International

India to be third largest solar market in 2017

 Wed, May 10 2017. 05 58 PM IST India to be third largest solar market in 2017: report Solar capacity in India is expected to touch 18.7GW by the end of 2017, which is about … More →

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Saudi Arabia starts solar RfP stage, plans 1 GW more renewables

April 18 (Renewables Now) – Saudi Arabia’s energy minister on Monday started the request for proposal (RFP) stage concerning the development of a 300-MW solar project in Sakaka, and unveiled plans for a 1,020-MW Round … More →

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Innovative Aggregation Expands Access to Large-scale Renewables

This week, the largest renewable energy project built in the U.S. through an alliance of diverse buyers reached commercial operation. The development of the 60-MW Summit Farms Solar project was driven by demand from the … More →

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Large Scale Energy Storage: An Investment In Jobs, Reliability And Affordability

The Andrews Labor Government will invest an additional $20 million to support large-scale energy storage initiatives across Victoria, creating jobs, protecting affordability and maintaining the reliability of our energy grid. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister … More →

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Scientists Harness Solar Power to Produce Hydrogen from Biomass

A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge has developed a way of using solar power to generate hydrogen from biomass, the U.K. university said last week. According to the university, the new technology … More →

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GreenWish to Invest $280 Million in Nigeria Solar Plants

GreenWish Partners, a Paris-based independent power producer, will invest $280 million to build solar power plants in Nigeria that are expected to start producing electricity in the first quarter of next year. A plant in … More →

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Nicaraguan Resort Turns to Solar+storage Solution to Reduce Utility Costs

Rancho Santana resort and residential community on the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua is turning to solar and energy storage to alleviate the high cost of peak energy in the region. ViZn Energy Systems Inc. said … More →

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China floats 200-MW PV park at Zhejiang fisheries

China’s largest photovoltaic (PV) power plant at a fishery site, with a capacity of about 200 MW, was officially put into operation in Zhejiang province on January 11, local media reported. The solar panels have … More →

British Solar Renewables

British Solar Renewables gets permit for 17-MW solar project

British Solar Renewables (BSR) has recently secured a planning permission for a 17-MW solar park in Rampisham Down, Dorset in South West England, TLT LLP, which has advised the developer, said on Tuesday. The approval … More →

Arizona

Arizona utility dedicates 40-MW solar, ASU, PayPal to buy output

Arizona utility APS on Wednesday dedicated a 40-MW photovoltaic (PV) park in Red Rock, Arizona, 30 miles south of Casa Grande. The power generated by the Red Rock Solar Plant will be purchased by Arizona … More →