RWE Investing In Floating Solar
Germany’s RWE Makes Floating Solar Debut: To Construct 6.1 MW Amer Floating PV Project In Noord-Brabant Province Of Netherlands On Existing Biomass & Hard-Coal Power Plant Site
Friday, 12 Mar 2021
Renewable energy company RWE from Germany has decided to invest in floating solar PV technology by announcing its maiden project to have 6.1 MW capacity.
‘Largest’ Floating Solar Plant In Southeast US
Duke Energy Contracts Ameresco To Build 1.1 MW Floating Solar Facility For US Army In North Carolina With 2 MW Battery Energy Storage
Thursday, 01 Oct 2020
US Army’s military installation in North Carolina’s Fort Bragg, for which Duke Energy has contracted Ameresco, will host the ‘largest’ floating solar power facility in the Southeast of the country.
Chile’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Online
Hortifrut Brings Online Largest Floating Solar Power Plant In Chile With Solarity; Chile Approves 191.93 MW Sonnedix Project For Valparaiso
Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020
Hortifrut will procure solar power from a floating solar power plant (in the picture) that Solarity connected to the grid in Valparaiso region making it the horticultural company’s 8th solar project in the country.
60 MW Floating Solar Enters Construction In Singapore
Sembcorp To Deploy Double Glass Modules For 60 MW Floating Solar Power Plant In Singapore; Commences Construction At Tengeh Reservoir For PUB
Wednesday, 19 Aug 2020
Pictured is an artist impression of the 60 MW floating solar PV system that Sembcorp Floating Solar Singapore is constructing on Tengeh Reservoir as one of the world’s largest inland floating solar projects on completion.
‘First’ Floating Solar Plant Online In Russia
Hevel Group Announces Commissioning Of 52.5 kW Floating Solar Power Plant For RusHydro, Calling It First Such Project For Country
Friday, 14 Aug 2020
For the 52.5 kW floating solar power plant for RusHydro, Russian HJT module producer Hevel has supplied 140 solar panels that are supported by battery storage.
Spain Gets Country’s ‘First’ Floating Solar Plant
Acciona Grid Connects ‘First’ Floating Solar Installation In Spain With 1.125 MW Capacity; Bifacial Solar Panels Among Modules Used
Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020
The 1.125 MW floating solar PV project of Acciona in Spain (in the picture) uses floating systems from Amilibia Marinas, Isignere and Stansol. Acciona believes floating PV is compatible with conventional large-scale hydropower.
1.6 MW Floating Solar Project In Netherlands
Evides Waterbedrijf Completes 1.6 MW Floating Solar Farm In Netherlands On Water Reservoir; To Officially Open Facility In July 2020
Wednesday, 10 Jun 2020
Within a year of installing the floating PV project at Rotterdam, Evides Waterbedrijf says it will be able to conduct research into the effects of the panels on ecology and water quality.
100 MW Floating PV Project Tender In Singapore
Singapore’s Economic Development Board Seeks Proposals For 100 MW Floating Solar PV System For Private Sector Consumption; Will Accept Request For Information Proposals From Interested Companies Till January 25, 2019
Tuesday, 06 Nov 2018
Currently managed by Singapore’s Public Utilities Board (PUB), Kranji Reservoir holds promise for a floating PV installation. EDB says using a small surface area of the reservoir can yield up to 100 MW of floating PV capacity.
World Bank: Gigantic Potential for Floating PV
Cumulative Global Floating Solar PV Capacity Grows To 1.1 GW By September 2018; Market Report From World Bank Group & Singapore’s SERIS Claims Over 400 GW Potential Under Conservative Assumptions
Saturday, 03 Nov 2018
The potential for solar PV installations offered by water bodies across the world is summarized by the World Bank in a report that claims that even under conservative assumptions, floating solar can grow up to 400 GW.
Flanders Invests In Floating PV
Belgium’s Flemish Government Shells Out €2 million ($2.29 million) To Support Floating PV Projects; First Plant To Use Bifacial Modules & Solar Tracker System
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Belgium’s Flanders region has made its first move into floating solar power with an investment of €2 million ($2.29 million) in a company called Floating PV NV, which will develop floating solar power projects, starting with a five hectare project on a lake owned by Sibelco in Dessel.
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