Solar Large-Scale Plants News

NTPC launches tender for 870kW photovoltaic station
Indian NTPC Limited has launched an action for 870-kilowatt rooftop photovoltaic station. The system will be installed at the company’s second stage of TG Hall in Vindhyachal.
Jan 11, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, India, tender, NTPC, Asia, rooftop PV
Masdar to construct 200MW Azerbaijan-based solar farm
The PV array will be installed 75km from the capital. The price of the winning bid has not been disclosed by the government. Apart from 200 megawatts of solar capacity, the tender included 250 megawatts of wind power, which has been awarded to ACWA Power.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Masdar, Europe, ACWA Power, Azerbaijan
Quadran to construct 4MW floating solar in Seychelles
The final version of the PPA is expected to come in force in Q1, while Quadran Seychelles is slated to start constructing the large-scale floating photovoltaic plant in Q2 of the new year.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, tender, floating PV, Africa, Seychelles
NV Energy and Google to create huge Nevada-based solar&storage system
Google and Nevada’s NV Energy are planning a huge solar farm paired with battery storage. The array will be located not far from Las Vegas. The agreement is already referred to as the biggest solar+storage deal worldwide.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, North America, Google, 8minute Solar Energy, nv energy
Cyprus seeks land for solar parks
The Electricity Authority of Cyprus has issued a public call to select landowners to lease space for the development of large-scale solar projects.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Europe, large-scale solar, Cyprus, EAC
Eni acquires majority stake in Italian PV installer Evolvere
The transaction has been approved by AGCM, Italy’s antitrust authority. Prior to acquiring Evolvere – which recorded a turnover of more than €30 million in 2018 – Eni has mainly specialized in the construction of large-scale solar plants, rather than residential and commercial PV projects.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Italy, Europe, Eni, Evolvere
Ib vogt sells, starts construction of 180MW Spanish PV plant, eyes further projects
German EPC ib vogt has announced the sale and commencement of construction of a 180MWp solar farm near Badajoz in Spain, teeing itself up for a slew of other subsidy-free developments in Southern Europe.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe, ib vogt, investment, finance, shell, talanx
Seychelles set for 4MW floating solar plant
According to reports, a 4MW floating solar (FPV) plant is expected to get the green light on Mahe, the main island of the Seychelles by the end of the first quarter of 2020.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, pv power plants, floating PV, Total, Africa, clinton foundation, Seychelles, total quadran
MERC Approves Tariff of Rs 2.90/kWh Discovered in 500 MW Solar Tender
MERC has approved the tariff discovered by the MSEDCL for the procurement of 500 MW power from solar projects for meeting its Solar RPO.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, MSEDCL, MERC, Maharahtra
Capital Dynamics and 8minute purchase 300MW project on tribal land in Nevada
Asset management firm Capital Dynamics and IPP 8minute Solar Energy announced on Thursday the purchase of a 300MWac/873MWdc solar project in Nevada.
Jan 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Nevada, utility-scale PV, solar-plus-storage, North America, 8minute Solar Energy, nv energy
ABP announces largest roof mounted solar project in Humber
The Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a £6.8 million solar project, that will see the largest roof mounted solar array in the Humber constructed on the Port of Hull it says.
Jan 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, UK, solar pv, Europe, rooftop PV, renewables, Abp, Humber
Mahindra Renewables plans $171 mn investment for solar project in Rajasthan
Mahindra Renewables Private Limited (MRPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra Group (worth $20.7 billion) cleantech arm Mahindra Susten Private Ltd (MSPL) is planning to invest around $171 million to set up a 250 mega watt (MW) solar power project in Rajasthan. The project will be backed by International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Jan 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Rajasthan, Mahindra Renewables
Masdar signs agreement to develop solar project in Azerbaijan
Masdar on Thursday announced that it has signed an agreement with Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Energy to develop and finance a 200-megawatt utility scale solar photovoltaic (PV) project.
Jan 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Masdar, Europe, Azerbaijan, Al Ramahi
APDCL invites to bid for 30MW Assam-based solar projects
Indian APDCL has floated a tender for 30 megawatts of solar capacity in three Assam’s districts. The tender is being held under the second phase of the CPSU scheme.
Jan 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, tender, Asia, Assam, APDCL
ReneSola to sell 15MW Hungary-based solar project portfolio
U.S.’s solar developer ReneSola is selling its 15-megawatt portfolio of Hungarian solar power projects under development to Danish investor Obton.
Jan 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Hungary, Europe, North America, renesola, Obtan