Solar Large-Scale Plants News

In this category, we have collected all the breaking news on large-scale solar power plants. Solar photovoltaic station, or PV farm, is a power generating facility meant for conversion of solar energy into electrical power. Huge utility-scale solar parks comprise of hundreds of thousands (or sometimes even millions) of PV modules. Also: Solar Installers Directory.

SWRE Powers 300 MW NTPC Project
Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy Ltd just won a INR 15.35 billion contract to install a 300MW solar project in Gujarat. It's the 3rd contract from NTPC REL in just over a year, with orders totaling INR 89.5 billion so far. Signing of the contract expected soon.
Oct 2, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, Asia, Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy
600MW Solar Park in Queensland Gets Gov't Green Light
Edify Energy has been granted federal approval for a 600-MW solar project in Queensland, providing enough energy to power 200,000 homes and up to 350 jobs. Project funding is now being sought before construction can begin with strict environment conditions in place to protect the natural landscape.
Oct 2, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, queensland, Edify Energy, PV Power Plant, Solar Park
Sojitz, Eneos Invest in Australia's Largest Solar Plant
Sojitz and Eneos are powering Australia with the launch of the 204MW Edenvale Solar Park. The largest solar power plant in Australia run by Japanese investors, this marks the second large solar power plant the two have jointly invested in as part of their commitment to reducing their reliance on fossil fuels.
Oct 2, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, Sojitz, Eneos
Poland Shines Bright with Solar: Former Coal Mine Now Home to EU's 2nd Largest Solar Facility
Poland opens its second-largest solar farm at former coal mine, producing 220 GWh of clean energy annually to power 100,000 homes and reduce CO2 emissions. Renewables to provide 51% of electricity by 2040, with a nuclear power plant to be operational by 2030s.
Sep 27, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Poland, Europe, PV Power Plant
Western Balkans Soars with 55MW Solar Plant in Novaci
Mey Energy recently completed a 55 MW photovoltaic facility in Novaci, North Macedonia - the biggest solar power plant in the Western Balkans. Spanning 57 hectares and using 101,000 panels, it will produce 85 GWh of electricity annually, serving up to 30,000 households and enabling a transition away from coal. Larger solar power plants are in progress in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, and Albania.
Sep 26, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, PV Power Plant, Western Balkans, Novaci
Solarvest Acquires 12.8MW in Vietnam
Solarvest has achieved a milestone by acquiring 11 rooftop solar photovoltaic installation projects located in Vietnam, with a combined capacity of 12.8MWp. The expansion plan provides additional income and job opportunities and is expected to strengthen the company's position in the region. Davis Chong Chun Shiong is delighted at the progress made in Solarvest's expansion efforts.
Sep 25, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, Asia, Vietnam, PV Power Plant, Solarvest
Green Genius: 200MW Solar Power Plants Planned in Baltics
Green Genius to build two solar power plants in Lithuania and Latvia with combined capacity of 200 MW. €179m investment to help decentralise energy sources and strengthen energy independence. Construction planned to start in 2024 and be operational in 2025.
Sep 21, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Europe, Lithuania, Green Genius, PV Power Plant, Latvia
Enel Powers BXP with 202-MW Solar, Battery Deal
Enel North America signs PPA to purchase 202MW solar energy from Texas solar park, generating 499 GWh of power for over 46,000 homes. Enel and BXP have existing partnership in utility bill management and 3.3GW of operational solar parks in Texas.
Sep 20, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Enel, PV Power Plant, BXP
Alight Powers Up Finland: 100MW+ Solar Park
Swedish developer Alight is building a 100+ MW solar park in Finland, expected to power 20,000 homes. Construction will begin in 2024, bringing jobs to the community and helping Finland reach its carbon neutrality goals. Warren Campbell of Alight expresses excitement for the expansion.
Sep 19, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Sweden, Europe, PV Power Plant, Alight
Qair Launches 60-MW Solar Park in Poland
Qair, the French renewable power producer, has announced the launch of a 60-MW solar park in Poland. It will occupy 82 hectares, have 112,000 solar panels, and power 20,000 homes annually. Qair's aim is to have over 500MW of capacity in Poland by 2024.
Sep 19, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Poland, Europe, Qair, Solar Park
Bosnia Greenlights 150-MW Solar Project
Elektroprivreda HZHB granted government approval to build a 150-MW solar PV park in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Project to require USD 98.9 million investment and generate 263 GWh of electricity annually. A step towards increased green energy capacity in Bosnia & Herzegovina.
Sep 19, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, PV Power Plant, Bosnia, Elektroprivreda HZHB
Toshiba-Led JV Powers Up Solar Fishery Park
Photon Energy, Toshiba, JA Mitsui Leasing & Fuyo General Lease collaborate with Ark Solar Energy to build a 120-MW solar park with a photovoltaic complex providing electricity to a semiconductor manufacturer. Construction underway with expansion plans to 480 MW by 2021.
Sep 18, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, photon energy, PV Power Plant, Toshiba
INTEC/CHINT to Power 12,600 Homes in Sweden
INTEC and CHINT Solar partner to build a 64-MWp photovoltaic solar park in Hallstavik, Sweden. Expected to generate 63 GWh of electricity each year, powering 12,600 households. Construction planned for completion by Q2 2024. Axfood AB signs 12-year PPA agreement.
Sep 18, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Sweden, Europe, Chint Solar, PV Power Plant, intec
Israel Pursues 5th Solar Plant in Negev Desert
Help Israel meet its energy needs and reduce emissions with 5th solar power plant in Negev desert. Latest project is part of government's goal of 30% renewable energy by 2030, with total power generation of 700 MW annually.
Sep 15, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Asia, Israel, PV Power Plant
Brazil Reaches 34 GW of Solar Capacity
Discover how Brazil has experienced rapid solar growth since 2018, driving record-low prices and the launch of Aneel's first renewable energy auction with only solar projects.
Sep 15, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil