Renewable Energy News


Evolving UK post-FiT market ‘abounds with opportunities’, says Q Cells

Tuesday, 5.21.2019 - 11:35 (Solarpowerportal)

Solar module manufacturer Q Cells has committed to the UK PV market in the long term, claiming the post-feed in tariff landscape “abounds with opportunities”. Read more

ABB unveils blockchain inverter pilot as tech emerges from buzzword status

Thursday, 5.16.2019 - 14:49 (PV-Tech)

Inverter manufacturer ABB has launched a blockchain pilot to examine how the technology could boost the role of solar in peer-to-peer energy trading and smart grids. Read more

PV Evolution Labs publishes first ‘PV Inverter Scorecard’

Wednesday, 5.15.2019 - 8:00 (PV-Tech)

PV Evolution Labs (PVEL) has released the results of the very first independent reliability testing of PV inverters, which included thirty-five different inverter models, including microinverters and power optimisers, produced by 12 different inverter manufacturers. Read more

SMA installs French Polynesia’s first integrated PV-plus-storage project

Tuesday, 5.14.2019 - 23:01 (PV-Tech)

SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) and its subsidiary SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH have installed French Polynesia’s s first integrated PV-plus-storage project. Read more

Sungrow’s 6.25MW turnkey solution begins operations at 80MW PV installation in Vietnam

Tuesday, 5.14.2019 - 22:12 (PV-Tech)

A 6.25MW turnkey central inverter solution supplied by Sungrow has begun operations at an 80MW utility-scale PV project in Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam. Read more

Aurora Solar Technologies wins new solar cell customer in China

Tuesday, 5.14.2019 - 15:00 (PV-Tech)

Inline solar cell measurement equipment specialist Aurora Solar Technologies (AST) has secured a major China-based manufacturer of high-efficiency PERC solar cells as a new client. Read more

Piramal Enterprises signs MoU with CPPIB to co-sponsor renewables investment trust

Thursday, 5.9.2019 - 6:23 (PV-Tech)

Piramal Enterprises Limited (PEL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), a Canadian pension fund, to co-sponsor a renewable energy centered Infrastructure Investment Trust (“InvIT”). Read more

Sungrow increases sales in Q1 as EPC business expands

Wednesday, 5.8.2019 - 13:53 (PV-Tech)

Major PV inverter manufacturer and EPC firm, Sungrow Power Supply Co has increased revenue in the first quarter of 2019 by 30%, compared with the prior year period as its power plant system integration business expands. Read more

LONGi surpasses 450W on front side of 72-cell bifacial half-cut solar module

Tuesday, 5.7.2019 - 12:11 (PV-Tech)

Leading monocrystalline wafer producer and ‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member LONGi Green Energy Technology has achieved a front side power of more than 450W in its 72-cell bifacial half-cut module, a world record for this module type, tested and verified by TÜV-SÜD. Read more

Sungrow inverters to power Enel’s 400MW Chilean project

Tuesday, 5.7.2019 - 12:03 (PV-Tech)

Manufacturer’s 1500Vdc units to be added to plant nearing construction in Atacama Desert, billed as largest seen so far in South American state. Read more

Thermal Power/Heating

ASIAN ROUND-UP: Scatec’s Vietnam push, Singapore’s solar nappies, Indian PV shines

Friday, 5.24.2019 - 13:29 (PV-Tech)

Norwegian firm to seek FiT support for 485MW pipeline, Sunseap's PV rooftop switched on at diaper factory, Indian solar raises more than coal. Read more

Anesco launches domestic solar-plus-storage offering

Friday, 5.24.2019 - 12:19 (Solarpowerportal)

Anesco has targeted the UK’s domestic solar-plus-storage market with a new ‘at Home’ offering comprising a raft of clean energy technologies. Read more

BlackRock snaps up Canadian Solar’s 68MW Mexican plant

Friday, 5.24.2019 - 12:02 (PV-Tech)

Asset management giant buys Aguascalientes installation three years after project bagged long-term PPAs at Mexico’s first ever energy auction. Read more

