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Adenium Energy Capital and Enerwhere sign USD 10 Million investment agreement for fleet of Mobile Solar Power Systems

* Adenium is investing USD 10M in Enerwhere’s fleet of mobile solar power systems * Enerwhere will deploy these systems to provide temporary power to labor camps, construction sites and industrial sites around the Middle East on a rental or power purchase agreement (PPA) basis * Adding solar to diesel-powered mini-grids provides fuel and emissions…

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Rebound in clean energy investment in 2014 beats expectations | Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Surges in investment in offshore wind in Europe, and solar in China and the US, helped to drive the 2014 global clean energy total up 16% to $310bn London and New York, 9 January â€“ World clean energy investment rebounded strongly in 2014, boosted by demand for large-scale and rooftop solar photovoltaics on the back of its greatly…

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GE partners with Saudi Electricity Company on hybrid energy project

Hybrid energy installation will integrate solar with combined-cycle plant for landmark power project in Duba. The landmark project, the ‘Green Duba’ Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Plant, will be built in the northwestern part of Saudi Arabia, along the Red Sea coast. When finished, it will have the capacity to generate the equivalent power needed to…

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First Solar: Year In Review

First Solar, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated solar companies, had an interesting year. While the company’s financial performance was decidedly mixed, with revenues and gross margins for the first 9 months coming in lower year-over-year due to lower revenue recognition on solar projects, the company performed reasonably well on the business development, manufacturing…

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Green Sukuk: Financing the Gulf region’s renewable energy infrastructure

In this interview Latham & Watkins partner Harj Rai and associate Lee Irvine discuss how an issuance of green sukuk would allow Islamic investors, for the first time, access to ethical and socially responsible investments. Read more or Download this interview as PDF

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Oil price plunge and clean energy – The real impact | Bloomberg New Energy Finance

The 45% fall in oil prices is being portrayed as a big blow to clean energy deployment. In fact, its impact will vary by sector and region, but will be modest in major electricity markets where renewables compete with gas and coal, and benefit from stable policy support   London and New York, 22 December –…

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COP 19: What You Should Know

Delegates from around the world convened in Warsaw, Poland recently for the 19th Annual Meeting of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change), known as COP 19 (Conference of the Parties).  The meeting comprised the latest effort by the UNFCCC to forge a binding global agreement on responding to the threat of climate…

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Success for Ashurst’s renewables team at Infrastructure Journal awards

Ashurst has been named ‘Legal Advisor of the Year for Renewables’ at the Infrastructure Journal (IJ) awards, held on 13 March in London.?Celebrating and acknowledging the best deals in energy and infrastructure over the last year, specific mandates of note on which the team advised include: Ouarzazate CSP project – Ashurst advised the sponsor, ACWA…

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Acciona and TSK to discuss challenges and successes of constructing Noor I CSP plant in Morocco at MENASOL

Acciona and TSK delegation to attend MENASOL (6-7 May, Dubai) and join a panel discussion on Morocco’s CSP industry and the lessons learnt on site in Ouarzazate   The 160MW Noor I CSP project in Morocco has been under construction for almost a year and is expected to reach commercial operation in the second half…

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Companies preparing for solar market growth in MENA attending MENASOL

Companies preparing for solar market growth in MENA attending MENASOL With over 3GW of solar forecast to be completed in the Middle East & North Africa by 2020, over 150 senior executives from leading  solar companies will be meeting at the 6th Annual Middle East & North Africa Solar Conference & Exhibition taking place on 6-7…

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