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23.1 MW Falcon Ma'an PV plant connected to Jordan’s grid

2016-12-02 |

The Falcon Ma'an solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, one of the largest in the Middle East has just been connected to the Jordanian national grid. The 23.1 MWp PV plant – executed by the Italian company Enerray, a global EPC contractor, and Saudi renewable energy company Desert Technologies – puts Jordan on the map as a leading regional solar powered nation, the partners emphasize. Read more...

 
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The Ma’an solar PV plant will deliver 147 million kilowatt hours of solar power to the Jordanian national grid each year

23.1 MW Falcon Ma'an PV plant connected to Jordan’s grid

2016-12-02

The Falcon Ma'an solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, one of the largest in the Middle East has just been connected to the Jordanian national grid. The 23.1 MWp PV plant – executed by the Italian company Enerray, a global EPC contractor, and Saudi renewable energy company Desert Technologies – puts Jordan on the map as a leading regional solar powered nation, the partners emphasize. Read more...

Solar CPV power generation plant in Morocco

Sumitomo Electric starts operation of 1 MW CPV pilot plant in Morocco

2016-12-02

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI, Osaka, Japan) has completed the construction of an 1 MW concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) power generation plant in the Kingdom of Morocco, the company's first megawatt-class CPV project. The company had been working on the construction of the project facility since June based on the contract made this May with the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN). Read more...

Citizens Energy’s Flint River Solar Project in Warwick, GA

Phono Solar partners with Citizens Energy on a 28 MW solar PV farm in Georgia

2016-12-02

Phono Solar (Nanjing, China), a producer of monocrystalline and polycrystalline silicon solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, on December 1st, 2016 announced that the company has delivered 28 MW solar PV modules to Citizens Energy, a Boston, MA-based not-for-profit energy developer. Read more...

SPI Energy receives first subsidy payment for its solar PV plant in Gonghe County, Qinghai Province, China

2016-12-02

SPI Energy Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) on December 1st, 2016 announced that the Company's 10 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant located in Gonghe County, Qinghai Province has received approximately RMB 20 million (approx. USD 2.9 million) subsidy towards partial payment of the accrued renewable energy tariff period till April 2015. Read more...

The solar PV systems are the first to be owned by town and village utilities in Vermont

Yaskawa - Solectria PV inverters deployed in Vermont’s first municipality-owned solar PV systems

2016-12-02

U.S. commercial solar PV inverter manufacturer Yaskawa - Solectria Solar (Lawrence, MA) on December 1st, 2016 announced that its PVI 28TL and PVI 36TL inverters have been deployed in two solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in Vermont that are the first to be owned by town and village utilities. The Nebraska Valley and Waterhouse Solar Farms total 2.7 MW and will produce enough solar power to supply 229 homes for one year. Read more...

The power generated from the 5 MW solar PV array will be enough to power 500 homes

Melink develops 5 MW solar farm for North Carolina country club

2016-12-02

Melink Corporation (Cincinnati) has completed development of a 5.25 megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in the Charlotte, North Carolina, metro region. Located on land owned by Rock Barn Country Club & Spa in Conover, the PV array began operating November 18th. The array comprises 16,948 solar panels on 28 acres. Read more...

Azure Power reference solar PV plant

Azure Power commences construction of a 100 MW solar PV project in Andhra Pradesh

2016-12-01

Azure Power (New Delhi, India), a leading independent solar power producer in India, on November 30th, 2016 announced that it has started the construction of its 100 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Andhra Pradesh. The Company has secured land and financing for this project. The project was auctioned by NTPC, Government of India’s largest power utility, designated under National Solar Mission for a total capacity of 1,000 MW of solar power projects at Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park. Read more...

ESTIF is actively promoting the use of solar thermal technology for renewable heating and cooling in Europe

ESTIF welcomes new focus on renewable heat in the new EU Renewable Energy Directive, criticizes incoherences

2016-12-01

The European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF, Brussels) welcomes the new focus on renewable heat in the new Renewable Energy Directive, although regretting several incoherences in the Winter Package, and an overall low level of ambition for the renewable energy sector. Read more...

The fund will support commercial and industrial solar PV projects

Marathon Capital announces the successful closing of Empower Energies' DG solar PV fund

2016-12-01

Marathon Capital (Chicago, IL, U.S.) on November 30th, 2016 announced the successful closing of the Empower Energies, Inc. (Frederick, MD, U.S.) Distributed Generation Fund (DG Fund) for commercial and industrial (C&I) solar photovoltaic (PV) projects originated and developed by Empower and its co-development partners. Read more...

PSE&G’s Kinsley landfill solar PV farm

New Jersey BPU approves 33 MW extension to PSE&G Solar 4 All program

2016-12-01

Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G, Newark, NJ, U.S.) on November 30th, 2016 announced that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has approved an extension to the utility's “Solar 4 All” program. The approval authorizes PSE&G to invest up to USD 80 million over the next three years to build an additional 33 megawatts of solar photovoltaic (PV) farms on landfills and brownfields in PSE&G's electric service territory. Read more...

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