Solar Large-Scale Plants News

URE to build 193 MW solar park in Taiwan
The Taiwanese PV manufacturer said the project will be the largest solar installation on the island. Construction is scheduled to being near the city of Tainan in the second half of 2020.
Dec 3, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Taiwan, URE
Worm drive for more accurate heliostat calibration
Global generation of solar powered energy is actively expanding. According BloombergNEF, it is likely to increase from the current 2 percent of the global electricity production up to 22 percent by the middle of the century.
Dec 2, 2019 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, California, USA, North America, CSP plant, Concentrated solar power
Blockchain backed solar trading comes to India
Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state of India, with around 200 million inhabitants, is trialling a solar trading platform
Dec 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Residential, Grids, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, UPNEDA, UPPCL, Reena Suri
Modus Group powers up 13.5-MW solar park in Ukraine
Lithuania’s Modus Group has finalised the construction of a 13.5-MW solar park in Ukraine, its first photovoltaic (PV) project in that country.
Dec 2, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Ukraine, Europe, Green Genius, Modus Group, Ruslan Sklepovic
China to create a satellite-based solar power solution by 2035
China is going to complete a 200-tonne megawatt-scale satellite-based solar power project by 2035.
Dec 2, 2019 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, China, Asia
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
Enel hits 1.3GW of Mexican solar with launch of first bifacial-only plant
Enel Green Power hit a number of milestones as it switched on a large-scale solar plant in Mexico, taking its solar portfolio in the country past the 1.3GW mark.
Nov 29, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, America, Enel, subsidy-free solar, Mexico, North America, bifacial solar, egp
Axpo is developing a new Alp-based solar project
The energy company is creating a 2-megawatt plant in the canton of Glarus. It will be installed on the wall of the dam at the Muttsee reservoir in the Alps. The facility is claimed to produce large amounts of power, including the winter season.
Nov 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Axpo, Europe, Switzerland
UAE-based PV developer to build 50 MW of solar in Togo
A unit of Dubai-based Amea Power will build the project in Blitta prefecture, in the center of the West African country, with all electricity to be sold to Togo Electric Power Co. (CEET) under a long-term power purchase agreement.
Nov 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, Dubai, amea power, Togo, Marc D. Ably-Bidamon
Invenergy joins local utility EPM to bring major boost to Colombian renewables
A major US renewable group and a local utility have teamed up to deploy a significant green energy pipeline in Colombia, providing another boost to the country’s nascent solar scene.
Nov 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, pv power plants, solar pv, South america, Latin america, Invenergy, North America, Colombia, large-scale solar, EPM, medellin
JA Solar returns to stock market listing in China
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, JA Solar has completed a buyout of a Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) listed company, after delisting from the NASDAQ in mid-2018.
Nov 28, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, China, SMSL, JA Solar, pv modules, c-si manufacturing, Asia, Trina Solar, monocrystalline wafer, shenzen
Modus Group completed 13.5 MW PV project in Ukraine
Green Genius, renewable energy company of the Lithuanian Modus Group, has implemented their first solar energy project in Ukraine.
Nov 28, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Ukraine, Europe, Green Genius, Lithuanian Modus Group
Indonesia goes solar to power airport at future capital
A subsidiary of French power giant Total has signed a contract to supply rooftop PV to an airport in East Kalimantan province, which will be Indonesia's first airport to go solar and will cater for Indonesia's future capital in Borneo.
Nov 27, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Asia, Total, rooftop PV, Indonesia, sorsea, Gavin Adda
Solar Water Farm developed by GivePower provides 35,000 Kenyan residents with drinkable water daily
The innovative solar-powered solution for turning salty water into fresh water suitable for consumption has been installed in Kenyan village of Kiunga, on the Indian Ocean Coast.
Nov 27, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Kenya, GivePower, Africa
EDF to boost foothold in Egyptian PV via KarmSolar stake buy
EDF Renewables and Egyptian developer and supplier of solar power KarmSolar have signed a strategic partnership, helping the former continue its expansion into the African state.
Nov 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, pv power plants, solar pv, Asia, Africa, Benban, Egypt, EDF Renewables, KarmSolar, Ahmed Zahran