Lightsource bp begins developing 112-MW solar farm in Trinidad and also Tobago
project owners are bp Alternative Energy Trinidad and Tobago (bpAETT) and Shell Renewables Caribbean (Shell), the respective units of oil majors BP Plc (LON: BP) as well as
Apr 19, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Lightsource BP, solar farm, Trinidad
MPC Caribbean-led group to buy 33.4-MWp solar farm in Dominican Republic
MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund LLC, part of German asset management group MPC Capital AG (ETR: MPCK) and also its Caribbean financial investment operations, has authorized an agreement to acquire a portion of a 33.4-MWp operating solar farm in the Dominican Republic.
Jun 7, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Dominican Republic, North America, solar farm, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund LLC
Dominican Republic greenlights 148 MW of new solar
The Dominican Republic's national energy commission CNE stated on Wednesday it had actually authorized conclusive giving ins with three entities, allowing them to build 148 MW of solar farms in the country.
May 29, 2023 // Plants, Dominican Republic, North America, PV Power Plant
Akuo, GAM Capital indicator concession bargain for 53-MW Dominican solar project
The Dominican Republic's National Energy Commission (CNE) has authorized a conclusive giving in agreement with French power producer Akuo Energy and investment fund supervisor GAM Capital for the 53-MW Matrisol solar project, it was introduced on Tuesday.
Feb 9, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, akuo, Dominican Republic, North America, Solar Project, GAM Capital
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Feb 6, 2024
Shrimp and PV goes together like peas and carrots
With the benefits solar panels can bring to cropland being considered in Europe, PV and aquaculture are working in tandem in Vietnam. Shrimp and fish farming requires land and lots of water but solar panels are helping mitigate those demands.
Aug 29, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Solar Panels, Europe, Asia, Fraunhofer ISE, Vietnam, Shrimp, Viet Uc Seafood, Maximilian Trommsdorff, SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH, Suntrace GmbH
Ukraine and EU Launch Solar Energy Program for Households and Communities
Ukraine and the European Commission have opened joint consultations to launch a large-scale program of solar energy production by households and communities with the EU. Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal emphasized the importance of the EU's readiness to support Ukraine's efforts to implement the Peace Formula.
Feb 3, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Ukraine, Europe, european commission
Larger and better: Technology
The SNEC 2020 PV Power Expo opened on Aug. 8 in Shanghai. Unlike previous versions, the world's largest solar profession fair was primarily participated in by Chinese individuals this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While the profession fair made use of to provide insights right into international market fads, quantities were reduced this year as a result of a buyer/seller standoff amid climbing rates triggered by the recent mishaps at polysilicon plants in Xinjiang. Likewise, there was little adjustment in technologies. PV InfoLink's Corrine Lin offers insights right into cells and modules at SNEC 2020.
Sep 15, 2020 // Opinions, China, Asia, LONGi, Jinko, Corrine Lin
ABB and Fimer respond to UK criticism of products and customer service
The inverter businesses have responded to the letter published by the UK Solar Trade Association which was critical of the former’s products and customer service record.
Sep 11, 2019 // Inverters, ABB, UK, Europe, Fimer, Mr Chris Hewett, Filippo Carzaniga
Solargiga finally gets 600 MW ingot and wafer operation up and running
The solar manufacturer today moved to reassure investors ahead of what promises to be another rocky set of first-half figures in two days’ time. The Hong Kong company says it wants to add another 3.6 GW of mono ingot and wafer capacity by early 2021.
Aug 29, 2019 // Manufacturing News, China, Hong Kong, Asia, wafer, Solargiga, mono ingot
EDF acquires Pivot and aims at boosting its EV charging and storage activity
France-based EDF Group has acquired the British company Pivot Power. The UK firm has built the storage battery systems of 2 gigawatt power throughout Great Britain.
Nov 6, 2019 // Storage, France, UK, Europe, EDF Group, Pivot Power
Political uncertainties and market speculation
After several years of stagnation, Spain has started to see a revival in its PV market, writes IHS Markit’s Maria Chea. The country’s newfound growth has been due to a combination of tender and private PPA projects, along with decreasing component costs.
Oct 29, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Opinions, Spain, Europe, auction, enel green power, x-elio, PV market, Maria Chea, ACS Cobra, Northleaf
Solar for building and construction
Dubai-based PV developer Enerwhere has actually developed a brand-new service version for solar projects at building and construction websites. Its strategy, which is based upon short-duration PPAs, includes relocating mobile PV setups from one structure website to one more.
Mar 12, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Asia, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Enerwhere, Yavuz Perk
What is Measurement and characterization?
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Sep 13, 2023
Solar and the chocolate factory
The latest 7 MW of net metered solar capacity in Dubai indicates 11 MW were added across ten new arrays in just nine days as the Shams initiative continues to work up a head of steam.
Sep 27, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Dewa, Asia, Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, middle east, Dubai, UAE, Nestlé, Shams