Building and construction work starts on Austria's largest floating solar project
A device of German renewables business BayWa r.e. AG and Austrian power manufacturer EVN AG (VIE: EVN) are constructing a 24.5-MWp floating solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) farm on an artificial lake in northeast Austria.
Oct 28, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Europe, Austria
Valeco begins service 20-MW French floating solar project
French renewable resource manufacturer Valeco, owned by German power firm EnBW AG (ETR: EBK), has recently started construction deal with the biggest floating solar energy plant in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine area.
Oct 25, 2022 // Plants, Floating PV, France, floating PV, Europe, Valeco
Sri Lanka issues RfP for 30 MW of ground-mounted, floating solar
Sri Lanka's Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has released an affordable tender for the construction of ground-mounted and floating solar plants with an incorporated capacity of 30 MW.
Aug 31, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Asia, Sri Lanka, PV Power Plant, CEB, Ceylon Electricity Board
ACWA Power posts strong H1 results as it continues its renewables expansion
Saudi Arabian renewables developer ACWA Power uploaded solid H1 2022 results as it remains to divert its portfolio to renewables and low-carbon technologies.
Aug 15, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Saudi Arabia, floating PV, Asia, power purchase agreement, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Oman, ACWA Power
Keppel, Ocean Sun to pilot membrane-based floating PV project in Singapore
Keppel Energy Nexus has actually landed a contract to pilot a membrane-based nearshore floating solar PV (FPV) system at Jurong Island, Singapore making use of FPV firm Ocean Sun's technology.
Jul 20, 2022 // Plants, Floating PV, LCOE, pv power plants, floating PV, Asia, Singapore, Floating solar, Ocean Sun, Keppel Corporation, keppel energy nexus
RWE commissions initially floating PV plant
Project gets on a lake near the Amer nuclear power plant in the Netherlands
Jul 1, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Europe, Netherlands, rwe, PV Power Plant
NTPC-Ramagundam Is India's Largest Floating Solar Plant at 100 MW
Unlike the 92 MW Kayamkulam floating solar plant which it displaces from the top perch, the Ramagundam plant is likely to retain its rank all through 2023, as other larger floating projects are still under implementation.
Jul 1, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, India, floating PV, Asia
The US Army simply launched the largest floating solar farm in the Southeast-- why this is a big deal
The United States Army has launched the biggest floating solar farm in the Southeast. It's also the initial project of its kind for the US Department of Defense.
Jun 14, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, USA, floating PV, North America, solar farm
Ocean Sun asks for faster floating PV permitting, eyes utility-scale projects
Floating solar system supplier Ocean Sun is preparing to scale up the utility-scale deployment of its technology as its management requires more regulative frameworks to unlock the potential of the floating PV segment.
May 31, 2022 // Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, European Union, co-location, Ocean Sun, offshore solar, REPowerEU
Erdgas Suedwest, partner strategy 6-MWp floating PV project in southern Germany
German energy service provider Erdgas Suedwest GmbH and municipal utility Stadtwerke Baden-Baden are planning to construct a 6-MWp floating photovoltaic (PV) plant in Baden-Wuerttemberg to supply green electricity to a crushed rock plant as well as a concrete manufacturing site in the area.
May 25, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Germany, floating PV, Europe, PV Power Plant, Erdgas Suedwest
NTPC commissions 35 MW Floating Solar Project in Kayamkulam
The very first part capacity of 22 MW was already proclaimed commercial operation on 31 March 2022. The complete price of this entire floating solar project is Rs 465 crore and employs some 2.16 lakh solar panels mounted on floaters in the lake.
May 23, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, India, NTPC, floating PV, Asia, tata power solar
Construction begins on largest floating solar project in the US
NJR Clean Energy Ventures (CEV) has begun construction on an 8.9-MW floating solar setup in Millburn, New Jersey, that will be the biggest floating array in the USA.
May 4, 2022 // Floating PV, USA, floating PV, North America, NJR Clean Energy Ventures, Steve Westhoven, CEV, Mark McDonough, Douglas Berry, Clayton Bubeck
Portugal floating solar auction gathers record negative price, awards 183MW
Portugal's very first floating solar auction closed with a world record-low price, with utilities EDP and also Endesa among the winning bidders, the nation's environment ministry has actually announced.
Apr 6, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, Portugal, EDP, Voltalia, Finerge, floating PV, Europe, auction, Endesa, world record, joao galamba, hybridisation
Endesa bags connection rights for floating solar in Portugal
Spanish utility Endesa SA (BME: ELE) said today that it has actually secured rights to a 42-MVA connection in Portugal's initial floating solar auction.
Apr 5, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Portugal, floating PV, Europe, Endesa
EDPR wins floating PV grid connection
70MWA of capacity at Alqueva has a CfD for 15 years and also allows for growth of solar as well as wind
Apr 5, 2022 // Grids, Floating PV, Portugal, floating PV, Europe, EDPR
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