Solar Floating PV Plants News

How Tracker Technology Is Expanding the Footprint for Solar
The value of the international tracker market will certainly surpass the fixed-tilt market this year.
Sep 29, 2020 // Floating PV, Market Research, Wood Mackenzie, floating PV, PV tracker
Vattenfall opens its very first floating solar farm
Vattenfall has opened its first floating solar farm in Gendringen, the Netherlands.
Sep 29, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Europe, Netherlands, Vattenfall, Ivo Iprenburg
Afghanistan state power firm concurs collaboration for 4 projects
Afghanistan's state-run power manufacturer Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat has actually signed contracts to create four eco-friendly power projects with the private sector.
Sep 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Asia, Afghanistan, Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat, Lima Khoram
DVC to Execute 1776 MW Floating Solar Projects in West Bengal and Jharkhand
The Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) is planning to implement 1776 MW of floating solar projects in 4 of its dams in West Bengal and Jharkhand.
Sep 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, India, floating PV, Asia, Damodar Valley Corporation, PTI, DVC
Floating solar PV gains global momentum
This post checks out the present state of floating solar PV (FPV), briefly highlighting numerous leading markets, and also reviewing advantages and also benefits in detail along with common applications and also service version considerations. The expectation for FPV is positive and also is set to damage without its particular niche understanding. It might well become the third column of the solar PV market in future.
Sep 22, 2020 // Opinions, Floating PV, India, South Korea, China, Thailand, floating PV, Asia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Frank Haugwitz
Korean group to release 200 MW of floating PV at Saemangeum tidal flats
SK Group has actually been picked as the recommended prospective buyer to construct a portion of the 2.1 GW floating solar facility the South Korean government is intending near the Saemangeum tidal flats, on the Yellow Sea coast.
Sep 21, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, SK Group
Floating PV driving Odisha solar development
The state, which is intending to hit 2.2 GW of solar within two years, has actually gotten a Solar Energy Corporation of India proposal for 500 MW of floating project capacity also as it accepts a 40 MW water-borne range advanced by the nationwide solar body. The 500 MW suggested comes on top of a similar scale of floating PV planned throughout the state by public hydropower company NHPC.
Sep 21, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, India, floating PV, Asia, GEDCOL, Bishnupada Sethi
Chile connects first floating PV plant to grid under web payment plan
Programmer Solarity has finished the first floating PV selection to be connected to the nationwide circulation network under Chile's net billing plan. The plant will supply 100% of project owner Hortifrut's power requirements, while allowing it to sell excess power to the grid.
Sep 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Chile, floating PV, South america, Solarity
Mounting frameworks for floating PV from Spain
Spanish engineer Isigenere has actually established floating PV mounting structures based upon virgin high-density polyethylene as well as states the manufacturing process, which features plastic shot, can create around 1 MW of the product every 5 days.
Sep 15, 2020 // Technology, Floating PV, Spain, floating PV, Europe
Active cooling for PV modules in floating arrays
Saudi Arabian scientists have actually produced a serpentine cooling block framework to improve the efficiency of PV panels in floating solar projects by around 1.5%. The cooling block can be loaded through a low-cost, 15.6 W commercial 12 V DC water pump with cool water.
Sep 15, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Floating PV, floating PV, JinkoSolar, Asia, Pakistan, cooling
NREL scientists approximate international possibility of hydro-linked floating PV at up to 7.5 TW
The U.S. based scientists said connecting solar with hydro in a full crossbreed system configuration might result-- at finest-- in the release of 7,593 GW for an approximated yearly power generation of 10,616 TWh as well as a 20% reservoir coverage. As well as incorporating solar with hydro by doing this brings additional benefits, consisting of improved system operation at different time scales, even more opportunities for storage space thanks to pumped hydro, boosted usage prices of transmission lines, lowered PV curtailment, and lower affiliation expenses and also water dissipation.
Sep 14, 2020 // Technology, Floating PV, USA, NREL, floating PV, North America
NHPC Seeking Consultants for DPR of 100 MW Floating Solar Projects in Odisha
NHPC has provided a tender for the hiring of consultants for the preparation of DPR of Floating Solar Projects of 100 MW capacity in Rengali Reservoir in Odisha.
Sep 11, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, India, tender, floating PV, Asia, NHPC, Odisha, solar projects
Belgium's first floating PV project comes online
The plant was mounted by programmer Floating PV NV on 5 hectares of a lake produced by sand extraction and owned by sand and minerals business Sibelco in Dessel, Antwerp district.
Sep 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Europe, Belgium, Zuhal Demir
Floating PV to counter underperforming hydropower
Brazil currently has 12 GW of underperforming hydropower capability, according to U.S. scientists. Large-scale floating PV is a perfect remedy to offset this deficiency, as a result of its high capability variable, lots correlation, as well as high possible result during periods of high need.
Sep 8, 2020 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Floating PV, floating PV, South america, Brazil, PV Power Plant, hydropower plant
Floating PV powering sieving machines, suction excavators at German quarry
Rheinland Solar has constructed a 750 kW floating solar plant to power several sieving makers as well as suction excavators at a quarry in Germany. On weekends, the excess electricity is offered to the grid at market prices.
Sep 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Germany, floating PV, Europe, Rheinland Solar