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Artist’s rendering of the Sweihan solar PV project

JinkoSolar and Marubeni Corporation enter into PPA for a 1.2 GW PV project in Abu Dhabi


JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) on March 1st, 2017 announced that a consortium consisting of JinkoSolar and Marubeni Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) have entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (ADWEC) for the 1.2 GW solar PV Independent Power Project located at Sweihan, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Read more...

Artist’s rendering of the 40 MW battery storage park at Glassenbury in the UK

VLC Energy announces 50 MW/35 MWh energy storage projects in the U.K.


VLC Energy (London, UK) on February 28th, 2017 announced the development of two of the UK’s largest energy storage plants, to be connected to the electricity network by year end. Read more...

For the full year 2017, JinkoSolar estimates total solar PV module shipments to be in the range of 8.5 GW to 9.0 GW

JinkoSolar ships 6.7 GW of PV modules in 2016, stabilizes position as largest supplier globally


JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China) on February 27th, 2017 announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31st, 2016. In 2016, JinkoSolar shipped PV modules totaling 6,656 MW, an increase of 47.5% from 4,512 MW for the full year 2015. Total revenues for the full year 2016 were RMB21.40 billion (USD3.08 billion), an increase of 38.5% from RMB15.45 billion for the full year 2015. Total revenues including electricity revenue from discontinued operations were RMB22.35 billion (USD 3.22 billion), an increase of 39.0% from RMB16.08 billion Read more...

Gujarat Solar Park in India

India increases solar park capacity target from 20 GW to 40 GW


India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved an increase in solar park installed capacity target from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW for projects to be development in solar parks and ultra-mega solar power projects, Mercom Capital Group, LLC (Austin, Texas, U.S.) reports. Fifty solar parks each with a capacity of 500 MW or above will be constructed in various parts of the country, Mercom quotes the Government of India. Read more...

The sPower portfolio includes 1,274 MW of solar and wind projects in operation or under construction

AES and AIMCo to acquire solar project developer sPower from Fir Tree Partners


AES Corporation (AES; Arlington, Virginia) and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada), on behalf of certain of its clients, have agreed to acquire renewable energy provider FTP Power LLC (sPower, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.), from New York based private investment firm Fir Tree Partners and its minority owners, for USD 853 million in cash, plus the assumption of USD 724 million in non-recourse debt. In connection with the transaction, AES and AIMCo will each directly and independently purchase and own slightly below 50% equity interests in sPower. Read more...

SDG&E has chosen AES Energy’s Advancion energy storage systems

SDG&E unveils 30MW/120 MWh lithium ion battery energy storage facility in California


On February 24th, 2017, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E, San Diego, California) showcased a 30 megawatt (MW) lithium-ion battery energy storage facility in partnership with AES Energy Storage, which will enhance regional energy reliability while maximizing renewable energy use. The energy storage facility is capable of storing up to 120 megawatt hours of energy, the energy equivalent of serving 20,000 customers for four hours. Read more...

The multi-crystalline world record solar PV cell made of n-type HPM silicon with an area of 2 cm x 2 cm

Fraunhofer ISE again holds PV world record; Silicon solar cell with 21.9 percent efficiency


Researchers at Fraunhofer ISE (Freiburg, Germany) have produced a multi-crystalline silicon solar cell with 21.9 percent efficiency, successfully bringing the photovoltaic (PV) world record back to Freiburg. Read more...

MESIA remarks a rapid adoption of large-scale solar in the Middle East

MESIA forecasts a massive 5.7 GW of solar capacity to be delivered across the region


The Middle East Solar Association (MESIA) sees a pipeline of more than 5.7 gigawatts (GW) of upcoming solar projects throughout the MENA region. Read more...

U.S. solar PV installations, 2010–2016. Source: GTM Research / SEIA U.S. Solar Market Insight Report

GTM, SEIA: U.S. solar market grows 95% in 2016; 14.6 GW of solar PV capacity installed last year


In its biggest year to date, the United States solar market nearly doubled its annual record, topping out at 14,625 megawatts of solar PV installed in 2016, according to previewed data published by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in advance of their upcoming U.S. Solar Market Insight report, set to be released on March 9th. Read more...

ACCIONA Energía will carry out the turnkey construction of the solar PV plant in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) modality

ACCIONA and Tuto Energy to expand the Puerto Libertad solar PV project in Mexico to 339 MW


ACCIONA Energía (Sarriguren, Spain) and Tuto Energy (Bosques de las Lomas, Mexico) have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) – the first of a private nature signed under the new law on the electric power sector in Mexico – that will add 112 MW to the initial Puerto Libertad solar photovoltaic (PV) project. Read more...

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