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FRV completes sale of Royalla solar power plant in Australia

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (‘FRV’), a leading global developer of large-scale solar power plants today announced the sale of 100% of its equity interest in the iconic Royalla Solar Farm, a 20 MW ac photovoltaic solar plant in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), to DIF, an independent fund management company.   Developed by FRV, Royalla was … Continue reading FRV completes sale of Royalla solar power plant in Australia

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New solar order in India: Gamesa to develop 23 MW for New Era Enviro

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has received a new order in India from renewable energy developer New Era Enviro for the development of 23 MW of solar power capacity across three projects located in the state of Telangana. This is the company’s second solar power order, having established a foothold in the … Continue reading New solar order in India: Gamesa to develop 23 MW for New Era Enviro

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Enel Green Power Builds 254 MW Solar Power Plant In Brazil

Ituverava, which will have a total installed capacity of 254 MW, is Enel Green Power’s largest solar power plant currently under construction. The facility is located in the state of Bahia and will be able to generate more than 550 GWh per year. Enel Green Power will be investing approximately 400 million US dollars in … Continue reading Enel Green Power Builds 254 MW Solar Power Plant In Brazil

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China to cut on-grid tariffs for solar energy, wind power

Starting in 2016, on-grid tariffs for solar producers will be 0.02 to 0.10 yuan lower per kilowatt-hour – with the higher cuts applying in the country’s less populated, arid western region – while tariffs for wind power generators will fall 0.02 to 0.03 yuan, the National Development and Reform Commission said in a statement. The … Continue reading China to cut on-grid tariffs for solar energy, wind power

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Canadian Solar wins 110 MWp of solar power projects in Brazil

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it has won 3 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 110 megawatts (MWp) in Pirapora, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.  Canadian Solar will develop and build the solar power plants. Once connectd to … Continue reading Canadian Solar wins 110 MWp of solar power projects in Brazil

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China adds 9.9 GW solar energy capacity in first nine months

China added 9.9 gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic (PV) power-generation capacity in the first nine months of 2015, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Tuesday. The amount includes 8.32 GW from PV power stations and 1.58 GW from distributed PV power projects, according to NEA figures.   China’s cumulative-installed capacity for solar PV power hit … Continue reading China adds 9.9 GW solar energy capacity in first nine months

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Iberdrola and ASAJA agree to collaborate on boosting solar photovoltaic generation in agricultural sector

Iberdrola and the Young Farmers’ Agricultural Association  (ASAJA) have entered into an agreement about boosting the comprehensive solar photovoltaic generation solution offered by the electric utility to its customers, Smart Solar Iberdrola, which enables them to generate and consume their own energy by installing this type of technology. The agreement was signed at Iberdrola’s offices … Continue reading Iberdrola and ASAJA agree to collaborate on boosting solar photovoltaic generation in agricultural sector

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ABB’s energy storage system range showcased at Solar Energy UK 2015

One of the biggest challenges with solar energy is the fact it is unpredictable and its usage is not completely discretionary. By combining energy storage and load management capability with a traditional photovoltaic inverter, self-consumption and energy independence are significantly improved. On the residential side, ABB is unveiling its renewable energy accumulator and conversion technology … Continue reading ABB’s energy storage system range showcased at Solar Energy UK 2015

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IHS Raises Global 2015 Solar Photovoltaic Forecast to 59 GW

Global solar photovoltaic (PV) demand will reach 59 gigawatts (GW) in 2015, an increase over the previous solar-PV demand forecast released in June 2015, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. The company now expects global solar installations to grow by 33 percent this year, which is … Continue reading IHS Raises Global 2015 Solar Photovoltaic Forecast to 59 GW

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Solar Energy Photovoltaics plus Energy Storage Nanogrid Revenue Is Expected to Reach $23.1 Billion in 2024

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for solar photovoltaics (PV) plus energy storage nanogrids, including an analysis of market issues, with forecasts for capacity and revenue, through 2024.   During the last year, partnerships between solar PV companies and energy storage system (ESS) providers have increased rapidly, with their synergies giving … Continue reading Solar Energy Photovoltaics plus Energy Storage Nanogrid Revenue Is Expected to Reach $23.1 Billion in 2024

