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The largest photovoltaic plant in the world in India, Bhadla Solar Park, has 2,245 MW, 10 million solar panels and occupies an area of 5 thousand hectares

The world’s largest photovoltaic (PV) plant extends over more than 5,700 hectares (57 km²). With a total capacity of 2,245 MW, it is among the largest solar parks in the world. Its presence recently helped Rajasthan overtake Karnataka as the Indian state with the largest installed solar capacity.India has the largest solar plant in the … Continue reading The largest photovoltaic plant in the world in India, Bhadla Solar Park, has 2,245 MW, 10 million solar panels and occupies an area of 5 thousand hectares

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The 531 MW Mendubim photovoltaic plant inaugurated in Brazil

The Mendubim Solar Complex, the largest photovoltaic project in Rio Grande do Norte, was inaugurated in the municipality of Assu. With investments of R$ 2.1 billion, the project has 531 MW of installed power. The complex consists of 13 floors and occupies an area of 1,200 hectares, the equivalent of 1,200 football fields. Construction began … Continue reading The 531 MW Mendubim photovoltaic plant inaugurated in Brazil

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A 605 MW photovoltaic plant in Germany is now the largest solar power plant in Europe

A 605 megawatt (MW) project in Germany has been awarded the title of the largest photovoltaic plant in Europe, displacing a photovoltaic plant in Spain from first place. The Witznitz solar park near Leipzig, which is not subsidized by the state, is owned by the German investment company HANSAINVEST Real Assets. It has been continuously … Continue reading A 605 MW photovoltaic plant in Germany is now the largest solar power plant in Europe

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Distributed solar photovoltaic and storage: a beacon of security and hope

In early March, a group of Wood Mackenzie volunteers spent several days in central Puerto Rico through a partnership with non-profit organisation Let’s Share the Sun. The partnership ties in directly with our internal Thrive programme, which creates a positive impact on employees and the broader community through its four pillars: community engagement, wellness, sustainability, … Continue reading Distributed solar photovoltaic and storage: a beacon of security and hope

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Soltec sells a 400 MW photovoltaic project to Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

Of the 13 GW that Soltec has under development worldwide, 6.4 GW are located in Brazil.Soltec has announced the 100% sale of a 400 MWac project in Brazil, located in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The purchasing company is Casa dos Ventos, one of the main renewable energy entities in the country. As … Continue reading Soltec sells a 400 MW photovoltaic project to Casa dos Ventos in Brazil

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Photovoltaics in Suriname favors development

The rural microgrid photovoltaic project, undertaken by Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) in Suriname, is in line with the country’s energy strategy and has improved the lives of people in disadvantaged inland areas, said the Minister of Natural Resources of Suriname, David Abiamofo. In a recent interview with Xinhua, Abiamofo explained that power supply … Continue reading Photovoltaics in Suriname favors development

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From solar photovoltaic and wind energy to electric vehicles: How China is overproducing green technology

China faces increased scrutiny from the West for its aggressive export practices: overcapacity and huge subsidies. The United States and the EU are working to ensure that their clean energy sectors are not eliminated by unfair competition. United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned China last weekend against overproducing clean-energy products such as solar panels, wind turbines … Continue reading From solar photovoltaic and wind energy to electric vehicles: How China is overproducing green technology

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Naturgy starts three new photovoltaic plants in Castilla-La Mancha with 150 MW

The Group will invest more than 76 million euros in the Zorita I and Zorita II facilities, in Guadalajara, and Ocaña, in Toledo, which will increase renewable power in the region by 150 MW. The new plants will produce around 310 GWh of energy per year and will help avoid the emission of more than … Continue reading Naturgy starts three new photovoltaic plants in Castilla-La Mancha with 150 MW

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Repsol completes the construction of Frye Solar in the United States, its largest photovoltaic solar plant

Frye Solar, located in Kress (Texas), is the largest solar project built by Repsol, with nearly one million panels, a total installed capacity of 637 MW and 570 MW currently in operation.The facility has a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) associated with it.Repsol is already operating two other solar power plants in the United States, … Continue reading Repsol completes the construction of Frye Solar in the United States, its largest photovoltaic solar plant

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Acciona Energía expands the floating photovoltaic plant in Sierra Brava

ACCIONA Energía has installed a new photovoltaic floating system at the Sierra Brava reservoir in the municipality of Zorita (Spain), as part of a pilot project to evaluate its performance. Formed by a two-millimeter-thick reinforced hydro-elastic membrane, the new structure serves as the base for 770 photovoltaic modules. The membrane has a proprietary mooring and … Continue reading Acciona Energía expands the floating photovoltaic plant in Sierra Brava

