SKYPOWER IN THE NEWS

 

Bangladesh Plans 1.6 Gigawatts Of Solar Projects

CleanTechnica  July 10, 2017

https://cleantechnica.com/2017/07/10/bangladesh-plans-1-6-gigawatts-solar-projects/

 

China Huayang signs solar partnership with Toronto-based SkyPower

The Asset  July 5, 2017

https://www.theasset.com/belt-road-online/33141/china-huayang-signs-solar-partnership-with-toronto-based-skypower-

 

UN’s new global goals applauded but now for the tough part — action

Gulf News USA June 19, 2017

http://gulfnews.com/news/americas/usa/un-s-new-global-goals-applauded-but-now-for-the-tough-part-action-1.1591302
SkyPower’s USD 5 bn, 3 GW solar PV project gets green light from cabinet

Enterprise Press June 11, 2017

http://enterprise.press/stories/2017/06/11/skypowers-usd-5-bn-3-gw-solar-pv-project-gets-green-light-from-cabinet/

 

to-the-point: China Huayang, SkyPower form global solar partnership

Renewables Now June 9, 2017

https://renewablesnow.com/news/to-the-point-china-huayang-skypower-form-global-solar-partnership-571663/

 

Chinese fly with SkyPower

RE News June 8, 2017

http://renews.biz/107395/chinese-fly-with-skypower/

 

NEXTracker hits 1GW of solar tracker sales in India

PV TECH  June 6, 2017

https://www.pv-tech.org/news/nextracker-hits-1gw-of-solar-tracker-sales-in-india

 

Odisha to join solar tariff war with Rewa, Kadapa

Business Standard  April 21, 2017

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/odisha-to-join-solar-tariff-war-with-rewa-kadapa-117042100561_1.html

 

Why are global solar firms in a wait-and-watch mode in India?

Energy World – Economic Times  January 20, 2017 

http://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/energy-speak/why-are-global-solar-firms-in-a-wait-and-watch-mode-in-india/2102

 

Why solar power is the key to ensuring universal internet access

Business Daily Africa  December 11, 2016 

http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Why-solar-power-is-the-key-to-ensuring-universal-internet-access/1248928-3482560-5t06g6z/

 

Remarks for the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change at the Toronto Region Board of Trade

Government of Canada  November 25, 2016 

https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/news/2016/11/remarks-honourable-catherine-mckenna-minister-environment-climate-change-toronto-region-board-trade.html?=undefined&wbdisable=true

 

Indian Industrial Conglomerate Proposes 600 MW Solar Power Park

CleanTechies  November 15, 2016 

http://cleantechies.com/2016/11/15/indian-industrial-conglomerate-proposes-600-mw-solar-power-park/

 

The Nordic ‘North Star’ of the ‘Blue Economy’

CPHPOST Online  November 4, 2016 

http://cphpost.dk/news/the-nordic-north-star-of-the-blue-economy.html

 

Kenya: des investisseurs désirent construire 120 MW de centrales solaires

Agence Ecofin October 25, 2016 

http://www.agenceecofin.com/solaire/2510-41945-kenya-des-investisseurs-desirent-construire-120-mw-de-centrales-solaires

 

Renewable energy capacity set to take quantum leap in MP

Hindustantimes October 18, 2016 

http://www.hindustantimes.com/indore/renewable-energy-capacity-set-to-take-quantum-leap-in-mp/story-FxUjX36EfUbUSZGQ7mGheK.html

 

Canada is bringing clean technology to India

The Hamilton Spectator October 13, 2016 

http://www.thespec.com/opinion-story/6909656-canada-is-bringing-clean-technology-to-india/

 

SkyPower Global & SoftBank Look To Share In 1 GW Indian Solar Park

CleanTechnica September 30, 2016 

http://cleantechnica.com/2016/09/30/skypower-global-softbank-look-share-1-gw-indian-solar-park/

 

SoftBank venture, Shapoorji Pallonji keen to invest in Odisha solar park

Business standard September 16, 2016 

http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/softbank-venture-shapoorji-pallonji-keen-to-invest-in-odisha-solar-park-116091600744_1.html

 

India’s Renewable Energy Investors Summit 2017 Rescheduled To Feb 2017

PlanetSave August 30, 2016 

http://planetsave.com/2016/08/30/indias-renewable-energy-investors-summit-2017-rescheduled-feb-2017/

 

India’s SECI adding storage to 300MW of solar tenders in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

PV Tech July 25, 2016 

http://www.pv-tech.org/news/indias-seci-adding-storage-to-300mw-of-solar-tenders-in-andhra-pradesh-and

 

UN Global Compact Recognizes SkyPower Founder and Chief Executive Officer as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer

Wallstreet online June 23, 2016 

http://www.wallstreet-online.de/nachricht/8705690-un-global-compact-recognizes-skypower-founder-and-chief-executive-officer-as-a-2016-local-sdg-pioneer

 

UN Global Compact Recognizes SkyPower Founder and Chief Executive Officer as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer

Financial Post June 22, 2016 

http://www.financialpost.com/prnewswire/index.html?rkey=20160622C1117&filter=2289

 

UN Global Compact Recognizes SkyPower Founder and Chief Executive Officer as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer

National Post June 22, 2016 

http://www.nationalpost.com/prnewswire/index.html?rkey=20160622C1117&filter=3072

 

UN Global Compact Recognizes SkyPower Founder and Chief Executive Officer as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer

Yahoo Finance June 22, 2016 

https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/un-global-compact-recognizes-skypower-215700400.html

 

India Contemplates Launch Of National Energy Storage Mission

CleanTechnica June 18, 2016 

http://cleantechnica.com/2016/06/18/india-contemplates-launch-national-energy-storage-mission/

 

SkyPower Honoured With United Nations Global Compact Sustainable Development Goal Award

Finance Yahoo, CNW Group  June 14, 2016 

https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/skypower-honoured-united-nations-global-195800707.html

 

JV eyes Indian solar storage

reNEWS May 16, 2016 

http://renews.biz/102685/jv-eyes-indian-solar-storage

 

SkyPower and BYD to jointly bid for 750MW of solar energy development in India

Energy Business Review May 16, 2016 

http://solar.energy-business-review.com/news/skypower-and-byd-to-jointly-bid-for-750mw-of-solar-energy-development-in-india-160516-4894155

Canadian renewable energy company SkyPower has partnered with the Chinese firm BYD to jointly submit bids in the upcoming tenders for the development of 750MW of solar projects and energy storage capacity in India.

