Solar Large-Scale Plants News

The biggest solar farm is Sweden developed by the cooperative association
Sweden is actively pursuing the goal of totally renewable power in twenty years’ time.
Nov 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Residential, Sweden, Europe, HSB
ACWA wins the tender for the 900-megawatt solar farm in Dubai
The solar field will become operational in Q2 of 2021. This is the project for deployment of phase five of the huge 5-gigawatt Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar farm.
Nov 25, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Solar to Fuel, Asia, United Arab Emirates, acwa, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Solar to Fuel, Solar to Hydrogen, Producing Hydrogen, Hydrogen from renewable, Renewable fuels
Indian Railways eyes 500 MW rooftop solar by 2021-22
While 95.67 MW has already been installed on various railways buildings, 248.46 MW capacity—awarded by Railway Energy Management Company Limited—is under different stages of execution.
Nov 22, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, Piyush Goyal, Indian Railways
Pakistan gas field powered by 10 MW off-grid solar system
Italian oil and gas company Eni has completed a solar park at its Bhit Gas Field. The plant, which took six months to build, is integrated into the field’s generation system.
Nov 22, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, Asia, Pakistan, Eni
Solar Support offers integrated solar plant and equipment maintenance services
Solar Support has started its comprehensive plant and inverter maintenance and repair solution. The company cooperates with major operation and maintenance providers in the US, which enables Solar Support to comprise inverter operation and construction management knowledge. Such combination of skills helps it fix complicated faults in power supply systems.
Nov 22, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Inverters, USA, North America, Solar Support
Australian billionaires back an Australia-Singapore power supply gigaproject
Two famous billionaires from Australia have been announced to invest dozens of millions of dollars in a development of a 10-gigawatt solar park with 20-30-gigawatt-hours of battery storage, with power supply destination in Singapore.
Nov 22, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Australia, Oceania, Andrew Forrest, Mike Cannon-Brooks, Sun Cable
AfDB, GCF sign deal to repower hydro-reliant Zambia with small-scale solar
Deals have now been rubberstamped for Zambia to use small-scale solar to strengthen its climate-vulnerable power supply, in a scheme bankrolled by development financiers.
Nov 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, neoen, Africa, Scaling Solar, zambia, AfDB, gcf, enel, first solar
Silicon Ranch is developing a 107MW solar facility for Facebook
American solar corporation Silicon Ranch has been chosen for deployment of a 107 MW (AC) solar park for powering Facebook-owned data center located in Newton County.
Nov 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Georgia, Europe, North America, Facebook, Hanwha Q Cells, shell, Silicon Ranch
AES breaks ground on 58MW solar installation in Dominican Republic
AES Dominicana has broken ground on a 58MW solar plant in the Dominican Republic, which is now being built by Spain's TSK Electricidad y Electronica.
Nov 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Dominican Republic, North America, AES, seni, tsk
Innergex Renewable Energy commissions 250MW PV project in Texas
Innergex Renewable Energy has commissioned the 250MWac / 315MWdc Phoebe PV project located in Winkler County, Texas.
Nov 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Texas, Innergex, Michel Letellier, North America, shell
Ellomay finds developer for 250MW solar pipeline in Italy
A foreign renewable player has set its sights again on the Italian solar market, announcing a large-scale pipeline in a year when the country staged a comeback of its green energy policies.
Nov 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Italy, Europe, ellomay
The biggest solar farm in Israel starts operation
Shikun and Binui Renewable Energy will be the owner of the 120 MW Zeélim solar park in the south of Israel.
Nov 20, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, Europe, Asia, Israel, Shikun and Binui Renewable Energy, Belectric GmbH, Belectric
Gravitational energy storage innovations
The research team from Austria has developed an innovative gravity-based energy storage plant suitable for low energy demand locations. The solution is compatible with different storage systems including renewables.
Nov 20, 2019 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Europe, Austria, Energy Vault
FMPA, multiple municipal utilities break ground on 223.5MW PV project in Florida
Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), in partnership with 12 Florida municipal electric utilities and Florida Renewable Partners, has broken ground on the 223.5MW Florida Municipal Solar Project. Once completed, the installation will be one of the largest municipal-backed solar projects in the US.
Nov 20, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Florida, North America, FMPA, Jacob Williams
SunPower awarded solar-plus-storage project at JFK Airport
John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport will be the site of New York City’s self-styled largest solar plant after the project, which includes energy storage, was awarded to SunPower Corp and Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Group.
Nov 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Rooftop PV, USA, New York, SunPower, solar-plus-storage, North America, Goldman Sachs, jfk airport, nypa, Kevin O’Toole