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Total awarded 135MW of solar projects in France

French energy company Total has been awarded several solar power generation projects with a total capacity of around 135MW in France’s latest round of tenders. The company said the projects will be operated through its Total Quadran subsidiary, which is dedicated to developing and producing renewable energy in France. Total’s largest ground-mounted solar plant in […]

German bulk operator Minship to trial biofuel

Bavarian ship management company Minship and its subsidiary Minmarine have announced that a bulk carrier in their fleet of managed vessels, Trudy, has successfully bunkered biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam. The biofuel bunkered by the 2009-built, 30,790dwt bulk carrier was GoodFuels’ sustainable Bio-fuel Oil MR1-100: which is a second generation sustainable biofuel produced from […]

Chenya Energy secures funds for major floating solar project in Taiwan

Taiwanese solar developer Chenya Energy Co Ltd has obtained TWD 7.2 billion (USD 239.3m/EUR 222m) in financing for a 180-MW floating solar project in the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park. The funds come from a consortium of seven international and local lenders, including Singapore’s DBS Bank, Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp and France’s Societe Generale. The […]

Repsol breaks ground at first solar farm

Iberian energy company Repsol has begun constructing its first solar farm, a 126MW project in Ciudad Real, Spain. The €100m installation, located in the municipality of Manzanares, consists of three plants with installed capacities of 45MW, 45MW and 36MW. The plant will start commercial operation in early 2021. Repsol said construction works at its €200m […]

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USDA announces $100 million for higher biofuel blends infrastructure

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the provision of $100 million (€90.2 million) for infrastructure projects to encourage increased sales of higher biofuel blends. The funding, which will be awarded through the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP), was announced by US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. Higher biofuel blends include ethanol blends […]

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