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Four firms to build 20 MW solar power plants in Uganda

11 Dec 14 - 12:50 CET

REUTERS - Uganda said on Wednesday four foreign and domestic firms would build two solar power plants, with a total capacity of 20 megawatts (MW) as it seeks to develop its renewable energy potential.

First Solar enters residential, community solar PV market with investment in Clean Energy Collective

11 Dec 14 - 12:49 CET

SOLARSERVER - First Solar Inc. (Tempe, Arizona, US) and Clean Energy Collective (CEC, Louisville, Colorado, US) on December 10th, 2014 announced that they have formed a strategic partnership to develop and market community solar photovoltaic (PV) offerings to residential customers and businesses directly on behalf of client utilities.

DSM Opens 6MW Solar Field at Plant In Belvidere, New Jersey

11 Dec 14 - 12:49 CET

ET - DSM, in partnership with GeoPeak and Marina Energy, opened a solar field at their plant in Belvidere, New Jersey. The 6MW solar project, which adopts DSM’s high-efficiency modules, will produce approximately 30-40% of the Belvidere plant's electricity needs at peak production.

Global energy demand to rise 35 pct by 2040, stabler emissions

10 Dec 14 - 11:26 CET

REUTERS - Global energy demand should rise some 35 percent through 2040 as the middle class expands in developing countries and supplies shift to lower-carbon fuels that may allow for lower emissions, Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday in its annual outlook.

SoftBank, Mitsui to Build 43MW Solar Station in Central Japan

10 Dec 14 - 11:25 CET

BLOOMBERG - SoftBank Corp. (9984)’s clean energy unit and Mitsui & Co. (8031) will build a 43-megawatt solar power station in central Japan.

Hawaiian Electric seeks Hawaii PCU approval for 207MW of solar PPAs

10 Dec 14 - 11:25 CET

EBR - Hawaiian Electric Company is seeking approval from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for six power purchase agreements (PPAs) for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, totaling 207MW.