INTEC/CHINT to Power 12,600 Homes in Sweden
INTEC and CHINT Solar partner to build a 64-MWp photovoltaic solar park in Hallstavik, Sweden. Expected to generate 63 GWh of electricity each year, powering 12,600 households. Construction planned for completion by Q2 2024. Axfood AB signs 12-year PPA agreement.
Sep 18, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Sweden, Europe, Chint Solar, PV Power Plant, intec
Tim Peake: Solar Farms in Space -- Viable and Vital
Astronaut Tim Peake backs space-based solar farms, with SpaceX rockets bringing costs down to $300 per kilo. ESA's Solaris programme looks to launch solar panels into space, with UK funding to create energy equivalent to a large power station. However, the technology is still years away from solving any energy challenges.
Sep 18, 2023 // Technology, Plants, solar farm, Tim Peake, Space
Gautam Solar's TOPCon Modules Soar into US Market
Gautam Solar offers complimentary remote monitoring service for customers who have registered their projects. Get peace of mind and worry-free maintenance with Gautam Solar's innovative monitoring service for registered projects.
Sep 18, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, India, Asia, North America, Gautam Solar, TOPCon Module
17.48% Efficiency: Printable Mesoscopic PV Cells
Researchers from East China University of Science and Technology have developed a new manufacturing process for printable mesoscopic carbon perovskite solar cells (p-MPSCs): replacing metals & vapor deposition with carbon & screen printing for cost-effective production & high efficiency.
Sep 18, 2023 // Technology, China, Asia, efficiency, East China University of Science and Technology, perovskite solar cell
Orsted Powers Up Irish Solar Push
Orsted and Terra Solar join forces to develop 400 MW of solar projects in Ireland, providing green energy for 90,000 homes and bringing Orsted's total Irish solar pipeline to 600 MW. Completion of the projects is projected before 2030. Part of Ireland's Climate Action Plan.
Sep 18, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Europe, Terra Solar, Orsted, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
Solar Hydrogen Test Begins: CSIRO-Backed JV
Sparc Hydrogen is testing a renewable hydrogen technology that uses concentrated sunlight, water and photocatalyst to produce zero emissions fuel. Learn how the joint venture of ASX-listed Sparc Technologies and Andrew Forrest is updating the market on their testing program to help produce green hydrogen at a larger and more affordable scale.
Sep 15, 2023 // Solar to Fuel, UK, Europe, Solar Hydrogen, Sparc Hydrogen
Soltec to Fuel 13,600 Brazilian Homes with 182 MW Solar Trackers
Soltec Power Holdings SA, a Spanish solar energy specialist, has announced a deal to supply 2,816 solar trackers for 4 solar parks in Brazil. The parks will generate clean electricity for 13,600 households. Delivery starts July 2021.
Sep 15, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil, Soltec, Solar Tracker
IHI Leads Japan's 1GW Hydrogen Export for Queensland
IHI Corp joins consortium behind innovative HyNQ - North Queensland Energy Project, an integrated green hydrogen & ammonia production & export complex powered by behind-the-meter wind & solar plants. Pre-FEED study complete, FEED to start Q1 2024, launch 2027/2028.
Sep 15, 2023 // Solar to Fuel, Japan, Asia, queensland, green hydrogen, IHI Corp
Israel Pursues 5th Solar Plant in Negev Desert
Help Israel meet its energy needs and reduce emissions with 5th solar power plant in Negev desert. Latest project is part of government's goal of 30% renewable energy by 2030, with total power generation of 700 MW annually.
Sep 15, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Asia, Israel, PV Power Plant
Brazil Reaches 34 GW of Solar Capacity
Discover how Brazil has experienced rapid solar growth since 2018, driving record-low prices and the launch of Aneel's first renewable energy auction with only solar projects.
Sep 15, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil
ENEL Delivers 369 MW of BESS to Texas Grid
Enel has tripled its utility-scale energy storage capacity in Texas, providing 369MW/555MWh of dispatchable energy to the grid. Enel is leading the way in energy storage, demand response and electric vehicle charging, paving the way for greater grid stability and resilience.
Sep 15, 2023 // Storage, USA, Enel, North America
200MW Pleasant Valley Solar Project Powers Idaho's Grid
Matrix Renewables and RPlus Energies have teamed up to launch the largest solar facility in Idaho Power's service territory. Together with Meta and Idaho Power, they are providing clean, renewable energy support to Meta's new data centre, helping transition to a sustainable future.
Sep 15, 2023 // Plants, USA, North America, Idaho, rPlus Energies, Matrix Renewables
Samsung C&T Offloads 3-GW Texas Solar, Storage Portfolio to Sunraycer
Samsung C&T and Sunraycer Renewables partner to develop and permit a 3GW portfolio of solar and energy storage projects in Southern Texas, set to be energised between 2025-2026. Explore upcoming ventures in the US renewables market.
Sep 14, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, North America, Samsung C&T, Sunraycer Renewables
Test Combination Unveils Best Conditions For Perovskite Solar Cell Reliability
This article explores a combination of factors that yields the best predictive correlation with outdoor aging tests. Learn how this information can be used to assess device stability in the laboratory.
Sep 14, 2023 // Technology, NREL, solar cell, perovskite
EDF Renewables Unveils UK Solar-Storage Scheme
EDF Renewables UK & PS Renewables have unveiled plans for the Rosefield Solar Farm in Buckinghamshire, England. A NSIP with a generating capacity of over 50 MW, public consultation begins 28th September. Low carbon electricity to power thousands of homes & businesses, while delivering substantial benefits to the local community & environment.
Sep 14, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, UK, Europe, EDF Renewables, PV Power Plant