Zimbabwe launches 235 MW solar tender
The Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe has issued a request for proposal to seek partners for the development and construction of seven solar parks, with a combined generation capacity of 235 MW, plus two mini-hydro power projects.
Sep 10, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, tender, Africa, Zimbabwe, Infrastructure Development Bank, mini-hydro power plants, Fortune Chasi
40MW Yorkshire solar farm gets green light
Project at Skeeby in UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's constituency
Nov 2, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant, Harmony Energy, James Ritchie
ACWA’s ‘record’ bid wins 250MW Scaling Solar duo in Ethiopia
Saudi Arabian energy developer ACWA Power has won a 250MW duo of World Bank-backed solar projects in eastern Ethiopia.
Sep 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, world bank, international finance corporation, Africa, Scaling Solar, tenders, ACWA Power, Arabia Saudi, pv projects
Bringing US Jobs Back: Nextracker Launches Nevada Facility
Nextracker Inc and Unimacts launch dedicated manufacturing line in Las Vegas to produce steel components for US solar tracker projects, supporting gigawatts of utility-scale projects annually with potential to reach projects in Indiana and Kentucky. Plant to operate with 100 staff, potential to double by 2024.
Sep 12, 2023 // Manufacturing News, USA, North America, Nextracker, Solar Tracker, Unimacts
Research exposes big increase in UK solar preparation refusals
Analysis highlights 784MW of projects were refused between January and July 2021
Aug 26, 2022 // Market Research, UK, Europe, Liz Truss, Emma Kelly
Kerry Group Goes Green with RWE Solar Partnership
RWE AG partners with Kerry Group PLC for green power supply from UK solar projects, supporting sustainability goals and marking RWE's first solar PPA in the UK.
Apr 9, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant, Kerry Group
Chinese investment in renewables triples under Belt & Road initiative
A report by Greenpeace has found in the five years since China announced the continent spanning ‘One Belt, One Road’ infrastructure plan, investment in Belt & Road countries has supported 12.6 GW of wind and solar power generation capacity. That is almost three times the 450 MW that came online in the territories before 2014. The initiative has also supported 68 GW of new coal capacity.
Jul 30, 2019 // Plants, China, Tata Mustasya, NGO, Liu Junyan, Wang Yan, Asia
What is Tracking array?
A solar array with a movable structure that follows the sun’s position during the day to provide the maximum solar energy harvest. There are two types of
Sep 13, 2023
EDP secures second 100MW buyer for Californian solar-plus-storage project
EDP Renewables’ American subsidiary will sell 100MW of energy and 10MW of energy storage from a project in central California to the city of San Jose's default electricity utility, San Jose Clean Energy.
Aug 8, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Grids, California, USA, CCA, EDP, Engie, ssfusa, solar-plus-storage, community choice energy
GCL Tech Eyes Saudi Arabia for 1st Foreign Plant
GCL Technology Holdings Ltd. is in advanced talks to build its first foreign plant in Saudi Arabia. The plant will produce 120,000 tons of polysilicon a year and could start operations as early as 2025. Lower solar prices have increased demand in China and around the world, making this expansion into new markets possible. GCL is considering opportunities in Mexico and Australia as well.
Sep 5, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Saudi Arabia, China, Asia, GCL Technology Holdings
Equinor's Debut BESS Projects in US: 110 MW Boost
Equinor's Texas energy storage projects set to boost capacity by 110 MW, with Sunset Ridge already under construction and Citrus Flatts on the horizon.
Apr 11, 2024 // Storage, USA, Texas, BESS, North America, Equinor
What is Azimuth angle?
Angle between direction to the sun and direction to the south (for the northern hemisphere). For a PV installation, azimuth specifies how far the installation
Sep 11, 2023
Multi-million extra pound solar farm to be build on the outskirts of Eastbourne
A firm has been granted a ₤ 2.5 million give today (November 23) to build a solar farm in Berwick.
Nov 23, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, UK, Europe, Riding Sunbeams, solar farm, Paul Harwood, Ollie Pendered, Alister Scott, Graham Peters, Maria Caulfield, Rupert Simmons
$3.4 Trillion to be Spent Internationally in Renewable Energy by 2030
According to a brand-new report, an estimated $3.4 trillion will be purchased renewable energy during the next years, including $2.72 trillion in wind and also solar. By 2030, 54.1% of installed ability will be eco-friendly (consisting of hydropower), as well as 37.9% will certainly be a combination of solar and wind.
Sep 1, 2020 // Market Research, India, China, Latin america, Europe, Asia, North America
Major solar farm plan to power Angus pharmaceutical plant
Ambitious proposals have emerged to power a major Angus pharmaceutical plant with electricity from a giant solar farm on land a few miles away.
Oct 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, Angus, GSK, Proposal of Application Notice, Kate Cowey