Tag: Solar Plant

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Researchers design cost-efficient utility-scale solar plant that enhances grid stability 

January 23, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

A team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a utility-scale design and control system for a hybrid solar power plant that can operate with both direct and alternating current — providing more flexibility, security, […]

Energy Consumption, Global

Albania’s first floating solar plant starts commercial operations

June 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The project is placed at the Banja reservoir in Albania, where Statkraft is operating its 72-MW Banja hydropower plant. After the successful completion of the first floating solar unit and connection to the grid, the plant is now generating renewable […]

Emerging Technologies, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar project design and the age of the large-format module

January 19, 2021

Via: PV Resources

In 2019, an interesting trend started to appear in the PV market, in which the increase in module peak power was not being driven by significantly improved cell efficiencies, but instead by simply making the PV modules bigger. Over the […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Duke Energy to build two new solar plants

January 31, 2020

Via: Energy Global

The Twin Rivers Solar Power Plant will be built on 460 acres in Hamilton County, Florida, US. Once operational, the 74.9 MW facility will consist of approximately 235 000 tracking solar panels. The panels track the movement of the sun […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

JA Solar supplies 134MW of high-efficiency PERC double-glass modules

November 21, 2019

Via: Energy Global

Both Mafraq I and Empire solar plants are among the first set of projects in the Middle East region that use double-glass modules. The completion of these projects is a great reference for the application of PERC double-glass modules in […]

News and Policies, State

Construction Underway on the Largest Solar Plant in Texas

March 1, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Enel Green Power North America reports starting construction on the 497-MW Roadrunner solar plant in Upton County, Texas. The Enel Group’s US renewable subsidiary says that when completed, it will be the largest solar project in the state — and […]

News and Policies, State

Apple reveals 50MW solar plant in Arizona

September 22, 2016

Via: PV Resources

Apple has unveiled a new 50MW solar plant in Florence, Arizona, in collaboration with local utility Salt River project. The 121-hectare plant will generate 151 million kWh of power per year, according to Apple, and will provide enough clean energy […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Vital Stats on the Biggest Solar Project in Hawaii

March 10, 2016

Via: Greentech Media

REC Solar, acting as project contractor, just broke ground on what will be the biggest utility-scale solar power plant on the Hawaiian islands. (You’ll recall that Duke Energyacquired a majority stake in solar installer REC Solar in February of last year.) […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Crescent Dunes Concentrating Solar Plant Begins Producing Electricity

March 7, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

Crescent Dunes Solar Energy, a 110 megawatt (MW) concentrating solar power (CSP) electricity plant, began full operation in February, according to its press release. Crescent Dunes uses an energy storage system that developers expect will be able to store enough thermal […]