Solar Plants News

The state of Western Australia is deploying an over 180 megawatt solar park in the south west
Ambitions to construct a 183-megawatt solar park in the southwestern part of Western Australia are most likely to be approved by the end of the week.
Nov 11, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, solar pv, Risen Energy, Oceania, Waroona Solar Farm, South Energy
Fukushima Is Becoming a Renewable Energy Hub Making Use of the Area Tainted by Radiation
Japan is deploying a 300b ($2.75b) yen venture to turn disaster-stricken Fukushima to a green-energy farm, with the project’s first solar plant scheduled to be launched in January 2020.
Nov 11, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, Japan, Asia, Fukushima
Los Angeles signs a 25-year-lasting purchase agreement for solar power from Kern County facility
LA is rushing to renewable energy. The city has just approved a contract with a 25 year term to get powered by a solar plant in Kern County. The project is being implemented in the framework of the Global Green New Deal.
Nov 8, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Los Angeles, Kern County
German PV developer Athos starts a 40MWp dotation-free solar project in Spain
A new supplier from abroad enters Spain with an unsponsored photovoltaic project, debuting on a vigorous large-scale solar stage of an ever sunny South of Europe.
Nov 8, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Spain, Germany, Europe, subsidy-free, Athos
ENGIE starts deploying the 225 megawatt capacity Long Draw project
ENGIE is launching a 225-megawatt solar project in cooperation with Long Draw Solar. The Texas-headquartered energy company is going to serve four cities in the state of Texas as well as their energy providers through the Power Purchase Agreement signed for the above solar project.
Nov 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Texas, Engie, North America, Long Draw Solar
Tuvalu receives a $6 million grant for renewable energy goals
Asian Development Bank allocates a grant for the country in South Pacific to help it reach its goal to become fully renewable in 2025.
Nov 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Rooftop PV, Australia, Asia, rooftop PV, Oceania, Tuvalu
Uzbekistan invites Thailand-based Helios to implement a 110 megawatt solar solution
A new huge solar project is under development in Uzbekistan. The country has invited the foreign supplier to install the system in the southwestern part of Tashkent.
Nov 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Thailand, Asia, Uzbekistan, Helios Energy
Univergy Solar is starting major solar power projects in Zambia
Univergy International headquartered in Spain and Japan is planning to invest over $200 million in two photovoltaic projects in Zambia.
Nov 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, Europe, Africa, zambia, Univergy International
NEC Energy Solutions partners with Stem for solar-plus-storage optimization
Stem, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services, announced today that it is partnering with NEC Energy Solutions, headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, to simplify and optimize the deployment and operation of solar-plus-storage projects.
Nov 6, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, solar-plus-storage, North America, Stem, NEC Energy Solutions, Logan Goldie-Scot, Mark Triplett, Steve Fludder
Alliant Energy Corporation announces additional 1 gigawatt of solar capacity in the Badger State by 2023
Alliant Energy Corp. uncovers its “Powering What’s Next” draft. This long-lasting project is aimed at faster shifting to green energy in Wisconsin.
Nov 5, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Wisconsin, North America, alliant energy
New generation of solar panels consisting of small sunflower imitations
A new type of PV plants is being developed: solar systems consisting of rows of small man-made sunflowers, which automatically turn their heads toward the sun.
Nov 5, 2019 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, PV plants, Los Angeles, sunflower, SunBOT, Ximin He, University of California
Dominion Energy’s largest solar power facility will be installed in Prince George County, VA
Dominion Energy, Inc., is creating the biggest PV plant for now. The facility will be located in Fort Powhatan, the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Nov 5, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Virginia, PV plant, Dominion Energy, North America
Tata and Rockefeller launch India-focused clean energy microgrid unit
Two giants in financing and Indian power are collaborating on a clean energy microgrid operation they claim will deliver power to five million Indian households with 10,000 grids over the next decade.
Nov 5, 2019 // Plants, Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, India, Asia, maharashtra, Ashish Khanna, Microgrids, rockefeller foundation, tprel, tata power, Praveer Sinha, Rajiv J. Shah
BayWa r.e planning over 100MW of floating solar projects in Europe for 2020
Renewable energy firm, BayWa r.e is planning floating solar (FPV) plants in Europe totalling over 100MW in 2020, after several successful projects were recently completed in the Netherlands with a total capacity of 25MW.
Nov 5, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, pv power plants, pv modules, floating PV, Europe, Netherlands, baywa r.e., Benedikt Ortmann
The major floating PV plant in Saemangeum (South Korea) stands up for its rights
The Ministry of National Defense of South Korea assures that a major floating PV generator that is planned to be located in the Saemangeum tidal flat will give no impact on military flight and landing operations of United States military forces based nearby.
Nov 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Choi Hyun-soo