 

SkyPower to join forces with BYD for 750 MW solar + storage bid in India

Stratton Report May 13, 2016 

http://strattonreport.com/news/skypower-join-forces-byd-750-mw-solar-storage-bid-india/

On May 13, SkyPower announced an agreement with energy storage provider BYD to submit a joint bid in the upcoming tenders for solar power generation capacity and energy storage of up to 750 MW in India.

 

SkyPower, BYD to bid jointly in 750-MW solar-plus-storage tender in India

SeeNews Renewables May 13, 2016 

https://renewables.seenews.com/news/skypower-byd-to-bid-jointly-in-750-mw-solar-plus-storage-tender-in-india-524804

May 13 (SeeNews) – Canada-based solar projects developer SkyPower Global said Friday it will submit a joint bid with Chinese firm BYD Co Ltd (HKG:1211) in the upcoming auction for up to 750 MW of solar power and energy storage in India.

 

BYD and SkyPower partner up in India to bid for 750MW solar with energy storage

PV Tech May 13, 2016 

http://www.pv-tech.org/news/byd-and-skypower-partnership-to-bid-for-solar-and-energy-storage-capacity-i

Canada-based renewables firm SkyPower will join China-based battery developer BYD in competitive bidding for 750MW of solar and energy storage development in India.

 

SkyPower partners with BYD to enter into 750 MW PV+storage tender in India

PV Magazine May 13, 2016 

http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/skypower-partners-with-byd-to-enter-into-750-mw-pvstorage-tender-in-india_100024596/#.VzXitOIuhEo.twitter

Canadian SkyPower and Chinese BYD will submit a joined bid in the upcoming 750 MW solar+storage tender in India.

 

Canada’s SkyPower partners BYD for 750 MW solar projects in India

Live Mint | India | May 13, 2016 

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/OIVFRH0NGeJBNP8JOTsdxI/Canadas-SkyPower-partners-BYD-for-750-MW-solar-projects-in.html

Mumbai: Canadian solar energy developer SkyPower Ltd on Friday said it has entered into an agreement with Chinese battery technology firm BYD Co. Ltd to submit a joint bid in the upcoming tenders for solar power projects and energy storage of up to 750 megawatt (MW) in India.

 

SkyPower to install 350MW solar projects in India

Power-Technologoy April 29, 2016 

http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsskypower-install-350mw-solar-projects-india-4878653

Canada-based solar supplier SkyPower has signed deals with Indian company Sterling and Wilson for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), as well as operation and maintenance (O&M) of 350MW projects in India.

 

SkyPower selects Sterling and Wilson for 350MW of Indian solar projects

CTBR April 29, 2016 

http://solar.cleantechnology-business-review.com/news/skypower-selects-sterling-and-wilson-for-350mw-of-indian-solar-projects-290416-4879598

SkyPower Global has signed contracts with Sterling and Wilson for 350MW of solar projects in India.

 

SkyPower appoints Sterling and Wilson for its India solar projects

Live Mint | India | April 29, 2016 

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/FjkHE6lSZ5jof3GfGCD1FI/SkyPower-appoints-Sterling-and-Wilson-for-its-India-solar-pr.html

Hyderabad: Utility scale solar energy developer SkyPower Ltd., which was awarded 350 megawatt (MW) of solar projects in Telangana and Madhya Pradesh, has contracted Sterling and Wilson Pvt. Ltd. for engineering procurement and construction (EPC) and operation and maintenance (O&M) of its current projects in India.

 

Sterling and Wilson wins EPC contract for 350MW of SkyPower’s India projects

PV Tech | India | April 29, 2016 

http://www.pv-tech.org/news/sterling-and-wilson-wins-epc-contract-for-350mw-of-skypowers-india-projects

India-based solar EPC firm Sterling & Wilson (S&W) has been awarded EPC and O&M contracts for 350MW of solar projects in India by Canada-based developer SkyPower.

 

SkyPower picks EPC contractor for 350 MW of Indian solar projects

SeeNews Renewables | India | April 28, 2016 

http://renewables.seenews.com/news/skypower-picks-epc-contractor-for-350-mw-of-indian-solar-projects-522979

Canada-based solar projects developer SkyPower Global has signed contracts with Indian EPC contractor Sterling and Wilson for the construction and operation of 350 MW of solar parks in the Asian country.

 

Sterling & Wilson wins big India solar park contract

Gulf Construction | India | April 28, 2016 

http://www.gulfconstructiononline.com/news/story/8015

Sterling and Wilson, a leading solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, said it has won a major contract from SkyPower, one of the largest developers of utility-scale solar energy projects in the world, to build solar parks in the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Telangana.

 

Developments on over 1 GW of new PV in India

PV Magazine | India | April 28, 2016 

http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/developments-on-over-1-gw-of-new-pv-in-india_100024342/#ixzz478TcP2do

Progress on three solar schemes and projects in India, which have a potential combined capacity of 1050 MW, including 500 MW of rooftop PV being tendered by SECI, a piece of land being assigned for a 200 MW project in Rajasthan, and SkyPower agreeing EPC and O&M contracts with Sterling and Wilson for 350 MW of PV projects.

 

Solar firm SkyPower looking for local partners in India

The Economic Times | New Delhi | April 22, 2016 

http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2016-04-22/news/72536540_1_renewable-energy-projects-india-epc

NEW DELHI: Canadian solar power firm SkyPower Global, which has won projects to develop 350 MW capacity in the country, is scouting for local partners and has hired investment banker Greenstone Energy Advisors to help its search.

 

Piyush Goyal discusses opportunities in the Renewable Energy sector

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | April 26, 2016 

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/piyush-goyal-discusses-opportunities-in-the-renewable-energy-sector-116042600194_1.html

At an industry roundtable hosted by the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) in New York, Piyush Goyal, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy discussed India’s ambitious target of achieving 175 GW of renewable generation capacity and innovative ways of mainstreaming energy efficiency.

