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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

  • SolarWorld Solar Panels Power Largest Solar Installation in West Virginia

    American Public University System (APUS), an online higher-education provider focused on the military and public service communities, has christened the largest solar array in West Virginia. The 407-kilowatt system is comprised of ...


    By SolarWorld AG

  • 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)

  • VTA Installs Solar Power Systems at Its Three Bus Yards

          SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), in partnership with SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), Joint Venture Silicon Valley, and Wells Fargo, installed solar parking canopy systems, totaling 2.1 megawatts (MW), at its three bus maintenance divisions. Using a Power Purchase Agreement to ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • ET Solar Modules Installed in the Third Largest Commercial PV Plant in Chile

    ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading solar one-stop solution provider, today announces that it has supplied 3.3 MW high quality modules to the third largest commercial PV plant project undertaken by Perihelio y Afelio , a local EPC company in Chile. Located in En La Huayca, Pozo Almonte, the ground-mounted PV plant Parque Solar Los Puquios is under construction ...


    By ET Solar Group

  • 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)

  • 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 ...


  • Eaton Advances Power Management for Solar Power Installations to Optimize Energy Harvest, Improve System Reliability

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has introduced PVGard® engineered monitoring system, which helps solar customers monitor and proactively manage solar plant’s equipment. The web-based PVGard monitoring system, which Eaton previewed at the Solar Power International Conference in Orlando, alerts customers to underperforming panels, inverters and transformers. ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Canadian Solar Supplies Modules for Turkey`s Largest Commercial PV Project: 540 kW Solar Power Plant at Izmir Airport Installed by Gehrlicher Merk Solar

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, provided its CS6P-P solar modules for the first project under the new Turkish solar energy legislation, YEK (Law on the utilization of renewable energy resources for the purpose of generating electricity), for solar power plants under 500 kW. The solar park has a capacity of 540 kW ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • German Solar Installations Surpass 30 GWp Milestone

      ?Germany installed roughly 320 MWp of solar power in August, according to initial reports. This addition has bumped Germany past 30 GWp, the first country in the world to reach this level of photovoltaic capacity. German solar installations make up more than the rest of Europe combined. Germany Trade & Invest industry experts will share the latest trends at this week's EUPVSEC from ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • SkyFuel's Mirror Film Lasts the Lifetime of Solar Power Plant

    ReflecTech Mirror Film is used in place of fragile glass mirrors to lower the cost of SkyFuel's parabolic trough concentrating solar collector. In the solar thermal plants where these collectors are installed, the reflectors are expected to last for 25 years. Parabolic trough technology itself is considered mature, having been in ...


  • SRP, ASU Partner on 1-Megawatt Solar Power Plant

      MESA, Ariz., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt River Project (SRP), Arizona State University (ASU) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement to build a 1-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant at ASU's Polytechnic campus in Mesa, Ariz. The ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Photovoltaic Solar Panel Installed on Largest Solar Project in the World

    Less than two weeks after its official groundbreaking ceremony, MidAmerican Solar and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) marked another milestone at Topaz Solar Farms, located in San Luis Obispo County, Calif. On Wednesday, the first solar panel was installed on what is the largest solar project under construction in the world. When complete, the 550-megawattAC ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • 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 ...

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