Trina Solar to build 71MW floating solar project in Malaysia after winning state tender
Trina Solar will develop a 71MW floating PV (FPV) project in the Malaysian state of Sarawak after winning a tender held by the state's utility, Sarawak Energy.
Jul 12, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Malaysia, pv power plants, bifacial, Asia, Trina Solar, Floating solar, fpv, sarawak
New floating solar research demonstrates water quality improvements
A brand-new research study in the UK has found that floating solar setups may assist to minimize the impact of climate modification on rivers as well as lakes and assist protect water high quality, yet much more study is required.
Mar 26, 2021 // Plants, Floating PV, UK, floating PV, Europe, EDP Renewables, fpv, EDF Renewables, white pine
How could pool floaties revolutionize the solar industry?
Sun worshipers that enjoy relaxing on pool mattresses may be on to something - two studies from Michigan’s Open Source Technology lab show the potential of a new type of floating photovoltaic (FPV) that uses foam like common pool toys.
Jan 6, 2021 // Floating PV, fpv, floating photovoltaic
Sembcorp granted Singapore's biggest drifting PV plant
Sembcorp Industries' Singapore-based subsidiary has actually been chosen to construct the biggest drifting PV plant in the Southeast Asian state, standing at 60MW on Tengeh Reservoir.
Feb 11, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, tender, floating PV, Asia, Singapore, fpv, sorsea, sembcorp, pub, tengeh
Ciel & Terre completes floating solar plant at Indian airport
French floating solar specialist Ciel & Terre has completed its first FPV plant in India through its local subsidiary.
Oct 23, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, India, floating PV, Asia, kerala, Ciel & Terre, fpv, cochin, cial, airport
Ciel & Terre’s 1.01MW floating plant completed in Bahia, Brazil
Brazilian renewables developer Sunlution and French floating solar firm Ciel & Terre have completed construction of a 1.01MW PV project that floats on a hydroelectric reservoir in the north-eastern state of Bahia in Brazil.
Oct 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, South america, Brazil, jair bolsonaro, fpv, bahia
ADB finances Vietnam’s first large-scale floating solar plant
Vietnamese firm Da Nhim–Ham Thuan–Da Mi (DHD), a subsidiary of national utility EVN, has bagged a US$37 million loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a 47.5MW floating solar project that is claimed to be the first and largest such project in the Southeast Asian nation.
Oct 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Floating PV, ADB, Asia, solar-plus-storage, Singapore, Vietnam, floating, fpv, evn, dhd, sorsea, Christopher Thieme, Ramesh Subramaniam