Solar Large-Scale Plants News

German investor scoops up 6.5MW of distributed solar in El Salvador
A German player has become the owner of a distributed solar pipeline in El Salvador, laying the groundwork for construction to launch later this year.
Aug 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Germany, El Salvador, MPC Capital, Hamburg, PV plant, Geo Ingeniería, Europe, North America, Costa Rica
Capital Dynamics grows Nevada portfolio with solar-plus-storage foray
Global asset management firm Capital Dynamics has purchased an 180MWac / 231MWdc solar project that includes a 90MWac / 360MWh energy storage facility in Boulder City, Nevada for an undisclosed sum.
Aug 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Solar, Capital Dynamics, USA, Nevada, Skylar Townsite LLC, Gigawatt 1, Rob Roy, Adam Kramer, North America
Natixis, Arroyo close financing on up to 70MW of PV projects in Chile
Natixis and ARCO 3 SpA have closed senior facilities totaling US$69.1 million for a portfolio of solar PV plants in Chile, with up to 70MW of generation capacity.
Aug 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Solar, Natixis, ARCO, Arroyo, Chile, South america
Amazon unveils seventh solar farm for Virginia
Amazon revealed plans for a 45MW / 100,000MWh solar farm in Virginia and a 23.2MW / 68,000MWh wind farm in Cork, Ireland on Thursday.
Aug 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Solar, USA, Virginia, Amazon, Ireland, Cork, plants, Europe, North America
ABO sells Spanish PV portfolio, links debut Hungarian project
ABO Wind has reached key solar milestones across two of its European target markets, notching up a major sale in Spain and linking its first Hungarian PV project.
Aug 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Spain, PV Tech, ABO, Wiesbaden, Hungary, plants, Europe
Orange Jordan adds 37 MW of solar under ‘wheeling’ scheme
With grid capacity a limiting factor, the Middle Eastern country has moved to foster private-to-private solar projects to meet industrial power demand.
Aug 1, 2019 // Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Solar, EBRD, Orange Jordan, Kawar Investment, Hussein Bin Talal, Mafraq, Amman, Jordan, Asia
Groups Push For Stronger Clean Energy Rules In Arizona As APS Seeks More Solar, Wind
As clean energy stakeholders urge Arizona regulators to adopt stronger renewable energy standards, Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) has announced plans to add new solar and wind resources, helping expand the company’s renewable energy portfolio to about 2.5 GW by 2021, which would be enough to power more than half a million Arizona homes.
Aug 1, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Solar, USA, Arizona, APS, ACC, Art Terrazas, Carol Davis, Bret Fanshaw, North America
First Solar planning 150-MWac Arizona solar array for Microsoft data centers
First Solar announced that its Sun Streams 2 PV solar plant will power new energy-efficient data centers being built by Microsoft in Goodyear and El Mirage, Arizona. The 150-MWac facility, is being developed and constructed by First Solar in Maricopa County and will power the data centers under a 20-year agreement and will be operational in 2021.
Jul 31, 2019 // Large-Scale, USA, Arizona, First Solar, PV solar, Sun Streams, El Mirage, North America
Saudi foodmaker turns to Engie for 30MW of solar supply
Engie has secured a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a solar plant to back the operations of Saudi Arabia’s self-styled largest listed food group.
Jul 30, 2019 // Large-Scale, PPA, NADEC, Engie, Haradh, Kingdom
Arizona’s state utility to tender 400MW of wind and solar
Arizona’s largest electric utility is gearing up to tender 400MW of renewables before the summer is up.
Jul 30, 2019 // Large-Scale, USA, Arizona, APS, Arizona Public Service Company, North America
EU Coal Regions Could Supply 730 GW Of Solar Power While Providing Employment For Miners
Most CleanTechnica readers are renewable energy advocates. Wind, solar, recovering energy from the water we boil to make our breakfast tea — anything and everything that makes zero emissions electricity without burning fossil fuels is welcome. But there is a dark side to the transition to renewables. Lots of people make their living working in the fossil fuel industry. If the renewable energy revolution is to be successful, those people must be able to transition to clean energy jobs
Jul 29, 2019 // Large-Scale, Most CleanTechnica, Entitled Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Generation, Walburga Hemetsberger, CEO of SolarPower Europe
State news service: China has already connected 870 MW of this year’s subsidized PV projects
The state-owned China News Service today reported almost $80 million is left in the pot for large scale project subsidies this year despite almost 420 facilities with a combined generation capacity of 1.77 GW having missed out in the auction.
Jul 29, 2019 // Large-Scale, NEA, Solar, China, China Photovoltaic Industry Association, National Energy Administration, AECEA, Asia Europe Clean Energy, Asia
Ukraine project reaches 46MW as second phase goes operational
UDP Renewables, part of the UFuture Investment Group, has commissioned the second phase of the Scythia Solar project, taking the total capacity to 46MW.
Jul 29, 2019 // Large-Scale, Ukraine, UDP Renewables, Vasyl Khmelnytsky, UFuture, Zaporizhia, Odesa, CMEC, China Machinery Engineering Corporation, Donbas, DTEK, Donbas Fuel and Energy Company, Europe
Avaada Energy to implement 2GW of open access PV plants in India
Indian IPP Avaada Energy is in the process of implementing 2GW of open access solar plants in states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Karnataka and Orissa. Avaada currently has a portfolio of over 500MW of open access solar plants for various commercial and industrial companies.
Jul 26, 2019 // Large-Scale, Avaada Energy, Indian IPP, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Karnataka and Orissa, ADB
Private Utility In India Issues 350-Megawatt Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender
A private power distribution company in India issued a tender to procure energy from solar-wind hybrid projects with a goal to fulfill its Renewable Purchase Obligation, and possibly, to reduce the cost of power procurement.
Jul 25, 2019 // Large-Scale, Commercial, India, Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited, AEML, Solar Energy Corporation of India, Asia