China's Solar Power Tower Project Breaks Records with 11,960 Heliostats
China's largest solar power tower project, the Aksai Huidong New Energy solar farm, reaches a milestone with 11,960 pentagonal heliostats, showcasing China's commitment to renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions.
Jan 25, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, China, Asia, PV Power Plant
Tesla's Battery Business Surges, Outpacing Electric Vehicles in 2024
Tesla's energy-storage division is set to be the company's main growth driver, with installations doubling in 2023 and profits nearly quadrupling.
Jan 25, 2024 // Storage, TESLA
Chile's Grenergy Secures 15-Year PPA for Massive Solar-Plus-Storage Project
Grenergy Renovables secures a 15-year PPA for its Oasis de Atacama solar-plus-storage project in Chile, supplying 8 TWh of energy and solidifying its position as a global leader in renewable energy.
Jan 24, 2024 // Plants, Storage, PPA, Chile, South america, Grenergy
GameChange Solar Unveils 2.5-GW Tracker Factory in Brazil
GameChange Solar expands its operations with a new tracker factory in Brazil, capable of producing 2.5 GW of solar capacity. The facility offers training, service, and technical support for the Genius Tracker model, with plans to supply equipment to other Latin American countries.
Jan 24, 2024 // Manufacturing News, South america, Brazil, tracker, GameChange
Malaysia's Semarak RE and PowerChina to Develop Groundbreaking Green Hydrogen Project
Semarak RE and China Hydropower join forces to develop Malaysia's first large-scale green hydrogen project, utilizing floating photovoltaic power generation. PowerChina will provide expertise and support. Global hydrogen production set to soar by 2030.
Jan 24, 2024 // Plants, Floating PV, Solar to Fuel, Malaysia, Powerchina, Asia, green hydrogen, Semarak RE
BlackRock Boosts Renewable Power with $500M Investment in Canadian Solar
BlackRock's $500 million investment in Canadian Solar's Recurrent Energy unit will boost renewable power and energy storage projects in the US and Europe, aligning with BlackRock's alternative asset ambitions. Canadian Solar shares surged 21% on the news.
Jan 24, 2024 // Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, BlackRock
Shining Light on Perovskites: X-rays Unlock Solar Cell Stability
Scientists at APS used X-rays to study ion movement in perovskite crystals under UV radiation. Understanding this can improve stability, potentially achieving a 20-30 year solar cell lifetime and outperforming other solar cells.
Jan 24, 2024 // Technology, USA, solar cell, North America, doe, Argonne National Laboratory
Rio Tinto Partners with European Energy for Australia's Largest Solar Farm
European Energy and Rio Tinto join forces for the Upper Calliope solar project, set to be Australia's largest solar corporate PPA, boosting renewable energy and creating jobs.
Jan 24, 2024 // Plants, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, Rio Tinto
Neoen Breaks Ground on 24.7 MWp Solar Farms in Italy, Aiming to Slash CO2 Emissions
Neoen's solar farms in Italy will prevent CO2 emissions, power thousands of homes, and benefit from simplified planning rules. They have also secured solar projects in France to power tens of thousands of people.
Jan 24, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Italy, Europe, neoen, PV Power Plant
AMEA Power and Hidropower Partner for 125-MWp Solar Project in Mozambique
AMEA Power and Hidropower join forces to develop a 125 MWp solar project in Mozambique, bringing clean energy to over 150,000 homes and reducing CO2 emissions by 232,900 tonnes annually.
Jan 23, 2024 // Plants, Commercial, Africa, amea power, Mozambique, PV Power Plant, Hidropower
New Zealand's South Island to Harness Solar Power and Agriculture in Lodestone's Three PV Parks
Lodestone Energy secures consent for three solar power plants in New Zealand, combining renewable energy with agriculture for a sustainable future.
Jan 23, 2024 // Plants, New Zealand, Oceania, PV Power Plant
Silver Nanoparticles Boost Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells
University of Sheffield researchers boost perovskite solar cell efficiency by adding silver nanoparticles to the electron transport layer, achieving a record-breaking 14.3% power conversion efficiency.
Jan 23, 2024 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, university of sheffield
Terra-Gen and Mortenson Unveil Largest US Solar + Storage Project
Terra-Gen and Mortenson complete the largest solar + storage project in the US, powering multiple entities and paving the way for six more projects in the near future.
Jan 23, 2024 // Plants, Storage, USA, North America, terra-gen, PV Power Plant, Mortenson
Goa's Ambitious Floating Solar Plan: Rs 1,300 Cr Investment
SJVN Green Energy Ltd (SGEL) plans to invest over Rs 1,300 crore in floating solar projects in Goa, aiming to increase solar power generation, conserve water, create jobs, and achieve the state's net-zero target.
Jan 23, 2024 // Plants, Floating PV, Solar Panels, Goa, SJVN Green Energy, SGEL, Selaulim, Amthanem, Anjunem, Chapoli
SaskPower's Groundbreaking Solar Plant to Transform Saskatchewan's Energy Landscape
SaskPower's groundbreaking solar facility in Estevan, Saskatchewan, is set to power 25,000 homes and propel the province towards its net-zero emissions target. A collaboration with Indigenous communities, it marks a significant shift towards renewable energy in the region.
Jan 23, 2024 // Plants, SaskPower, PV Power Plant, Saskatchewan