 

Canada’s SkyPower says it is seeking partners for India solar projects

The Globe and Mail  April 12, 2016

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/canadas-skypower-says-seeking-partners-for-india-solar-projects/article29604260/

Canadian solar company SkyPower is looking for partners for its India projects and will start building them in the fall of this year, its chief executive told Reuters on Tuesday, adding it was rapidly expanding its team and activities in seven states.

 

Corporations Team Up With The Global Solar Council

Solar Industry April 4, 2016

http://solarindustrymag.com/corporations-partner-with-the-global-solar-council

The Global Solar Council (GSC) has announced its founding corporate members and the launch of the Global Solar Council Leadership Forum. Founded in 2015 by national and regional solar associations, GSC is an international organization to coordinate global solar efforts.

 

Global Solar Council announces founding corporate members

SolarServer April 4, 2016

http://www.solarserver.com/solar-magazine/solar-news/current/2016/kw14/global-solar-council-announces-founding-corporate-members.html

On April 4th, 2016 the Global Solar Council, an international organization founded in 2015 to coordinate the efforts of the world’s solar photovoltaic (PV) associations, announced its founding corporate members and launch of the Global Solar Council Leadership Forum.

 

SkyPower goes global in solar energy rebound

The Globe and Mail March 7, 2016

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/solar-energy-will-be-bigger-than-the-internet-skypower-founder-says/article29061509/

The list, and size, of deals Mr. Adler has signed with governments and their agencies is staggering. There’s a $5-billion (U.S.) joint venture in Nigeria to build 3,000 MW of utility-scale solar power, a similar-sized four-year project in Egypt, two large projects in the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Telangana, a $2.2-billion agreement to build 1,000 MW of solar projects in Kenya and a $4.3-billion deal in Bangladesh, among many others.

 

SkyPower Becomes Climate Bonds Partner

CleanTechnica February 29, 2016

https://cleantechnica.com/2016/02/29/skypower-becomes-climate-bonds-partner/

One of the leading global solar power projects developer, SkyPower, announced that it has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative as a partner.

 

Ongoing technical studies of solar power plant to generate 300 MW: Prime Minister

Daily News: Egypt February 29, 2016

http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/02/29/ongoing-technical-studies-of-solar-power-plant-to-generate-300-mw-prime-minister/

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail demanded completion of ongoing technical and financial studies for the 300 MW solar power plant, which will be carried out Canadian-US Sky Power, as a prelude to signing the final agreement of the project.

 

SkyPower signs 200 MW solar power purchase agreement with Telangana

Economic Times February 23, 2016

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/power/skypower-signs-200-mw-solar-power-purchase-agreement-with-telangana/articleshow/51106051.cms/

KOLKATA: Canada-based solar energy project developer SkyPower has signed four power purchase agreements (PPA) with the Telangana government to build and operate 200 MW of solar energy projects in the state, the company said in a statement.

 

SkyPower doubles up in India

RENews February 22, 2016

http://renews.biz/101617/skypower-doubles-up-in-india/

SkyPower has signed four power purchase agreements with the Indian state of Telangana to build and operate a total of 200MW AC of solar energy projects.

 

SkyPower signs PPAs for 200MW of Telangana projects

PV Tech February 22, 2016

http://www.pv-tech.org/news/skypower-signs-ppas-for-200mw-of-telangana-projects/

Canada-based renewables firm SkyPower has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with the Indian state of Telangana for four PV projects totalling 200MW combined.

 

India: SkyPower agrees 200 MW solar PPA with Telangana government

PV Magazine  February 22, 2016

http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/india–skypower-agrees-200-mw-solar-ppa-with-telangana-government_100023313/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter#axzz411AgsEeN/

Canadian solar developer to add to its growing Indian solar portfolio with development of four large-scale PV projects in the state of Telangana.

 

SkyPower Signs Contracts for 200 Megawatts of Solar in India

Bloomberg  February 22, 2016

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-22/skypower-signs-contracts-for-200-megawatts-of-solar-in-india/

SkyPower Ltd., a Toronto-based renewable-energy developer, agreed to build and operate 200 megawatts of solar projects in India.

 

Canada has energy export opportunities beyond pipelines

The Globe and Mail  February 3, 2016

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-commentary/canada-has-energy-export-opportunities-beyond-pipelines/article28516585/

Exporting clean-energy solutions reaps benefits for Canadians and Canadian companies.

 

India Renewable Potential ‘Mind-boggling,’ SkyPower Strategist Says

Renewable Energy World  January 26, 2016

http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2016/01/india-renewable-potential-mind-boggling-skypower-strategist-says.html

The potential of renewable energy in India – and the price tag needed to realize it – was highlighted on Jan. 20 by a panel of energy and financing experts.

 

SkyPower to provide two million solar systems to Kenyans

ESI Africa   December 15, 2015

http://www.esi-africa.com/skypower-to-provide-two-million-solar-systems-to-kenyans/

In East Africa, SkyPower, a global developer of utility-scale solar energy projects, stated that it will be partnering with Plan International for the distribution of two million SkyPower Home solar systems to provide energy to poor households, schools and health clinics in Kenya.

 

Kenya to receive over 2mn high-quality home solar systems

Capital PM Kenya  December 11, 2015

http://www.capitalfm.co.ke/business/2015/12/kenya-to-receive-over-2mn-high-quality-home-solar-systems/

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11- Kenya is expected to receive over two million high-quality home solar systems from SkyPower, a global developer and owner of utility-scale solar energy projects.

 

Children’s rights NGO, SkyPower to bring solar-powered light to rural Kenya

PV Magazine  December 11, 2015

http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/childrens-rights-ngo–skypower-to-bring-solar-powered-light-to-rural-kenya_100022425/#axzz3uJ65IMb8

SkyPower and Plan International plan to distribute two million home solar kits over a five-year period, with an aim to reduce reliance on kerosene.

 

SkyPower Signs 150 MW Solar Power Sale Agreement In India

CleanTechnica  October 15, 2015

http://cleantechnica.com/2015/10/15/skypower-signs-150-mw-solar-power-sale-agreement-india/

SkyPower, one of the leading renewable energy project developers globally, has signed a power sale agreement for the projects it had secured in a competitive auction held June 2015.

