Solar Large-Scale Plants News

Total taps French regional bank to refinance 143MW wind, PV portfolio
Total Quadran has enlisted a French financier to pump new capital into an up-and-running renewable energy portfolio, split between 40-plus projects across the country.
Jan 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, France, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe, Total, refinancing
Japan awards just 39.8MW in fifth solar auction
Japan has awarded just 39.8MW of PV capacity in its fifth solar auction, despite there being more than 416MW initially on offer.
Jan 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Japan, Asia, auction, tariff, METI
NextEra upbeat on solar grid parity, standalone storage prospects
New-build solar and wind could outcompete most existing fossil fuels by 2025, NextEra Energy executives have predicted even as they described storage-only ventures as a worthy venture.
Jan 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, pv power plants, solar pv, solar-plus-storage, BESS, North America, NextEra, Jim Robo
Duke Energy to Build Two 74.9 MW Solar Projects in Florida
Duke Energy Florida has announced the locations of its two newest solar power plants which will provide cleaner energy solutions to benefit Florida customers
Jan 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Duke Energy, Florida, North America, International
NTPC Tenders for O&M of 10 MW Solar Plant in Telangana
NTPC Ltd has issued a tender for the biennial O&M contract for the 10 MW solar PV plant at the NTPC-Ramagundam in Telangana for 2020-22.
Jan 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, O&M, NTPC, Asia, solar plant
CEL Tenders for Rooftop Solar Plants Worth 1.6 MW in Tamil Nadu
CEL has issued a tender for the commissioning of solar rooftop plants of cumulative capacity 1.6 MW in various government buildings in Tamil Nadu
Jan 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, India, tender, Asia, rooftop PV, CEL
Vietnam to keep the existing feed in tariff for one more year
The government of the country finds it vital not to change the existing FIT till the end of the year in order to keep rooftop solar development at high level.
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Tariffs, Rooftop PV, Asia, rooftop PV, Vietnam
Qatar utility hails ultra-low tariff in tender for 800MW bifacial PV park
A Qatar utility has secured what it claims is a world record-breaking tariff of QAR0.0571/kWh (US$0.01569/kWh) under a tender for the country’s utility-scale debut, beating last year's low price milestones in Portugal and Dubai.
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, tender, auctions, Asia, Qatar, Total, Kahramaa, gulf, world record, marubeni corporation
Sable Chemicals is going to build a solar power station in Zimbabwe
In a battle against electricity deficit, Sable Chemicals Industries will develop a major solar power project.
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, Zimbabwe, Sable Chemicals, Culvin Chipfumbu
juwi to build four Colorado-based solar parks
US’s Tri-State contracts Geman’s juwi for development of 500 megawatts of photovoltaic generation capacity in the state of Colorado
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Colorado, North America, International, juwi
Appalachian Power Issues RfP for 200 MW Solar Projects in Virginia
Appalachian Power has issued an RfP for up to 200 MW of solar energy that will reduce customer costs and further diversify its electric generation mix
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Virginia, tender, North America, Appalachian Power, International, Chris Beam
Solar Plants Soon to be Installed in Haryana Colleges
Installation of solar panels at educational institutions in Haryana will be started soon, deputy CM Dushyant Chautala has informed
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, India, Haryana, Asia, Dushyant Chautala
Andhra Pradesh Government Planning for 10 GW Solar Project
Andhra Pradesh is planning to set up a solar project with an installed capacity of 10 GW to meet the increasing demand for power in the agricultural sector
Jan 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, India, Asia, Andhra Pradesh
Israel launches 300 MW solar-plus-storage tender
The government wants a 300 MW solar plant linked to large scale storage in the Negev desert. Construction is planned for late 2021 and completion in 2023.
Jan 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, PV plant, tender, Asia, Israel, solar-plus-storage
Railway-connected large scale PV project announced in Germany
A 42 MW solar park will be built in eastern Germany to generate power for the 16.7 Hz network of German rail operator, Deutsche Bahn. Construction is expected to start once final approvals are received from local authorities.
Jan 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, Europe, Ronald Pofalla, Torsten Schein, Enerparc