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  • MIT’s solar plant is delivering on its promises

    Original story at MIT News More than 600 acres of solar panels have been successfully installed and connected on land in North Carolina and are delivering their power into the nation’s grid, thanks to a power purchase agreement (PPA) with MIT and two other Boston-based organizations. The installation will ...

  • Turning On N.Ireland’s Largest Solar Project!

    We’re pleased to announce the commissioning of a major solar development in Antrim, delivering over 32 MW of clean, renewable energy into the Northern Irish energy grid. This is Northern Ireland’s largest solar energy development. The Antrim project will create enough energy to power more than 11,000 homes. This latest Lightsource solar development will reduce Northern Ireland’s ...

  • Fluor to Design Two New Solar Power Plants in Spain

    IRVING, Texas - Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) announced today that Elecnor S.A. has awarded the company an engineering services contract for two new 50 megawatt (MW) concentrating solar power (CSP) plants in Alcazar de San Juan, Spain. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the third quarter of 2010. “We are pleased that Elecnor has shown confidence in us to perform services for ...


    By Fluor Corporation

  • Eliminating Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Possible, New IRENA Study Finds

    Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released this week (3/20) by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition, launched on the occasion of the Berlin Energy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New Robot builds solar power plants

    Building open area solar parks is mostly manual work. Identical processes are repeated hundreds of thousands of times, so PV-Kraftwerker have been looking into automation options for some time. At the Intersolar North America exhibition in San Francisco, the company will present "Momo" for the first time in the USA. The mobile assembly robot named Momo can tackle the whole building ...


  • Solar Field to Power Chevrolet Volt Assembly Plant

    The largest photovoltaic solar array in Southeast Michigan will be built at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, turning sunlight into electricity to help power the home of the ...


  • Etrion Contracts Phoenix Solar to Build 2.6 MW Solar Power Plant

    Etrion Corporation ("Etrion" or the "Company") (TSX: ETX)(OMX: ETX), an independent solar power producer, and Phoenix Solar AG ("Phoenix Solar"), a leading photovoltaic system integrator listed on the German TecDAX, today announced a new agreement to build a 2.6 MW solar power plant near Nettuno in the Lazio region of Italy. Etrion will own the power plant, and Phoenix Solar will design, ...


    By Etrion Corporation

  • 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)

  • Ivanpah: Design & integration of the world’s largest solar thermal plant

    As the attention of the CSP industry in the United States turns towards mastering the design, engineering and construction of large-scale plants, EPC (engineering, procurement & construction) groups have become a vital cog in guaranteeing the success of 100MW+ projects. Currently the most prominent example would be the work of Bechtel Corporation at Ivanpah, California, the $2.2 billion ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • inAccess at Solar POWER-GEN

    Following its expansion of operations in US and the establishment of new offices in San Jose, CA, in view of forthcoming installations of inSolar platform, inAccess is exhibiting at Solar POWER-GEN, February 13-15in San Diego, CA.In its second year, Solar POWER-GEN offers a very informative conference and exhibition focused in the ...


    By InAccess

  • 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)

  • SRP, ASU Partner on 1-Megawatt Solar Power Plant

      MESA, Ariz., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt River Project (SRP), Arizona State University (ASU) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement to build a 1-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant at ASU's Polytechnic campus in Mesa, Ariz. The ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • SkyFuel's Mirror Film Lasts the Lifetime of Solar Power Plant

    ReflecTech Mirror Film is used in place of fragile glass mirrors to lower the cost of SkyFuel's parabolic trough concentrating solar collector. In the solar thermal plants where these collectors are installed, the reflectors are expected to last for 25 years. Parabolic trough technology itself is considered mature, having been in ...


    By Marketwire

  • Satcon Selected for 10 MW Solar PV Power Plant in New Jersey

    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 by Quanta Renewable Energy Services and Ryan Company to deliver 10 of its 1 megawatt (MW) Prism Platform™ Solutions for the 10 MW (AC) New Jersey Oak Solar PV Power ...

  • CETCO Builds Philadelphia`s First Solar Power Plant

    CETCO’s Contracting Services Company diverse background and expertise proves to be advantageous in Philadelphia’s public works bidding process. For more information: Dana McCombs, Marketing Manager Tel: 714.384.0111 x206 • dana.mccombs@cetco.com ...


    By CETCO

  • 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 ...

  • 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)

  • Ontario is home to the world`s largest solar PV power plant

    The grand opening of the Sarnia Solar Project - largest operational solar photovoltaic installation in the world - is a first for Ontario and for energy giant Enbridge Inc., owner of the project. The 80-megawatt solar installation includes about 1.3 million thin-film modules manufactured by First Solar and deployed on about 950 acres in Sarnia. That's enough electricity to meet the annual ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • APS, AMEC Partner to Dedicate Foothills Solar Power Plant

    Arizona Public Service Co. and AMEC, an international engineering and project management company, announced today the completion of the first 17 megawatts (MW) of the Foothills Solar Power Plant ...


    By Amec Foster Wheeler

  • Uterne Solar Power Plant Now Providing Clean Energy in Alice Springs

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completion of Australia's largest tracking solar power plant, the 1-megawatt (MW) Uterne solar power plant in Alice Springs. The Uterne project features more than 3,000 high-efficiency SunPower solar photovoltaic panels generating up to 50 percent more electricity than conventional solar panels. Installed on ...


    By SunPower Corporation

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