Andhra Pradesh State Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Officially Inaugurates 1 GW Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park A Year After Grid Synchronization
Wednesday, 09 Jan 2019
Pictured is a screenshot of the Kurnool Solar park video posted by SoftBank Group Corporation Director and Executive Vice President COO Marcelo Claure during his visit in November 2018 on his Twitter account.
UAE Emirate Umm Al Quwain Signs Agreement With Federal Electricity & Water Authority To Develop 200 MW Solar PV Project In Falaj Al Mu’alla
Saturday, 05 Jan 2019
The second smallest and least populated emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Umm Al Quwain (UAQ) plans to set up a solar PV power project with 200 MW capacity.
Construction Begins On 109 MW Cherikov Solar Plant In Belarus With Zao Belzarubezhstroy Undertaking Construction Works For Solar Land; Power China & Ecap GmbH Also Part Of Project
Saturday, 05 Jan 2019
Official construction works were launched by Zao Belzarubezhstroy on the 109 MW Cherikov Solar Plant in Blizhniaya Rechitsa village in Cherikov district of Belarus in December 2018.
China’s Three Gorges Group Commissioned 500 MW Golmud Solar Power Project For CNY 0.325/kWh Tariff In December 2018; Another 500 MW PV Project Connected To Grid In Qinghai Province’s Delingha City: Xinhua
Friday, 04 Jan 2019
Three Gorges Group constructed and connected to the grid the 500 MW Golmud project (in the picture) in China’s Qinghai province within 4 months, along with Sunshine Power.
Joules Power Limited To Set Up 100 MW Solar PV Power Project In Chandpur Economic Zone Under MoU Signed With Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority
Saturday, 29 Dec 2018
Joules Power Limited is developing Bangadesh’s first utility scale solar power plant with 28 MW capacity in Teknaf, Chittagong for which Proinso provided its EPM services.
Solarcentury And Encavis Commission 44 MW Budel Solar Park On Landfill Site , ‘One Of Country’s Largest’ In Netherlands
Sunday, 09 Dec 2018
Solarcentury says the 44 MW Budel Solar Park is one of the Netherlands’ largest PV power plants. In November 2018, ib vogt GmbH commissioned the 54.5 MW Scaldia Solar Park, calling it country’s largest.
Argentina’s Jujuy Province Signs Agreement With Shanghai Electric Power Construction & Power China To Expand 300 MW Cauchari Solar Plant By Another 200 MW With Energy Storage
Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018
The agreement to expand the capacity of the Argentinian 300 MW Cauchari Solar project by another 200 MW was signed at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires.
JCM Power SPV Golomoti JCM Solar Corporation Gets USTDA Grant For Power Engineers To Conduct Feasibility Study For Solar Power Plant With 17.5 MW To 40 MW Capacity
Monday, 03 Dec 2018
Having won 2 solar power projects in Malawi’s first solar auction process, JCM Power is developing the 60 MW Salima solar power plant for which it signed a PPA with ESCOM in September 2018.
China’s Chint Grows Strong In Netherlands Commissioning Second PV Project With 15 MW Capacity In Medemblik Municipality; Secures Approval To Start Construction On 103 MW Solar Power Plant In Midden-Groningen Region
Friday, 23 Nov 2018
The 15 MW Andijk located solar park (in the picture) is the second project Chint Solar/Astronergy’s has commissioned in 2018 in the Netherlands; the first was a 15.5 MW project switched on in the municipality of Veendam in March 2018.
Israel To Help Various Sectors In Angola With $60 Million Financial Support; Plans Include Developing 50 MW Solar Power Project In Benguela Province
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018
The local government of Benguela in Angola seems to have requested Israel to help it develop a solar power plant to address the demand and supply gap in the energy requirement of the place, reported press agency ANGOP.
India’s IPCL, UAE’s Mining Resources FZE & Hong Kong’s Midami Ltd. Selected To Build First Solar Power Plant In Albania With 100 MW PV Capacity; Consortium Offers €59.9 MW ($67.75) per MW Tariff During First 15 years of First 50 MW: Reuters
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018
Albania will negotiate the contract for a 100 MW solar power plant it tendered with a consortium led by India Power.
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority Signs PPA With ACWA Power Led Consortium To Procure Power From 250 MW PV Capacity For Record Low $0.024/kWh; Amendment Raises Total Capacity Of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park From 700 MW To 950 MW
Tuesday, 06 Nov 2018
DEWA's amendment of a 250 MW PV project to the original 700 MW CSP plant in the 4th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park increases the total investment to AED 16 billion ($4.36 billion).
South Korea Announces Massive Renewable Energy Complex With 4 GW Capacity On Saemangeum Reclaimed Land Area In Jeollabuk-do Province; Local Media Reports Say Solar Will Make Up 3 GW & Offshore Wind 1 GW
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018
While announcing the 4 GW Saemangeum solar complex, South Korean President Moon Jae-in (in the picture) said it will attract private investment of KRW 10 trillion ($8.8 billion).
Petroleum Development Oman Selects Consortium Led By Japan’s Marubeni Corporation For Country’s First Solar IPP Project With 100 MW Capacity
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018
The 100 MW Amin project in Oman is the first solar IPP project in the country, and PDO claims it will be the world’s first utility-scale solar project to have an oil and gas company as the sole wholesale buyer of electricity.
Pakistan’s National Electric Power Regulatory Authority Evaluating Tariff Petitions From FAS Energy & Kulachi Solar For Two 50 MW PV Projects; Both Projects To Come Up In Dera Ismail Khan City
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) of Pakistan has accepted two 50 MW solar power project proposals and is now evaluating the proposed tariffs.
Soventix’s South African Subsidiary Wins Contract To Build 22 MW Harava Solar Power Plant In Zimbabwe, Funded By Invest Solar Africa Limited
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
Germany’s Soventix GmbH will build a 22 MW solar power plant in Zimbabwe, which the company calls the ‘largest IPP solar PV project’ in the country.
Electricity Retailer In Australia, Jacana Energy Signs PPA For 25 MW Solar Power Project In Katherine, Darwin Being Developed By Epuron & Island Green Power
Thursday, 11 Oct 2018
The Government of Northern Territory approved the proposed 25 MW solar power project in Katherine town in Darwin, Australia. It will help the region meet its target of achieving 50% renewables share in its electricity mix by 2030.
Vietnam’s TTC Group Switches On 35 MW TTC Phong Dien Solar Power Plant In Thua Thien Hue Province As ‘First’ Solar Power Plant In Country; Plans Capacity Expansion By Another 29.5 MW
Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018
TTC Group says Vietnam's first and 35 MW large solar power plant built with modules from Japan’s Sharp Corporation cost around VND 1 billion ($43 million).
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