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GE Working on Behind-the-Meter Projects to Support PV Solar Integration into the Grid

Projects will promote the deployment of novel solutions that enhance grid resiliency and stability with high PV Solar penetration, and support commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in reducing their utility bills and maximizing utilization of their PV assets. GE Research and GE Renewable Energy are partnering with Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) on a $1.75M U.S. … Continue reading GE Working on Behind-the-Meter Projects to Support PV Solar Integration into the Grid

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RWE starts construction of a ground-mounted solar farm in Portugal

RWE is making good progress in expanding its solar business in Europe: having last year kicked-off the construction for two ground-mounted solar farms, and plans to start construction of another one in Spain this summer, the company is now realising a new photovoltaic (PV) project in Portugal. The solar farm with a planned capacity of … Continue reading RWE starts construction of a ground-mounted solar farm in Portugal

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GE, Inogen and Sertavul to build first Hybrid Wind + Solar project in Turkey

Plant combines a 32 MW wind farm with a 30 MW solar plant. GE and its regional solution partner Inogen have been selected by Sertavul to build one of the first Hybrid Wind + Solar projects in Turkey. The plant is composed of a 32 MW wind farm commissioned in 2020 that will be integrated … Continue reading GE, Inogen and Sertavul to build first Hybrid Wind + Solar project in Turkey

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GE to triple its solar and battery energy storage Power Electronics capacity in 2022

GE is tripling its solar and battery energy storage Power Electronics Systems manufacturing capacity by the end of 2022 to 9 GW per annum, linked to strong growth in backlog over the past few months and a robust demand outlook. The systems are manufactured at GE’s newly launched Renewable Hybrids factory. Earlier in 2022, GE … Continue reading GE to triple its solar and battery energy storage Power Electronics capacity in 2022

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DNV drives standardization for floating solar photovoltaics

DNV introduces two joint industry projects (JIP) aiming to create an Anchoring and Mooring Design Standard, and a Floats Design, Testing and Qualification Standard. DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, estimates that the potential global capacity for deploying floating solar photovoltaic (FPV) power is currently around 4 terawatts (TW) and installed capacity will … Continue reading DNV drives standardization for floating solar photovoltaics

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ACP Challenges Biden Administration Decision to Approve New Duties on Solar Equipment

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) expressed profound disappointment in today’s decision by the Biden administration to initiate a new anti-circumvention case that will lead to new duties on solar panels and cells assembled by allied trading partners from Southeast Asia. ACP CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement: “The Department of Commerce’s decision today … Continue reading ACP Challenges Biden Administration Decision to Approve New Duties on Solar Equipment

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China aims to build 450 GW of solar, wind power on Gobi desert

China plans to build 450 gigawatts (GW) of solar and wind power generation capacity on the Gobi and other desert regions, the chief of the state planner said on Saturday, as part of efforts to boost renewable power use to meet climate change goals.“China is going to build the biggest scale of solar and wind … Continue reading China aims to build 450 GW of solar, wind power on Gobi desert

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Iberdrola becomes a leading UK solar developer

Through ScottishPower, it has signed two deals to acquire 17 photovoltaic projects at an advanced stage of development, with a combined capacity of 800 MW. Commissioning will require an investment of approximately £500 million (circa €600 million) The company chaired by Ignacio Galán has closed 30 corporate transactions since the beginning of 2020, including 17 … Continue reading Iberdrola becomes a leading UK solar developer

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The energy transition: EGP and IRENA will collaborate on renewables and green hydrogen

Head of EGP Salvatore Bernabei and the Director-General of the intergovernmental agency IRENA, Francesco La Camera, have signed an agreement to cooperate from a technological, regulatory and financial perspective on the energy transition. Enel Green Power and IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency, have signed a partnership agreement aimed specifically at accelerating the energy transition. … Continue reading The energy transition: EGP and IRENA will collaborate on renewables and green hydrogen

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Rio Tinto breaks ground on solar, wind power project at QMM in Madagascar

In accordance with the commitments made last July, Rio Tinto QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) and its partner, CrossBoundary Energy (CBE), have laid the foundation stone for the solar and wind power plant project that will supply the QMM ilmenite mine operations in Fort Dauphin, southern Madagascar. The ceremony took place in the Ehoala Park area, … Continue reading Rio Tinto breaks ground on solar, wind power project at QMM in Madagascar

