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Solar in Jordan: Works are underway on 23,1 MW Falcon Ma’an solar PV project

Enerray and Desert Technologies have started construction their a 23.1 MWp sovereign backed PV project within the Ma’an Development Area in Southern Jordan. DT and Enerray are acting both as investors, co-developers as well as turn-key Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) contractors for the project. This project is one of twelve approved by the Ministry […]

Real kick-off of DEWA’s Dubai Solar Shams Program; Moving to solar+storage solutions on the off-grid market – interview with Daniel Zywietz, Enerwhere

Daniel Zywietz, Vice Chairman of CECB and Founder and CEO of Enerwhere gives a comprehensive update on the current status of DEWA’s Dubai Solar Shams Program and his company expansion on the local rooftop market. Enerwhere is known from providing off-grid Solar Hybrid Systems which include diesel generators, and we were curious when the company will […]

Equis Energy to invest $300 mln in two solar plants in Australia

Equis Energy said on Wednesday it plans to build two solar power plants for A$400 million ($303 million) in Australia, marking the Singapore-based renewable energy developer’s first investments in the country. The two 100-megawatt solar plants would be in South Australia and Queensland, moving the country a step closer toward the federal government’s target for at least 20 […]

Onyx Solar Receives Contract for World’s Largest PV Skylight

Onyx Solar won a contract to supply 60,000 square feet of semi-transparent photovoltaic glass for Somerset Development’s Bell Works Complex in Holmdel, New Jersey. The project is part of the complete revitalization of the two-million-square-foot former Bell Labs facility into a mixed-use “metroburb” community. Originally designed by Eero Saarinen, the building’s existing glass will be replaced […]

Bringing Tailored Renewable Energy Solutions together with Strong Partners – Chris Voet, LTI ReEnergy

During Intersolar Europe 2016 we spoke to Chris Voet, Chief Sales Officer at LTI ReEnergy about the specific approach of the company towards their customers. Unlike many of actors on the solar and renewable energy markets who are focusing on sales of standard products, LTI ReEnergy is bring Tailored Renewable Energy Solutions to the final […]

meteocontrol and Phoenix Solar establish alliance in the MENAT region

The Middle East, northern Africa and Turkey (MENAT) are the focal point of the partnership between the photovoltaic service providers meteocontrol GmbH and Phoenix Solar AG. Phoenix Solar, an international photovoltaic company, will rely on meteocontrol’s monitoring systems to operate PV power plants in the MENAT region. The companies are launching the partnership with a […]

DP Energy receives approval for 375MW wind/solar hybrid power project in Australia

Ireland’s DP Energy has secured approval from the South Australian government for the development of 375MW Port Augusta wind/solar hybrid facility in the region. Located near the former Northern Power Station, the Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park will feature 59 wind turbines and almost 400ha of photovoltaic panels. Expected to cost about A$680m ($517.8m), the […]

Solar Future of Nigeria Started Today – HRH Prince Malik Ado-Ibrahim, Nigus Investments

During the first ever solar event in Nigeria, “Nigus-LTI Solar Investment Summit” we spoke to HRH Prince Malik Ado-Ibrahim, Chairman of Nigus Investments, the company which aims at exploiting the enormous potential for solar business in the country. Prince Malik believes, that Nigeria will become the renewable energy hub for ECOWAS (The Economic Community of […]

Fraunhofer CSE Demonstrates Commercial-Ready Plug And Play PV Systems

The Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) successfully demonstrated two installations of Plug and Play PV (photovoltaic solar) systems at its “2016 Demo Day. “Plug and Play PV Systems are easy to install, easy to inspect for code compliance, and can participate in electronic Permitting, Inspection and Interconnection (ePI&I) processes. The vision for […]

ABB connects power to the Indian grid from one of the world’s largest solar plants

Zurich, Switzerland, June 13, 2016 – ABB has successfully commissioned five substations to integrate a 648-megawatt (MW) solar project at Kamuthi in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to the national transmission grid. The project was awarded by independent power producer (IPP) Adani Group in 2015, and completed on schedule. The solar photovoltaic project […]

SolarCity and NRDC Paper: Rooftop Solar Generation Provides Net Benefit to All Nevada Utility Customers

Rooftop solar generation provides 1.6 cents of benefit per kilowatt-hour of energy generated, producing $7 million in benefits annually for all Nevada utility customers, according to a study released today by SolarCity and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). If environmental and health externalities are included, the benefits of rooftop solar increase to 3.4 cents per […]

Trina Solar’s PV Modules Operational in Largest Solar Project in the Philippines

Trina Solar Limited, a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions, and services, today announced that the Company’s 40MW of solar PV modules has been operational in the largest solar project in the Philippines, which has started to generate clean and safe solar electricity. The Project was developed by Helios Solar Energy Corporation, a joint venture […]

Solar Revolutionist & Disruptor in the Sub-Saharan Africa – Cornelius Matthes, CEO at Pawame

Today we present our exclusive talk to Solar Revolutionist & Disruptor in Sub-Saharan Africa, Cornelius Matthes, Founder & CEO of Pawame, a company which is spreading “Pay As You Go” solar solution across Kenya. Why do we think that Cornelius is a Solar Revolutionist & Disruptor? You will learn that from our exclusive talk with him at Intersolar […]