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Solarcentury lands financing deal to pursue 500MW Spanish portfolio
UK solar developer Solarcentury has landed a €54.8 million finance facility to construct 500MW of solar farms in Spain.
Jan 8, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, UK, pv power plants, solar pv, pv modules, Europe, subsidy-free, solarcentury, Neil Perry
Research team from AIP finds a new way for measuring PV panel performance
The scientific group from US has been performing the tests during 5 years, collecting data on solar panel performance and weather data.
Jan 7, 2020 // Technology, USA, SunPower, solar pv, North America
Sonnedix acquires 23MW Italian portfolio as expansion continues
Sonnedix has acquired a 23MW portfolio in Italy from investment group, Ellomay Luxembourg Holdings.
Jan 2, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Italy, Sonnedix, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe
In Rural Colorado, the Kids of Coal Miners Learn to Install Solar Panels
The mines once provided steady employment, now solar energy offers jobs for the next generation.
Dec 26, 2019 // Solar, USA, Colorado, solar pv, North America, Ben Graves, Allora McClellan
The 1.9 MWp Solar project in Taiwan is ready for commercial use
Taiwan’s 1.9 Mwp solar project located in Hualien Rongkai can now provide energy in a commercial quantity.
Dec 24, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canadian Solar, solar pv, Taiwan, Dr. Shawn Qu, Solar Power Plant, TaiPower
Solaria Signs A 105MW Power Purchase Agreement Energy Deal with Alpiq Trader
According to Medio Ambiente, Solaria Energia has signed an agreement to sell three PV installations with a capacity of 105 MW to Alpiq - a Swiss energy trader.
Dec 18, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, pv power plants, solar pv, David Guengant, Solaria Energia, Alpiq Trader
An Italian buys PV Proponent Renovalia from a Spanish Merchant
Spain’s renewable credentials have attracted the eye of an Italian infrastructure investor. Already, the Italian has acquired a PV Developer and the merchant projects it was working on.
Dec 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, Italy, pv power plants, solar pv, Renovalia, Europe, m&a, f2i
TurningPoint Energy developing two 5-MW Virginia solar projects
The City of Danville announced the commencement of two 5-MWac solar power plants, its third and fourth solar power purchase agreements to bring clean, cost-effective solar power to its customers and community.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Virginia, pv power plants, solar pv, North America, TurningPoint Energy, Jason Grey, Jared Schoch, John Malloy
Spain’s Dhamma secures environmental nod for 554MWp of Mexican PV
Mexican solar has witnessed the latest utility-scale move of a year of project milestones and policy uncertainty, with a new major pipeline sponsored by a Spanish player.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, pv power plants, solar pv, Mexico, North America, Marco Nieto-Vázquez, Dhamma Energy, Baker McKenzie
Endesa to replace Spanish coal complex with ‘Europe’s largest PV plant’
Plans for what is being billed as “Europe’s largest solar plant” have been put forward in Spain as the UN climate negotiations came to a close in Madrid.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Spain, Enel, solar pv, Europe, Endesa, cop25, José Bogas, Andorra
Solar to the fore as Athens Airport announces plan for net zero carbon ground operations by 2025
Greece’s largest international airport has set a goal to operate as a net zero carbon emitter by 2025, mainly via investing in on-site solar. Should the goal be met, the airport will be Europe’s first to rely on self-generated electricity and operate with net zero emissions.
Dec 10, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Policy, Greece, solar pv, Europe, AIA, Olivier Jankovec
India's SECI in new solar auction drive as green energy target beckons
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has introduced tenders for 1.2GW of PV projects and 1.2GW of solar-wind hybrid projects on 5 December.
Dec 10, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, India, SECI, tender, solar pv, NTPC, Asia, solar-plus-wind
Major Burkina Faso PV project secures €48.82m ‘Desert to Power’ loan
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will lend the government of Burkina Faso €48.82 million (US$54.04 million) to develop 208MWp of PV across the nation under its Desert to Power initiative.
Dec 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, solar pv, European Union, West Africa, AfDB, African Development Bank, Burkina Faso, French Development Agency
Vattenfall heads to the Netherlands for 1.2MW floating solar debut
Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall is to build its first floating solar farm in the Netherlands, a country increasingly seeing floating solar appear on its doorstep.
Nov 29, 2019 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, solar pv, floating PV, Europe, Netherlands, Vattenfall, shell
Invenergy joins local utility EPM to bring major boost to Colombian renewables
A major US renewable group and a local utility have teamed up to deploy a significant green energy pipeline in Colombia, providing another boost to the country’s nascent solar scene.
Nov 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, pv power plants, solar pv, South america, Latin america, Invenergy, North America, Colombia, large-scale solar, EPM, medellin