 

SkyPower plans to build 500MW solar projects in Panama

Energy Business Review  October 7, 2015

http://solar.energy-business-review.com/news/skypower-plans-to-build-500mw-of-solar-projects-in-panama-071015-4687152 Canada-based solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects developer, SkyPower is planning to invest $1bn to construct 500MW of utility-scale solar power plants in Panama over the next five years.

 

SkyPower agrees to $1bn deal to build 500 MW of solar in Panama

PV Magazine  October 7, 2015

http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/skypower-agrees-1bn-deal-to-build-500-mw-of-solar-in-panama_100021436/#axzz3ntTEuXCs
Canadian solar developer announces another large-scale solar agreement, this time with Panama President Juan Carlos Varela, to develop 500 MW of solar power over the next five years.

 

SkyPower unveils USD-1bn solar investment plan for Panama

SeeNews Renewables  October 6, 2015

http://renewables.seenews.com/news/skypower-unveils-usd-1bn-solar-investment-plan-for-panama-496094
After announcing significant solar investments in several African and Asian nations over the past weeks, on Tuesday SkyPower Global said it plans to build a 500-MW solar plant in Panama for a total cost of USD 1 billion (EUR 888m).

 

SkyPower Announces 500 MW of Solar Energy Projects in Panama

MarketWatch NEW YORK  October 6, 2015

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/skypower-announces-500-mw-of-solar-energy-projects-in-panama-2015-10-06
During the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar projects, made a historic announcement with President Juan Carlos Varela, unveiling its plans to build 500 MW of utility-scale solar energy over the next five years in Panama, representing an investment of US $1 billion.

 

SkyPower announces $440m, 200 MW Djibouti solar plans 

PV Magazine  October 2, 2015

http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/skypower-announces-440m–200-mw-djibouti-solar-plans_100021344/#axzz3nhmXE1q2
Canadian developer continues its international expansion with agreement to develop large solar project in the east African nation; plants will be built in four phases over next four years.

 

SkyPower announces 2 GW of solar PV projects in Bangladesh

Solar Server Today  October 2, 2015

http://www.solarserver.com/solar-magazine/solar-news/current/2015/kw40/skypower-announces-2-gw-of-solar-pv-projects-in-bangladesh.html
During the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, SkyPower Global (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), a developer and owner of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, made an announcement with Prime Minister Hasina, unveiling its plans to build 2 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale PV plants over the next five years in Bangladesh, representing an investment of USD 4.3 billion.

 

SkyPower announces 2 GW of Solar Energy Projects in Bangladesh

Solar Novus Today  October 2, 2015

http://www.solarnovus.com/skypower-announces-2-gw-of-solar-energy-projects-in-bangladesh_N9307.html
During the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, SkyPower, a specialist in utility-scale solar projects, made a historic announcement with Prime Minister Hasina, unveiling its plans to build 2GW of utility-scale solar energy over the next five years in Bangladesh, representing an investment of US $4.3 billion.

 

Kericho to benefit from Green Energy deal

Citizen Digital  October 2, 2015

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/kericho-to-benefit-from-green-energy-deal-102151/
Kericho is destined to become the first green energy county in the country under the renewable energy race following Friday’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the County Government and Sky Power Global. This is according Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony.

 

SkyPower to build factories under USD-4.3bn Bangladesh solar plan

SeeNews Renewables  October 2, 2015

http://renewables.seenews.com/news/update-skypower-to-build-factories-under-usd-4-3bn-bangladesh-solar-plan-495464
Canada-based SkyPower Global said on Thursday that its USD-4.3-billion (EUR 3.85bn) solar plan for Bangladesh includes 500 MW of fabrication and assembly facilities.

 

Kericho to benefit from Green Energy deal

Citizen Digital  October 2, 2015

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/kericho-to-benefit-from-green-energy-deal-102151/
Kericho is destined to become the first green energy county in the country under the renewable energy race following Friday’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the County Government and Sky Power Global. This is according Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony.

 

SkyPower Announces 2 GW of Solar Energy Projects in Bangladesh

PR Newswire  October 1, 2015

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/skypower-announces-2-gw-of-solar-energy-projects-in-bangladesh-530260641.html
During the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar projects, made a historic announcement with Prime Minister Hasina, unveiling its plans to build 2 GW of utility-scale solar energy over the next five years in Bangladesh, representing an investment of US $4.3 billion.

 

SkyPower To Invest $4.3B In Bangladesh Solar Energy

LAW360  October 1, 2015

http://www.law360.com/articles/709789/skypower-to-invest-4-3b-in-bangladesh-solar-energy
SkyPower Global will be investing about $4.3 billion to develop two gigawatts of utility-scale solar projects in Bangladesh over the next five years, the solar developer announced Thursday.

 

President Kenyatta leaves the US after successful mission to the UN

KBC  September 30, 2015

http://www.kbc.co.ke/president-kenyatta-leaves-the-us-after-successful-mission-to-the-un/
President Uhuru Kenyatta has wrapped up a successful visit to the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York.

 

SkyPower to invest $4.4bn in Kenyan solar market over next five years 

GCR  September 29, 2015

http://www.globalconstructionreview.com/news/skypower-invest-44bn-kenyan-so8l8a8r-market/
SkyPower, the Canadian solar developer, has said it will invest $4.4bn in Kenya’s energy market, doubling the commitment it made in July.

 

SkyPower to build up to 4 GW of solar parks in Kenya, Bangladesh

SeeNews Renewables  September 28, 2015

http://renewables.seenews.com/news/skypower-to-build-up-to-4-gw-of-solar-parks-in-kenya-bangladesh-494772

September 28 (SeeNews) – SkyPower Global has committed to double its solar investments in Kenya to about USD 4 billion (EUR 3.58bn) and to also pour USD 4.3 billion into Bangladesh’s solar power sector..

 

US firm to invest Sh450bn to develop solar power in Kenya

Citizen Tv  September 28, 2015

https://citizentv.co.ke/business/us-firm-to-invest-sh450bn-to-develop-solar-power-in-kenya-101746/

American energy company, SkyPower, has announced that it would double the $2.2 billion it agreed to invest in Kenya to develop solar power to a massive $4.4 billion (more than Ksh450 billion).


