off-grid solar power plant News

  • JinkoSolar Selected to Power First Ever Off-grid Utility Scale PV System in South Africa

    SHANGHAI, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, will work with EPC partner Solea Renewables to deliver a Limpopo province chrome mine with the first ever off-grid utility scale photovoltaic system in South Africa. The 1 megawatt plant will produce approximately ...


    By JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

  • Canadian Solar Completes Sale of Solar Power Plant to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced the Company has completed the sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners ("Stonepeak") of a utility-scale solar power plant for approximately C$48.0 million (US$48.4 million).  As the developer, EPC and construction financier, Canadian Solar built the solar ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • GE Launches Power Plant with Breakthrough Flexibility and Efficiency to Enable Greater Use of Wind, Solar and Natural Gas on Power Grid

    GE (NYSE: GE), whose technology helps to deliver a quarter of the world’s electricity, today announced a first-of-its-kind power plant engineered to deliver an unprecedented combination of flexibility and efficiency. By rapidly ramping up and down in response to fluctuations in wind and solar power, the technology will enable the integration of more ...


    By General Electric

  • SDE Will Grid India With Sea Wave Power Plants

      Cost Price  of KW/h is 2 cents, the cost of construction of  a facility with a capacity of  1 MW  is 1  M  $ Delegation of a major Indian automobile manufacturers ...


    By SDE. Ltd

  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...


  • Duke Energy Unveils Plans for Its First Solar Power Plants in Kentucky

    Duke Energy customers in Northern Kentucky will soon benefit from clean, renewable solar energy as part of the company's plans to develop its first solar facilities in the commonwealth. Duke Energy will build and operate three solar power plants on sites in Kenton and Grant counties, and the energy will be delivered directly to customers. "Our customers want solar," said Jim Henning, president of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • First Solar Launches New Advanced Global Power Plant Operations Center

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced the launch of its new industry-leading global Operations Center, a centralized monitoring and control center where power plants in First Solar’s operations and maintenance (O&M) program can be monitored, operated and connected to utility and customer networks. The Operations Center combines First Solar’s power prediction and ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Uterne Solar Power Plant Now Providing Clean Energy in Alice Springs

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completion of Australia's largest tracking solar power plant, the 1-megawatt (MW) Uterne solar power plant in Alice Springs. The Uterne project features more than 3,000 high-efficiency SunPower solar photovoltaic panels generating up to 50 percent more electricity than conventional solar panels. Installed on ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • FPL Announces Sites Selected For Eight New Solar Power Plants

    Florida Power & Light Company announced the names and locations of its 2017 and 2018 universal solar projects, consisting of eight new 74.5-megawatt solar power plants that will be built over the next 12 months. The following four plants are expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2017: FPL Coral Farms Solar Energy Center, Putnam County FPL Horizon Solar Energy Center, Alachua ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Philippines’ Largest Solar Power Plant to Rise in Ilagan City, Isabela.

    The Department of Energy (DOE) has approved on May 27, 2015  the service contract of the largest solar PV power plant in the Philippines. A twenty-five (25) year Service contract was signed between Living Project 4 People Philippines Inc. (LP4PP) and the country’s DOE.  The signing will start the process of completion of development , installation, construction, ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • ABB wins $30 million solar power plant order in Spain

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $30 million order from GA Solar, part of the Gestamp Corporation, to deliver a 13 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in northern Spain. Once connected to the grid, the plant will supply up to 22.6 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electric power a year, avoiding the generation of over 11,500 tons of CO2 emissions, equivalent to the ...


    By ABB

  • JinkoSolar Cooperate with CJIC to Develop Kenya`s Largest Solar Power Plant

    JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, today announced it has signed an cooperative agreement with China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic & Technical Co, Ltd. ("CJIC") to provide technical support for CJIC's 50MW solar power project development in Kenya. Under the agreement, JinkoSolar is also ...


    By JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

  • Construction Underway on FPL`s Eight New Universal Solar Power Plants

    Florida Power & Light Company announced that construction is underway on its next eight solar power plants, continuing one of the largest solar expansions ever in the eastern U.S. The new plants, which will comprise a total of more than 2.5 million solar panels and nearly 600 megawatts of capacity combined, are all on track to begin powering FPL customers by early 2018. The company plans to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

    Solar power could help alleviate rural poverty. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis shine a light on its progress, potential and pitfalls. Increasing access to energy is critical to ensuring socioeconomic development in the world's poorest countries. An estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries have no access to electricity, with more than 80 per cent of these living in sub-Saharan ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Canadian Solar Supplies 15 MW to Build the UK`s Three Largest Photovoltaic Solar Power Plants

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that 22,000 of its high quality and high performance solar modules were used by its partner and EPC project supplier, Isolux Corsan, to build the UK's three largest photovoltaic solar power plants.  Under the ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Solar power is cheaper than nuclear

    The Holy Grail of the solar industry - reaching grid parity - may no longer be a distant dream. Solar may have already reached that point, at least when compared to nuclear power, according to a new study by two researchers at Duke University. It's no secret that the cost of producing photovoltaic ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Canadian Solar and saferay Implement 8.5 MW Solar Power Plant in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

    Canadian Solar, (the "Company," "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that it has supplied solar modules for an 8.5 MW power plant in Lindenhof near Neubrandenburg in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Berlin-based saferay expects to complete the project next month. With this ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • BluEarth Renewables to Purchase Four Utility-Scale Solar Power Plants From Canadian Solar

    GUELPH, Ontario and CALGARY, Alberta, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar"), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has entered into a sales agreement with a BluEarth Renewables Inc. subsidiary ("BluEarth"), whereby BluEarth ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Canadian Solar Becomes the Majority Module Supplier to a 10.7 MW French Solar Power Plant of EOSOL Energies Nouvelles

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that the company will supply 8 MW of solar modules to EOSOL Energies Nouvelles' new ground-mounted solar power plant that will have an installed capacity of 10.7 MW. The new solar power plant will be built in Saint-Leger in the south west of France with a total of 39,500 ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Etrion Partners with Phoenix Solar to Build 3.5 MW Solar Power Plant in Italy

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Etrion Corporation ("Etrion" or the "Company") (TSX: ETX), an independent solar power producer, and Phoenix Solar AG ("Phoenix Solar") (ISIN DE000A0BVU93), a leading photovoltaic system integrator listed on the German TecDAX, today announced an agreement to build a 3.5 megawatt ("MW") solar power plant in the Lazio region of Italy. Phoenix Solar will design and construct the ...


    By Etrion Corporation

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