off-grid solar power plant News

  • Based in Memmingen, off-grid specialist Phaesun wins bid and builds solar systems for telecommunications plants in Burkina Faso

    Along with its partner Ikratos Africa, based in Burkina Faso ’s capitol Ouagadougou , Phaesun GmbH from Memmingen, Germany ,is constructing ten solar power plants in Koudougou Region in Burkina Faso , to be finished at the end of March. The solar modules will produce electricity for telecommunications plants. The contracting party is the telecommunications company Telecel Faso, which has been ...


    By Solar Max

  • Solar power `taking off in Bangladesh`

    Bangladesh has doubled the number of homes with solar-powered electricity systems to 800,000 over the last year, with demand is still growing. "You can call it a green revolution, since our combined efforts are helping [to] light remote villages and reduce carbon emissions," said Abser Kamal, chief executive officer of Grameen Shakti, an organisation that promotes the use of renewable energy. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • JinkoSolar Selected to Power First Ever Off-grid Utility Scale PV System in South Africa

    SHANGHAI, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, will work with EPC partner Solea Renewables to deliver a Limpopo province chrome mine with the first ever off-grid utility scale photovoltaic system in South Africa. The 1 megawatt plant will produce approximately ...


    By JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

  • Apple to build solar plant to power data center

    Apple Inc. said it will pay for construction of an 18-megawatt photovoltaic solar plant in northern Nevada to provide power for a data center the technology giant plans east of Reno. The Fort Churchill Solar Array, to be built in Yerington, was included in a filing Monday by NV Energy Inc. with the Public Utilities Commission. Apple ...


    By Associated Press

  • Canadian Solar Completes Sale of Solar Power Plant to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced the Company has completed the sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners ("Stonepeak") of a utility-scale solar power plant for approximately C$48.0 million (US$48.4 million).  As the developer, EPC and construction financier, Canadian Solar built the solar ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • SDE Will Grid India With Sea Wave Power Plants

      Cost Price  of KW/h is 2 cents, the cost of construction of  a facility with a capacity of  1 MW  is 1  M  $ Delegation of a major Indian automobile manufacturers ...


    By SDE. Ltd

  • GE Launches Power Plant with Breakthrough Flexibility and Efficiency to Enable Greater Use of Wind, Solar and Natural Gas on Power Grid

    GE (NYSE: GE), whose technology helps to deliver a quarter of the world’s electricity, today announced a first-of-its-kind power plant engineered to deliver an unprecedented combination of flexibility and efficiency. By rapidly ramping up and down in response to fluctuations in wind and solar power, the technology will enable the integration of more ...


    By General Electric

  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...


  • World`s Largest Solar Power Plant Produces Power with Canadian Solar Modules

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that it has supplied 636,000 solar modules for the world's largest solar complex in southern Brandenburg, Germany. Canadian Solar provided 148 MW of the system's total 166 MW to its two partners, saferay and GP JOULE. A portion of the system's core output, approximately 78 MW, ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Soitec Completes Construction and Grid Connection of Largest Concentrator Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant in Italy

    Soitec (Euronext), a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, announced today it has completed construction and grid connection for the largest concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) solar power plant in Italy. Located in the Belpasso municipality in the Catania province in Sicily, the highly efficient, ...


    By Soitec

  • Innovative solar power plant to boost national grid launched at the height of South African energy challenges

    KaXu Solar One is the first Solar Thermal Electric power plant in commercial operation in South Africa. This public-private partnership helps meeting the energy needs of South Africa in a reliable and sustainable manner using innovative technology. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in ...


    By Abengoa

  • SunPeak Solar Selects Suntech for 23MW Power Plant in Southern California

    Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, today announced that it has been selected by SunPeak Solar, LLC, a California-based, privately-owned solar energy project developer, to supply 28.7MW (DC) of solar panels for a 23MW (AC) solar power plant in Niland, California. SunPeak Solar's ...

  • Canadian Solar Supplies 5.1 MW of Solar Modules to EOSOL`s Solar Power Plant in South West of France

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies,announced todaythat the company has ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • First Solar Launches New Advanced Global Power Plant Operations Center

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced the launch of its new industry-leading global Operations Center, a centralized monitoring and control center where power plants in First Solar’s operations and maintenance (O&M) program can be monitored, operated and connected to utility and customer networks. The Operations Center combines First Solar’s power prediction and ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Satcon Selected for One of California’s Largest Solar PV Power Plants

    Satcon Technology Corporation® (NASDAQ CM: SATC), a leading provider of utility-scale power conversion solutions for the renewable energy market, today announced that it has been selected to supply 51 megawatts (MW) of its Equinox™ Prism Platform™ solution, a fully integrated multi-megawatt medium voltage (MV) building block, along with 1.5 MW of ...

  • Over US$15 billion mining projects in Peru will open off-grid opportunities for CSP

    Peru´s Minister of Energy and Mines announced the start of US$15 billion mining projects in Peru between this year and 2015. Given the high solar radiation of the country, this represents new opportunities for CSP to supply energy for the mining sector.  Between the end of 2013 and first half of 2015, Peru will see the development of US$15 billion mining projects. According to Jorge ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Philippines’ Largest Solar Power Plant to Rise in Ilagan City, Isabela.

    The Department of Energy (DOE) has approved on May 27, 2015  the service contract of the largest solar PV power plant in the Philippines. A twenty-five (25) year Service contract was signed between Living Project 4 People Philippines Inc. (LP4PP) and the country’s DOE.  The signing will start the process of completion of development , installation, construction, ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Sputnik commissions the first solar power plant with a new megawatt station

    Today in Hemau, in the district of Regensburg, will see the commissioning of the first megawatt station built by Sputnik Engineering, a Swiss inverter manufacturer. The 632 photovoltaic (PV) plant was installed on open land by SolaStrom Systems GmbH, a system integrator based in Augsburg. At this site the usual low-voltage transformer (400V) is unnecessary because two of a new type of SolarMax ...


    By Solar Max

  • ABB wins $30 million solar power plant order in Spain

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $30 million order from GA Solar, part of the Gestamp Corporation, to deliver a 13 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in northern Spain. Once connected to the grid, the plant will supply up to 22.6 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electric power a year, avoiding the generation of over 11,500 tons of CO2 emissions, equivalent to the ...


    By ABB

  • Solar Thermal Electric Hybrid Power Plant for Barstow, California.

    Press Release-October 26, 2007. -- Solar MW Energy Inc. and affiliate Ecosystem Solar Electric Corp. has commenced the development of another 'jewel' near Barstow's Mojave Desert, San Bernardino County, Southern California. A nominal in the aggregate of 59.4 megawatt (MW) solar thermal electric hybrid, utility-scale merchant power plant, to be sited on green field land parcel, privately owned ...


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