Work starts on California’s largest floating solar project

Thursday, 5.23.2019 - 17:14 (PV-Tech)

The 1.78MW system is being installed by Ciel et Terre on a recycled water storage facility in the town of Windsor. Read more

Voltalia kickstarts French corporate PPA scene with 5MW deal

Thursday, 5.23.2019 - 13:26 (PV-Tech)

Developer signs 25-year agreement with retailer Boulanger Group for first 5MW of solar PV, with plans to add further renewable plants in the future. Read more

Zhonghuan Semiconductor continues with mono-wafer capacity expansions on tight market supply

Thursday, 5.23.2019 - 13:11 (PV-Tech)

Monocrystalline silicon wafer producer, Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor (TZS) is continuing to expand wafer capacity and implement Industry 4.0 strategies as supply remains tight as the solar industry migrates to p-Type and n-Type technologies in 2019. Read more

EDF to co-deploy ‘world first’ 800MW triple solar hybrid in Morocco

Thursday, 5.23.2019 - 12:33 (PV-Tech)

Renewable agency MASEN picks consortium for ~US$2.3bn project combining PV, storage and CSP in bid to benefit from ‘spectacular’ PV cost declines. Read more

Lightsource BP completes latest subsidy-free, private wire solar farm

Thursday, 5.23.2019 - 9:44 (Solarpowerportal)

Lightsource BP has connected another subsidy-free, private wire solar farm, this time a 2.3MWp install in Lancashire. Read more

BBOXX secures loan to ramp up operations in Rwanda

Wednesday, 5.22.2019 - 19:20 (PV-Tech)

BBOXX has secured a US$8 million loan from the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (FEI OGEF) that will see the company accelerate its roll-out of solar home systems across Rwanda, its largest market. Read more

Midsummer Energy targets Irish solar market with Dublin subsidiary

Wednesday, 5.22.2019 - 16:28 (Solarpowerportal)

Solar and storage distributor Midsummer Energy has opened a new subsidiary in Dublin to take aim at the Irish market. Read more


Renewable rethink at Norway’s oil fund sets scene for allocation swell

Monday, 4.8.2019 - 16:00 (PV-Tech)

US$1trn-plus financier has already shown appetite for solar manufacturers. Does the new aperture to unlisted infra herald a capital bonanza for downstream players? Read more

E&B Natural Resources to integrate 26MW PV project portfolio at California oilfields

Wednesday, 2.13.2019 - 0:45 (PV-Tech)

California-based E&B Natural Resources Management Corporation (E&B) is investing in PV energy in order to help run its oil production facilities in both Santa Barbara and Kern counties. Once these two PV projects are completed, they will help cut down carbon dioxide emissions by more than 700,000 metric tons over the 20-year life of the projects. Read more

EBRD ditches coal for renewables but gas and oil still on the menu

Thursday, 12.13.2018 - 7:52 (PV-Tech)

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will no longer finance thermal coal mining or coal-fired electricity generation and will focus instead on renewable energy as part of its new 5-year decarbonisation energy strategy. Read more

Oxford PV taps Statoil, Legal & General for new funding

Wednesday, 4.25.2018 - 14:31 (Solarpowerportal)

British perovskite solar cell developer Oxford PV has undertaken a new funding round, led by key existing investors Statoil and Legal & General Capital. Read more

Canada Elevates Biomass Energy to Innovate on Forestry

Friday, 1.19.2018 - 17:39 (Renewable Energy World)

The Canadian government has allocated funding to support research and development of biomass projects for heating and power in an effort to innovate the country’s forest sector and combat the effects of climate change. Read more

Spanish oil and gas firm partners Masdar on renewables ventures

Thursday, 1.18.2018 - 14:51 (PV-Tech)

Spanish multinational oil and gas company Cespa has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, to collaborate on renewable energy ventures, particularly in solar and wind. Read more

