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Malaysia to announce 500MW LSS 3 solar tender in January

Malaysia to announce 500MW LSS 3 solar tender in January

The third round of Malaysia's Large-Scale Solar (LSS) tenders will for another 500MW of capacity and details will be annonuced in January, according to energy minister Yeo Bee Yin.


ACWA Power secures financing for 300MW Saudi Arabia solar project

A consortium of Saudi-based developer ACWA Power and contractor AlGihaz have closed financing of the SAR1.2 billion (US$319 million) Sakaka solar project standing at 300MW in Al Jouf, Saudi Arabia, a project that attracted headlines across the world last year after the government chose ACWA Power despite Masdar putting in the lowest ever solar bid.


Thailand utility eyes 1GW of floating solar on hydro dams, pilots energy storage

State-run utility Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is planning to facilitate 1GW of hybrid floating solar-hydro projects across eight dams throughout the country.


Solar ‘charging ahead’ but ‘unprecedented’ investment action required, IEA warns

Solar PV is “charging ahead” across the world as it outpaces other renewables, but far more significant action is required if a climate crisis is to be averted, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.