Solar Grids News

550MW Chinese solar project powers up
Wenzhou Taihan has been built on tidal land along with an aquaculture site
Dec 22, 2021 // Plants, Grids, China, Asia, Solar Project
Senator Joe Manchin states he will not support Build Back Better strategy, cites grid dependability 'risk'.
US Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat who is key to passing President Joe Biden's US$ 1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act (BBB), claimed yesterday (Sunday) he will not support the plan, which he claimed would "run the risk of the reliability" of the nation's electric grid.
Dec 21, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, USA, North America, grid stability, budget reconciliation, Build Back Better
Emergent Solar Energy includes 65-kW solar microgrid to Indiana farm
A recently finished solar microgrid system near Greensburg, Indiana, is expected to produce sufficient clean power to offset almost 4,000 tons of co2 over its life time.
Dec 16, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Grids, USA, North America, microgrid, solar farm, Emergent Solar Energy, Jeremy Lipinski
Yearly EU solar PV deployment reaches brand-new high of 25.9 GW.
The European Union's (EU) solar PV market has actually navigated a year besieged by supply chain disruptions and module prices hikes to post record levels of yearly deployment, according to research from SolarPower Europe (SPE).
Dec 16, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Grids, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Spain, Sweden, France, Germany, Hungary, Europe, Netherlands, Denmark, European Union, deployment statistics, spe
European Energy powers up Italian solar park
18.4 MW project near Bari now providing energy to the nation's grid
Dec 15, 2021 // Plants, Residential, Grids, Italy, Europe, european energy, PV Power Plant
China opens applications for next stage of multi-hundred-gigawatt desert renewables scheme
China's National Energy Administration has actually kickstarted the 2nd batch of large-scale wind and also solar PV projects under the nation's multi-hundred-gigawatt desert renewables scheme.
Dec 6, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Grids, China, Asia, renewables, xi jinping, hybrid projects, gobi desert
Solar Mini-Grids, Lighting-Up Marginalised and Remote Communities
Dec 3, 2021 // Grids, solar mini-grids, solar grid
1.5 GW of Irish PV to obtain grid connection provides through ECP procedure
Eirgrid and ESB Networks have actually launched the full listing of renewable resource projects to get grid connection supplies in Ireland via their enduring connection policy (ECP) process, with solar PV representing most of these.
Nov 22, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Storage, Grids, Ireland, Europe, solar farm, Esb, Paul Carson, Eirgrid
Dutch installer Zonneplan launches maiden smart grid system that tracks rates in real time
Dutch solar installer Zonneplan has launched its initial 'smart grid' system called that will certainly use customers energy based on real-time rates.
Nov 22, 2021 // Grids, Germany, Europe, VPP, p2p, smart meters, zonneplan
Australian Scientists to Study How Tesla Car Batteries Can Power Grid
For the very first phase of the study, Tesla owners in Australia, the United States, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Germany and Britain can apply. The programme could be expanded later on to include various other electric vehicle firms.
Nov 19, 2021 // Technology, Storage, Grids, Australia, Oceania, University of Queensland, Jake Whitehead, Tesla Inc, UQ, V2G technology
PowerLedger review: new trend of energy trading
Nov 19, 2021 // Grids, Software, Power Ledger, PowerLedger, p2p energy trading, Power Tokens, Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading
SunPower launches VPP in three US states as it looks for to enhance residential solar offering
United States solar installer SunPower has released its ConnectedSolutions virtual power plant (VPP), allowing SunVault battery energy storage system (BESS) consumers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut to make "thousands of dollars a year" for allowing utility access to their saved power during peak need.
Nov 17, 2021 // Residential, Storage, Grids, USA, SunPower, BESS, North America, VPP, virtual power plant, Peter Faricy
Tesla approved to provide retail electricity in Texas
Tesla will currently be able to market electricity to retail consumers in Texas after a request was approved by the state's Public Utilities Commission (PUC).
Nov 11, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Grids, USA, TESLA, Texas, North America, ERCOT
The Power Grid Is Just One More Casino for Energy Traders
When GreenHat Energy collapsed after blowing millions hypothesizing on power costs, it came to be level: Energy traders are basically betting, and ratepayers back every wager.
Nov 5, 2021 // Grids, USA, North America, Andrew Kittell, GreenHat Energy, JPMorgan Ventures Energy Corp., JPMVEC
US solar ITC extension would certainly lift installs by 44% this decade however fall short of Biden target
A recommended extension of the United States solar investment tax credit (ITC) might boost PV implementation by more than 40% over the following decade, analysis by Wood Mackenzie has actually found.
Nov 2, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Policy, USA, ITC, North America, Joe Biden