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Enerray to build a 104 MW solar PV plant for Enel Green Power in Brazil

2016-08-30 |

Enerray (Bologna, Italy) through Enerray do Brasil has won another key tender of Enel Green Power (EGP, Rome, Italy) aimed at the construction of another second solar photovoltaic (PV) park, which will be located in the State of Bahia, in the north-west of the Country, municipality of Tabocas do Brejo Velho. Read more...

 
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In December 2015 Enerray started its works for the 254 MW solar PV plant Ituverava

Enerray to build a 104 MW solar PV plant for Enel Green Power in Brazil

2016-08-30

Enerray (Bologna, Italy) through Enerray do Brasil has won another key tender of Enel Green Power (EGP, Rome, Italy) aimed at the construction of another second solar photovoltaic (PV) park, which will be located in the State of Bahia, in the north-west of the Country, municipality of Tabocas do Brejo Velho. Read more...

Construction has started on the 131 MW solar PV facility in Lamesa, Texas

RES chooses ATI solar trackers for the 131 MW Lamesa PV facility in Texas

2016-08-30

EPC company Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES, Broomfield, Colorado, U.S.) has selected Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.), a global provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) tracking technology, to supply a utility-scale PV project with its products. The Lamesa Solar Facility, at 102 MW (ac), will produce enough solar power to cover the electricity needs of approximately 26,000 U.S. homes. Read more...

On the Cleantech II building, 87 HeliaFilm solar films were mounted directly on glass elements

Building Integrated Organic Photovoltaics: Heliatek implements second phase of pilot project in Singapore

2016-08-30

Heliatek GmbH (Dresden, Germany) on August 30th, 2016 announced that the second phase of their large pilot installation in Singapore has been successfully completed. The solar photovoltaic (PV) film “HeliaFilm” is being tested under tropical weather conditions to provide new urban fit energy solutions for the ever growing cities of Asia. With HeliaFilm installed on various façade and roof elements, this is the largest BIOPV (Building Integrated Organic Photovoltaic) project in Asia, the company notes. Read more...

NEXTracker provides advanced PV system innovations that empower solar power plants of all sizes to increase performance and reduce costs

NEXTracker acquires software company BrightBox Technologies to enhance PV system technology

2016-08-30

NEXTracker (Fremont, CA, U.S.) on August 30th, 2016 announced its acquisition of BrightBox Technologies, Inc. (Berkeley, CA, U.S.) a provider of predictive modeling software and machine-learning technologies. This acquisition expands NEXTracker’s technology leadership and adds a first mover capability for advanced diagnostics and real-time control of solar tracking systems, the company notes. Read more...

Boviet Solar reference PV plant. Boviet Solar USA is the North American arm of Boviet Solar Technology Co. Ltd., the largest manufacturer of solar cells and PV panels in Vietnam

Boviet Solar USA introduces 1,500 V polycrystalline solar PV modules

2016-08-30

Boviet Solar USA (San Jose, CA), the North American arm of Boviet Solar Technology Co., Ltd. (Bac Giang, Vietnam) a manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) technology, on August 29th, 2016 announced that the company is launching its new 1,500 volt polycrystalline PV modules. Read more...

ViZn is commercializing highly scalable energy storage systems, ranging from tens of kilowatts to mega-watt storage

Energy storage provider ViZn Energy Systems, Jabil Inala partner to power Africa

2016-08-30

ViZn Energy Systems Inc. (ViZn, Austin, TX, U.S.), a provider of zinc and iron chemistry-based flow battery energy storage systems for utilities and micro-grids, on August 29th, 2016 announced that they will be partnering with Jabil Inala (Midrand, South Africa) to offer turnkey storage solutions to the African power market. Read more...

In its newly released report, “U.S. Microgrids 2016: Market Drivers, Analysis and Forecast,” GTM Research provides conceptual explanations, analysis of customer drivers and emerging ownership models, and detailed segmentations of the current market to arrive at future market expectations to 2020

GTM Research: U.S. installed micro-grid capacity to grow 115% over next five years; Estimated to reach 4.3 GW by 2020

2016-08-30

According to GTM Research (Boston, MA, U.S.) an emerging shift away from single-entity owned and operated projects is greatly improving micro-grid project economics in the U.S. micro-grid market. Read more...

PG&E supports the growth of solar and other renewable energy sources in California

PG&E calls for proposals from local California renewable energy developers for new program

2016-08-30

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) on August 29th, 2016 announced a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build projects for a new clean energy program available to customers. According to PG&E, approximately half of U.S. households and businesses are unable to install private solar photovoltaic (PV) systems due to space limitations or insufficient sun exposure. Read more...

TrinaBEST utility-scale energy storage system “TrinaMega”

Energy storage: TrinaBEST establishes Japanese subsidiary

2016-08-29

TrinaBEST (Trina Energy Storage Solution Co., Ltd. Changzhou, China) on August 29th, 2016 announced that it has established TrinaBEST Japan, a Tokyo corporation, as part of a long-term strategy to establish firm foundation and growth in a major market for its energy storage solution in Japan. Read more...

ET Solar smart PV module

Sandler Research: World smart solar PV market to grow at 15.22% CAGR to 2020

2016-08-29

The global smart solar photovoltaic (PV) market 2016–2020 report, published by Sandler Research (Pune, India), says one of the key trends for market growth will be increasing demand for solutions and services due to advances in technology and components, such as smart meters, solar simulators, and grid intelligent components, services and applications of smart solar PV. Read more...

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