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The PV plant to be built in in Handan City, Hebei Province, is expected to generate approximately 54 million kilowatt-hours of solar power annually

Yingli Solar to develop a 50 MW PV plant in China; Company secures USD 48 million in long-term financing for project

2015-04-21

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (Baoding, China), known as “Yingli Solar,” on April 20th, 2015 announced that it has obtained a RMB 300 million (USD 48 million) financing facility for a 50 megawatt (MW) PV plant in China. The 10-year direct financing lease for the PV project's development and construction was provided by CGN International Finance Leasing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN). Read more...

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The PV plant to be built in in Handan City, Hebei Province, is expected to generate approximately 54 million kilowatt-hours of solar power annually

Yingli Solar to develop a 50 MW PV plant in China; Company secures USD 48 million in long-term financing for project

2015-04-21

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (Baoding, China), known as “Yingli Solar,” on April 20th, 2015 announced that it has obtained a RMB 300 million (USD 48 million) financing facility for a 50 megawatt (MW) PV plant in China. The 10-year direct financing lease for the PV project's development and construction was provided by CGN International Finance Leasing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN). Read more...

RES energy storage system in Sunbury, Ohio. The system is comprised of a +/-4 MW (8 MW total range) / 2.6 MWh lithium battery that provides frequency regulation to the PJM system

RES announces 6 MW energy storage project in Ohio

2015-04-21

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES, Broomfield, Colorado, US), on April 20th, 2015 announced its sixth utility-scale energy storage project, Willey Battery Storage, in Hamilton, Ohio. RES developed and will construct the six megawatt (MW) energy storage project that will be owned by Sumitomo Corporation. The project will include three containers of lithium ion batteries manufactured by Toshiba, and three inverter units manufactured by Parker Hannifin. Read more...

The Carloggas PV plant, located in Cornwall, was especially challenging, given its short project timeline

GOLDBECK Solar completes eight U.K. PV plants totaling 75 MW in Q1, 2015

2015-04-21

GOLDBECK Solar, headquartered in Hirschberg, Germany, brought 115 megawatts of solar PV generation capacity to the UK grid in the last 12 months, the company reports. That includes more than 75 MWp constructed and connected in Q, 2015. In total, GOLDBECK Solar has built more than 250 MWp in Great Britain. New compensation standards for the United Kingdom went into effect in April. Thus, as much output as possible was to be connected by the deadline at the end of March. Read more...

1.7 MW floating solar PV plant at Nishihira Pond

Kyocera TCL solar inaugurates floating “mega” PV plants in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

2015-04-20

Kyocera Corporation (Kyoto, Japan) and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation on April 20th, 2015 announced that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, a joint venture established by the two companies, has completed construction of two floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plants at Nishihira Pond and Higashihira Pond in Kato City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. Read more...

Hanwha Q CELLS PV modules installed in North America. The supply deal with NextEra will enable Hanwha Q CELLS to become a market share leader in the U.S.

Hanwha Q Cells announces solar PV module supply agreement with NextEra totaling 1.5 GW

2015-04-20

Hanwha Q CELLS Co. Ltd. (Seoul, South Korea) on April 20th, 2015 announced the signing of a major solar PV module supply agreement with NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (Juno Beach, Florida, U.S.), a subsidiary of one of the world's largest clean energy companies, U.S.-based NextEra Energy. A subsidiary of Hanwha Q CELLS will provide more than 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to NextEra Energy Resources and its affiliates between 4Q 2015 and 4Q 2016 to help power its continued solar expansion in the U.S. Read more...

In 2014, SunPower completed two solar PV projects totaling 33 megawatts, located near Douglas in the Northern Cape province, South Africa

Utility-scale PV in South Africa: SunPower breaks ground on 86 MW Prieska project

2015-04-20

SunPower (San Jose, California, US) on April 20th, 2015 announced that it has begun construction on the 86 megawatt peak (MWp) Prieska solar photovoltaic (PV) power project in South Africa's Northern Cape province. Expected to be fully operational in 2016, the PV plant represents the third solar power project constructed by SunPower under the South Africa government's renewable energy program (REIPPP). Read more...

Southern Power announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in the 32 MW Lost Hills-Blackwell solar PV facility in California from First Solar, Inc.

Southern Company accelerates sustainable energy innovations with five solar PV projects totaling 160 MW in three U.S. states

2015-04-20

Three Southern Company (Atlanta, GA, US) subsidiaries last week are marking major milestones in the strategic expansion of one of the nation's largest renewable energy portfolios through the announced development or acquisition of five large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. Subsidiaries Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Southern Power are contributing to the company's 3,100 megawatts (MW) of announced or completed renewable energy generating capacity with more than 160 MW of new solar PV. Read more...

Completed Community Solar Garden outside of Denver International Airport

NRG Renew, SunShare celebrate one of the largest community solar portfolios in the US, completion of Denver solar garden

2015-04-20

On April 17th, NRG Energy, Inc. (Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.) and SunShare (Denver, CO, U.S.) were joined by Governor John Hickenlooper, project partners, and community members to celebrate the bright future of renewable energy in the state of Colorado. “Colorado continues to embrace solar energy, having been the first state in the nation to pass a Community Solar Gardens act that allows residents, communities and businesses access to solar energy,” said GovernorJohn Hickenlooper. Read more...

The conference consolidates the topics covered at the ees Europe and Intersolar Europe exhibitions

Energy storage: Inaugural ees Europe Conference to be held during ees Europe in Munich

2015-04-20

For the first time, experts are to present innovations in the field of energy storage technology at a dedicated conference as part of electrical energy storage (ees) Europe. The conference has been designed to complement the exhibition segments and forum at the international exhibition for batteries, energy storage systems and innovative production. The ees Europe Conference takes place from June 9–10, 2015 at ICM – International Congress Center Munich, running parallel with the Intersolar Europe Conference in Munich, Germany. Read more...

ZBB’s redox flow battery flow battery modules are modular and scalable

SPI announces strategic partnership with ZBB Energy on energy storage systems in PV markets worldwide

2015-04-20

Solar Power, Inc. (SPI, Shanghai, China) on April 17th, 2015 announced its intention to enter into a strategic partnership with ZBB Energy Corporation (Menomonee Falls, WI, US), a developer of innovative energy management systems serving the utility, commercial and industrial building markets. As part of the proposed strategic partnership, the parties have executed a Securities Purchase Agreement (SPA) valued at USD 33.4 million, consisting of a combination of newly issued common stock and convertible preferred stock of ZBB. Read more...

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