Solar Plants News

Indian Railways plans 1GW of PV, opens solar section on southern line
Indian Railways, one of the world's largest employers, is planning 1GW of solar PV and 200MW of wind power by 2021-22 across its Zonal Railways and Production Units.
Jan 14, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, India, Asia, Andhra Pradesh, Piyush Goyal, Indian Railways
NextEnergy Capital’s international solar fund hits US$280m
A fresh round of funding has bumped total investment in NextEnergy Capital's global solar fund, Next Power III (NPIII), to US$280 million.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, UK, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe, North America, nextenergy capital, investment fund, ccla
S-5! mounts adapt to two models of metal rooftops on single solar project
S-5!, an authority on metal roof attachment solutions, recently participated in a complex solar conversion project at a manufacturing facility in Clinton, Illinois.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, USA, rooftop PV, North America, Illinois, S-5!, Rob Haddock
Nautilus Solar acquires 31.5-MW solar portfolio from Virgo Investment
Nautilus Solar Energy has acquired a 31.5-MW portfolio of operating solar project assets from Virgo Investment Group.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Nautilus Solar Energy, Virgo Investment Group, Laura Stern, Eli Aheto
Jolywood manufactures solar modules for the biggest n-type power station
Jolywood Suzhou has been selected as the only supplier of bifacial silicon solar panels to the Oman-based biggest bifacial photovoltaic array in the world.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, bifacial, solar modules, Jolywood, International
EDPR bags solar PPA for 66 MW in Brazil
EDP Renovaveis SA (ELI:EDPR) has secured a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the output of the 66-MW Lagoa solar park it plans to build in the Brazilian state of Paraiba.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, PPA, South america, Brazil, EDPR
Tata Power Solar Bags 250 MW Solar Project From NTPC Under CPSU Scheme
Tata Power Solar has received a Letter Of Award (LOA) from NTPC for the development of a 250 MW solar project under the CPSU scheme.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, India, NTPC, Asia, tata power solar
BHEL Tenders for O&M of 5 MW Solar Plant in Tamil Nadu
BHEL has tendered for carrying out the O&M work on the firms’ 5 MW solar plant in Tamil Nadu.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, O&M, tender, Asia, bhel
Technique Solaire Commission Second Solar Project in India
Technique Solaire has successfully commissioned its second project in India. The solar plant, with a total output of 27 MWp is spread over 40 hectares.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, India, Asia, maharashtra, Technique Solaire, Julien Fleury
NTPC launches tender for 870kW photovoltaic station
Indian NTPC Limited has launched an action for 870-kilowatt rooftop photovoltaic station. The system will be installed at the company’s second stage of TG Hall in Vindhyachal.
Jan 11, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, India, tender, NTPC, Asia, rooftop PV
Masdar to construct 200MW Azerbaijan-based solar farm
The PV array will be installed 75km from the capital. The price of the winning bid has not been disclosed by the government. Apart from 200 megawatts of solar capacity, the tender included 250 megawatts of wind power, which has been awarded to ACWA Power.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Masdar, Europe, ACWA Power, Azerbaijan
Quadran to construct 4MW floating solar in Seychelles
The final version of the PPA is expected to come in force in Q1, while Quadran Seychelles is slated to start constructing the large-scale floating photovoltaic plant in Q2 of the new year.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, tender, floating PV, Africa, Seychelles
NV Energy and Google to create huge Nevada-based solar&storage system
Google and Nevada’s NV Energy are planning a huge solar farm paired with battery storage. The array will be located not far from Las Vegas. The agreement is already referred to as the biggest solar+storage deal worldwide.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, North America, Google, 8minute Solar Energy, nv energy
Cyprus seeks land for solar parks
The Electricity Authority of Cyprus has issued a public call to select landowners to lease space for the development of large-scale solar projects.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Europe, large-scale solar, Cyprus, EAC
Eni acquires majority stake in Italian PV installer Evolvere
The transaction has been approved by AGCM, Italy’s antitrust authority. Prior to acquiring Evolvere – which recorded a turnover of more than €30 million in 2018 – Eni has mainly specialized in the construction of large-scale solar plants, rather than residential and commercial PV projects.
Jan 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Italy, Europe, Eni, Evolvere