Solar Large-Scale Plants News

135-MW Solar Delivers Benefits to Arkansas Community
135-MW solar project in White County, Arkansas: Lightsource bp & Conway Corp create clean energy for 21,000 homes and economic development, plus pollinator conservation. First Solar, Array Technologies, and Attala Steel local supply chains support the project's five-acre native pollinator garden benefit.
Oct 20, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Lightsource BP, North America, PV Power Plant
Voltalia Powers Up 140MW Karavasta Solar Park in Albania
Voltalia has completed the construction of its 140-MW Karavasta solar park in Albania. 200HA of land will offset 29,160 tonnes of CO2 emissions, enough to meet the annual consumption of 220,000 residents. With a 15-year contract for half its output, Karavasta is part of Albania's goal to reach 54.4% renewables share by 2030.
Oct 18, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Voltalia, Europe, PV Power Plant, Albania
Origis Begins 550 MW Solar-Storage Revolution in Mississippi
Origis Energy is set to create a solar-plus-storage site in Mississippi, with 150 MW of solar and 50 MW of battery storage. The Golden Triangle II project will generate enough electricity to power 126,000 homes and have an economic benefit of over $145m. Supported by PPAs from TVA, RES and Mitsubishi Power Americas are providing construction and battery storage services.
Oct 12, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, Mississippi, North America, Origis Energy
Mozambique: Solar-Powered Hybrid Minimizes Diesel Use
Syrah Resources Ltd is leading the way in renewable energy with full operations of its solar-plus-storage hybrid system in Mozambique. This innovative system reduces carbon emissions by 13%, while cutting diesel consumption. Solarcentury Africa Ltd and CrossBoundary Energy provided engineering, procurement, and financing services. Syrah Resources owns the system after a 10-year BOOT term.
Oct 11, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Africa, Mozambique, Syrah Resources Ltd
Iberdrola Lights Up 200 MW Solar Farm in Spain
Iberdrola just commissioned its 200-MW Tagus I-IV solar power complex, made with 308,000 bifacial solar panels to provide renewable energy to Extremadura, Spain. Building locally, with local jobs and an impressive 4,200 MW total installed capacity.
Oct 10, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Spain, Iberdrola, Europe, PV Power Plant
Genex Powers Australia's Largest Solar Park
Genex Power Ltd and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd have partnered to provide Australia with its largest grid-connected solar park. With 25-year Power Purchase Agreement, 337.5 MW of the 450-775 MW capacity will be used to power Fortescue's planned green hydrogen and green ammonia facility. Bulli Creek solar project investment decision expected in 2024.
Oct 9, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, Genex Power, PV Power Plant
UK Renewables Power NZ Solar Revolution
Lodestone Energy is joining forces with Hive Energy, Ethical Power and Solar South West to develop 9 solar parks in NZ. Projects are estimated to generate 500 GWh of electricity annually, enough to power 50,000 homes. HES Aotearoa, Ethical Power NZ taking part in the joint venture. EPC works underway. Be a part of this groundbreaking endeavor.
Oct 6, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant, Lodestone Energy
Sonnedix Fires Up 149MW Solar Plant in Portugal
Sonnedix is breaking ground on a 149-MW solar PV plant in Portugal, expected to generate 234.5 GWh of clean energy per year - enough to power 78,000 homes. Be part of the energy revolution and follow Sonnedix's mission in the fight against climate change.
Oct 6, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Portugal, Sonnedix, Europe, PV Power Plant
Mytilineos Lands GBP114M EPC Deal for UK's Largest Solar Park
Mytilineos SA has been awarded a GBP-114.1-million EPC contract for the 373-MW Cleve Hill solar project in the UK. A veteran in UK solar park construction, Mytilineos is expected to complete the project in early 2025, yielding 374,000 GWh of electricity to power 100,000 homes.
Oct 6, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant, Mytilineos
Fair Oaks REP: 50MW Solar-Storage Plan Approved
Ridge Clean Energy's Fair Oaks Renewable Energy Park will provide 50MW of solar-storage to Nottinghamshire, UK, plus a Community Benefit Fund of £24,950 annually & 75% net gain in habitat & biodiversity. With construction starting soon, locals are already feeling the positive impact!
Oct 5, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Ridge Clean Energy
SWRE Powers 300 MW NTPC Project
Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy Ltd just won a INR 15.35 billion contract to install a 300MW solar project in Gujarat. It's the 3rd contract from NTPC REL in just over a year, with orders totaling INR 89.5 billion so far. Signing of the contract expected soon.
Oct 2, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, Asia, Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy
600MW Solar Park in Queensland Gets Gov't Green Light
Edify Energy has been granted federal approval for a 600-MW solar project in Queensland, providing enough energy to power 200,000 homes and up to 350 jobs. Project funding is now being sought before construction can begin with strict environment conditions in place to protect the natural landscape.
Oct 2, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, queensland, Edify Energy, PV Power Plant, Solar Park
Sojitz, Eneos Invest in Australia's Largest Solar Plant
Sojitz and Eneos are powering Australia with the launch of the 204MW Edenvale Solar Park. The largest solar power plant in Australia run by Japanese investors, this marks the second large solar power plant the two have jointly invested in as part of their commitment to reducing their reliance on fossil fuels.
Oct 2, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, Sojitz, Eneos
Poland Shines Bright with Solar: Former Coal Mine Now Home to EU's 2nd Largest Solar Facility
Poland opens its second-largest solar farm at former coal mine, producing 220 GWh of clean energy annually to power 100,000 homes and reduce CO2 emissions. Renewables to provide 51% of electricity by 2040, with a nuclear power plant to be operational by 2030s.
Sep 27, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Poland, Europe, PV Power Plant
Western Balkans Soars with 55MW Solar Plant in Novaci
Mey Energy recently completed a 55 MW photovoltaic facility in Novaci, North Macedonia - the biggest solar power plant in the Western Balkans. Spanning 57 hectares and using 101,000 panels, it will produce 85 GWh of electricity annually, serving up to 30,000 households and enabling a transition away from coal. Larger solar power plants are in progress in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, and Albania.
Sep 26, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, PV Power Plant, Western Balkans, Novaci