Australia-based Sundrop Farms became the first company to grow crops in the desert using only seawater and sunlight with the official launch of its Port Augusta farm, after a six-year pilot.
Capital One N.A., a diversified investor, has has acquired a tax equity stake in the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project with an investment of up to $78 million.
The 50 MW Bokpoort CSP plant, built by Acciona, has been named “Best renewable energy project 2016” by the South African National Energy Association.
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has begun work on a concentrated solar power project that it says will generate 1,000 MW by 2030.
Virginia-based startup Wilson Solarpowerhas announced plans to form a Hong King-based joint venture to build 1000 MW of concentrated solar power in China
Trade Ministers from South Africa and Saudi Arabia have jointly inaugurated the Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project in South Africa’s Northern Cape.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco is poised to open the first phase of what will eventually be the largest CSP plant in the world – the same size as Morocco’s capital city Rabat.