Solar Large-Scale Plants News

Highview Power plans 50 MW/400 MWh-plus cryo energy storage plant in Vermont
The British company, which has tested its liquid air energy storage technology in the U.K., says it is preparing to deploy its first plant on U.S. soil. Highview claims its CRYOBattery is half the price of utility scale lithium-ion storage.
Dec 19, 2019 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Solar to Fuel, USA, UK, Vermont, pv power plants, Europe, North America, lithium-ion storage, Javier Cavada, Salvatore Minopoli, Highview Power
Foresight bags maiden EDF PPA deal for Spanish project
Solar investor Foresight has penned a 10-year power purchase agreement with EDF Trading for a 50MW project in Spain.
Dec 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, PPA, EDF, Europe, subsidy-free, foresight froup, Carlos Rey, Philipp Büssenschütt
UK developer completes ‘pioneering’ solar-plus-storage site boasting trackers and bifacial modules
The project is thought to be the most northerly combination of the two cutting edge technologies – bifacial panels and trackers – and the site ‘stacks’ a number of revenue streams in order to be financially feasible without subsidy support.
Dec 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, pv power plants, pv modules, hybrid, solar-plus-storage, gridserve, Toddington Harper
A 117 MW Solar Farm has been commissioned in Brazil by Atlas renewable Energy
The 117 MW Solar farm located in Sertão Solar Barreiras Complex is the fourth project by Atlas Renewable Energy which has been commissioned and functioning
Dec 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Brazil, Atlas Renewable Energy, Carlos Barrera
Solar Frontier secures financing for 210-MW Mustang Two solar project
Solar Frontier Americas has closed on the tax equity commitment and debt financing for its 210-MW Mustang Two solar project in Kings County, California.
Dec 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, California, USA, North America, Charles Pimentel, Solar Frontier
Big solar-plus-storage project helping Haiti reduce diesel consumption and power prices
The government of the Caribbean island is planning two solar parks with large scale storage with the help of the Inter-American Development Bank and the United States Agency for International Development. Inter-American is seeking technical help with tendering the projects.
Dec 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, North America, Haiti, Inter-American Development Bank
An Italian buys PV Proponent Renovalia from a Spanish Merchant
Spain’s renewable credentials have attracted the eye of an Italian infrastructure investor. Already, the Italian has acquired a PV Developer and the merchant projects it was working on.
Dec 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, Italy, pv power plants, solar pv, Renovalia, Europe, m&a, f2i
Skoda Installs 8.5 MW Rooftop Solar Plant at Pune Facility
Skoda India has announced the installation of its 8.5 MW rooftop solar plant at the company’s Chakan facility near Pune.
Dec 18, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV, Skoda India, Gurpratap Boparai, Pinaki Bhattacharyya
First Solar sells three utility-scale projects to EDP, ConnectGen
First Solar announced that a partnership composed of EDP Renewables and ConnectGen has completed the acquisition of three projects with a total nameplate design of 278 MWAC in the United States. First Solar previously disclosed that the sale of these projects were subject to certain conditions precedent for closing that have since been satisfied.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, First Solar, EDP Renewables, North America, ConnectGen, Miguel Prado, Caton Fenz
TurningPoint Energy developing two 5-MW Virginia solar projects
The City of Danville announced the commencement of two 5-MWac solar power plants, its third and fourth solar power purchase agreements to bring clean, cost-effective solar power to its customers and community.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Virginia, pv power plants, solar pv, North America, TurningPoint Energy, Jason Grey, Jared Schoch, John Malloy
Spain’s Dhamma secures environmental nod for 554MWp of Mexican PV
Mexican solar has witnessed the latest utility-scale move of a year of project milestones and policy uncertainty, with a new major pipeline sponsored by a Spanish player.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, pv power plants, solar pv, Mexico, North America, Marco Nieto-Vázquez, Dhamma Energy, Baker McKenzie
Baywa re sells German grid-parity solar plant to Encavis
The Munich-based group sold five solar parks with a total generation capacity of around 35 MW to the Hamburg-headquartered power producer. One of the five plants was among Germany’s first unsubsidized PV projects.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Germany, Europe, encavis, Baywa re, Matthias Taft, Karsten Mieth
Scatec Solar Bags 3 Solar Projects Worth 360 MW in Tunisia
Scatec Solar has been awarded three solar power plant projects in Tunisia totaling approximately 360 MW, following an international tender launched earlier.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Raymond Carlsen, Scatec Solar, Tunisia, Africa
Largest solar-covered parking garage in St Louse opens
Ameren Missouri and BJC Healthcare teamed up to build a solar energy generation facility atop the BJC parking garage located on Duncan Avenue, St. Louis.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, USA, North America, Ameren Missouri, Michael Moehn, BJC Healthcare, Rich Liekweg, Joseph Barnard, Bob Eaton
Endesa to replace Spanish coal complex with ‘Europe’s largest PV plant’
Plans for what is being billed as “Europe’s largest solar plant” have been put forward in Spain as the UN climate negotiations came to a close in Madrid.
Dec 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Spain, Enel, solar pv, Europe, Endesa, cop25, José Bogas, Andorra