Shell, ENGIE invest US$20m in clean microgrids for India and Tanzania

Tuesday, 1.16.2018 - 14:39 (PV-Tech)

Major oil company Shell and European utility ENGIE are among investors to have pumped US$20 million into Husk Power Systems, a developer of microgrids which is expanding its efforts in Asia and Africa. Read more

Biomass Electricity at Thunder Bay Generating Station

Tuesday, 1.16.2018 - 4:44 (Renewable Energy World)

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Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policy on Accidental Bird Deaths

Thursday, 12.28.2017 - 16:51 (Renewable Energy World)

The Trump administration, reversing an Obama-era policy, said it won’t prosecute oil drillers, wind-farm developers and others who accidentally kill migratory birds.  Read more

New Discovery Makes Wood Pellet Storage Safer

Monday, 11.6.2017 - 18:43 (Renewable Energy World)

The benefits of bio-based sources for heat and power systems are sometimes called into question, but a new discovery is helping make wood pellets better for the environment. Read more

Wind Energy

Macquarie’s GIG to acquire PV, storage unit of Tradewind Energy

Wednesday, 3.27.2019 - 17:41 (PV-Tech)

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has signed off on a definitive agreement to acquire the PV and energy storage unit of Tradewind Energy, a subsidiary of Enel Green Power North America. Read more

Thrive Renewables eyes C&I solar investments after wind farm sale

Monday, 2.18.2019 - 17:22 (Solarpowerportal)

Thrive Renewables has sold two onshore wind farms in a bid to target investments in C&I solar. Read more

100MWh battery added to ‘China’s largest’ mixed renewables power plant

Friday, 2.8.2019 - 11:09 (PV-Tech)

A 100MWh battery energy storage system has been integrated with 400MW of wind energy, 200MW of PV and 50MW of concentrated PV (CPV) in a huge demonstration project in China. Read more

China to build 6GW of pumped hydro storage in bid to slash solar and wind power curtailment

Wednesday, 1.9.2019 - 14:22 (PV-Tech)

China’s State Grid Corporation will build 6GW of pumped hydro storage as part of ongoing efforts to cut rates of wind and solar power curtailment. Read more

HSBC to invest £250 million in UK solar and wind farms

Tuesday, 10.16.2018 - 11:51 (Solarpowerportal)

HSBC UK Pensions Scheme is to invest £250 million in UK solar and wind farms under a new agreement with renewables investor Greencoat Capital. Read more

EDF Renewables, PGGM sign deal involving 332MW portfolio of PV, wind energy

Thursday, 8.2.2018 - 5:44 (PV-Tech)

EDF Renewables North America has signed off on two Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSA) that will see PGGM Infrastructure Fund acquire a 50% ownership interest in both Glacier’s Edge Wind and Valentine Solar. Read more

ARENA launches US$5.2 million funding initiative for renewable projects to test grid stability

Thursday, 5.17.2018 - 1:49 (PV-Tech)

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced a US$5.2 million funding initiative that will examine how PV projects, wind farms and storage systems can offer grid stability and security services. Read more

ROUND-UP: BYD 75MW in Queensland, Vestas Spanish hybrid, F2i acquires 51.1MW in Italy

Wednesday, 3.28.2018 - 8:10 (PV-Tech)

BYD and Biosar sign agreement over 75MW PV Project in Queensland, Vestas and EDPR install hybrid solar and wind project, F2i acquires six Italian solar projects totalling 51.5MW. Read more

US Regulators Look to Europe for Offshore Wind Permitting Approach

Tuesday, 1.16.2018 - 22:09 (Renewable Energy World)

The way that developers approach offshore wind project planning for permitting in the U.S. could follow the lead of Europe’s successful offshore industry. Read more

How Big Will Brazil's Wind Power Market Get?

