RWE & Forschungszentrum Jülich Planning Innovative Agrivoltaic Project Near Lignite Opencast Mine, Funded By North Rhine-Westphalia
Monday, 02 Jan 2023
German energy company RWE along with research center Forschungszentrum Jülich is to build an ‘innovative’ demonstration project with about 3 MW (more than 2 MW AC) capacity, for agrivoltaics on recultivated land at the edge of Garzweiler opencas.
6 US Solar Energy Projects On Agricultural Land Win Government Funding To Create ‘Replicable’ Models For Agrivoltaics & Eventually Benefit Farmers
Monday, 12 Dec 2022
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 6 agrivoltaic projects for a total of $8 million funding with an aim to increase access to solar energy in the country and also create economic opportunities for farmers.
Falck Renewables & IDELE To Collaborate On Agrivoltaic Projects In France & More From Octopus, MET, Low Carbon, Ørsted
Thursday, 08 Dec 2022
Falck Renewables and IDELE to explore agrivoltaics in France; Octopus Energy takes over Zestec in UK; MET Group expands into Romania; Low Carbon announces 75 MW solar in UK; Ørsted and Skovgaard Energy announce Power-to-X facility in Denmark.
Pacifico Energy Partners & Eiffel Investment Group To Co-Build 300 MW Agrivoltaic & BESS Systems In Italy
Monday, 05 Dec 2022
Germany’s Pacifico Energy Partners and France’s Eiffel Investment Group have launched a European joint venture (JV) to develop a portfolio of 300 MW agrivoltaic projects in Italy, along with battery energy storage systems (BESS).
BayWa To Build 2 Solar Facilities In Spain, Including An Agrivoltaic Project, For Denmark’s Velux Group
Thursday, 17 Nov 2022
German renewable energy company BayWa r.e. has secured Denmark based roof window manufacturer Velux Group as the corporate offtaker of solar power from 2 facilities in Spain out of which one is planned as an agrivoltaic project.
Solar Panels On 1% German Arable Land Can Help Cover Around 9% Electricity Demand In Germany: Research
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2022
Researchers at the German University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart and Thünen Institute in Braunschweig calculate that agrivoltaics could supply Germany between 169 TWh and 189 TWh electricity annually with installations on about 3% of arable land, but .
Tuesday, 13 Sep 2022
British solar investor and asset manager NextEnergy Group has unveiled a project including a 86.6 MW solar system with a 23 MW battery energy storage system (BESS) in Italy being developed by its project development arm Starlight, calling it an ‘innovative agri-eco-voltaic’ facility.
Innovate PV Technology & Involve More Stakeholders To Improve Solar Acceleration In US Through Agrivoltaics, Says NREL
Tuesday, 23 Aug 2022
The US government’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has come out with 2 technical reports highlighting the potential for successfully and synergistically combining agriculture with solar PV technologies and growing opportunities to increase such agrivoltaic practices.
Friday, 22 Jul 2022
Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla Airport goes solar; Endesa brings online 9.6 MW solar capacity for Incarlopsa; Cero achieves financial closure for 48 MW Italian agrivoltaic project; Galp acquires remaining 24.99% stake in Titan Solar.
Wednesday, 13 Jul 2022
Italy’s proposed €1.2 billion scheme to support investments for the deployment of solar PV panels in the agricultural sector under its €191.5 billion Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) has secured green light from the European Commission (EC).
Thursday, 07 Jul 2022
RWE has energized 6.1 MW DC floating solar plant in the Netherlands; Solar Steel supplies trackers for 50 MW Spanish plant; Italian court rules in favor of agrivoltaics; Boom Power unveils 400 MW solar farm in Yorkshire.
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Erdgas Südwest planning 6 MW floating solar plant in Germany; Falck Renewables constructing 9.7 MW agrivoltaic project in Italy; AE Solar’s 3 new products at Intersolar; Neoen wins 80 MW solar in Ireland; Shell uses Inaccess platform for Dutch plant.
Sequoia To Back 66 MW Polish Solar Capacity Of Green Genius & More From Faurecia, Bavaria, Agrivoltaic
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Green Genius has secured PLN 175 million for its 66 MW Poland projects; Faurecia will get onsite solar plants in 22 countries from EDP and Engie; Bavaria plans to expand RE generation by 2030; Agrivoltaic research project launched in Germany.
Friday, 06 May 2022
A total of 660 MW is the capacity that Chinese EPC company PowerChina, Serbian renewables developer Fintel Energija and investment manager MK Group have identified for their joint project that they say is the largest agrivoltaic facility in all of Eu.
Tuesday, 26 Apr 2022
Apenburg municipal council approves 20 MW agrivoltaic project; Prodiel and Smartenergy launch Spanish JV for 4 GW+ solar; Trianel to energize 78.5 MW solar in Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate; ITT installing floating solar for Italian fab; Ventient E.
Monday, 11 Apr 2022
Norwegian energy company Statkraft enters a 4-year research agreement with the University of Bari Aldo Moro in Italy to study scope for agrivoltaics and sustainable approaches to further decarbonization efforts in the space.
Friday, 25 Feb 2022
The Council of the German Farmers’ Association (DBV) believes agricultural areas should be used for the deployment of ground-mounted PV systems under ‘very limited conditions’, instead government should encourage self-consumption, rooftop solar.
Green Party Led Ministries Want Up To 200 GW Solar Capacity Through Agrivoltaics And Marshland in Germany
Thursday, 17 Feb 2022
A white paper released by the German Ministries of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK), Environment (BMUV) and Agriculture (BMEL) sees great potential to use open agricultural spaces to deploy solar PV capacity, and counts PV potential of up to 200 GW through agrivoltaics and marshland.
Friday, 08 Oct 2021
The Bangladesh Export Import Company Limited (Beximco) says it will build the country’s largest solar power plant with 280 MW DC capacity, after the company secured a go-ahead from the federal government.
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