Solarise Africa raises $10 million to spearhead its tidy power development in Africa
Burkina Faso. Much more "difficult" territories, such as DR Congo, Chad and Sierra Leone, are likewise being targeted. A lot of projects Solarise sustains are rooftop
Sep 23, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, Jan Albert Valk
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Apr 28, 2020
Solar becoming best option for West Africa's future power mix
scientists stated. In some nations-- Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, as well as Sierra Leone, for instance-- the electrification price was listed below 40% in 2016, they
Mar 31, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Policy, Africa, ECOWAS, Benin
Another Florida City Targets 100% Clean Energy
The city council of Satellite Beach, Fla., has unanimously passed a resolution committing the city to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy for the entire community by 2050 and for municipal operations by 2032.
Aug 9, 2019 // Solar, clean energy, USA, Sierra Club, Florida, Satellite Beach, Leslie Maloney
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
Arizona commission extends PURPA solar contract terms to 18 years
The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) voted to reject a request from the state’s investor-owned utilities to set two-year contract terms for renewable energy projects under the federal Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA). Instead, commissioners voted unanimously to set contract terms at 18 years, providing renewable energy developers the financial certainty they need to develop new clean energy projects in the state.
Dec 13, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, USA, PURPA, North America, Arizona Corporation Commission, Sandy Bahr, Wyoming
Endesa gets enviro nod for 50-MW PV project in Spain
Spanish utility Endesa SA (BME: ELE) has actually been granted a good environmental impact statement (EIS) for a 49.98-MWp solar project in Spain's independent neighborhood of Extremadura
Jan 11, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Solar, Endesa, project, spaine
Continuing Shift To Renewables, AEP Commits To Coal Reductions
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has approved a modified agreement that will accelerate emission reductions from American Electric Power’s (AEP) remaining coal-fueled power plants in the Midwest, eliminate a requirement to install “high-cost” emission reduction equipment at the Rockport Plant in Indiana, and retire Rockport Plant Unit 1 (1,300 MW) by the end of 2028, the utility says.
Jul 22, 2019 // Plants, USA, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, AEP, CEO of AEP, Nicholas K. Akins, Sierra Club, AEP Indiana Michigan Power., North America, Indiana
Colombia's Celsia finishes 10-MW PV plant in Tolima
Colombian power business Celsia SA announced on Wednesday it has taken into procedure a 9.9-MW photovoltaic (PV) park in Tolima division.
Dec 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South america, Colombia, celsia, PV Power Plant, Named El Espinal
Solar energy without panels on your house: Fayetteville launches community solar
Residents who get their electricity from Fayetteville Public Works will be able to benefit from solar energy without having to put panels on their homes.
Oct 24, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Residential, Rooftop PV, USA, North Carolina, Duke Energy, North America, Fayetteville Public Works, Matt Deal, Carolyn Justice-Hinson, Lindsey Listrom, Kimberly Conley
Constellation secures three customers for 175MW of solar power in Virginia
Baltimore-based power provider Constellation has inked a deal to sell power from a 175MW solar facility in Virginia to Johns Hopkins University, spice and seasoning mix company McCormick & Company and department store corporation TJX Companies.
Sep 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Virginia, North America, constellation, exelon, johns hopkins university, mccormick & company, tjx companies, renewable energy certificates, baltimore
Floating PV make headway in Iberia
Spanish renewables firm Acciona has appointed Spain's very first floating installment and also utility EDP has settled the very first, 1 MW stage of a 4 MW project at the Alqueva water storage tank in southern Portugal.
Jul 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Spain, Portugal, floating PV, Europe, Acciona
CIM Begins Construction on Proposed 2.7 GW Westlands Solar Park
CIM Group starts deal with Westlands Solar Park, among the biggest allowed solar parks worldwide that might expand to greater than 2.7 GW at complete buildout
Mar 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, California, USA, North America, International, CIM Group, Westlands Solar Park
Third Ohio city commits to 100% renewable energy
The city council representing the Cleveland suburb of Lakewood, Ohio, passed a resolution establishing a goal of 100% clean, renewable energy. Lakewood joins Cleveland and Cincinnati as the third Ohio city, and the first suburb, to make this commitment.
Oct 22, 2019 // Solar, USA, North America, Ohio, Tom Bullock, Tristan Rader, Chad Stephens
Perovskite Technology Firm Swift Solar Secures $8 Mn in Series Seed 2 Financing
Swift Solar has safeguarded greater than USD 8 million in Series Seed 2 funding, with an additional USD 1.5 million anticipated to close soon.
Dec 16, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, Solar, perovskite, Swift Solar, Internaional, Perovskite technology, Swift Solar Funding, Sid Sijbrandij, Joel Jean