EDF, Cero Generation acquire French agroPV programmer with 2.4 GW solar portfolio
EDF Renewables has actually partnered with a brand-new portfolio business of Macquarie's Green Investment Group to acquire a French agrophotovoltaic programmer with a 2.4 GW solar portfolio.
May 20, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, France, EDF, Europe, macquarie, agrophotovoltaics, acquisition, Nikolaj Harbo, Nicolas Couderc, Green Lighthouse Development
Greencells kinds agrophotovoltaics joint venture after green bond concern
Solar services provider Greencells has actually created a joint venture with Italian developer Renewable Consulting to establish a 350MWp solar project portfolio in Pugila.
Apr 23, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, enel green power, baywa r.e., Agriculture, agrophotovoltaics, greencells, frankfurt stock exchange, italy solar, puglia, renewable consulting
BayWa r.e. expands agroPV project in the Netherlands to shield plants from extreme weather
BayWa r.e. and also its Dutch subsidiary GroenLeven have actually increased an agrophotovoltaic setup in the Netherlands to help protect fruit from hailstorm, heavy rainfall as well as severe warmth.
Mar 30, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Europe, Netherlands, baywa r.e., Agriculture, agrophotovoltaics, Stephan Schindele, groenleven group, Rini Kusters
Enel Green Power introduces agrophotovoltaics research projects in southerly Europe
Enel Green Power has started a brand-new programme to explore just how to effectively integrate cultivatable and also pastoral farming tasks together with large-scale solar PV projects.
Feb 10, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Spain, Greece, Italy, Enel, Europe, enel green power, Agriculture, agrophotovoltaics, Miriam Di Blasi
Solar-plus-pumped hydro project will bring Hawaiian island of Kaua'i to 80%+ renewables
A large-scale solar PV system coupled with pumped hydro power storage could cover as high as 25% of the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i's power demand, pressing the island's overall share of renewables in its energy mix past 80%.
Jan 8, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, solar-plus-storage, Hawaii, North America, agrophotovoltaics, pumped hydro, irrigation, hydroelectric power, long-duration, David Bissell
Fraunhofer ISE lands moneying for agrophotovoltaics research study at German apple orchard
The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE (Fraunhofer ISE) has actually obtained EUR740,000 (US$ 866,429) in financing to check out land use problems between solar farms as well as farming land.
Aug 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, Fraunhofer ISE, agrophotovoltaics, farmland pv, Ulrike Höfken
Combining Solar & Farming Benefits Both
Fraunhofer ISE in Germany was one of the first to experiment with combining solar and farming on the same land. Its early research found doing so increases the productivity of the land significantly — up to 60% or more in some cases.
Sep 9, 2019 // Solar, Germany, Europe, Fraunhofer ISE, agrivoltaics, University of Arizona, Agriculture, agrophotovoltaics