SkyPower to invest billions in Kenya, Bangladesh solar markets 

PV Magazine  September 28, 2015

http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/skypower-to-invest-billions-in-kenya–bangladesh-solar-markets_100021272/#axzz3n9eljQoA

The Canadian solar developer will double its pledged investment in Kenya to $4.4bn, unveils bold plans to pour $4.3bn into Bangladesh’s fledgling solar PV industry.

 

SkyPower to invest $4.3b in Bangladesh solar power sector 

The Daily Star  September 28, 2015

http://www.thedailystar.net/city/skypower-invest-43b-bangladesh-solar-power-sector-148528

Skypower Global, one of the world’s largest and most successful utility-scale solar power producing companies, will invest 4.3 billion US dollars in solar power sector in Bangladesh.

 

Why Mark Zuckerberg Was a the UN Today

UN Dispatch September 26, 2015 

http://www.undispatch.com/why-mark-zuckerberg-was-at-the-un-today/

 

American company to invest Sh450 billion to develop solar power in Kenya

president.go.ke September 26, 2015

http://www.president.go.ke/2015/09/26/american-company-to-invest-sh450-billion-to-develop-solar-power-in-kenya/#
American energy company, SkyPower, has announced that it would double the $2.2 billion it agreed to invest in Kenya to develop solar power to a massive $4.4 billion (more than Ksh450 billion).

 

American company to invest Sh450 billion to develop solar power in Kenya

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation  September 26, 2015

http://www.kbc.co.ke/american-company-to-invest-sh450-billion-to-develop-solar-power-in-kenya/

American energy company, SkyPower, has announced that it would double the $2.2 billion it agreed to invest in Kenya to develop  to a massive $4.4 billion (more than Ksh450 billion).

 

SkyPower Global to invest $4.3 billion in Bangladesh’s solar power sector 

Bangladesh News 24 hours  September 27, 2015

http://bdnews24.com/economy/2015/09/27/skypower-global-to-invest-4.3-billion-in-bangladeshs-solar-power-sector

Its President and CEO Kerry Adler made the announcement in a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Hotel Waldorf Astoria in New York on Friday, according to Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS).

 

SkyPower Global to develop solar power capacity for 4.3bn in Bangladesh

Greentech lead  September 26, 2015

http://www.greentechlead.com/solar/skypower-global-to-develop-solar-power-capacity-for-4-3-bn-in-bangladesh-28320

Solar power producer Skypower Global is investing $4.3 billion in Bangladesh for the development of the solar energy sector there.

 

Canadian Company Doubles Kenyan Solar Power Investment to 4.4B

AFKInsider  September 28, 2015

http://afkinsider.com/103969/canadian-company-doubles-kenyan-solar-power-investment-to-4-4b/

Canadian solar developer SkyPower said it plans to double its investment in Kenya’s solar infrastructure to $4.4 billion after meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in New York, according to a report in PVTech.

 

SkyPower to Double Solar Power Investment in Kenya to 4.4 Billion

CleanTechnica  September 29th, 2015

http://cleantechnica.com/2015/09/29/skypower-double-solar-power-investment-kenya-4-4-billion/

SkyPower plants to significantly increase its investment commitment in Kenya’s solar power market, doubling their previous commitment of $2.2 billion.

 

SkyPower to invest $4.3b in solar power

The Daily Star  September 26, 2015

http://www.thedailystar.net/business/skypower-invest-43b-solar-power-148174

Skypower Global, one of the world’s largest and most successful utility-scale solar power producing companies, would invest 4.3 billion US dollars in solar power sector in Bangladesh.

 

India’s ambitious renewable energy target now seems achievable

Down to Earth  August 20, 2015

http://www.eco-business.com/news/indias-ambitious-renewable-energy-target-now-seems-achievable/

India will soon generate cheaper electricity from solar photovoltaics (PV)-based projects than those based on coal imported from Indonesia and Australia, says a report released by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

 

SkyPower Dives Into Mexico With Grupo Uribe 

CleanTechnica August 12, 2015

http://cleantechnica.com/2015/08/12/skypower-dives-into-mexico-with-grupo-uribe/

SkyPower announced last week that it will be forming a joint venture partnership with Grupo Uribe to develop solar energy in Mexico.

 

SkyPower to partner with Mexican energy company Grupo Uribe on joint venture

CleanTech Canada August 7, 2015

http://www.canadianmanufacturing.com/technology/skypower-to-partner-with-mexican-energy-company-grupo-uribe-on-joint-venture-152529/

SkyPower and Grupo Uribe are committed to providing renewable energy solutions that will support the Government of Mexico’s ambitious goals to increase energy accessibility for Mexicans and feed its growing manufacturing sector.

 

US $5 billion landmark deal puts renewable energy potential in the spotlight

Worldfolio August 6, 2015

http://www.theworldfolio.com/news/us5-billion-landmark-deal-puts-renewable-energy-potential-in-the-spotlight/3800/

Foreign investors signed an unprecedented level of agreements at the Egypt Economic Development Conference, particularly in the burgeoning renewable energy sector. Solar’s potential shone through with a multibillion-dollar pact between SkyPower-IGD and the Egyptian government to add 3 gigawatts over the next four years.

SkyPower awarded 200-megawatt solar contract in Telangana, India

Cleantech Canada August 5, 2015

http://www.canadianmanufacturing.com/technology/skypower-awarded-200-megawatt-solar-contract-in-telangana-india-152406/

NEW DELHI, India—Toronto-based SkyPower Global has been awarded a contract to build 200 megawatts of solar photovoltaic projects in the Telangana region of India.

 

India’s Largest Solar Power Auction Brings Further Drop in Costs

Bloomberg August 4

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-04/india-s-largest-solar-power-auction-brings-further-drop-in-costs

India’s biggest auction for solar energy yet brought a further reduction in prices, with companies such as SkyPower Ltd. of Canada and SunEdison Inc. of the U.S. competing with local firms.

