The Catalyst MENA Clean Energy Fund is beginning to put its money where its mouth is, with the equity financing of 34 MW of solar projects for telecommunications company Orange. Catalyst, which is supported by the European Investment Bank (EIB), is an important tool to attract investment in renewable energy projects, and kicks proceedings off … Continue reading Orange to build 34 MW of solar projects in Jordan.
In November 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that one of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced solar photovoltaic power plants became commercially operational. The 250-megawatt California Valley Solar Ranch features the ability to shift positions of panels wirelessly to track weather and optimize solar input to collect as much of the … Continue reading Solar Energy in California Just Makes Sense.
Cuba opened its first solar farm with 14,000 panels that doubled the country’s capacity to harvest energy from the sun back in November 2013. The project is just one of seven farms in the works as leaders are being forced to consider renewables amid failed attempts at drilling for oil off its coast. Cuba relies … Continue reading Even Cuba Is Turning To Solar Energy.