Solar Floating PV Plants News

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
Prefab floating solar for very easy setup
A Norwegian startup has actually patented a floating planetary system constructed from panels laminated flooring on top of double-aluminum sheets. The pre-stringed floats are turned out on site and hauled into area.
Jun 29, 2022 // Technology, Plants, Floating PV, Europe, Norway, Per Lindberg
Tata Power Solar commissions India's 'largest' floating PV project
Tata Power Solar Systems stated it has actually commissioned India's biggest floating PV plant, a 101.6 MWp project in the southern state of Kerala.
Jun 27, 2022 // Plants, Floating PV, India, Asia, Floating solar, kerala, tata power solar, tata power, project commissioning
NTPC Starts Commercial Operation On India's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant
India's biggest power producer, State-owned National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has disclosed starting commercial operations on a Kayamkulam Floating Solar PV Project at Kayamkulam, Kerala. It is presently implementing the last part capacity of 35 MW out of the 92 MW project. This makes it India's largest floating solar power plant.
Jun 24, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, India, NTPC, Asia, kerala, floating solar power plant, Commercial operations
Maharashtra E-tender for a 105 MW Floating Solar Project
This 105 MW solar project will be a grid-connected floating solar plant. The successful bidder will certainly create the floating project at Erai Dam Solar Park in the Chandrapur area of Maharashtra.
Jun 20, 2022 // Plants, Floating PV, India, tender, Asia, Solar Project, floating solar plant, MPPGCL
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
Bokaro Steel Plant to develop twin floating solar power projects
Garga Dam and also Air Conditioning Pond-1 are the recognized water bodies that will host the floating photovoltaic panels to support the electricity needs of the steel plant as well as likewise the adjoining town. BSL is aiming to increase its renewable energy generation capacity in the coming 8 years.
Jun 8, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Solar Panels, BEE, Bokaro Steel Plant, BSL, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Cooling Pond-1, Garga Dam, Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Authority, JREDA, SAIL, Steel Authority of India Limited
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
Germany's Bundesrat approves removal of 15% area limit for floating PV plants
Germany's Bundesrat, which represents the 16 federal states, has actually approved the removal of the 15% area limit for floating photovoltaic or pv (PV) plants on artificial lakes prepared in a draft law.
May 23, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, Germany, Europe, PV Power Plant
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
DNV bids to standardise FPV development via new joint industry projects
Energy advisory DNV has actually introduced 2 joint industry projects (JIPs) aimed to standardise the development of floating PV (FPV).
May 12, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, dnv, joint industry project, standardisation
RUMSL's 600 MW Omkareshwar Finally Has Winners- AMP Energy, NHDC nd SJVN
The much awaited tender for 600 MW floating solar (in 2 stages of 300 MW each) on the Omkareshwar storage tank in Madhya Pradesh has finally seen AMP Energy, NHDC and also SJVN winning with bids of Rs 3.21, Rs 3.22 as well as Rs 3.26/ unit specifically. For AMP Energy and SJVN this is the 2nd project win today after the wins at SECI's Hybrid tender results on Thursday.
May 9, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, AMP Energy, NHDC, SJVN, RUMSL, largest floating solar project, Omlareshwar floating solar, Tender Results
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
Shining Bright: India's Largest Floating Solar energy Plant
India is making a fast-paced transition in the direction of renewable resource. With bountiful sunshine throughout the year in many parts of the nation, it is no surprise that utilizing the full potential of solar power is the cornerstone of India's RE push.
May 2, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, India, Asia