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Serbia to develop 11.3 GW of solar and wind energy projects

Serbia’s draft program of economic reforms for the period 2022-2024 envisages the implementation of state projects for the construction of wind farms with a capacity of 3,000 megawatts (MW) and solar power plants with a capacity of 8,300 MW. Serbia drafts the economic reforms program every year as a candidate country for EU membership in … Continue reading Serbia to develop 11.3 GW of solar and wind energy projects

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Better Understanding of Rooftop Solar PV Installation Can Support Increased Deployment

The deployment of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems has increased significantly in recent years thanks to their rapidly declining costs and supporting policies. Solar PV installations can be arranged in smaller configurations for mini-grids or personal use. This is of particular relevance in developing countries, where many residents need more accessible, affordable, and reliable electricity … Continue reading Better Understanding of Rooftop Solar PV Installation Can Support Increased Deployment

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Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

ACCIONA Energía has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Stanwell Corporation, a Queensland Government Owned Corporation, for future energy supply via a direct connection between ACCIONA Energía’s Aldoga photovoltaic plant and the Stanwell-led CQ-H2 consortium’s proposed large-scale green hydrogen electrolysis facility. A consortium led by Stanwell Corporation -which also includes … Continue reading Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

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EDP Renewables and LS ELECTRIC reach an agreement to develop renewable energy projects in South Korea

This alliance highlights the aspiration of both companies to advance towards the energy transition. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, and LS ELECTRIC, a world recognized leader of smart energy, have reached an agreement to jointly promote renewable energy projects in South Korea and overseas. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) … Continue reading EDP Renewables and LS ELECTRIC reach an agreement to develop renewable energy projects in South Korea

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ACP Statement on Department of Commerce decision to deny anonymous request for solar anti-circumvention investigation

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement today after the Department of Commerce declined to open an investigation that was requested by the anonymous petitioners with the American Solar Manufacturers Against Chinese Circumvention (A-SMACC): “The American Clean Power Association applauds Secretary Raimondo’s decision today to decline to initiate the anti-circumvention investigation … Continue reading ACP Statement on Department of Commerce decision to deny anonymous request for solar anti-circumvention investigation

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EDP Renewables reinforces its presence in the Asia-Pacific region through the investment in the Singaporean group Sunseap

EDPR has acquired 87.4% stake in Sunseap, the largest distributed solar player and top 4 solar player in South East Asia. The agreement reached amounts to a total consideration of €0.6bn and the implied enterprise value is €870m. The transaction allows EDPR to establish its presence in Asia Pacific (APAC) with 540 MW  of operational and … Continue reading EDP Renewables reinforces its presence in the Asia-Pacific region through the investment in the Singaporean group Sunseap

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Global Wind Energy Alliance and Global Solar Council announce Global Renewable Energy Alliance

A new renewable energy alliance between the wind energy and solar PV industries is calling on governments to implement energy transition action plans and cut red tape to meet Net Zero targets.  A joint study by the Global Solar Council and the Global Wind Energy Council found that by 2030 there will be a 29% … Continue reading Global Wind Energy Alliance and Global Solar Council announce Global Renewable Energy Alliance

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Mainstream Renewable Power projects to deliver 1.27 GW of new wind energy and solar for South Africa

Mainstream Renewable Power-led consortium has been awarded 50% of the total allocation in the latest round of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) The win makes Mainstream Renewable Power the leading renewable energy company in South Africa, with over 2.1 GW awarded under the REIPPPP to date The twelve projects, across … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power projects to deliver 1.27 GW of new wind energy and solar for South Africa

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EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

Located in the city of Pereira Barreto, it will be the fifth-largest solar farm in Brazil and EDPR’s largest in the world Today, EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, is opening the largest solar complex in São Paulo State and the fifth largest in Brazil, with an installed capacity of … Continue reading EDP Renewables opens the biggest solar complex in São Paulo State

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Iberdrola to build 245 MW Avonlie solar farm in Australia

Iberdrola Australia is to build the Avonlie solar farm, a 245 megawatt (MW) plant that will be located near the town of Narrandera in New South Wales. The project will generate around 500 gigawatt hours (GW) of electricity per year, which is equivalent to powering more than 80,000 Australian homes and avoiding more than 157,000 … Continue reading Iberdrola to build 245 MW Avonlie solar farm in Australia

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