 

SkyPower wins four projects in Telangana with another lowest bid

PV Tech August 4

http://www.pv-tech.org/news/skypower_wins_four_projects_in_telangana_with_another_lowest_bid

Canada-based SkyPower Southeast Asia has won a 50MW solar project in the Indian state of Telangana with another lowest bid at INR5.17/kWh (US$0.0807/kWh).

In the 2GW state auction on Monday, SkyPower also won two other 50MW projects with bids of INR5.26/kWh and INR5.3719/kWh and a fourth project in Category 2 of the bid, according to a company representative for Gensol Engineering, who was present during the financial bid announcements.

 

Obama in Kenya: A weekend to remember

How we made it in Africa July 31

http://www.howwemadeitinafrica.com/obama-in-kenya-a-weekend-to-remember/50783/

Many Kenyans believe the country will benefit economically from Obama’s visit and the [Global Entrepreneurship Summit] GES. Over the weekend a number of deals were already announced. General Electric (GE) said it has secured a US$155m contract to build a 100MW wind power farm in Kajiado County; while US solar company SkyPower Global signed a $2.2bn deal for the development of 1GW of energy projects in Kenya that will employ 25,000 people over the next five years.

 

SkyPower To Gift 2,000,000 Home Solar Kits To Kenya

Energy Matters July 31, 2015

http://www.energymatters.com.au/renewable-news/kenya-solar-kits-em4962/

SkyPower has announced it will be giving away two million small home solar power kits to the people of Kenya.

The kits will be distributed under the guidance of the Government of Kenya to households across the country that do not have access to electricity.

 

Kenya: SkyPower to Donate Two Million Home Solar Kits in Kenya
AllAfrica July 28, 2015

http://allafrica.com/stories/201507281905.html

SkyPower, recently signed a US $2.2 billion agreement with the Government of Kenya during the 6th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit to develop 1 GW of solar projects. As part of this, SkyPower will be gifting two million SkyPower Home solar kits to people of Kenya.

 

SkyPower to develop 1GW of solar projects in Kenya

African Review of Business and Technology July 27

http://www.africanreview.com/energy-a-power/renewables/skypower-to-develop-1gw-of-solar-projects-in-kenya

Solar energy project developer SkyPower has signed an agreement with the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum to develop 1GW of solar projects

 

Kenya signs deals at summit to tap 1,100 MW of renewable energy

Standard Digital News July 27

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000170573/kenya-signs-deals-at-summit-to-tap-1-100-mw-of-renewable-energy

Kenya’s economy is set to benefit from more than 1,100 MW of renewable energy deals signed at the 6th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at the weekend.

The Kenyan Government signed agreements with independent power producers, which will see a total of 1,100 MW of wind and solar power injected in the country’s electricity grid over several years. The agreements will see the country cut its reliance on hydroelectricity and become the largest economy in Africa that is powered by affordable and sustainable energy.

US solar company SkyPower Global yesterday signed an agreement with the Kenyan Government that will see solar power generation plants set up in Kajiado, Turkana, Kisumu, Malindi, Baringo and Kakamega counties.

 

SkyPower signs $2.2bn deal for solar power developments in Kenya

Power-Technology.com July 27

http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsskypower-signs-22bn-deal-for-solar-power-developments-in-kenya-4631944

The Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has signed a $2.2bn agreement with SkyPower for developing 1GW of solar power projects in the country.

 

SkyPower strikes US-2.2bn Kenyan solar deal

SeeNews Jul 27, 2015

http://renewables.seenews.com/news/update-skypower-strikes-us-2-2bn-kenyan-solar-deal-485687

Canadian utility-scale solar developer SkyPower Global on Sunday sealed a roughly USD-2.2-billion (EUR 2bn) deal to develop 1 GW of photovoltaic (PV) projects in Kenya over the next five years.

 

SkyPower Inks Landmark Agreement to Build Solar Projects in Kenya

AZO Cleantech July 27

http://www.azocleantech.com/news.aspx?newsID=22222

SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects, today signed a landmark agreement with the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum for the development of 1 GW of world-class solar projects to be built in four phases in Kenya over the next five years.

 

SkyPower agrees 1GW in Kenya

RE News July 27

http://renews.biz/92514/skypower-agrees-1gw-in-kenya/

SkyPower has signed an agreement with the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum to develop 1GW of solar projects over five years in the African country.

 

SkyPower To Develop And Build 1 GW Of Projects In Kenya For $2.2B Deal

Solar Industry magazine July 27

http://solarindustrymag.com/e107_plugins/content/content.php?content.15507

SkyPower, a Canada-based owner and developer of solar energy projects, has signed a $2.2 billion agreement with the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum to develop 1 GW of solar projects in Kenya to be built in four phases over the next five years.

 

SkyPower inks $2bn deal to build solar power plants in Kenya

Energy Business Review July 27

http://solar.energy-business-review.com/news/skypower-inks-2bn-deal-to-build-solar-power-plants-in-kenya-270715-4631493

Canadian utility-scale solar developer SkyPower has signed a $2.2bn agreement with the Kenyan Energy and Petroleum Ministry to develop 1,000MW of solar power plants.

 

GEN, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Elumelu Foundation Join Forces to Spark Global Entrepreneurship

Virtual Press Office July 26

https://www.virtualpressoffice.com/publicsiteContentFileAccess?fileContentId=2083125&fromOtherPageToDisableHistory=Y&menuName=News&sId=&sInfo

Representatives of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) participated in a formal signing ceremony at the Summit, committing to lead the Spark Global Entrepreneurship initiative. Spark is a coalition that is seeking to mobilize like-minded organizations, companies and investors that collectively generate more than $1 billion dollars in private investment for emerging entrepreneurs by the end of 2017.

“The world is full of nascent entrepreneurs with brilliant ideas—but they need stronger ecosystems to help them unleash those ideas and grow them into game-changing startups,” said Jonathan Ortmans, president of Global Entrepreneurship Network and one of three Spark coalition co-chairs. “Spark increases coordination and collaboration among startup support programs and amplifies their efforts.”

The first wave of companies that have stepped forward include Citi, EY, GE, Google and IBM. Two African companies, Rendeavour, the continent’s largest urban land developer, and SkyPower, the largest provider of utility-scale solar power projects in the world, have joined as well.

