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Major milestone for PIF
13 April, 2021
On 8 April, Sudair Solar PV, Saudi Arabia’s first utility scale...
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Phanes Group signs PPA for 200 MW solar plant in Uzbekistan
Tuesday, April 06, 2021 by Phanes Group, a solar energy developer headquartered in Dubai, has signed a power purchase agreement and investment agreement for a 200 MWac grid-connected solar PV plant in Nurata,...

Exide goes live with solar-plus-battery installation
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by On 25 March Exide Technologies and Energias de Portugal went live at their state-of-the-art solar installation at a Portuguese production facility in Castanheira do Ribatejo. It is...

Fortum and RDIF to build Russia’s largest solar array
Tuesday, March 09, 2021 by Fortum and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is planning to build a 116 MW solar power plant in Kalmykia in Southern Russia. The project will be implemented by the...

500 MW solar power project launched in Uzbekistan
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 by On 23 December in Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s ministry of Energy announced that in line with declared policy for ensuring electricity supply in Uzbekistan during 2020 and 2030,...

Ørsted takes FID on 430 MW solar PV project
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 by Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on the Old 300 Solar Center, which is located in Fort Bend County, 40 miles from Houston, Texas, and is expected to come online in Q2 2022.

Renewables are ‘defying the Covid crisis’ – IEA report
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 by Renewables will account for almost 90% of the increase in total power capacity worldwide in 2020 and will accelerate in 2021 to their fastest growth in the last six years, according to...

CSP plant breaks African record
Tuesday, November 03, 2020 by ACWA Power, the prominent Saudi Arabian developer, investor and operator of power generation and desalinated water plants, and lead shareholder in the Bokpoort concentrated solar...

10th birthday present for Nova Innovation
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by Nova Innovation is celebrating its 10th birthday with the successful expansion of the world’s first tidal array. The company has confirmed a step-change cost reduction in tidal energy...

Aggreko adds a solar rental option
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 by Aggreko has added rental solar to its offerings. The 1 MW PV solution is optimised for weak or off-grid applications and is delivered without long-term financial or technical...

Vattenfall opens first floating solar farm
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 by On 25 September Vattenfall officially opened its first floating solar farm. It is located at Gendringen, in The Netherlands. The facility, with a capacity of 1.2 MW, was built on the...

MAN delivers molten-salt circuit for solar research at DLR
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 by The German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has commissioned MAN Energy Solutions to build a molten-salt circuit for its solar-research facility...

MPS to build full scale demonstrator device in Wales
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 by Following a successful crowdfunding campaign and obtaining funding from Welsh European Funding Office, Swansea-based Marine Power Systems is set to build its first commercial...

First solar plant to deliver grid services
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 by First Solar Inc. has announced that its 141 MW AC Luz del Norte PV power plant is the world’s first utility-scale solar facility licenced to deliver ancillary grid services...

Wind and solar power double their global market share
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 by Wind and solar power accounted for almost 10% of the world’s electricity supply in the first six months of 2020, more than doubling their market share since 2015 when the Paris...

46 GW increase in renewables required by 2030
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by Forecasts from analyst Cornwall Insight’s ‘Benchmark power curve’ suggests that up to about 46 GW of new build renewable technology (11 GW onshore wind, 10 GW solar and 25 GW...

EGP starts Lily construction
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 by Enel Green Power (EGP has started construction of the Lily solar + storage project in Texas, its first utility-scale solar + storage project in North America. The project comprises a...

Enso and GIG seal 1 GW storage, solar deal
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso Energy have announced a joint venture to develop an initial 1 GW pipeline of solar and battery projects in the UK. The two companies...

Black & Veatch to assist Orbital
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 by Orbital Marine Power has appointed Black & Veatch as Lead Engineering Partner to support technology optimisation and cost reduction engineering under the company’s €5 million...

Unique free-to-all tidal assessment
Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by Black & Veatch believes that tidal stream energy has made a further step towards commercial viability following free publication of its assessment of the Meygen tidal array in...

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