Category Archives: photovoltaic

European electricity market prices change trend after starting the year on the rise

In the week of January 15, prices in the main European electricity markets decreased compared to the previous week. This represented a reversal of the upward trend registered in most markets over the last two weeks. Gas and CO2 prices continued the downward trend of recent weeks and wind energy production increased in general. In … Continue reading European electricity market prices change trend after starting the year on the rise

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ENGIE inaugurates a 72 MW photovoltaic park in the Sevillian town of Huévar del Aljarafe

ENGIE, a world-leading company in energy and low-carbon services, today inaugurated its new photovoltaic park in Huévar del Aljarafe, Seville. With a capacity of 72 megawatts (MW) and an investment of close to 40 million euros, this project consolidates ENGIE’s commitment to Andalusia and the transition towards a sustainable energy model. The inauguration was attended … Continue reading ENGIE inaugurates a 72 MW photovoltaic park in the Sevillian town of Huévar del Aljarafe

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ACP Launches New Event Focused on Energy Storage Sector

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today announced the official launch of its new annual Energy Storage Summit — ACP RECHARGE. The summit will connect the nation’s leading storage manufacturers, renewable developers, policy makers, and thought leaders for discussions on technological advances, market conditions, and the policy frameworks required to sustain rapid growth in this … Continue reading ACP Launches New Event Focused on Energy Storage Sector

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China surpasses the European Union in research related to wind and solar energy

China has overtaken the European Union in research related to renewable energy technologies such as wind turbines and photovoltaics, according to a study by the EU, creating a challenge for its green technology ambitions.China led the number of peer-reviewed publications in areas such as solar and wind energy, as well as lithium batteries, heat pumps … Continue reading China surpasses the European Union in research related to wind and solar energy

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OHLA is awarded a new photovoltaic plant in Spain for more than 45 million euros

OHLA expands its clean energy portfolio. The company adds a new renewable contract after contracting the construction, start-up and operation of a new photovoltaic plant in Castilla y León, for an amount of more than 45 million euros. Over the last twelve months, the company has been awarded different contracts in Spain in the field … Continue reading OHLA is awarded a new photovoltaic plant in Spain for more than 45 million euros

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36 gigawatts of new solar photovoltaic capacity in 2024 and 43 GW in 2025 in the US

Facing economic and political headwinds, the U.S. solar PV industry is expected to slow in both the residential and utility-scale segments, dimming the industry’s prospects of leading the country’s power generation in the coming years. two years. In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook report, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecast that solar photovoltaics will … Continue reading 36 gigawatts of new solar photovoltaic capacity in 2024 and 43 GW in 2025 in the US

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The price of photovoltaic solar panels

One of the biggest concerns for many countries worldwide is the cost of solar photovoltaic panels. The increasing need for sustainable energy sources necessitates governments and people to consider installation, upkeep, and operation costs. We will thoroughly examine several factors that affect solar PV panel costs and how they may improve society and the environment. … Continue reading The price of photovoltaic solar panels

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Photovoltaic solar power plants can provide a vital home for native insects

Solar farms can provide key habitats for insects and other pollinators to rehabilitate the local environment, according to new research. US researchers have found that when fields housing solar photovoltaics (PVs) are planted with native plants, they can attract large numbers of insects which improve the biodiversity of the area. A monarch caterpillar on a … Continue reading Photovoltaic solar power plants can provide a vital home for native insects

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Head of International Energy Agency considers China world champion in wind power and photovoltaic

China has emerged as a world champion in green energy, achieving a remarkable surge in renewable capacity and playing a pivotal role in global energy cooperation, said Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA).  Global renewable energy capacity grew by 50 percent in 2023 to almost 510 gigawatts (GW), and is expected … Continue reading Head of International Energy Agency considers China world champion in wind power and photovoltaic

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NTPC REL Initiates Bidding for 1200 MW Khavda Solar Project’s Photovoltaic Module Supply

The comprehensive scope of work for this package includes the manufacturing, supply, packing, forwarding, and transportation of open category crystalline solar PV modules. NTPC Renewable Energy Limited (NTPC REL) has commenced the bidding process for the supply of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules for the ambitious 1200 MW Khavda Solar Project in the North Block. The … Continue reading NTPC REL Initiates Bidding for 1200 MW Khavda Solar Project’s Photovoltaic Module Supply

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EDP Renováveis starts the operation of the first hybrid wind power and solar photovoltaic project in Spain

