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24 Mar 2015

Real Americans Are Coal Killers: South Carolina Solar Market Gets White Hot

From solar wallflower to solar powerhouse: the South Carolina solar market heats up with the launch of Solarize South Carolina, a group discount program Real Americans Are Coal Killers: South Carolina Solar Market Gets White Hot was
17 Mar 2015

Abengoa Completes $660 Million Debt Financing For Xina Solar One In South Africa

Abengoa has successfully completed debt raising for its Xina Solar One concentrated solar power project in South Africa. Abengoa reported progress on the financial front for one of its three concentrated solar power (CSP) projects in South
16 Mar 2015

Abengoa secures $660m financing for Xina Solar One project in South Africa

Abengoa and its partners have secured $ 660m in non-recourse project financing for a 100MW solar thermal power plant in South Africa. CTBR – News
19 Feb 2015

Siemens wins 360MW of wind turbine contract in South Africa

Siemens has won a contract to supply turbines for three wind power projects in Northern Cape, South Africa, totaling 360MW. CTBR – News
14 Feb 2015

Mainstream Renewable Power Completes Financing On Three South African Wind Farms

Renewable energy company Mainstream Renewable Power has announced the completion of financing for three wind farms to be built in South Africa which will have a combined capacity of 360 MW. A consortium led by Mainstream Renewable Power
31 Jan 2015

EDF commissions Grassridge wind farm in South Africa

EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned the 61.5MW Grassridge wind farm in South Africa. CTBR – News
15 Jan 2015

New South Korea Cap-And-Trade Market Becomes World’s Second-Largest

On Monday (January 12, 2015), a new South Korea cap-and-trade market opened on the Korea Exchange. This carbon trading scheme is now the second biggest in the world, behind only the European Union’s, until China’s national market revs
1 Jan 2015

Adelaide, South Australia: Revolutionary Leader In 2030

Editor’s Note: This article is one submission in a live Masdar blogging contest (find out the entry requirements here). Very simply, the focus of the contest submissions is to: “Describe your city in 2030: what will occur
20 Nov 2014

Sheep farmer finds downed “Google Loon balloon” in South Africa

According to local reports, the Gigaom Search
12 Nov 2014

Jasper solar PV project in South Africa goes live

The 96MW Jasper solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Northern Cape, South Africa, has gone live. CTBR – News