Category Archives: Other renewables

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SolarReserve wants to install 800 MW of solar energy in Chile, photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

US concentrated solar power firm SolarReserve Llc wants to install 800 MW with energy storage technology in Chile in the next years, Chilean daily El Mercurio said today, quoting managers of the company.   The first solar energy project, Copiapo Solar of 260 MW, includes two concentrated solar power towers and a photovoltaic (PV) plant estimated at a […]

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South Africa awards SolarReserve group 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project

The South Africa Department of Energy (DOE) awarded preferred bidder status for a 100 megawatt (MW) Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project to a consortium led by SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, and International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power), the Saudi water and […]

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Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) announced today the closing of an $81.9 million loan with Inter-American Development Bank

The financing is IDB’s first financing of a solar PV project in Uruguay and its largest to date for a solar PV project. Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) announced today the closing of an $81.9 million loan with Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to build a solar PV farm, La Jacinta, in Uruguay. It is IDB’s first […]

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GE Integrates Concentrated Solar Power with Combined Cycle in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has selected GE for a project that marks Saudi Arabia’s first integration of a Concentrated Solar Power with a combined-cycle plant and the first introduction of condensate as a gas turbine fuel.   The landmark project, the ‘Green Duba’ Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Plant, will be built in the northwestern part […]

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Abengoa and the US firm EIG Global Energy Partners sign an agreement to jointly invest in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

Abengoa and the US firm EIG Global Energy Partners sign an agreement to jointly invest in the development of Abengoa’s Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects under construction. Abengoa and the US firm EIG Global Energy Partners sign an agreement to jointly invest in the development of Abengoa’s  Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects under construction. Abengoa […]

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Photovoltaic and solar power: LDK Solar Completion of Hydrochlorination Project

Trichlorosilane is the most critical material for polysilicon manufacturing process. LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation announced today that, its polysilicon plant located in Mahong, Jiangxi completed its hydrochlorination reengineering project and successfully produced trichlorosilane during its first production run on December 27, 2014.  The trichlorosilane produced by Mahong Plant meets the national standard […]

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Hanwha to supply 80 MW photovoltaic (PV) to solar energy project in Chile

Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (the “Company”, or “Hanwha SolarOne”), a top-10 global photovoltaic manufacturer of high-quality, cost-competitive solar modules, announced it has signed a deal with a leading photovoltaic (PV) developer for the supply of 80 megawatts (MW) of solar PV modules to a project in the Antofagasta Region, Chile. The solar installations will be […]

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Five New Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plants to Power America with Solar Energy

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) is increasingly providing clean, sustainable energy for U.S. nation’s homes, businesses and industries. Clocking record-breaking growth and reaching a total of more than 4,700 megawatts of new installed capacity, 2013 was a big year for solar photovoltaic systems. But we’re also excited to watch 2014, which will mark a major milestone […]

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Trina Solar Shares Rise on Record Photovoltaic Power Output

China-based Trina Solar shares jumped 8.56%, closing the trading session on Dec 31, 2014 at $9.26 following the news of the company achieving a new milestone in research and development (“R&D”). The company’s multi-crystalline silicon photovoltaic (“PV”) module reached a record power output of 324.5 watt-peak (“Wp”). Trina Solar’s Honey Plus multi-crystalline silicon PV module […]

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2015 will see nuclear power dream fade as wind energy and solar power soar

Governments are still spending billions on nuclear research, writes Paul Brown – but 2015 looks like being an unhappy year for the industry as it continues to shrink while renewables grow, amid massive delays and cost over-runs. With nuclear power falling ever further behind renewables as a global energy source, and as the price of […]

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6 Reasons 2014 Was a Good Year for Climate Action

Here are six reasons to be optimistic under even the most climate-denying Congress: 1. The price of solar and wind energy has fallen below the price of conventional fuels, pushing utilities to switch to alternative fuels. The New York Times reports that “The cost of providing electricity from wind and solar power plants has plummeted […]

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Wind energy and solar power provides electricity to Galápagos

Korea has helped Ecuador build a renewable energy source on the Galápagos Islands, a fruitful result of the two nations’ bilateral cooperation. After four years of construction, a 1.5-megawatt solar energy power plant has now been completed in Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island in the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. The construction of a solar energy […]

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Masdar starts work on Pacific Island (Kiribati, Fiji, Tuvalu,Vanuatu) solar energy plants

Masdar has begun construction of four new solar power projects in the Pacific island countries of Kiribati, Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.   The solar projects will collectively deliver 1.8 megawatts (MW) of power and contribute to fuel savings worth $2mn per year. Completion of the projects, financed under the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development’s $50mn […]

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