Russia: 1.9GW auction for solar, wind and hydropower

A large scale renewable energy project has been announced by the Russian administration of the Treading System. It is open to solar, wind and hydropower projects and is expected to award contracts for projects with a combined capacity of 1.9 GW. According to the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI), all of the 1,900 MW of applications can be submitted for the tender this year. Of this capacity, however, only 250 MW will...

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Russia and India for Solar

There are lots of places to harness solar energy, and without a doubt, India is one of the best countries to use this energy. The country is now in need of $200 Billion to make their ambitious goal of producing 175 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy by 2022 happen. On the solar energy front, the government is trying to make solar projects economically viable and ensure that bankability and returns are reasonably assured for investors....

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Saudi Arabia and Russia’s Nuclear Power Cooperation Deal.
Jun29

Saudi Arabia and Russia’s Nuclear Power Cooperation Deal.

Saudi Arabia and Russia have signed an agreement to cooperate on nuclear energy development, a Saudi government body in charge of such projects said. The government body, the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, announced the cooperation deal on its website on Thursday but gave no further details. Saudi-owned al-Arabiya TV, citing unnamed sources, said the kingdom planned to build 16 nuclear reactors in which Russia...

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Hevel Solar Plans $450m PV Expansion in Russia.
Jun09

Hevel Solar Plans $450m PV Expansion in Russia.

Hevel Solar has already developed a fair chunk of Russia’s PV, and is eyeing a further 500 MW by the end of the decade. A 22.5 billion rubles ($450 million) solar PV development plan for Russia has been announced by one of the country’s richest men, Viktor Vekselberg. The billionaire, who owns transport, energy and telecommunications group Renova has outlined ambitious solar development plans designed to prove that...

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