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BHEL Tenders for Floatation Platform for 22 MW Solar Project
BHEL has tendered s for developing the complete floatation platform for the 22 MW floating solar plant at NTPC Kayamkulam in Kerala.
Jan 6, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, India, NTPC, floating PV, Asia, kerala, bhel
UK water business seeks solar energy from large scale, rooftop and floating plants
Southern Water has issued a request for information to source solar energy through bilateral power purchase agreements. The business is thinking about buying power from a blend of generation facilities.
Dec 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Floating PV, UK, floating PV, Europe, rooftop PV, large scale plants
Sungrow to build Bangladesh-based 35MW solar project
Sungrow’s EPC branch has signed a contract for construction of Manikganj-based photovoltaic project.
Dec 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, Sungrow, Bangladesh, Asia
ABB launches pioneering floating solar plant in Switzerland
ABB has partnered with Romande Energie to provide its own inverter solutions for one of the world's highest floating PV installations, which raises efficacy of DC generation by up to 30 percent, even in winter.
Dec 13, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, ABB, floating PV, Europe, Switzerland
Taiwanese floating solar potential
A math model, created by a Taiwanese scientific group, has shown that aquavoltaic installations can be a profitable alternative to on-ground power plants in the country with a shortage of land area. Even though floating solar promises bad influence on aquaculture, profit from power generation is likely to make up for this loss.
Dec 13, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, floating PV, Taiwan
Masdar seals agreement to develop 400 MW of solar in Armenia
The Abu Dhabi-based clean energy group has entered into a formal agreement with an investment fund to develop 400 MW of PV capacity in Armenia, with a projected investment of up to $320 million.
Dec 3, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, David Papazian, ANIF, floating PV, Europe, Asia, Armenia, United Arab Emirates, frv
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
Solar energy: the 8 ideas that will make panels more efficient and cheaper
A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency released this week explains how the sun looks set to shine on solar energy systems over the coming decades, with a wealth of advancements and dropping prices that could boost adoption.
Nov 27, 2019 // Technology, Rooftop PV, Thermal, Floating PV, TESLA, South Korea, Europe, Asia, IRENA, PERC, Norway, perovskites, International Renewable Energy Agency, Thin-film cells, Tandem cells, SINTEF
Alpine floating solar
Romande Energie is currently creating a floating solar system high in the Alps. In spite of being exposed to unfavorable meteorological conditions, the plant is predicted to generate more power by half compared to lowland-installed solutions.
Nov 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Europe, Switzerland, Romande Energie
EU to help anchor lower price for floating solar power
The Fresher project, funded by the EU’s European Maritime and Fishery Fund, aims to develop better and cheaper mooring and anchoring systems for floating solar. The initiative is backed by Portugal utility EDP, which has recently begun to install floating projects.
Nov 15, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, Spain, Sweden, floating PV, Europe, EMFF, utility EDP, João Maciel
BayWa r.e planning over 100MW of floating solar projects in Europe for 2020
Renewable energy firm, BayWa r.e is planning floating solar (FPV) plants in Europe totalling over 100MW in 2020, after several successful projects were recently completed in the Netherlands with a total capacity of 25MW.
Nov 5, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, pv power plants, pv modules, floating PV, Europe, Netherlands, baywa r.e., Benedikt Ortmann
The major floating PV plant in Saemangeum (South Korea) stands up for its rights
The Ministry of National Defense of South Korea assures that a major floating PV generator that is planned to be located in the Saemangeum tidal flat will give no impact on military flight and landing operations of United States military forces based nearby.
Nov 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Choi Hyun-soo
Singapore water agency awards 3MW of floating PV contracts to local firm
Singapore's national water agency PUB has awarded contracts to build two 1.5MW floating solar projects on the Bedok and Lower Seletar Reservoirs to local engineering firm BBR Greentech.
Oct 30, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Asia, Singapore, Chan Chun Sing
French development agency finances 49MW Vietnam solar project
The French development agency AFD has signed off on a EUR24.2 million (US$26.9 million) loan for a 49MW solar project in Gia Lai Province, Vietnam, with the country's monopoly utility EVN.
Oct 30, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, Asia, Vietnam, evn, sorsea, afd, gia lai, hydropower, solar-plus-hydro, debt, Nguyen Xuan Nam
BayWa r.e. adds to European floating solar momentum with double project completion
BayWa r.e. has taken two utility-scale floating solar projects to the finish line in the Netherlands, bringing a sizeable installed capacity boost to the segment in Europe.
Oct 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Germany, solar pv, floating PV, Europe, Huawei, Netherlands, baywa r.e., GCL-SI, zimmermann pv stahlbau, Benedikt Ortmann
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