Amazon's 39 Renewable Projects in Europe: 1 GW+
Amazon just announced 39 solar and wind projects across 13 European countries, with a combined capacity of 1 GW. This initiative will enable 5.8GW of clean energy, enough to power 4.9 million British households. As part of its commitment to be powered 100% by renewable energy by 2025, Amazon is setting up its first solar farm in Poland and Greece.
Oct 23, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Amazon, Europe
135-MW Solar Delivers Benefits to Arkansas Community
135-MW solar project in White County, Arkansas: Lightsource bp & Conway Corp create clean energy for 21,000 homes and economic development, plus pollinator conservation. First Solar, Array Technologies, and Attala Steel local supply chains support the project's five-acre native pollinator garden benefit.
Oct 20, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Lightsource BP, North America, PV Power Plant
Swiss Satellites Repurposed: Solar Powerhouse in the Alps
Use obsolete satellite antennas to generate clean energy - Discover how two Swiss companies in the town of Leuk are repurposing these antennas into giant solar panels. Each one can provide 25 households with power and measures 32 meters in diameter. Located 1,000 meters above sea level for optimal sunlight, this project could help offset the predicted 50 terawatt hour energy shortfall in Switzerland.
Oct 20, 2023 // Residential, Europe, Switzerland
Solar Dominance: Irreversible Tipping Point Reached
Solar power will soon dominate global electricity: New study suggests we can make the shift to solar without major policy changes, but governments must also invest in other renewable sources to ensure smooth transition.
Oct 20, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Nature Communications
Elera Powers Vivo's Brazil Ops with 237 MWp Solar
Elera Renovaveis and Telefonica SA join forces to power up to 1.8 million homes with clean solar energy from the 1.2 GW Janauba complex in Minas Gerais, Brazil. 76% of Vivo's energy consumption is now supplied by renewable sources.
Oct 20, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil, Elera Renovaveis, Telefonica SA
Ohio's 1st Floating Solar Project to Power Del-Co Water
Revolutionary floating solar project with 3.2 MW capacity to begin in Ohio. Del-Co Water, D3Energy, Gardner Capital, and Ciel & Terre to partner on state's first floating solar project.
Oct 20, 2023 // Plants, Floating PV, USA, North America, Ciel & Terre, Ohio, PV Power Plant, Del-Co Water, D3Energy, Gardner Capital
Scatec, Equinor Part Ways in Argentina
Central Puerto SA has purchased the 50/50 stake in the 117-MW Guanizuil IIA solar farm in Argentina from Scatec and Equinor. With the exit of Scatec, the solar farm, connected in 2021, is now owned by the Argentine power producer. Explore the power of solar as Equinor and Scatec expand their renewable energy portfolios.
Oct 20, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Scatec, Equinor, PV Power Plant
Temasek-Backed Xero Funds Cosmos Innovation's AI-Optimized Solar Cells
Cosmos Innovation has raised $19.7M to build self-learning fab in the solar and semiconductor space. Experience a 10x acceleration in process recipes with top semiconductor companies and capture energy from the sun more efficiently with perovskite silicon tandem solar cells.
Oct 20, 2023 // Technology, solar cell, perovskite, Cosmos Innovation
Trina Solar Unveils UAE Solar Base
Trina Solar announces major solar production base in the UAE, delivering 50,000 tons of high-purity silicon, 30 GW of silicon wafers, and 5 GW of battery modules across the solar industry chain. A low-carbon economy trend in the Middle East is set with the first solar wafer joint venture.
Oct 19, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Asia, Trina Solar, UAE
South Korean Solar Giant Leaps into U.S. Production
Discover the significance of South Korean company Qcell's historic solar investment in Dalton, Georgia and the resulting economic impact on the U.S. solar industry, including incentives from the federal government and potential competition from overseas imports.
Oct 19, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, South Korea, Asia, North America, Qcell
Windorah's Second Chance at Solar: Outback Town Revives Renewable Hope
Discover how Windorah, a remote town in western Queensland, is replacing its failed solar dish farm with a new $4.5 million solar farm that promises to meet the town's electricity needs. Ergon Energy is taking steps to ensure success and the locals are cautiously hopeful.
Oct 19, 2023 // Plants, queensland, Windorah
China's DMEGC Solar: Carbon Neutral Factory Achieved
DMEGC Solar has made history, becoming the first PV module manufacturer to be certified as CO₂-neutral by TÜV SÜD. With energy-saving modifications, renewable energy usage and zero-carbon goals, DMEGC Solar sets the standard for sustainable PV production.
Oct 19, 2023 // Manufacturing News, China, Asia, DMEGC Solar
Italy's Solar Moth: Teaching Sustainability at its Finest
Witness the stunning combination of art, technology, and nature with Creazione SUGO's innovative Solar Moth installation, the world's largest solar-powered art-chitecture. Guinness-worthy and eco-friendly, explore a unique union of art and sustainability.
Oct 19, 2023 // Technology, Italy, Europe, Creazione SUGO, Solar Moth, Warner Discovery
Opdenergy Seals $252M for 260MW Solar Projects
Opdenergy seals $252 million US project finance package - creating 600+ jobs and reducing 260,000 tonnes of CO2 annually. Discover the benefits of clean energy now!
Oct 19, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, OPDEnergy, Solar Project
IIT Bombay Team Unveil NCFs: 97% Efficient & Low Cost
Unlock the potential of the sun. Discover how nanostructured hard-carbon florets (NCFs) can absorb 97% of solar radiation, converting it to thermal energy with an efficiency of 186%. The perfect material for solar-thermal conversion.
Oct 19, 2023 // Technology, IIT Bombay, nano material, nanostructured hard-carbon florets