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  • Eaton to Provide Energy Management Solutions for Arizona’s Largest Solar Power Plant

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced an $8.1 million contract to provide electrical power distribution system equipment for Abengoa Solar’s 280 MW Solana Generating Station, which upon completion, will be one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, the plant will use ...


    By Eaton Filtration, LLC.

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

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


    By Ascent Solar

  • Pennsylvania to Host Largest East Coast Solar Power Plant

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, September 4, 2007 (ENS) - A new solar energy power station is being built in southeastern Pennsylvania that will be the fourth-largest facility of its kind in the country and the largest east of Arizona when operations begin next April. Plans call for more than 16,500 solar panels to be installed on 16.5 acres, adjacent to Waste Management’s GROWS Landfill, in Falls ...

  • Ontario is home to the world`s largest solar PV power plant

    The grand opening of the Sarnia Solar Project - largest operational solar photovoltaic installation in the world - is a first for Ontario and for energy giant Enbridge Inc., owner of the project. The 80-megawatt solar installation includes about 1.3 million thin-film modules manufactured by First Solar and deployed on about 950 acres in Sarnia. That's enough electricity to meet the annual ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sharp Starts Operation at Solar Cell Plant in GREEN FRONT SAKAI

    Tokyo, Mar 29, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - On March 29, 2010, Sharp Corporation started operations at its new thin-film solar cell plant in GREEN FRONT SAKAI, Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.This plant will produce thin-film solar cells using large-size glass substrates measuring 1,000 x 1,400 mm. Thin-film solar cells have a structure in which thin layers of silicon are accumulated onto a glass ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • 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

  • Obama Says US Supporting Chilean Solar Power Plant

    President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States wants to help Chile build Latin America's largest solar power plant. Obama touted the project during an Oval Office meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who has returned to office after winning election in March. Obama said Chile has been a model democracy in Latin America and he wants to deepen cooperation between the two ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Total and SunPower Commission a New Solar Panel Manufacturing Plant in France

    Total and its affiliate SunPower(1) (NASDAQ: SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced the commissioning of a new photovoltaic solar panel manufacturing and assembly plant in the De Vernejoul industrial park in Porcelette, Eastern France. The 3,300-square-meter plant is equipped with a 44 MWp(2) production line ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

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