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Sungrow supplied 25 central inverters for the 28.4 MW PV plant

Sungrow commissions PV inverters for the 28.4 MWdc TA Acacia project in the U.S.

2014-12-23

Sungrow Power Supply Co., LTD (Hefei, China) subsidiary Sungrow USA Corp. on December 23rd, 2014 announced that it completed the commissioning of its solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters for the TA Acacia solar project in Los Angeles County on the outskirts of Lancaster, California. Read more...

Topaz Solar is the world’s largest solar PV facility with 550 MW total capacity. Image: First Solar

U.S. utility-scale solar PV capacity exceeds 10 GW; Topaz Solar PV facility with 550 MW is on line

2014-12-23

14 utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) plants totaling 294 MW were put online in the United States in November 2014, according to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). These represent nearly one third of the 873 MW of new electricity generation commissioned during the month and brings the total installed utility-scale PV capacity to 10.25 GW respectively 0.88% of the overall electricity generation in the U.S. Read more...

JSI also developed the 15 MW Milford PV plant for PSEG. Image: juwi solar

PSEG Solar source to acquire 12.9 MW Maryland PV project from juwi

2014-12-23

PSEG Solar Source (Newark, N.J., US) on December 22nd, 2014 announced that it will acquire a 12.9 megawatt (MWdc) solar photovoltaic (PV) facility near Waldorf, MD from juwi solar (JSI). The project was originally developed by JSI and has a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO). Read more...

The Indianapolis International Airport is now home to over 76,000 photovoltaic solar panels

7.5 MW airport-based PV plant operating at the Indianapolis International Airport

2014-12-23

The IND Solar Farm project partners on December 22´nd, 2014 announced that the second phase expansion of the IND Solar Farm at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is now fully operational. The 7.5 MW AC, 86-acre solar photovoltaic (PV) plant is comprised of 32,100 sun-tracking panels, which will annually produce more than 15.2 million kilowatt hours of solar power, enough to supply more than 1,410 average American homes for a year. Read more...

The PV plant will generate approximately 8.1 million kilowatt hours of solar power per year

KDC Solar, CentraState Medical Center cut ribbon on 6.31MW PV plant for a Hospital in New Jersey

2014-12-23

KDC Solar LLC (Bedminster, N.J., US) has commenced commercial operations of its 6.31 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) array located at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold, New Jersey. The PV plant will provide solar power to CentraState's Medical Center which serves over 14,000 inpatients and over 250,000 outpatient visits a year. Read more...

Photo of a similar floating solar PV installation

Kyocera to develop 13.4 MW floating solar PV plant on reservoir in Chiba prefecture, Japan

2014-12-23

Kyocera Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation on December 22nd, 2014 announced that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, a joint venture established by the two companies, will develop and operate a 13.4 MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant on the Yamakura Dam reservoir, managed by the Public Enterprises Agency of Chiba Prefecture in Japan for industrial water services. The plant will become the largest floating solar PV installation in the world. Read more...

240 kW PV rooftop system in Kitchener, Ontario: Image: CarbonFree Technology

Ontario Power Authority to offer 330 solar PV FIT contracts as part of the extended FIT 3 procurement

2014-12-23

The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) is offering 332 new Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) renewable energy contracts. These contracts for 330 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects and 2 bio-energy projects represent 100 megawatts (MW), enough electricity each year to power almost 13,000 homes. “The FIT Program continues to generate strong interest among power generators as well as communities across the province. The FIT contracts we are about to offer represent significant investment in Ontario and in our electricity system. They show that the transformation of our electricity system to be cleaner and more sustainable is well on its way”, comments Ontario Power Authority CEO Colin Andersen. Read more...

In total 8 PV systems from 10 kW up to 35 kW are providing solar power for self-consumption

Solar power self-consumption: Asunim commissions zero grid-injection PV systems in Turkey

2014-12-23

Eight solar photovoltaic (PV) systems with grid-backup and zero grid injection of self-consumed solar power named “Solar Equality” are now operating in Aksaray province, Turkey, Asunim Turkey (Ankara) reports in a press release. The PV systems supply solar power to municipal pump stations. Read more...

The goal of the new project, that is coordinated by materials scientists of Jena University, are more intelligent façades

German Materials scientists coordinate new EU project on intelligent façades generating solar power and heat

2014-12-23

Windows that change their light permeability at the touch of a button, façades, whose color can be changed according to the sunlight, façades and window parts in which transparent solar photovoltaic (PV modules are integrated or in which microalgae are being bred to provide the house with its own biofuel: This is what the buildings of the future could feature, or at least something similar. “Many of these ideas are certainly within imagination end even technological feasibility, today, in particular within the field of façades which may adapt to their environment and thus improve the energy efficiency of modern buildings,” states Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lothar Wondraczek from Friedrich Schiller University in Jena (Germany). Read more...

RCT Solutions develops state of the art solar PV cell technology

MegaCell, RCT Solutions ink development and licence agreement on bi-facial polycristalline PV technology

2014-12-22

The Italian solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer MegaCell S.r.l. (Carmignano di Brenta), owned by Mega Group, and RCT Solutions GmbH (Konstanz, Germany), which develops state of the art solar cell technology, on December 22nd, 2014 announced the signature of a co-development and license agreement for the technology transfer in favour of MegaCell for the industrial production of polycrystalline bi-facial solar cells. Read more...

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