis, in his welcome address, said the university was privileged to have the federal government 2.0MW Solar Hybrid Power Plant, Renewable Energy workshop/training Centre and Solar Powered Street light in their institution.

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