 

Multinationals leave a mark on Kenyan youth

Daily Nation July 26

http://www.nation.co.ke/business/Multinationals-leave-a-mark-on-Kenya/-/996/2809694/-/kl7id0z/-/index.html

Global corporations have come together to raise funds amounting to Sh100 billion ($1 billion) US dollars to support entrepreneurs in Africa, in a long term arrangement.

Citi, Ernst & Young, General Electric, SkyPower, Rendeavour, Google and IBM have already stepped forward with long term financial commitments for the project.

 

Lamu, Malindi to host the 1000MW solar power plant

Daily Nation July 26

http://www.nation.co.ke/business/Lamu-Malindi-to-host-the-1000MW-plant/-/996/2809610/-/u0eh95z/-/index.html

A planned Sh220 billion investment in solar power will be spread across various counties in Kenya.

The solar power plant, which will be developed in four phases over the next four years, will be hosted in sites such as Lamu, Malindi, Kajiado, Kisumu, Kakamega and Baringo.

This follows Sunday’s signing of an agreement between the ministry of energy, represented by Principal Secretary Joseph Njoroge, and SkyPower President and Chief Executive Kerry Adler to construct 1,000MW solar plants in different parts of the country.

 

Kenya signs Sh220bn solar power deal

Daily Nation July 25

http://www.nation.co.ke/business/Kenya-signs-1000MW-solar-power-deal-/-/996/2808578/-/im9897/-/index.html

Kenya will Sunday sign a Sh220 billion deal to develop a 1000MW solar power project over the next five years with the support of Canadian energy firm, SkyPower.

 

Kenya announces 1-gigawatt solar energy deal, will cost a record $2.2 billion

Mail & Guardian Africa July 25, 2015

http://mgafrica.com/article/2015-07-25-kenya-skypower-plan-signing-of-1-gigawatt-solar-energy-deal

KENYA’S Energy Ministry and Canadian solar energy firm SkyPower Global  are on course to sign an agreement Sunday that paves the way for the Toronto-based company to develop 1-gigawatt of solar power in East Africa’s biggest economy.

The developments will take place over five years in a deal that SkyPower values at $2.2 billion, the company said Friday in a statement.

 

SkyPower to sign pact with Kenya to develop 1-GW solar power

Greentech Lead July 25

http://www.greentechlead.com/solar/skypower-to-sign-pact-with-kenya-to-develop-1-gw-solar-power-27006

Canadian solar company SkyPower Global is to sign an agreement with the energy ministry of Kenya to develop 1-gigawatt of solar power in that country.

 

Kenya, SkyPower Plan Signing of 1-Gigawatt Solar Deal

Bloomberg July 24

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-24/first-major-solar-plant-in-kenya-draws-skypower-support

Kenya’s Energy Ministry and SkyPower Global Ltd. plan to sign an agreement Sunday that paves the way for the Toronto-based company to develop 1-gigawatt of solar power in East Africa’s biggest economy.

 

SkyPower to ink USD-2.2bn deal for 1 GW of solar in Kenya

SeeNews July 24

http://renewables.seenews.com/news/skypower-to-ink-usd-2-2bn-deal-for-1-gw-of-solar-in-kenya-485495

Canadian utility-scale solar developer SkyPower Global expects to strike a USD-2.2-billion (EUR 2bn) contract this weekend to develop 1 GW of solar projects in Kenya over the next five years.

 

SkyPower picked by Kenya

RE News July 24

http://renews.biz/92393/skypower-picked-by-kenya/

North American SkyPower Solar Energy is preparing to sign a solar supply deal with the Government of Kenya.

 

SkyPower in $2.2bn deal to build 1GW of PV in Kenya

ReCharge News July 24

http://www.rechargenews.com/solar/1406752/skypower-in-usd-22bn-deal-to-build-1gw-of-pv-in-kenya

SkyPower Global said it will sign a 1GW, $2.2bn development pact with the government of Kenya, in another blockbuster deal for the Canadian PV project specialist.

 

SkyPower Strikes Indian Solar Market — Prices Hit A New Low 

Clean Technica July 20, 2015

http://cleantechnica.com/2015/07/20/skypower-strikes-indian-solar-market-prices-hit-new-low-depth/

Last week, Canada-based solar developer SkyPower marked the start of its business in India by securing 150 MW worth of solar power projects in the central state of Madhya Pradesh (MP).

In doing so, the company also managed to rattle the market by bidding the lowest tariff India has ever seen.

 

Madhya Pradesh to get cheapest solar power in country

The Economic Times July 17

http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2015-07-17/news/64535236_1_mp-power-management-company-adani-power-mw

Madhya Pradesh will get cheapest solar power in the country at the rate of Rs 5.05 per unit on fixed rate for 25 years, a senior Energy Department official said.

 

SkyPower to Build Solar Plant in First Indian Project

Bloomberg July 16, 2015

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-16/skypower-to-develop-150mw-solar-plant-in-first-indian-project

SkyPower Global, a Canadian solar-energy developer, won its first project in India to build a 150-megawatt plant in the central state of Madhya Pradesh at the lowest-ever tariff in the country.

 

Record low India solar bid from SkyPower

PV Tech July 16

http://www.pv-tech.org/news/record_low_india_bid_from_skypower

SkyPower Southeast Asia Holdings has put in the lowest winning bid ever for solar projects in India at INR5.05 (US$0.080) per kWh for a 50MW project in Madhya Pradesh.

 

SkyPower to deploy 150 MW of solar in India’s Madhya Pradesh

SeeNews July 16

http://renewables.seenews.com/news/skypower-to-deploy-150-mw-of-solar-in-indias-madhya-pradesh-484361

Canadian utility-scale solar developer SkyPower Global said on Thursday it has won 150 MW of solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh’s latest procurement process.

 

Modi’s solar mission brings down cost to new low of Rs 5/unit
Canadian major SkyPower bid Rs 5.05-5.29/unit for three solar projects in Madhya Pradesh

Bloomberg TV India Web Desk July 15, 2015

http://www.btvin.com/article/read/news/1907/exclusive—modi-s-solar-mission-drags-down-costs-to-rs-5-unit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Rs 6 lakh crore plan to increase the solar power capacity to 100 GW by 2022 has led to massive drop in solar power project costs with global major SkyPower putting in bids for Rs 5.05-5.29/unit for three separate 50 Mw projects in Madhya Pradesh.