Tuesday, 1.16.2018 - 19:21 (Renewable Energy World)

In northeast Brazil, beyond the resorts and pristine beaches, lie some of the world’s best winds for generating electricity. Welcome to Serra Branca. It’s a wind generator’s heaven. Read more


Subsidy u-turn could cost Spain €291m-plus in developer damages

Friday, 3.15.2019 - 16:46 (PV-Tech)

Arbitration court finds NextEra Energy is entitled to compensation after having to shelve Spanish subsidiary when the country scrapped feed-in tariffs retroactively. Read more

PVCellTech Talk: Q&A with Dr. Adam Lorenz, CTO, 1366 Technologies

Wednesday, 3.6.2019 - 19:24 (PV-Tech)

As the PV-Tech team evaluated the topics best suited for this year’s PV CellTech event (12-13 March 2019, Penang, Malaysia), it was clear that wafering should be a key theme for inclusion at the conference. Read more

A ‘fundamental market failure’: Industry responds to BEIS export tariff decision

Tuesday, 12.18.2018 - 13:29 (Solarpowerportal)

Today the government confirmed that it will press ahead with proposals to cut the export tariff to new applicants from 31 March 2019. The industry has responded strongly. Read more

Distributed solar guidelines amended for Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Tuesday, 11.27.2018 - 9:46 (PV-Tech)

India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has come out with new guidelines for distributed grid-connected solar PV projects in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep, including an extension of the implementation timeline and increase of target capacity. Read more

Thailand utility eyes 1GW of floating solar on hydro dams, pilots energy storage

Wednesday, 11.14.2018 - 10:10 (PV-Tech)

State-run utility Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is planning to facilitate 1GW of hybrid floating solar-hydro projects across eight dams throughout the country. Read more

Array Technologies awarded damages in Exosun patent case

Friday, 9.21.2018 - 13:49 (PV-Tech)

Array Technologies has been awarded more than US$1 million in damages and royalties on future sales of Exosun trackers that infringe one of its patents. Read more

US solar safeguard and subsidies ‘seriously damaged’ our trade interests, says China at WTO

Wednesday, 8.15.2018 - 11:24 (PV-Tech)

China has filed a complaint at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the US’ 30% safeguard tariffs on solar imports as well as its renewable energy subsidies, claiming that they distort the global PV market – a move which comes as part of wider trade battle between the two global powers. Read more

US solar safeguard and subsidies ‘seriously damaged’ our trade interests, China tells WTO

Wednesday, 8.15.2018 - 11:24 (PV-Tech)

China has filed a complaint at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the US’ 30% safeguard tariffs on solar imports as well as its renewable energy subsidies, claiming that they distort the global PV market – a move which comes as part of wider trade battle between the two global powers. Read more

Richard Branson-owned firm buys solar plant damaged by Hurricane Maria

Wednesday, 8.8.2018 - 12:49 (PV-Tech)

A company owned by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has joined a Caribbean-wide effort to improve the resilience of clean energy projects by acquiring a 4MW solar plant that was damaged by Hurricane Maria. Read more

AfDB supporting Zambian small-scale renewables to relieve drought-ridden hydropower

Thursday, 7.12.2018 - 13:23 (PV-Tech)

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$50 million of framework financing for small-scale renewable energy projects in Zambia, after recent droughts caused a serious electricity supply deficit due to the country’s heavy reliance on hydropower. Read more

Hydrogen/Fuel Cell

Marubeni eyes distributed generation in Japan and North America with specialist investment

Wednesday, 5.8.2019 - 17:14 (PV-Tech)

Japanese conglomerate invests GridMarket, a company focused on distributed generation projects using battery storage, solar PV, fuel cells, and combined heat and power. Read more

DEWA and Siemens start work on solar-powered hydrogen production facility

Monday, 2.4.2019 - 13:59 (PV-Tech)

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Expo 2020 Dubai and Siemens have broken ground on a joint project that will become the Middle East and North Africa's first solar-based hydrogen electrolysis facility. Read more

Australia pilots using renewables to produce hydrogen for energy storage

Monday, 10.22.2018 - 10:02 (PV-Tech)

Australia is to trial using solar and wind power to produce hydrogen via electrolysis, with the hydrogen then being used for long-term energy storage in the Sydney gas network. Read more

