North Korea plans 2.5 GW solar plant with Chinese help
China will build the huge solar park at its own cost for its energy-hungry neighbor in exchange for access to rare earths. The project was announced by the Association of China Rare Earth Industry.
Oct 25, 2019 // Plants, China, Asia, Korea, Kim Jong-un
Construction begins on 25 MW floating array in Korea
South Korea’s largest PV project is scheduled for commissioning by next year. The project developer – Korean floating PV specialist Scotra – is also planning a 2.5 MW offshore solar project with the support of the government.
Aug 21, 2019 // Plants, Floating PV, South Korea, China, floating PV, Asia, Scotra Co Ltd, Topinfra Co Ltd, Gunsan
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
Hanwha, LG eye world's most significant floating solar farm project in Korea
The bidding process for the globe's largest floating solar farm project is set to begin in South Korea, drawing rate of interest from major domestic solar power business, according to sector resources.
Oct 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, floating PV, Asia, Korea, LG, Hanwha
Q CELLS to build floating solar plant on Hapcheon Dam in South Korea
Solar (PV) solar cells manufacturer Q CELLS has actually revealed plans to construct a 41MW floating PV nuclear power plant, which will certainly be set up at the Hapcheon Dam in South Korea.
Nov 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Q CELLS, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Hee Cheul Kim
South Korea has added 1.64 GW of solar so far this year
This new development has brought the country’s cumulative installed solar capacity to more than 9.5 GW. Around 91.5% of the newly installed capacity is represented by PV systems below 1 MW in size.
Aug 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating plant, MOTIE, Domestic panels
South Korea's biggest hybrid solar-wind project
A 133 MW hybrid solar-wind power plant linked to 242 MWh of storage is currently being built in a hilly area in South Korea. Chinese supplier JA Solar has provided the modules for the PV section.
Aug 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South Korea, JA Solar, Asia
BayWa r.e. to work on South Korea solar debut via new office
BayWa r.e. has added South Korea to its list of target markets, dropping its anchor in Seoul to oversee the deployment of its first solar pipeline in the country.
Sep 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, pv power plants, Asia, Korea, baywa r.e., apac, utlity-scale pv
South Korea presents carbon footprint policies for solar modules
The laws will certainly enter into pressure on June 15 and also will require panel carbon footprints being determined according to life cycle assessments of their ecological effects according to the KS I ISO 14040 Korean requirement.
May 29, 2020 // Manufacturing News, South Korea, Asia, solar modules
South Korea bets on tandem solar technologies
The South Korean federal government has actually released a new roadmap to support R&D activities in the solar industry. The paper shows the country's solar manufacturing market might be motivated to go with high-efficiency and also pricey panels based upon tandem solar cells.
Sep 3, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, South Korea, solar cells, Asia, MOTIE
ENGIE North America Adds Solar to Renewables Portfolio
ENGIE North America, an independent power manufacturer and also power performance providers, has actually authorized a significant tax obligation equity funding for its renewables profile.
Apr 13, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, clean energy, USA, Solar, Solar Energy, North America, pv projects, Renewable Energy, Solar Power, bank of america, climate changeEast Fork, Electric Reliability Council of Texas, ENGIE North America, ERCOT, Gwenaelle Avice-Huet, HSBCindependent power producer, Jumbo Hill, photovoltaicpv modules, renewables portfolio, tax equity financing
South Korea's biggest floating PV plant now on the internet
Designer Scotra claims that the project is the second-biggest floating PV variety outside of China.
Aug 21, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Scotra
North Macedonia’s 35 MW solar tender attracts 82 bids
The government intends to build a 25 MW solar park in Sveti Nikole and a 10 MW facility in Makedonski Brod. The feed-in premium granted to the winning bids has been capped at €15/MWh.
Sep 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Europe, North Macedonia, Kreshnik Bektashi, Sveti Nikole
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP)
What is North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP)? A volunteer organization of alternative energy stakeholder representatives. The
Apr 19, 2020
Helios completes 48.4MW PV portfolio in North Carolina
The Helios Infrastructure fund, a JV between Sol Systems and Nationwide, has completed the financing and construction of its first PV portfolio.
Sep 24, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North Carolina, North America, sol systems, nationwide, helios, Jessie Robbins