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India already has 75.6 GW of installed photovoltaic solar power

India’s cumulative PV installations reached 75.58 GW at the end of February, according to the country’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). India’s cumulative PV installations reached 75.58 GW by the end of February 2024, according to the latest figures from the MNRE. The total includes 59.08 GW of ground-based PV, 11.08 GW of … Continue reading India already has 75.6 GW of installed photovoltaic solar power

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Naturgy will install a photovoltaic self-consumption plant in A Coruña

The installation will allow Cuatro Caminos to make more efficient use of its energy consumption and self-generate more than 18% of its own energy, thus avoiding the emission of 45 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere, which is equivalent to planting 28 hectares of forest. Naturgy promotes energy self-consumption as part of its commitment to … Continue reading Naturgy will install a photovoltaic self-consumption plant in A Coruña

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Germany accelerates photovoltaic expansion, 13 additional gigawatts in 2024 and 18 gigawatts in 2025

The German government adopts the “Solar Package I” to promote the energy transition in Germany.The German government has adopted the “Solar Package I”, a legislative package designed to further accelerate the expansion of solar energy in Germany. The bureaucracy involved in the construction and operation of photovoltaic systems of all sizes will be reduced and … Continue reading Germany accelerates photovoltaic expansion, 13 additional gigawatts in 2024 and 18 gigawatts in 2025

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Ferrovial will build two photovoltaic plants in Soria capable of supplying 30,000 families

Ferrovial will build two photovoltaic plants for Aquila Clean Energy with the capacity to supply 30,000 homes annually in Matalebreras, Soria. Aligned with its commitment to renewable energies, the company will be responsible for designing, building and carrying out the operation and maintenance of the solar project for two years. Ferrovial will develop these two … Continue reading Ferrovial will build two photovoltaic plants in Soria capable of supplying 30,000 families

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Iberdrola starts its first photovoltaic plant in California

Iberdrola, through Avangrid, its subsidiary in the United States, has begun construction of the Camino Solar project in Kern Countru (California). The photovoltaic plant will have 105,000 solar panels and, with a capacity of 57 MW, will generate clean, emission-free energy for 14,000 US homes, a population similar to that of Arcos de la Frontera … Continue reading Iberdrola starts its first photovoltaic plant in California

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Plenitude begins construction of the 330 MW Renopool photovoltaic plant in Badajoz, Spain

Plenitude, a company controlled by Eni, has announced the start of construction of the Renopool photovoltaic plant in Badajoz, Spain. With a capacity of 330 MWp, Renopool will be the largest solar project ever built by the company worldwide. The photovoltaic installation, built with the support of the construction companies OHLA, Sacyr and Sarpel, will … Continue reading Plenitude begins construction of the 330 MW Renopool photovoltaic plant in Badajoz, Spain

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April starts with new photovoltaic energy records

In the first week of April, prices fell in the main European electricity markets, with most of them below €50/MWh. Photovoltaic energy reached an all?time production record in Portugal and the second highest value ever in Italy. In France, wind energy registered the second and third highest production for an April month. In addition to … Continue reading April starts with new photovoltaic energy records

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The CAT will have with Endesa the largest photovoltaic plant in the water treatment and transportation sector in all of Spain

The first of the two photovoltaic plants for self-consumption of the Tarragona Water Consortium will provide about 18% of the energy consumed in its Constantí facilities. In the first phase of the project, almost 2,000 solar modules have been installed at the CAT headquarters, covering an area of 9,200 m². It is a pioneering model … Continue reading The CAT will have with Endesa the largest photovoltaic plant in the water treatment and transportation sector in all of Spain

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Atlas inaugurates one of the 10 largest photovoltaic plants in Brazil

Atlas Renewable Energy and Hydro Rein will begin operating a photovoltaic solar power plant in Boa Sorte, in Paracatu (MG). With 438 MW of installed capacity, it is among the 10 largest solar plants in Brazil. The solar complex will supply electricity to Albras, the largest primary aluminum producer in Brazil, representing around 12% of … Continue reading Atlas inaugurates one of the 10 largest photovoltaic plants in Brazil

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The United States is experiencing a photovoltaic energy explosion unlike any other in history

When reading about climate change, good news is hard to come by—hard but not impossible. Take, for example, this new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association, which states that renewables hit a milestone not seen since World War II this year. The U.S. added 32.4 gigawatts of solar capacity, which shatters the 2021 record … Continue reading The United States is experiencing a photovoltaic energy explosion unlike any other in history

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