Meridiam buys majority stake in giant hydrogen-based solar-plus-storage project in French Guiana

Friday, 9.14.2018 - 14:00 (PV-Tech)

France-based investment company Meridiam has acquired a 60% stake in HDF Energy’s hybrid 55MW solar PV and 140MWh hydrogen-based energy storage project, coupled with battery backup storage, in western French Guiana. Read more

ENGIE partners ‘first round the world’ ship powered by hydrogen and renewables

Tuesday, 3.27.2018 - 8:00 (PV-Tech)

ENGIE has become a primary partner of Energy Observer, the first ship in the world fully powered by hydrogen and renewable energy. Read more

Live DC Microgrid Electrified at SPI

Thursday, 9.7.2017 - 20:53 (Renewable Energy World)

EnSync and DCfusion have designed and will manage the Smart Energy Microgrid Marketplace on-site microgrid demonstration system during SPI. The design leverages EnSync Energy's Matrix energy management system and DER Flex software – creating a microgrid that will power the Smart Energy Microgrid Marketplace area at the Las Vegas show. DCfusion is engineering the solar-powered microgrid, while EnSync Energy's technologies will serve as its command and control center. The Smart Energy Microgrid Marketplace will also provide connections for companies to demonstrate their technologies working in real time – including energy storage batteries, hydrogen fuel Read more

Unlocking the Potential of Hydrogen in a Decarbonized Energy System

Thursday, 8.31.2017 - 19:33 (Renewable Energy World)

There is a growing need for grid-scale storage technology to mitigate the intermittency of renewables and enable the transition towards a decarbonized energy system. Hydrogen as an energy carrier could offer a climate-friendly solution to this.  Read more

Bluefield chairman joins alkaline fuel cell developer’s board

Thursday, 6.8.2017 - 12:59 (Solarpowerportal)

John Rennocks, chairman at Bluefield Solar Income Fund, has joined the board of alkaline fuel cell developer AFC Energy. Read more

National Lab Recaptures Record for Solar Hydrogen Production

Thursday, 4.20.2017 - 14:34 (Renewable Energy World)

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) last week said that its scientists have recaptured the record for highest efficiency in solar hydrogen production via a photoelectrochemical (PEC) water-splitting process. Read more

Hydrogen Powered Drones Closer to Commercialization

Wednesday,.2017 - 14:22 (Renewable Energy World)

Intelligent Energy has signed a deal with PINC to supply its air cooled fuel cell systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), marking Intelligent Energy’s first sale of fuel cell systems for UAVs as the company moves forward with the commercialization of its technology. PINC uses UAVs to identify and orchestrate hard-to-reach inventory and assets in the global supply chain and is the leading provider of yard management, finished vehicle logistics, and inventory robotics solutions to the world’s largest manufacturers, retailers and contract logistics providers.  Read more

Geo Thermal/Heat Pump

Federal Regulators Approve McGinness Hills Geothermal Project Expansion

Friday, 1.19.2018 - 16:59 (Renewable Energy World)

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) yesterday said Ormat Technologies Inc. can move forward with its expansion plan for the McGinness Hills geothermal project in central Nevada. Read more

Geothermal Resources Council, Geothermal Energy Association Agree to Combine

Monday, 1.8.2018 - 18:15 (Renewable Energy World)

The Geothermal Resources Council and the Geothermal Energy Association today said that they will combine their organizations, with activities of the GEA transitioning into the GRC this year. Read more

New Geothermal Plant in Nevada Will Help Power Los Angeles

Friday, 12.22.2017 - 15:48 (Renewable Energy World)

The first new geothermal plant in a group of projects that will feed power to the Los Angeles basin now is online. Ormat Technologies this week said that it has placed the 24 MW Tungsten Mountain geothermal power plant into commercial operation. Read more

New York Puts $3.8M Behind Large-Scale Geothermal Heating-Cooling Challenge

Monday, 12.11.2017 - 16:00 (Renewable Energy World)

