Octopus Grabs Ireland's Largest Solar Complex, Boosts Renewable Portfolio
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) expands its renewable energy portfolio with the acquisition of four solar farms in Dublin, Ireland, bringing its total capacity to 735MW. Microsoft commits to a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement for the electricity generated. ORIT also plans to invest in offshore wind with a £3 billion fund.
Feb 5, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, PV Power Plant, ORIT, Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust
LONGi and Naturgy Partner to Power Spain's Solar Revolution
LONGi's solar modules will power Naturgy's 2024 solar projects in Spain, offering efficient performance and durability in high heat conditions. A long-term partnership that showcases technological leadership.
Feb 5, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Commercial, Spain, Europe, LONGi, Solar Project
Liquid Crystals Revolutionize Perovskite Solar Cells, Achieving 26% Efficiency
Researchers discover liquid crystals' temperature-responsive properties, improving efficiency of perovskite solar cells by 22% and paving the way for larger-scale renewable energy generation.
Feb 5, 2024 // Technology, USA, solar cell, perovskite, North America, efficiency, Northwestern Chemistry and Northwestern Engineering
US Solar Boom Exposes Back Door to Banned Chinese Products
India's booming solar industry faces concerns over forced labor in Chinese components, as US ban creates opportunity for Indian producers to expand market share.
Feb 5, 2024 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, USA, China, Asia, North America
Better Energy Secures Funding for Danish Solar Park Expansion
Danish renewable energy company Better Energy secures funding from Jyske Bank for 200-MWp solar parks, powering 131,000 Danes. Collaboration with Industriens Pension continues to expand.
Feb 2, 2024 // Plants, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Sweden, Europe, PV Power Plant, Better Energy
Neoen Breaks Ground on Sweden's Largest Battery Storage Project
Neoen's Isbillen Power Reserve, set to be Sweden's largest energy storage facility, is underway. With Nidec on board, it's expected to go online in Q1 2025, providing vital frequency containment reserve services.
Feb 2, 2024 // Storage, Sweden, Europe, neoen
Greek Power Utility PPC Secures Financing for Massive Solar Project
Greek power utility PPC SA's renewables arm secures debt financing for a 550 MW solar project in Western Macedonia. The Phoibe project aims to generate 1 TWh of electricity annually, powering 200,000 homes.
Feb 2, 2024 // Markets & Finance News, Europe, PV Power Plant, PPC, Macedonia
Nofar Energy's Romanian Solar Project Duo Secures EBRD Debt
EBRD considers EUR 55 million loan for two solar parks in Romania, boosting renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions.
Feb 2, 2024 // Plants, Europe, Romania, PV Power Plant, Nofar Energy
Revolutionary Triple-Layer Smart Windows: Durable, Moisture-Transmitting, and Haze-Free
Introducing the groundbreaking MTPW: a triple-layer thermochromic perovskite window inspired by medical masks. With enhanced durability and optical clarity, it's perfect for sustainable green buildings.
Feb 2, 2024 // Technology, City University of Hong Kong, Zhejiang University, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, perovskite window, MTPW
ORIT Acquires Ireland's Largest Solar Complex, Secures Microsoft PPA
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) expands its renewable energy portfolio with the acquisition of four solar farms in Ireland, totaling 199MW, bringing its total capacity to 735MW.
Feb 2, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Ireland, Europe, ORIT, Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust
Energy Vault's Gravity Storage to Revolutionize Southern Africa's Energy Landscape
Gravity Energy Storage Solutions partners with Energy Vault to revolutionize energy storage in Southern Africa, addressing power shortages and accelerating the transition to clean, sustainable energy.
Feb 2, 2024 // Storage, Africa, South Africa, Energy Vault
Altus Power Expands Solar Portfolio with Vitol Acquisition
Altus Power secures an 84 MW solar portfolio, expanding its client base and funding facility to further support commercial solar assets.
Feb 1, 2024 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Altus Power
BLM Greenlights Avangrid's 44-MW Solar Park in California
BLM approves Avangrid's 44-MW Camino solar project in Kern County, California. The venture will create jobs, increase clean energy access, and enhance the state's power grid reliability.
Feb 1, 2024 // Plants, California, USA, North America, avangrid, Solar Park, BLM
Vesper Energy Secures $590M Funding for Texas Solar Project
Vesper Energy's $590m debt financing deal for the Hornet solar project in Texas will generate enough electricity to power 160,000 homes annually, stabilizing the grid and reducing price volatility.
Feb 1, 2024 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Texas, North America, vesper energy
GoSun's ELCAT: The Affordable Solar Electric Boat You Need
Introducing the ELCAT, an inflatable catamaran-style electric boat by GoSun. With its compact size, impressive carrying capacity, and solar energy option, it's a game-changer in the boating world. Plus, check out the larger Splash model with customizable features for a smoother sailing experience.
Feb 1, 2024 // Transport, ELCAT, GoSun