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  • Canadian Solar Announces 600 MW PV Cell Plant Joint Venture

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Suzhou New District Economic Development Group Corporation ("SND") and Suzhou Science and Technology City Development Co., Ltd ("SST") to build a 600 MW photovoltaic (PV) cell production factory in Suzhou, Jiangsu ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • ET Solar Executes 10 MW PV Plant Construction in Germany

    ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), one of the globally leading solar PV one-stop solution providers, today announces construction execution of a 10 MW ground-mounted PV power plant in Germany. ET Solutions AG, ET Solar's wholly-owned subsidiary, is awarded as the EPC contractor for a 10 MW PV project that is located in the town of Gefell in Thuringia. The project is about 180 kilometers west of ...


    By ET Solar Group

  • AMEC awarded solar plant project at Colorado State University

    AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has been awarded a contract by Renewable Ventures, a Fotowatio company, to install a 2-megawatt (MW) solar power plant at Colorado State University. AMEC will be responsible for the construction of the solar panels on the Foothills campus of Colorado State University, which will be located just east of the city of Fort Collins ...


    By Amec Foster Wheeler

  • Expansion of Sharp Solar Plant is a Clear Signal of Growing Demand in PV

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 08/05/10 -- Solar Guide, the free online resource for homeowners and engineers regarding all solar-related issues, has welcomed the news that Sharp is set to expand its solar plant in Wrexham to meet the growing global demand for solar PV. Sharp Solar announced last week that it will invest over GBP 30m at the ...


  • ET Solar Announces Completion of 9.6MW of PV Plants in Germany

    ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), one of the global leading solar PV one-stop solution providers, today announces completion of two ground-mounted PV power plants in Germany with total installed capacity of over 9.6MW. The plants are both ground mounted and are 4MW and 5.6MW by size. They are located in Oberröblingen, 100 kilometers west of Leipzig, and Rätzlingen, 100 kilometers from ...


    By ET Solar Group

  • 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

  • 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

  • SunPower Starts Construction on 100-Megawatt Boulder Solar Plant for NV Energy

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced today that construction has commenced on Boulder Solar, a 100-megawatt (AC) solar power plant located in the Eldorado Valley of Boulder City, Nev. NV Energy has contracted to buy the power generated at the plant under a 20-year power purchase agreement. "With more than 5.8 gigawatts of operating solar systems worldwide, the power plants we deliver leverage ...


  • Sempra Generation Receives Approval to Build Southern California Solar Plant

    Rosamond Solar to Create 300 Construction JobsSAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/10/10 -- Sempra Generation yesterday received unanimous approval from the Kern County Board of Supervisors to construct a new photovoltaic solar power plant in California's Antelope Valley. Located in the high desert about 90 miles north of Los Angeles, Rosamond Solar will generate up to 200 megawatts (MW) or ...


  • Sempra Generation Completes Largest U.S. Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant

    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/10 -- Sempra Generation, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), today announced that it has completed construction on the largest photovoltaic solar power plant in the U.S. The 48-megawatt (MW) Copper Mountain Solar facility, located in Boulder City, Nev., about 40 miles southeast of Las Vegas, is now generating enough emission-free electricity to ...


  • Suntech, Bangchak Turn On Southeast Asia`s Largest Solar Plant In Thailand

    Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, announced that South East Asia's largest silicon photovoltaic power plant, a 44-megawatt project called 'Sunny Bangchak', achieved grid connection on September 4, 2012. The project, located in Bang Pa-In, Ayutthaya, forty kilometers outside Bangkok, Thailand, is owned by Bangchak Public Petroleum Co., Ltd ...

  • APS, AMEC Partner to Dedicate Foothills Solar Power Plant

    Arizona Public Service Co. and AMEC, an international engineering and project management company, announced today the completion of the first 17 megawatts (MW) of the Foothills Solar Power Plant ...


    By Amec Foster Wheeler

  • ET Solar Executes 12.6MW PV Plant Construction in Germany

    ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), one of the globally leading solar PV one-stop solution providers, today announces construction execution of two ground-mounted PV power plants in Germany with total installed capacity of 12.6MW.   ET Solutions AG, ET Solar's wholly owned subsidiary, is the EPC contractor for the 7.6MW and 5MW PV plants that are located in Hohen Wangelin (150 kilometers ...


    By ET Solar Group

  • An uphill battle for Rwanda`s hilltop solar power plant

    Rwanda, home to Africa's largest solar power plant, is eager to harness renewable energy to ensure economic development. But its grand ambitions face many challenges. The US$1.3 million plant, known as Jali, is covered in 4,000 solar panels covering 2,880 square metres. It produces 325,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a year — but this is still just 0.1 per cent of Rwanda's total ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Ascent Solar Selected to Provide BIPV Modules for New Foxconn Plant

    Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...


    By Ascent Solar

  • SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval For Breakthrough Solar Plant With Energy Storage In Chile

    SolarReserve, the industry leader in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal technology, has received environmental approval from the Chilean government to develop one of the world's largest solar projects with energy storage. Utilizing SolarReserve's proprietary solar thermal energy ...


    By SolarReserve

  • Abengoa Obtains Environmental Approval for South America’s Largest Solar-Thermal Plant

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has obtained a favorable environmental rating from the authorities of the Chilean Environmental Service to develop a solar-thermal plant using molten salts tower technology with an installed capacity of 110 MW. The project, ...


    By Abengoa

  • CETCO Builds Philadelphia`s First Solar Power Plant

    CETCO’s Contracting Services Company diverse background and expertise proves to be advantageous in Philadelphia’s public works bidding process. For more information: Dana McCombs, Marketing Manager Tel: 714.384.0111 x206 • dana.mccombs@cetco.com ...


    By CETCO

  • Idea could lead to cheap solar cells using plant waste

    Remote communities could eventually make their own solar cells using waste vegetation, thanks to a design developed by researchers in Switzerland and the United States. The technology is inspired by photosynthesis. In plant cells, sunlight separates electrical charges with almost 100 per cent ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • SOLON Completes Five MW Prairie Fire Solar Plant

    SOLON Corporation, one of the largest providers of turnkey solar power plants in the United States, today announced the completion of the 5 megawatt (MW) Prairie Fire Solar Plant in Tucson, Arizona, ...


    By SOLON Energy GmbH, LLC

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