New York is making it easier for facilities in the state to access analyses that will help determine whether they can benefit from geothermal systems for heating and cooling. Read more

An Abandoned Mine Becomes Home to Enhanced Geothermal Systems Research

Wednesday, 11.29.2017 - 21:23 (Renewable Energy World)

The Homestake Gold Mine in Lead, South Dakota, was once the largest and deepest gold mine in all of North America. It produced approximately 41 million ounces of gold during 126 years of operation.  Read more

New Grants Make 60 MW of Geothermal Possible for Five Caribbean Countries

Monday, 11.27.2017 - 20:37 (Renewable Energy World)

Ghe Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica and the President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Warren Smith, announced the formalization of an EU grant contribution to the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Programme for the Eastern Caribbean. Read more

Geothermal Auction Receives Bids for 19,000 Acres in Nevada

Thursday, 11.9.2017 - 23:22 (Renewable Energy World)

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in late October said that it received bids on geothermal leases in Nevada for about $78,000 in an online auction. Geothermal developer Ormat Technologies won a 5,078-acre parcel in Esmerelda County, Nev., paying about $20,000. Read more

Caribbean Geothermal Assessment Gets Backing from Development Bank

Wednesday, 10.25.2017 - 19:10 (Renewable Energy World)

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved the use of USD325,500 by CDB for the benefit of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis to identify environmental and social impacts in the design of a geothermal energy (GE) exploratory test-drilling project. Read more

Second Unit Now Online at Sarulla Geothermal Plant

Thursday, 10.12.2017 - 18:16 (Renewable Energy World)

Nevada-based Ormat Technologies this week said that the second unit of the Sarulla geothermal power plant in North Sumatra has begun commercial operation. Read more

U.S. Geothermal Wins Grant to Study El Ceibillo Geothermal Project

Friday, 9.29.2017 - 17:18 (Renewable Energy World)

U.S. Geothermal this week said that its U.S. Geothermal Guatemala subsidiary has received a grant from the U.S. Trade and Development (USTDA) for a feasibility study on the El Ceibillo Geothermal power plant project. Read more

Energy Policy/Climate/CO2

GCL selling 70% interest in almost 1GW of PV power plant capacity

Thursday, 5.23.2019 - 17:29 (PV-Tech)

Independent PV power producer, GCL New Energy (GNE), a division of GCL-Poly is selling a 70% shareholding in 19 PV power plants with an installed capacity of approximately 977MW for RMB 1.74 billion (US$251.5 million). Read more

Dallas government to save US$80m via full renewable shift

Thursday, 5.23.2019 - 14:12 (PV-Tech)

TXU Energy lands US$472.6m contract to power public buildings in Texas’ third city through clean energy, with plans to deploy pipeline in state’s north. Read more

Maryland governor to submit legislation committing to 100% renewables by 2020

Thursday, 5.23.2019 - 6:00 (PV-Tech)

A new bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly is set to become a law on Friday, with the measure ensuring that half of the state’s energy will be derived from renewable sources by 2030. Read more

Maryland governor to submit legislation committing to 100% renewables by 2040

Thursday, 5.23.2019 - 6:00 (PV-Tech)

A new bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly is set to become a law on Friday, with the measure ensuring that half of the state’s energy will be derived from renewable sources by 2030. Read more

Eco2Solar partners Sunamp for solar-plus-storage heating pilot

Wednesday, 5.22.2019 - 13:23 (Solarpowerportal)

Eco2Solar has partnered heat battery firm Sunamp to deliver a solar PV-powered domestic heating pilot. Read more

Daqo pushes mono-grade polysilicon to 80% of production capacity

Wednesday, 5.22.2019 - 12:12 (PV-Tech)

China-based polysilicon producer Daqo New Energy is upgrading CVD chambers and debottlenecking to enable mono-grade polysilicon production to account for approximately 80% of capacity, due to strong demand and higher ASPs, compared multi-grade polysilicon. Read more

