Mytilineos' 48MW BESS Bid: Greek Energy Storage Tender
Mytilineos SA has confirmed its participation in Greece's first energy storage tender – offering a 48MW/96MWh unit in Central Macedonia. Construction and operation is expected to complete by mid-2025. Over 3.3GW was offered for the 400MW round & Mytilineos is looking to participate in future tenders. 618MW of renewable power plants already in Greece & abroad.
Aug 15, 2023 // Storage, tender, BESS, Mytilineos
Greece: PPC Wins 98MW Battery Storage Support
PPC Renewables secures investment grant and operating aid for 98 MW of battery energy storage projects in Western Macedonia in 2021. To be brought into operation in 2025, these projects will join the 280 MW of solar projects also located in the region.
Aug 15, 2023 // Storage, Greece, Europe, PPC Renewables, Western Macedonia
Greenvolt Acquires Majority of Spanish Solar Co.
Portuguese energy firm Greenvolt Energias Renovaveis SA announces its intention to acquire majority stakes of Spanish solar firm Iberica Renovables SL. Financial details and the amount of shares to be acquired remain undisclosed. AdC is currently reviewing the deal. Comments must be submitted within 10 business days.
Aug 15, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Greenvolt, Iberica Renovables
Norsk Solar Lights Up First Brazil Solar Site
Norsk Solar has launched the first of six 18MW solar plants in Brazil, with the remaining five to be completed in the next month. This is the first IPP project for Norsk Solar, a 25-year PPA with Órigo Energia, and is located in the state of Minas Gerais.
Aug 15, 2023 // Plants, South america, Brazil, PV Power Plant, Norsk Solar
Voltalia's Local Expansion in Albania
Voltalia has opened a new office in Tirana, Albania with 23 employees to support local growth. The office will provide turnkey solar plant construction services and develop PV and wind projects, including the 140 MW Karavasta solar farm in Fier. Operational in 2023, the farm is backed by a EUR 29 million loan from EBRD.
Aug 15, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Voltalia, Europe, Albania
Antaisolar Powers Uzbekistan's Solar Ambitions
Antaisolar secures a 470MWp solar tracking systems deal in Uzbekistan, delivering its TAI-Simple single-axis 1P tracking system with 18.5%-24% power output increase. This is the largest solar tracker award in Central Asia, with 25.4GW of cumulative solar racking shipments. Uzbekistan is aiming to reach 25% renewables by 2026.
Aug 15, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Asia, Uzbekistan, antaisolar, tracking system
Caelux Secures $12M to Power Tandem Solar Glass
Caelux, a solar technology company, secures $12 million in Series A3 funding to expand their factory, conduct research, and launch their revolutionary solar product, Caelux One, with the potential to exceed 30% efficiency and meet market requirements.
Aug 15, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Caelux
18MW Solar Farm Approved in UK
Codrington Solar Farm approved by South Gloucestershire Council, providing low carbon energy for 4,400 homes. Construction to begin early 2025 with landscape, ecological and biodiversity benefits.
Aug 14, 2023 // Plants, Storage, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant
Australia's Next Energy Leap: Hysata Giga-Scale Hydrogen Electrolysers
Australian start-up Hysata opens "giga-scale" production plant for world's most efficient electrolyser technology. 95% efficiency rate with 1GW of production annually and major investors, government funding and 9.4GW of orders. Helping the world reach goal of trillion-dollar investment in electrolysers for hard to abate industries.
Aug 14, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Australia, Oceania, hysata
Xcel Energy to Replace King Plant with 650 MW Solar, Storage
Xcel Energy (NASDAQ:XEL) launches RFP to replace coal-fired power plant in Wisconsin with 650MW of solar-plus-storage projects to generate electricity for 135K homes and reduce CO2 emissions by 85% by 2030. Explore potential future uses of plant site after shuttering.
Aug 14, 2023 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Xcel Energy, PV Power Plant
Eco-Friendly Hydrogen: OHP Photoanode Boosts Water Splitting
A research team has developed a highly efficient OHP-based photoanode for the production of hydrogen through photoelectrochemical water splitting. The team found that the addition of GTMACl to the OHP photoanode suppresses internal and external losses for an unprecedented efficiency.
Aug 14, 2023 // Technology, hydrogen, efficiency, GIST, Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology, KRICT, lawrence berkeley national laboratory, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology
Servotech Powers Up: Investing $36.2M in EV Charger Factory
Servotech Power Systems announces $36.2m investment to set up EV charger factory in Uttar Pradesh, India, generating up to 500 jobs and 10,000 EV DC Fast chargers per year.
Aug 14, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, India, Asia, Servotech Power Systems
Perovskite Power Station Transforms Rural Economy
Microquanta recently completed construction of 260 kW Perovskite-based PV Power Station in Qujiang district, Quzhou City, with components certified by domestic and foreign CQC and VDE. Special low-damage, high-resistance packaging was provided to withstand harsh environmental conditions. The Power Station is expected to help rural revitalization and promote perovskite applications.
Aug 14, 2023 // Plants, Grids, perovskite, Microquanta, Quzhou
Masdar Wins Dubai Solar Project: 1.8-GW Phase
Masdar has been selected as the preferred bidder for the 6th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar complex in Dubai. The project, with an LCOE of EUR 0.015/kWh, will cost up to AED 5.51bn and will be commissioned in stages from 2024. The solar park is planned to reach 5 GW by the end of the decade.
Aug 14, 2023 // Plants, Masdar, Dubai
Rio Tinto Powers Up Solar Park for Canadian Diamond Mine
Rio Tinto - the world's second-largest miner - is launching the largest solar PV park in Canada's North to provide electricity to its diamond mine in the Northwest Territories. The project will reduce diesel consumption & GHG emissions by 50% by 2030.
Aug 11, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canada, North America, PV Power Plant, Rio Tinto