SA Power Networks to conduct trial of combined solar and batteries.

SA Power Networks to conduct trial of combined solar and batteries.

SA Power Networks will deploy about 100 Tesla Energy and Samsung batteries in Salisbury in Australia’s largest trial of combined solar and energy storage in an established suburb. The unique trial will get underway in June and will test the benefits of combining solar and battery storage to avoid the need to build additional network […]

Mississippi Power, Origis Energy break ground on 52 MW solar facility.

Mississippi Power, Origis Energy break ground on 52 MW solar facility.

Mississippi Power and Origis Energy, along with officials from the Area Development Partnership and Lamar County, held a groundbreaking ceremony for what will be the state’s largest solar facility. When operational, the $100-million facility will generate 52 MW, enough electricity to power approximately 8,000 homes. Mississippi Power will receive all energy and associated renewable energy […]

ReneSola signs framework agreement for 116MW projects in Turkey.

ReneSola signs framework agreement for 116MW projects in Turkey.

ReneSola Ltd, a leading brand and technology provider of energy-efficient products, today announced that it has formed a partnership with UCK Group, a leading Turkish solar energy solution provider to develop a pipeline of  solar power projects in Turkey with a total installed capacity of 116 MW. All of the projects are unlicensed thus qualifying for the Feed-in-Tariff […]

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures signs 100MW PPA with Origin.

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures signs 100MW PPA with Origin.

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global developer of large-scale solar power plants and part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and Environmental Services has signed a second power purchase agreement (PPA) with Origin Energy Limited (Origin), covering 100 percent of the electricity output of FRV’s 100MW Clare Solar Farm. The solar farm will be located outside the township of […]

Dulas invests in Polestar partnership.

Dulas invests in Polestar partnership.

Leading UK renewable energy firm and solar refrigeration pioneer, Dulas, has acquired a 50% stake in specialist refrigeration manufacturer Polestar Cooling (Polestar). Following more than 30 years of solar refrigeration manufacturing, the two firms will now officially collaborate on research and development for future models of solar-powered vaccine refrigerators, supporting primary healthcare facilities across the […]

Optimal Sun wins O&M contract for Mallorca Island solar plant.

Optimal Sun wins O&M contract for Mallorca Island solar plant.

Alectris, a global solar asset care innovation firm, and Optimal Sun, a solar photovoltaic operations and maintenance specialist in Spain, today announced they have been chosen to provide operations, maintenance and asset management for a 3.1 megawatt (MW) capacity plant located on the island of Mallorca in the Mediterranean. The island based solar park is a […]

Genes Power partners with Societe Generale for Kidston Solar.

Genes Power partners with Societe Generale for Kidston Solar.

Genex Power Limited is pleased to advise that the Company has entered into an exclusive mandate with Societe Generale in respect of its 50MW Kidston Solar PV project (Project). Under the terms of the Mandate, Societe Generale has been appointed to act as sole lead arranger and financial adviser to Genex in connection with the […]

Burnley Solar awarded by EBRD, Kazakhstan sees first solar.

Burnley Solar awarded by EBRD, Kazakhstan sees first solar.

The EBRD has recognised a renewable energy project in Kazakhstan, the Burnoye Solar plant, at its annual Sustainability Awards announced during the Bank’s Annual Meeting in London on 12 May 2016. These awards are given to EBRD-supported projects which lead the way in sustainable development, including the low-carbon economy, and go beyond simply following EBRD […]

Telangana government rules out acquiring land for solar projects.

Telangana government rules out acquiring land for solar projects.

The Telangana government has ruled out any intervention in the purchase of land by developers for solar power projects. The Principal Secretary, Industries, Commerce and Energy, Arvind Kumar, however, assured them that the government would extend all possible help under the solar power policy to expedite the projects. 50 MW target Under the policy, the […]

ACWA to reach beyond Bokpoort CSP in South Africa.

ACWA to reach beyond Bokpoort CSP in South Africa.

Located on a dead flat piece of land about an hour-and-a-half’s drive from Upington and close to the Orange river, the curved solar collector mirrors, gleaming pipes and large molten-salt tanks of the 50 MW Bokpoort concentrated solar power (CSP) plant stand in stark industrial contrast to the vast expanse of grass and shrubs, distant […]