The announcement confirms the pioneering role of EDP Renováveis ??in the development of new solutions to accelerate the energy transition. In 2023, the company had already started operations of hybrid parks in Portugal and Poland. EDP Renováveis (EDPR), a leading company in the global development of renewable energies, announced the entry into operation of the … Continue reading EDP Renováveis starts the operation of the first hybrid wind power and solar photovoltaic project in Spain

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Masdar in talks to build 1GW photovoltaic solar power plant in Iraq

Masdar is planning to build a photovoltaic solar power plant in Iraq with an output capacity of 1,000 megawatts (MW) in the first phase. Officials from the UAE company discussed the project with Iraqi Electricity Minister Ali Fadil in Baghdad on Thursday, the Iraqi News Agency said on Friday. It quoted Fadil as saying after … Continue reading Masdar in talks to build 1GW photovoltaic solar power plant in Iraq

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World’s most advanced battery energy storage system comes online, speeding Hawaii’s transition to 100% renewable energy

Plus Power™ announced it has begun operating its Kapolei Energy Storage facility on Oahu, Hawaii, the most advanced grid-scale battery energy storage system in the world, helping transition the state’s electric power from coal and oil to solar photovoltaic and wind power.  “This is a landmark milestone in the transition to clean energy,” said Brandon Keefe, Plus Power’s Executive … Continue reading World’s most advanced battery energy storage system comes online, speeding Hawaii’s transition to 100% renewable energy

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RWE commissions innovative agrivoltaics demonstration plant

Three technical solutions integrate power generation and agriculture; Plant makes use of recultivated land at Garzweiler opencast mine. Research activities to start in spring; crops such as alfalfa, broad beans and raspberries to be planted. Forschungszentrum Jülich and Fraunhofer ISE contribute scientific expertise; state of NRW provides funding. With crops below and solar power above, … Continue reading RWE commissions innovative agrivoltaics demonstration plant

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São Paulo inaugurates floating photovoltaic plant at the Billings Dam

The completion of the works is scheduled for the end of 2025, with investments of R$ 450 million.The State of São Paulo inaugurated and delivered the first stage of implementation of the first floating solar photovoltaic plant in the capital of São Paulo, in the Billings reservoir. The new photovoltaic plant (called UFF Araucária), with … Continue reading São Paulo inaugurates floating photovoltaic plant at the Billings Dam

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Avaada Group will develop 6 GW of hybrid wind energy and solar photovoltaic projects in Gujarat (India)

Avaada Group, India’s prominent integrated energy platform, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Gujarat. This strategic alliance aims to set up hybrid wind-solar projects with an aggregate 6000 MW (6 GW) capacity in the state with an investment of about Rs 40,000 crore, marking a pivotal moment in the journey … Continue reading Avaada Group will develop 6 GW of hybrid wind energy and solar photovoltaic projects in Gujarat (India)

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Cyprus obtains 40 million euros for storage and optimizing photovoltaics

The Republic of Cyprus has secured €40 million from the Just Transition Fund for energy storage facilities, addressing the inflexibility of its electricity system in storing excess energy from renewables. Energy Minister George Papanastasiou, in a letter to Parliament, emphasizes the promotion of central and hybrid storage facilities under the “photovoltaics for all” program. Papanastasiou … Continue reading Cyprus obtains 40 million euros for storage and optimizing photovoltaics

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Solaria obtains the Administrative Construction Authorization for its 595 MW Garoña photovoltaic project

Solaria has obtained the Administrative Construction Authorization for its second 595 MW Garoña flagship project. With this authorization, Solaria reiterates its goal of reaching 3 GW by the end of 2024. The Garoña photovoltaic project is a clear example of energy transition, since Solaria will replace the Santa María de Garoña nuclear power plant that … Continue reading Solaria obtains the Administrative Construction Authorization for its 595 MW Garoña photovoltaic project

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China’s power generation up 8 pct in December 2023

A breakdown of the data revealed that the output of photovoltaic solar power soared 17.2 percent year on year, while that for thermal power rose 9.3 percent. The output of wind power and hydropower climbed 7.4 percent and 2.5 percent, respectively, on a yearly basis, while nuclear power generation fell 4.2 percent during the same … Continue reading China’s power generation up 8 pct in December 2023

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Statkraft plans to build 492 MW photovoltaic plant in Spain

Statkraft has submitted plans to build a 492 MW solar photovoltaic complex in Extremadura. The company made the announcement on Wednesday as it inaugurated its 55.2 MWp Talayuela II solar park in the region. He said he would invest some €295 million in the gigantic complex, which will be known as Zajuril. The Zajuril project … Continue reading Statkraft plans to build 492 MW photovoltaic plant in Spain

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