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Aerial view of a portion of the Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska PV project, situated 50km south-west of Prieska in the Northern Cape

Sonnedix achieves commercial operation at the 86 MW Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska solar PV plant in South Africa

2016-07-26

Independent Solar Power Producer Sonnedix (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) on July 26th, 2016 announced that the 125 hectare, 86 MW, Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the Northern Cape officially started commercial operation on Friday 22nd July, 2016. Construction was completed after only 17 months. Read more...

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Aerial view of a portion of the Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska PV project, situated 50km south-west of Prieska in the Northern Cape

Sonnedix achieves commercial operation at the 86 MW Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska solar PV plant in South Africa

2016-07-26

Independent Solar Power Producer Sonnedix (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) on July 26th, 2016 announced that the 125 hectare, 86 MW, Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the Northern Cape officially started commercial operation on Friday 22nd July, 2016. Construction was completed after only 17 months. Read more...

An ARENA-supported study found there’s an estimated 1,000 MW of potential opportunities to add solar PV alongside existing wind farms

Australia: First project combines wind and solar PV to produce more reliable renewable energy

2016-07-26

Australia’s first large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) farm to be co-located with wind turbines will be built near Canberra, in a development that promises more reliable, cheaper renewable energy, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announces. The 10 MW solar PV plant will be built adjacent to the existing Gullen Range wind farm, laying the groundwork for more solar PV plants to be built alongside wind farms and helping large-scale solar costs to fall faster. Read more...

Phoenix Solar 32.1 MWp PV plant in Bladen County, NC, U.S.

Phoenix Solar announces EPC contract for a 19.6 MWp PV plant in Texas

2016-07-26

Phoenix Solar Inc., a 100% subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG (Sulzemoos, Germany), has been awarded a 19.6 MW single axis tracking solar photovoltaic (PV) project that will provide energy to the U.S. military and the company’s first PV project in the state of Texas. Phoenix Solar’s scope of services will include the design, procurement and construction of the solar PV facility of a hybrid project for Apex Clean Energy (Charlottesville, VA, U.S.). Read more...

Adara Energy Storage System

Adara Power energy storage system approved for solar PV + storage installation in Hawaii

2016-07-26

Adara Power San Jose (CA, U.S.) a privately-held Silicon Valley company, and provider of connected energy storage, on July 25th, 2016 announced that the Adara Energy Storage System has been added to the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) list of qualified equipment for customer self supply (CSS) installations. Read more...

The PV project uses Sungrow’s SG60KTL string inverter and is located in the Ukraine

Sungrow’s 4 MW PV project in Ukraine successfully connected to grid

2016-07-26

Solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter manufacturer Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd. (Hefei, China) on July 26th, 2016 announced the successful connection of a 4 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in extremely harsh conditions to the grid. The project uses Sungrow’s SG60KTL string PV inverter and is located in the Ukraine. Read more...

Holu Energy combined solar PV distributed generation and advanced energy storage system at University of the Nations, Hawaii

Holu Energy promotes solar micro-grids in Honolulu

2016-07-26

Holu Energy (Honolulu, Hawaii) focuses on micro-grids to be more energy efficient and connected. “We aspire to be the preeminent energy development company in the Pacific region,” says Ted Peck, the CEO and lead developer at Holu Energy. “We currently have a focus on micro-grids powered by solar.” Read more...

André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard after the completion of the first Round-The-World Solar flight

Piccard and Borschberg complete the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight; Solar Impulse landed in Abu Dhabi

2016-07-26

Taking turns at the controls of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) – their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, capable of flying day and night without fuel – Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg succeeded in their dream of achieving the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight. By landing back in Abu Dhabi after a total 23 days of flight and 43,041 km travelled in a 17 leg journey Si2 has proven that clean technologies can achieve the impossible. Read more...

High efficiency JA Solar PV module

JA Solar’s monocrystalline PV product shipments total 7 GW over last decade

2016-07-26

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Beijing, China) on July 25th, 2016 announced that as of middle of July this year, the company's shipments of monocrystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) products over the last ten years had totaled 7 GW. The strong shipment performance is the result of JA Solar's unremitting commitment to the development of higher-efficiency solar products, the company emphasizes. Read more...

Greensmith’s GEMS energy storage software platform manages the 2 MW energy storage system at Duke Energy’s Beckjord Station in New Richmond, Ohio

E.ON and TEP sign 10 MW Iron Horse battery energy storage agreement

2016-07-26

E.ON Climate & Renewables North America, LLC (E.ON) on July 25th, 2016 announced it signed an agreement with Tucson Electric Power (TEP) to provide frequency response and voltage control from a grid-scale, 10 megawatt (MW) battery energy storage facility with a 2 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) array. The Iron Horse battery energy storage project will be located adjacent to the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park southeast of Tucson. The project is expected to be completed in the first half of 2017. Read more...

BYD Energy Storage Station (ESS). The company is already known to be exploring opportunities in India

India takes first steps towards utility-scale energy storage

2016-07-25

Bridge to India (New Delhi) reports that The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced that it will soon release tenders for solar photovoltaic (PV) project developers to install energy storage solutions along with their projects. In the upcoming tenders for 100 MW of PV generation capacity in Andhra Pradesh and 200 MW in Karnataka, each 50 MW project would be connected to a storage capacity of 2.5 MWh. Read more...

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