Energy minister Claire Perry to take leave of absence

Tuesday, 5.21.2019 - 13:04 (Solarpowerportal)

Energy minister Claire Perry is to take a leave of absence, with universities minister Chris Skidmore fulfilling her duties in the interim. Read more

Good Energy targeting subsidy-free PPA deals to bolster supply roster

Tuesday, 5.21.2019 - 11:25 (Solarpowerportal)

Good Energy is looking to increase its supply roster by offering power purchase agreements to utility-scale solar and wind assets left stranded by cuts to subsidies. Read more

Yellow Door Energy to bring PV power to Carrefour stores in Jordan

Monday, 5.20.2019 - 17:41 (PV-Tech)

Majid Al Futtaim, Shopping mall, communities and retail company with holdings across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has signed off on a deal with Yellow Door Energy to bring PV power to Carrefour stores in Jordan. Read more

Danish clean energy fund draws US$700m from Nordic investors eyeing Asia and LATAM

Friday, 5.17.2019 - 13:03 (PV-Tech)

Fund management firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has established a new fund to invest in greenfield renewable energy infrastructure primarily in Asia and Latin America, with expectations of reaching US$1 billion by the final close. Read more


Sonnedix continues French build-up with 55MW purchase

Tuesday, 4.16.2019 - 12:40 (PV-Tech)

IPP hits 244MW capacity mark in European country after acquiring five solar car parks from Glennmont, an infra investor fast divesting PV assets. Read more

Aviva embraces solar carports with 608kW system at Norwich office

Tuesday, 4.9.2019 - 9:39 (Solarpowerportal)

Construction of a 608kWp solar carport at insurance firm Aviva’s Norwich site has been completed. Read more

Solar carport install complete at Leeds shopping centre, delivering ‘successful proof of concept’

Tuesday, 11.27.2018 - 13:14 (Solarpowerportal)

Two solar installations with a combined capacity of 140kWp have been completed at the Victoria Gate shopping centre in Leeds, including a carport system installed atop the site’s multi-storey car-park. Read more

FlexiSolar completes 133kWp solar carport for Sutton Borough Council

Wednesday, 9.12.2018 - 16:19 (Solarpowerportal)

FlexiSolar has completed a 133kWp solar carport system for a large, multi-storey car park in Sutton, South London. Read more

ROUND-UP: juwi 250MW South Africa, DEWA carport, Schletter 150MW Philippines

Wednesday, 8.15.2018 - 12:46 (PV-Tech)

Juwi to build 250MW of solar projects in South Africa, DEWA commissions 2MW solar carport, Schletter Group supplies 'largest' solar park in the Philippines Read more

KACO inverters and First Solar modules deployed at one of the largest solar carports

Monday, 7.30.2018 - 18:17 (PV-Tech)

PV inverter manufacturer KACO new energy said it has supplied its string inverters to a 10.2MW solar carport in Turkey as part of a new amusement park near completion in Ankara, Turkey. Read more

Construction starts on 2.7MW Bentley solar carport

Tuesday, 4.10.2018 - 15:37 (Solarpowerportal)

Construction has started at Bentley Motors’ 2.7MW solar carport, which stands to be the country’s largest when complete. Read more

FlexiSolar bolsters ops team on back of ‘significant’ solar carport pipeline growth

Tuesday, 4.3.2018 - 10:28 (Solarpowerportal)

Solar carport specialist FlexiSolar has bolstered its operations team on the back of “significant growth” of its pipeline. Read more

New BRE solar car park guide uncovers solar, storage and EV potential

Thursday, 3.8.2018 - 13:09 (Solarpowerportal)

The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has launched a brand new solar carport guide with the intent of stimulating the market. Read more

ROUND-UP: 4MW Iran project, Voltalia’s 5MW in France, SunPower supplies Grenoble carports

Monday, 2.12.2018 - 12:39 (PV-Tech)

SunPower modules power three solar carports in Grenoble, Pars Lian completes 4MW solar project in Iran, Voltalia starts constructing 5MW project in France. Read more