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The Americas stand out in solid Q3 for clean energy investment

Worldwide investment in renewable energy and energy-smart technologies totalled $70bn in the third quarter of 2015, just 1% below the equivalent figure a year earlier, according to the latest authoritative data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.   The largest projects to be financed in Q3 this year included solar thermal electricity generation, or CSP, plants … Continue reading The Americas stand out in solid Q3 for clean energy investment

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South Africa on way to 30 pct renewable energy by 2025

South Africa has rapidly become a world player in renewable energy and is well on its way to achieving the government’s goal of 30 percent clean energy by 2025, the Department of Energy (DOE) said on Tuesday.   In a report, the department cited an independent study by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research … Continue reading South Africa on way to 30 pct renewable energy by 2025

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Renewables to lead world power market growth to 2020

Renewable energy will represent the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years, driven by falling costs and aggressive expansion in emerging economies, the IEA said Friday in an annual market report. Pointing to the great promise renewables hold for affordably mitigating climate change and enhancing energy security, the report warns governments … Continue reading Renewables to lead world power market growth to 2020

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SkyPower Signs PPA to Deliver 150 Megawatts of Solar Power to the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh

SkyPower has entered into a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Government of Madhya Pradesh to provide 150 megawatts (MW) AC of utility-scale solar power to the Indian state.   “SkyPower is committed to making a powerful contribution to India’s goal of generating 100 gigawatts of solar power by 2022,” said Kerry Adler, SkyPower … Continue reading SkyPower Signs PPA to Deliver 150 Megawatts of Solar Power to the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh

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SkyPower Signs Agreement to Build 200 MW of Solar Power Projects in Djibouti

SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects, has signed a landmark agreement with the Republic of Djibouti for the development of 200 MW of world-class solar projects to be built in four phases in Djibouti over the next four years.   “Africa has become a global hub for … Continue reading SkyPower Signs Agreement to Build 200 MW of Solar Power Projects in Djibouti

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SkyPower Announces 2 GW of Solar Energy Projects in Bangladesh

During the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar projects, made a historic announcement with Prime Minister Hasina, unveiling its plans to build 2 GW of utility-scale solar energy over the next five years in Bangladesh, representing an investment of US $4.3 billion.   … Continue reading SkyPower Announces 2 GW of Solar Energy Projects in Bangladesh

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Enel Green Power Inaugurates Italy’s First Storage Facility for Renewables

Enel Green Power has today inaugurated the first power storage facility for renewable energy plants in Italy in Catania, Sicily. The 1MW/2MWh storage system has been connected to EGP’s 10 MWp Catania 1 photovoltaic plant.   The storage system, which is an integral part of Catania 1, will increase flexibility in management of the power … Continue reading Enel Green Power Inaugurates Italy’s First Storage Facility for Renewables

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Iberdrola to provide services to small solar photovoltaic energy producers

Iberdrola has launched a new retail product External link, opens in new window. Open in new window. geared towards small photovoltaic solar energy producers in Spain. On the one hand, the company will provide financial coverage so that the customer can ensure profitability and on the other, it will be in charge of maintenance work … Continue reading Iberdrola to provide services to small solar photovoltaic energy producers

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Acciona will build the biggest photovoltaic plant in Latin America in Chile

ACCIONA Energía will construct the biggest photovoltaic plant in Latin America -El Romero Solar- in Chile, with an investment of 343 million dollars (307 million euros at current exchange rates). Located in the Atacama Desert, it will have a maximum capacity of 246.6 megawatts (MWp) -196 MW rated power-, making it one of the ten … Continue reading Acciona will build the biggest photovoltaic plant in Latin America in Chile

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Installing 1,393 MW of Photovoltaic in Q2 2015, U.S. Solar Power Market Surpasses 20 GW

Continuing on its record-breaking trajectory, the United States solar industry surpassed 20 gigawatts (GW) of total operational solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity during the second quarter of this year. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Q2 2015 U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, the U.S. installed 1,393 megawatts[i] of PV last quarter, … Continue reading Installing 1,393 MW of Photovoltaic in Q2 2015, U.S. Solar Power Market Surpasses 20 GW

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