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Croatia’s largest integrated solar plant opens

12/09/2019

A solar plant has opened at the manufacturing operation of a pharmaceuticals company in Croatia.

Partnership confirmed at WEC to pilot storage tech

12/09/2019

A partnership agreement has been signed by Swedish solar energy company Azelio, Abu Dhabi-based clean energy firm Masdar and the UAE’s Khalifa University of Science and Technology, to run a pilot project evaluating new technology in power storage.

Solar PPA promises massive savings for Malaysia manufacturer

11/09/2019

Renewables developer Cleantech Solar and manufacturer Schaefer Kalk have signed a long-term solar power purchase agreement for a 1.3 MW onsite solar PV system in Kuala Ketil, Malaysia.

Energy transition too slow to limit global warming says report

11/09/2019

DNV GL has released a report that finds that the energy transition is gathering pace more quickly than previously thought, but the rate is still too slow to limit global temperatures rising by well below 2°C as set out in the Paris Agreement.

New Zealand to receive first ever floating solar

03/09/2019

It will be used to supplement electricity from the grid, as well as cogeneration from biogas, which is already generated on-site from wastewater treatment

World Bank aids energy access in Bangladesh

30/08/2019

The government of Bangladesh has signed a $185m financing agreement with the World Bank to add approximately 310 MW of renewable energy generation capacity.

ABB delivers solar plant at Antarctic research base

28/08/2019

The Uruguayan government agency Instituto Antarctico Uruguayo (IAU) is collaborating with ABB, Uruguayan utility company UTE and the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (MIEM) to provide a second solar power installation at the IAU’s research base in the Antarctic.

UK pilot project powers rail network with solar

23/08/2019

The world’s first solar farm to directly power a railway line is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, pioneering the path for solar-powered trains in the UK and across the globe.

Caterpillar in deal for largest single-site microgrid in UAE

22/08/2019

Caterpillar is to deliver the largest single-site microgrid in the UAE.

EV partnership to empower UK prosumers

21/08/2019

UK energy technology company Moixa and electric vehicle charger manufacturer EO Charging have teamed to create a dedicated smart charging and home solar battery solution for consumers.

 

Copenhagen Zoo uses solar to go green

15/08/2019

Copenhagen Zoo has committed to clean energy by installing solar systems on top of 12 buildings, promising a reduction of 170 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually.

Vattenfall building $39m hybrid energy park in Netherlands

14/08/2019

Vattenfall is building a $39m hybrid energy park at Haringvliet in the Netherlands with a total capacity of 60 MW.

Portugal’s largest auction spells solar opportunity for Iberdrola

13/08/2019

Iberdrola has been awarded 149 MW of photovoltaic solar power in Portugal’s largest energy auction in 10 years, a venture that will increase the company’s installed power by 6 per cent.

Caribbean set for largest solar and storage project

13/08/2019

The largest solar generation plus energy storage project ever to be built in the Caribbean has been announced by the government of St Kitts and Nevis, the state-owned St Kitts Electric Company (SKELEC) and Swiss energy storage firm Leclanché.

Papua New Guinea a leader in off-grid solar lighting

09/08/2019

Drawing on extensive research in-country, the report says the market for solar solutions now stands at about $260 million a year and is expected to grow over the next five years

Fabric-based solar cells on the horizon

05/08/2019 New textile-based solar cells developed by Fraunhofer researchers, semitrailers could soon be producing the electricity needed to power cooling systems or other onboard equipment. In short, textile-based solar cells could soon be adding a whole new dimension to photovoltaics, complementing the use of conventional silicon-based solar cells.

BNEF: Energy to storage increase 122X by 2040

02/08/2019 According to the latest forecast by BloombergNEF (BNEF), energy storage installations (not including pumped hydropower) around the world will multiply exponentially, from 9GW/17GWh deployed as of 2018 to 1,095GW/2,850GWh by 2040.

China, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia partner on renewable energy

01/08/2019

Financing for the three-year project comes from the Ministry of Commerce of China with the provision of $2 million, which will be equally shared between Ethiopia and Sri Lanka

Energy storage sites provide unique wholesale market participation

31/07/2019 ENGIE Storage has announced it will supply and operate a 19 MW/38 MWh portfolio of six energy storage sites that will contribute to the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target Program and participate in ISO-New England wholesale markets.

Hanergy builds airport shuttle with solar panels for Chinese airport

31/07/2019

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has announced that its US-based unit, Global Solar Energy and TAM-Europe have recently co-developed an airport shuttle bus thin-film roof system

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