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Meta Platforms Inc. to Secure 100% Renewables with Multi-Year Contract
US technology conglomerate Meta Platforms Inc. (NASDAQ:META) has taken a step towards its goal of sourcing 100% renewable energy for its operations by signing a multi-year contract with energy and commodities trader Vitol. The contract involves the purchase of renewable energy credits and other environmental attributes from Vitol's 50-MW Ocotillo Wells solar project in California.
Feb 3, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Meta Platforms Inc.
Ukraine and EU Launch Solar Energy Program for Households and Communities
Ukraine and the European Commission have opened joint consultations to launch a large-scale program of solar energy production by households and communities with the EU. Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal emphasized the importance of the EU's readiness to support Ukraine's efforts to implement the Peace Formula.
Feb 3, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Ukraine, Europe, european commission
Slovenia's Largest Solar Power Plant Comes Online
Slovenia's largest solar power plant is now in trial production and is integrated with the Brežice hydroelectric plant. This hybrid system is the biggest of its kind in the country and will provide 6.8 GWh of electricity annually.
Feb 3, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Europe, Slovenia, PV Power Plant
Iberdrola Wins First French Floating Solar Project
Iberdrola has been awarded its first floating solar power project in France, with a total capacity of 25MW. This project is part of the call for tenders issued in 2022 by Kurtzenhouse municipality, in Alsace, and will occupy an area of approximately 13.5 hectares of the 28 hectares available on the site.
Feb 3, 2023 // Floating PV, Iberdrola, PV Power Plant
TotalEnergies selling fifty percent of 234-MW French solar, wind portfolio
TotalEnergies said on Friday that it is selling a 50% risk in the 234-MW wind and solar portfolio in France to French insurance firm Credit Agricole Assurances.
Feb 3, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, France, Europe, TotalEnergies
Bosnian firm wins concession for 500-MW solar project
Bosnian company ETMax d.o.o. has actually won a concession from the government of Republika Srpska for the construction as well as operation of a 500-MW solar power plant in Nevesinje municipality.
Feb 3, 2023 // Plants, Solar Project, Bosnia, ETMax d.o.o.
Digital Realty, Engie indicator 116-MW solar PPA in Germany
US data centres outfit Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) and also French utility Engie (EPA: ENGI) today unveiled a power purchase agreement (PPA) that will support the deployment of a 154-MW solar power plant in Germany.
Feb 3, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Germany, PPA, Engie, Europe, Digital Realty
Enphase will certainly release its very own bidirectional EV charger
Enphase Energy is entering into the bidirectional EV charger game, after successfully demonstrating its vehicle-to-home and -grid capability.
Feb 3, 2023 // Storage, Inverters, Enphase Energy, EV charger
New community solar set up marks milestone for ComEd
ComEd as well as Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) have actually introduced the opening of the 75th community solar advancement in ComEd's service territory. The 2.5-MW Speedway Solar project 10 miles southern of Joliet, Illinois, will supply greater than 350 ComEd consumers with accessibility to the benefits of solar power as well as savings on their energy bills.
Feb 3, 2023 // Plants, USA, North America, PV Power Plant, ComEd, Scott Vogt
Just how solar farms can function as havens for Australia's wildlife
Australia's renewable energy change has actually prompted the building and construction of dozens of large-scale solar farms. The boom helps reduce Australia's reliance on fossil fuels, however requires large areas of land to be converted to host solar infrastructure.
Feb 3, 2023 // Technology, Australia, Oceania
Mexico invites foreign financial investment in clean energy transition
Mexico invites investment by all nations in its clean energy tasks, its foreign minister claimed on Thursday, releasing a diplomatic charm offensive amid international concerns over questionable power reforms.
Feb 3, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Mexico, North America
Danish partners to invest EUR800m in EU solar
Better Energy and Industriens Pension expand partnership to develop 15 new sites in Denmark, Poland and Sweden
Feb 3, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Europe, solar farm, Better Energy, Industriens Pensio
EDF Renewables signs PPA for Texas solar farm
The customer will purchase the complete output of the 200MW project
Feb 3, 2023 // Plants, USA, PPA, Texas, North America, EDF Renewables, solar farm
Plenitude begins manufacturing from Texas solar farm
Power from the 263MW project has actually been offered to US retailer Target
Feb 3, 2023 // Plants, USA, North America, PV Power Plant, Plenitude, Stefano Goberti
Vitol and Meta Sign California Solar Deal
Vitol and Meta have entered into an agreement to provide renewable energy credits and other environmental attributes from a 50MW solar and storage plant in California. This is part of Vitol's growing corporate offering to enable companies to source renewable energy for their operations.
Feb 3, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, meta, Vitol