Solar Plants News

Israel launches 300 MW solar-plus-storage tender
The government wants a 300 MW solar plant linked to large scale storage in the Negev desert. Construction is planned for late 2021 and completion in 2023.
Jan 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, PV plant, tender, Asia, Israel, solar-plus-storage
Railway-connected large scale PV project announced in Germany
A 42 MW solar park will be built in eastern Germany to generate power for the 16.7 Hz network of German rail operator, Deutsche Bahn. Construction is expected to start once final approvals are received from local authorities.
Jan 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, Europe, Ronald Pofalla, Torsten Schein, Enerparc
California green-lights plans for green energy boom in Sacramento
California’s state planning authorities have waved through a plan by a Sacramento utility to roll out gigawatts’ worth of green energy over the next two decades, including utility-scale storage.
Jan 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Rooftop PV, California, USA, pv power plants, BESS, North America, 8minute Solar Energy, sacramento, smud
Albania’s new 140MW solar auction to pave way for future growth
Albania’s government is to find developers of a utility-scale solar project via a new auction later this year, complemented by plans to examine how PV can grow more extensively across the country.
Jan 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, EBRD, tender, Europe, solar auction, Albania, balkans
FESCO to Develop Solar plus Storage Project for Maryland’s District 40 Mall
US based FESCO Energy has inked an exclusive pact with Maryland’s District 40 mall, formally known as Frederick Towne Center Mall located on the Golden Mile, to develop a a microgrid enabled solar-plus-storage project.
Jan 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, USA, solar plus storage, North America, Maryland, FESCO Energy, John Dukes
BHEL issues tender for power cables for floating solar projects by NTPC
Bharat Heavy Electrical has issued an RfP for direct-current cables for 2 floating photovoltaic stations constructed for Indian energy giant NTPC.
Jan 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, India, tender, floating PV, Asia, bhel
Indian Bihar confirms tariff for solar power from Darbhanga-based floating plant
A tariff of 4.15 rupees per kilowatt-hour for the power generated by the 2-megawatt floating photovoltaic station located in Darbhanga district has been passed by the Electricity Regulatory Commission of the state of Bihar.
Jan 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Tariffs, Floating PV, India, floating PV, Asia, BERC, Bihar, BSPHCL
Masdar Signs Partnership for 145 MW Floating Solar Plant in Indonesia
Masdar has signed a PPA with PLN, the state electricity company in Indonesia, for the first floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in the country.
Jan 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Masdar, floating PV, Asia, Indonesia, International
Military Engineer Services Tenders for 220 kWp Rooftop Solar Systems in Delhi
The Military Engineer Services has issued a tender for setting up two rooftop solar plants worth a combined 220 kWp generational capacity in Delhi
Jan 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, India, tender, Asia, rooftop PV, Military Engineer Services
Nareva and Engie collaborate to construct Tunisia-based PV station
Morocco’s Nareva and France’s Engie will collaborate to develop a solar farm 350 kilometers south of Tunis.
Jan 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Engie, pv power plants, Nareva, Tunis, Saïd Elhadi
MPower breaks ground on two solar farms in South Australia
Renewables developer MPower has commenced work on two 5 MW solar farms in South Australia expanding its portfolio of smaller utility-scale projects.
Jan 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Canadian Solar, Australia, utility-scale, Oceania, MPower, Nathan Wise
Salem Smart City Mission Tenders for 3 MW Solar Power Plants
The Salem City Municipal Corporation has issued a tender for the commissioning of a 3 MW solar power project at Erumapalayam, Salem District of Tamil Nadu.
Jan 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, India, solar pv, Asia, Salem
Nuclear Power Corporation Tenders for 100 kW Rooftop Solar Plant
Nuclear Power Corporation has issued a tender for the commissioning of a 100 kW rooftop solar power plant at the firms’ Kakarapar site in Gujarat.
Jan 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, India, tender, Asia, rooftop PV, Nuclear Power Corporation
ADB plans to transform diesel-based power system of Maldives into hybrid solar
Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and ADB are planning to deploy hybrid power stations throughout 48 isles in order to minimize dependence on high-cost and carbon-emitting diesel-based power grids.
Jan 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, ADB, hybrid, Asia, mini-grids, Maldives, solar-battery-diesel
Sonnedix secures financing for solar activity in Puerto Rico
Sonnedix has raised funds for its Puerto Rican photovoltaic projects, as part of the goal to deploy green power on the isle after considerable damages caused by Hurricane Maria two years ago.
Jan 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Sonnedix, North America