 

Solar tariffs reach new low of Rs 5.05

Business Standard July 15, 2015

http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/solar-tariffs-reach-new-low-of-rs-5-05-115071501204_1.html

Setting another benchmark in solar power generation, Mauritius-based SkyPower South East Asia Holding has offered Rs 5.051 a unit tariff in to Madhya Pradesh government-owned MP Power Management Company, setting a record low so far. The offered price is without any subsidy component and is lower than even Rs 5.50 rate under the viability gap funding, putting a question mark on the need to have subsidy in solar tariffs.

 

Solar is the new world, coal execs told at Paris summit

Eco-Business May 26, 2015

http://www.eco-business.com/news/solar-is-the-new-world-coal-execs-told-at-paris-summit/

Leading executives from the solar and wind industries went on the offensive this week at a climate conference in Paris, telling coal executives that renewable energy is the future, and that they had better get used to it.

 

SkyPower IGD Signs 3 GW PV Deal In Egypt

Clean Technica April 15, 2015

http://cleantechnica.com/2015/04/15/skypower-igd-signs-3-gw-pv-deal-egypt/

Representing an unprecedented milestone in Egypt’s strategic plan to develop a sustainable renewable energy industry, SkyPower Global and International Gulf Development (IGD) have signed a historic agreement with the Government of Egypt. The deal for the development of 3,000 megawatts (MW) of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects is to be built over the next four years. Resulting in the production of clean, sustainable, and cost-effective energy to support Egypt’s growing energy needs, the 3,000 MW project is also creating thousands of new green energy jobs and attracting billions in capital investment.

 

Canada supported Egypt at the 13-15 March 2015 Egypt Economic Development Conference in Sharm El Sheikh

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada March 24, 2015

http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/egypt-egypte/highlights-faits/2015/economic-2015-economique.aspx?lang=en

On March 13-15, 2015, Canada’s Ambassador to Egypt, Troy Lulashnyk, led Canada’s official delegation at the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. With the participation of hundreds of investors and high level delegations from all over the world, including Canada, the conference was declared a success with plans to make the event an annual affair.

On March 14, Ambassador Lulashnyk observed signing ceremonies for two Canadian companies: Canada-based SkyPower and the United Arab Emirates-based International Gulf Development (IGD) joint venture representing companies from Canada, UAE and Egypt signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Egypt for $ 5billion USD to provide 3000MW of solar power to Egypt, in the presence of the Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, and the Minister of Investment.

 

Egypt signs 3 GW solar deal with SkyPower, IGD

PV Magazine March 18, 2015

http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/egypt-signs-3-gw-solar-deal-with-skypower–igd-_100018660/#axzz3UfB3zZKP

Canadian solar giant SkyPower Global and International Gulf Development (IGD) have signed a major agreement with the government of Egypt to develop 3 GW of utility-scale solar PV projects to be built over the next four years.

 

SkyPower, IGD to finalise phase I of Egypt solar plan in late 2015

SeeNews March 18, 2015

http://renewables.seenews.com/news/skypower-igd-to-finalise-phase-i-of-egypt-solar-plan-in-late-2015-468706

Canadian solar firm SkyPower and International Gulf Development (IGD) expect to complete in late 2015 the first phase of their planned 3 GW of utility-scale solar parks in Egypt, according to a Tuesday press release.

 

SkyPower Mulls 3 GW Renewable Energy Capacity In Egypt

Clean Technica February 27, 2015

http://cleantechnica.com/2015/02/27/skypower-mulls-3-gw-renewable-energy-capacity-egypt/

One of the leading clean energy project developers in the world, SkyPower, is planning to expand to its footprint in one of the hottest renewable energy markets in the Africa — Egypt.

 

SkyPower plans 3000MW New Energy Project in Egypt

Amwal Al Ghad February 23, 2015

http://www.amwalalghad.com/en/investment-news/industry-trade/33354-skypower-to-launch-a-new-3000-megas-energy-station-in-egypt-within-5-years.html

World’s largest solar developer, SkyPower is showing interest in taking part in new and renewable projects in Egypt.

 

2014:

Africa to benefit from Canada’s renewable-energy expertise

Engineering News June 24, 2014

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-to-benefit-from-canadas-renewable-energy-expertise-2014-06-24/

Canada, which generates over 77% of its electricity from renewable-energy sources, has a lot to offer African countries in terms of technical skills and expertise in the renewable-energy space, Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast said on Tuesday.

Fast, who is leading a Southern African-focused trade delegation of Canadian companies active in the extractives and energy sectors, was in Cape Town for the launch of SkyPower Cares, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative of SkyPower – a Canadian developer of solar photovoltaic projects.

 

SkyPower FAS Energy signs deal for 3 GW PV project in Nigeria

PV Magazine May 7, 2014

http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/skypower-fas-energy-signs-deal-for-3-gw-pv-project-in-nigeria_100014998/#axzz3U1HuAfFN

Canadian solar power company SkyPower has this week announced a collaboration with Middle East renewable energy provider FAS Energy to deliver 3 GW of solar PV projects to Nigeria over the next five years.

 

Saudi Arabia, Canada to hold renewable energy seminar

Arab News October 29, 2014

http://www.arabnews.com/news/651686

A Canadian trade delegation, headed by Canada’s Deputy Minister of International Trade Simon Kennedy arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday to meet several Saudi officials and major firms with a special focus on renewable energy in Saudi Arabia.

The Canadian delegation includes SkyPower, which concluded a joint venture — Fawaz Alhokair (FAS) Energy. In May 2014, the joint venture announced a five-year, $5-billion deal to build solar projects in Nigeria.

 

Sunshine brings ‘gold rush’ for investors, says solar entrepreneur

Al Arabiya News January 31, 2014

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/business/energy/2014/01/31/Sunshine-brings-gold-rush-for-investors-says-solar-entrepreneur.html

Solar energy has triggered a “gold rush” for investors, according to the head of a Canada-based energy firm.

Kerry Adler, chief executive of SkyPower Global Group of Companies, says the reliability of the sun makes solar a stable investment.