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  • Enel and ENAP Inaugurate South America`s First Geothermal Power Plant Cerro Pabellón

    Enel and ENAP inaugurated Cerro Pabellón, which is the first geothermal power plant in South America and the world's first large-scale facility of this kind to be built at 4,500 meters above sea level. The inauguration ceremony, which follows the start of operations at the second of the plant's two 24 MW-units, was opened by Chile's President Michelle Bachelet and attended by Chile's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Morocco unveils massive solar plant

    Morocco's King Mohammed VI unveiled one of the world's biggest solar plants Thursday, taking advantage of the Sahara sunshine and a growing global push for renewable energy. The $3.9-billion project in the southern town of Ouarzazate, also known as Noor I, is the first phase of a project expected to provide 1.2 million Moroccans with power. Row after row of solar panels glisten in the sunlight, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Yingli Green Energy to Power the Largest Solar Plant in Singapore

    Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", announced today that its wholly-owned ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Four New Solar Plants to Deliver Clean Energy for Florida

    Black & Veatch has been selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services on four solar energy projects for Florida Power & Light (FPL). The plants are part of an extensive renewable energy program designed to help deliver additional electric supplies to meet increasing population and business growth in the region. The combined output of the projects will ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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)

  • Solar Energy: TÜV Rheinland Involved in Construction of World’s Largest Fresnel Solar Power Plant as an Independent Certifier

    TÜV Rheinland accompanied the construction of the world’s largest solar thermal power plant, Puerto Errado 2 in Spain, as a neutral certifier. On behalf of several companies involved in the project, the testing service provider’s specialists examined all phases of construction of the power plant as an independent certifier and accompanied the relevant quality inspections. ...


    By TÜV Rheinland AG

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  • New Solar Photovoltaic Plant in Fort Irwin

    Last week, Soitec announced it has signed a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense as part of its certification program technologies conducive to environmental protection ESTCP (U.S. Department of Defense’s Environmental Security Technology Certification Program). The contract is for a 1 MW solar project at Fort Irwin, California. The U.S. Department of Defense conducts tests at ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Masdar to Develop 15 MW Solar Plant in Mauritania

    Masdar announced today the development of a 15-megawatt solar power project in Nouakchott, the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. The plant will deliver 10 per cent of electricity capacity in Mauritania. Masdar is a renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which has large and small-scale power projects around the world. ...


    By MASDAR

  • 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)

  • Scatec Solar to build first large scale solar plant in West Africa

    An historic agreement to Build-Own-and Operate West Africa’s first utility-scale solar power plant was signed here today by Norwegian company Scatec Solar ( ...


    By Scatec Solar Solutions GmbH

  • ‎Building one of the worlds largest Solar Plant

    Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the largest producer of oil and gas in Oman, and GlassPoint Solar, the ...

  • Utility-Scale Solar Plant Goes Online in Nevada

    BOULDER CITY, Nevada (ENS) - Nevada Solar One, the first concentrating solar power plant in Nevada went on line on Saturday. Covering 250 acres of desert in the El Dorado Valley near Boulder City, this 64 megawatt concentrating solar plant is the first modern utility-scale solar electric power plant in the United States. It is the largest solar electric power plant to be built ...

  • Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

    Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair. Federal wildlife investigators who visited the BrightSource Energy plant last year and watched as birds burned and fell, reporting an average of one "streamer" every two minutes, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Huge thermal plant opens as solar industry grows

    A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry that is testing the balance between wilderness conservation and the pursuit of green energy across the West. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, sprawling across ...


    By Associated Press

  • Dow Solar to Begin Hiring for Midland Plant

    Initial Jobs to be in Advanced Manufacturing as Business Prepares for 2011 Commercial Launch of the POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle MIDLAND, Mich. - The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced the creation of 100 new, full-time jobs to support the development of its revolutionary DOW™ POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingles at its facility in Midland, Michigan. ...


    By The Dow Chemical Company

  • New solar manufacturing plants coming to four states

    The Dow Chemical Company announced on February 3 that it has picked Midland, Michigan, as the site for the first full-scale production facility for its Dow Powerhouse solar shingle, if the company obtains sufficient local, state, and federal funding. That became more likely on February 25, when the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) awarded $61.3 million in tax credits over 15 years ...

  • Canadian Solar Modules Installed in Pennsylvania`s Largest Solar Energy Installation

    Canadian Solar Inc.(the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced its modules have been installed in a 5MW (AC) solar plant located in a dense agricultural area of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The environment-friendly solar project, dubbed Keystone, was developed by Community ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

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