Solar Plants News

Greenbacker acquires 110MW PV portfolio in New York from Hecate
Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, has signed the rights to an approximately 110MW portfolio of solar projects located in Greene and Albany counties, New York, from Hecate Energy.
Jan 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, New York, Charles Wheeler, North America, hecate, greenbacker, Chris Bullinger
RWE brings first Texas PV project online
RWE Renewables has reached commercial operation on its West of the Pecos PV project, located in Reeves County, Texas.
Jan 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Texas, North America, rwe renewables, Silvia Ortin
BHEL Tenders for Floatation Platform for 22 MW Solar Project
BHEL has tendered s for developing the complete floatation platform for the 22 MW floating solar plant at NTPC Kayamkulam in Kerala.
Jan 6, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, India, NTPC, floating PV, Asia, kerala, bhel
JRE Commission 44 MW Solar Energy Plant in Fukushima
JRE has commenced commercial operation of its 44 MW Nishinosato solar energy park in Fukushima
Jan 6, 2020 // Plants, Japan, Canadian Solar, Asia, Fukushima, JRE
ALTN purchases Netherlands-based 11.75MW solar farm
Unisun Energy has sold Zonepark Rilland together with its 11.75-megawatt photovoltaic station to Alternus Energy Inc. at the price of about $11.8mn.
Jan 3, 2020 // Plants, Europe, Netherlands, Alternus Energy
500MW solar projects will be developed on IR’s area
The Indian Railways is going to allot unoccupied land for 500 megawatts of solar capacity to supply own electricity demand.
Jan 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, Asia, rooftop PV, PTI, Railways
OPDEnergy Begins Operation of 50 MW Solar Plant in Spain
OPDEnergy has announced the completion of construction work on its new solar PV plant Zafra, located in Alcalá de Guadaira (Seville), Spain
Jan 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Spain, pv power plants, Europe, OPDEnergy, Luis Cid
MSEDCL Retenders for Procurement of 1350 MW Solar Power
MSEDCL has tendered for the procurement of 1350 MW solar power for a second time. The tender had yielded only one bid for 5 MW the first time it was issued.
Jan 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, tender, Asia, maharashtra, MSEDCL
KCEC Comes Close to 100% Solar Goal With 2 new Arrays Operational
Two new solar arrays built by KCEC have come online, helping the group come closer to meeting its goal of 100 percent solar energy during the day by 2022
Jan 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, New Mexico, KCEC, KCEC Solar Arrays, solar arrays, Luis Reyes Jr.
New Jersey approves 45 community solar projects
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) approved 45 applications that will participate in the first year of its Community Solar Energy Pilot Program. In total, 100% of the approved renewable energy projects will serve low- to moderate-income (LMI) households within the state.
Jan 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, New Jersey, North America, NJBPU, Phil Murphy, Joseph L. Fiordaliso
Trump administration set to approve the largest solar farm in the U.S.
A new solar panel farm in Nevada would generate a massive 690 megawatts of renewable energy
Jan 2, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, pv power plants, Nevada, Trump, North America
Solarpack Wins PPA Contract in Malaysia Worth 116 MW
Solarpack has announced the award of a long-term PPA for one of its projects under development in Malaysia. The 116 MW Suria Sungai Petani plant.
Jan 2, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Malaysia, PPA, Asia, Solarpack
Sunnova secures US$150m for safe harbour equipment and sales growth
Sunnova has secured US$150 million of financing to purchase safe harbour equipment and boost customer numbers and battery storage system sales.
Jan 2, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, USA, SunPower, Sunnova, domestic pv, North America, investment tax credit
Bangladesh tenders 50 MW solar plant
A pre-bid meeting has been arranged on January 20 for the project, which is being financed with a $74 million World Bank loan.
Jan 2, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, India, pv power plants, Asia
The Upgraded Alamo 1 Solar Becomes More Productive
The renovation of the San Antonio South-based OCI Alamo solar plant has greatly enhanced its performance. According to Jason Thompson- the company’s construction manager, the plant is now fitted with tracker technology as well as bifacial modules to be used for data gathering and field testing.
Dec 30, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Charles Kim, OCI Solar Power, Alamo I