Solar-plus-storage task completed at UN Humanitarian Hub in South Sudan
A just-commissioned solar and also battery storage system will decrease diesel usage by at least 80% at a base for 300 altruistic workers in South Sudan, taken care of by the UN's International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
Jun 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, pv power plants, solar-plus-storage, financing, Flexibility, humanitarian, leasing
Sudan indicators MOU for building and construction of 500 MW of solar power firms
The federal government of Sudan has authorized with the United Arab Emirates especially the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, a memorandum of comprehending for the building and construction of solar energy companies with an overall ability of 500 MW. The MoU was signed on Sunday the 1st of November 2020 by the Sudanese preacher of energy and mining, Khairy Abdul Rahmanhas, and the basic director of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi.
Nov 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, Abu Dhabi, Sudan, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Khairy Abdul Rahmanhas, Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi
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Apr 28, 2020
Jordan launches tender for utility scale solar at Azraq refugee camp
When built, the 5 MW solar park will supplement two other megawatt scale plants powering the camp. The project is expected to be developed with the support of the Spanish government.
Sep 6, 2019 // Plants, Spain, tender, Europe, MEMR, Azraq, Dave Mozersky
Neoen puts forward gargantuan triple hybrid for South Australia
French developer Neoen wants to build an energy superpark in South Australia that comprises 1.2GW of wind, 600MW of solar and 800MW of battery storage capacity.
Sep 11, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Solar to Fuel, Australia, neoen, hybrid park, hydrogen, solar-plus-wind-plus-storage, Oceania, interconnection, new south wales, Solar to Fuel, Solar to Hydrogen, Producing Hydrogen, Hydrogen from renewable, Renewable fuels
South Sinai Governor opens solar energy station
South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda, Chairman of the Canal Company for Electricity Distribution Mohammed al-Sayed, and the French Electricity Company Schneider Electric cooperatively opened on Sunday a solar energy station in Abou Gharaged village of the city of Abou Redis in South Sinai. The station will provide all-day electricity to the village’s residents.
Oct 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Transport, Jinko Solar, Schneider Electric, Sinai, Khaled Fouda, INTRO Solar, Sherif Abdel Fattah
Cypress Creek, Cubico commission South Carolina’s largest PV project
Cypress Creek Renewables and Cubico Sustainable Investments have commissioned the Palmetto Plains PV installation, South Carolina’s largest solar project in operation.
Aug 22, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, South Carolina, cypress creek, cubico, Palmetto Plains, PV installation, Sarah Slusser, Gregg Robinson
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
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
Dominion acquires 72-MW South Carolina solar project from First Solar
Dominion Energy has acquired a 72-MW solar project still under construction in Beaufort county, South Carolina, from First Solar.
Oct 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, First Solar, Dominion Energy, North America, South Carolina, Carolina, Keller Kissam
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
ArcelorMittal looks for solar PPAs for 150 MW in South Africa
The steel supplier intends to authorize power purchase arrangements for 6 operational sites in Vanderbijlpark, Newcastle, Vereeniging, Pretoria, Thabazimbi and Saldanha.
Jul 14, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Africa, South Africa, arcelormittal
Dominion Energy acquires 72MW PV project in South Carolina from First Solar
Dominion Energy has acquired a 72MW PV project from First Solar that is expected to enter service in late 2019. The installation will provide power and renewable energy attributes under a Dominion Energy South Carolina contract that was previously filed and accepted in South Carolina.
Oct 29, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, First Solar, North America, Keller Kissam, dominion
Korea’s South Jeolla province is becoming a solar hub
According to Korean government, around 18,000 unlicensed projects up to 1 MW in size are being developed in the area. Restrictions on such projects, which are driving this year’s strong solar growth in the country, are being introduced to reduce their environmental impact.
Sep 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Korea, MOTIE, KEPCO
Cenfura, C4D to Tokenise Renewable Assets in South Africa
Cenfura and C4D will tokenise microgrid assets in South Africa, the partnership will construct and operate solar and battery storage-based microgrid assets
Jan 29, 2020 // Storage, Grids, solar pv, Africa, South Africa, Microgrids, International, C4D, Cenfura