Canadian Solar plans Japan 'yieldco' IPO

30 August,2016

Canadian Solar may have given up on its plan to launch a US-listed renewables yieldco, but the PV giant is targeting another country for an initial public offering: Japan.

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Costa Rica runs 100% renewable for 113 days in a row

30 August,2016

Costa Rica just ran its electricity grid for 113 days in a row entirely on renewable energy. Using a mix of wind, solar and its abundant supply of geothermal energy, this small nation is proving that fossil fuels are no longer necessary to keep the lights on.

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AGL launches world’s largest solar virtual power plant battery demonstration to benefit customers

30 August,2016

AGL Energy Limited (AGL) today announced the launch of what will be the world’s largest virtual power plant (VPP), ultimately involving 1,000 connected batteries installed in homes and businesses in South Australia, providing 5 MW of peaking capacity and offering customers the opportunity to save on their energy bills.

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China’s Golden Concord Said to Compete for SunEdison Yieldco

29 August,2016

Golden Concord Holdings Ltd., the Chinese clean-energy group, is seeking to acquire assets from bankrupt U.S. renewable-energy giant SunEdison Inc., people familiar with the company’s plans said.

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