Solar Energy International News

Fortum Solves Major EV Sustainability Issue – Boosting Battery Recycling Rate to Over 80%

The company achieved the recycling rate of over 80% with a low-CO2 hydrometallurgical recycling process. A new solution by Nordic clean energy company Fortum makes over 80% of the electric vehicle (EV) battery recyclable, returns the scarce metals back into circulation and resolves the sustainability gap by reducing the need to mine cobalt, nickel, and […]

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Shell To Power Up 700,000 UK homes with Renewable Energy

Royal Dutch Shell will begin supplying renewable electricity to more than 700,000 homes in the UK this week as it powers up plans to become the world’s biggest electricity company. Under the brand Shell Energy, it will become one of UK’s biggest green power suppliers overnight when it replaces First Utility, a year after acquiring […]

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Growatt Receives All Quality Matters Award by TÜV Rheinland for MAX 80kW

The inverter was recognised for its excellent quality and high functionality, ranking first of all the commercial inverters.  Growatt, a global leader in inverter technology based out of China, has won the award of best PV inverter for commercial use for its MAX series 80 kW inverter at the “All Quality Matters” Award Ceremony & […]

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DEWA & ACWA Power Reach Financial Closing on 950MW 4th Phase of MbRAM Solar Park

The solar park will produce 5,000 MW by 2030 with investments totaling AED 50 billion. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and the consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Silk Road Fund, which is owned by the Chinese Government, announced the financial closing of the 950 MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin […]

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South Pacific’s Biggest Solar Plant to Help Tonga Meet Renewable Energy Target

Spread over three sites, the solar plant will be the second biggest in the Pacific and the second that TPL has established with an independent power producer. The largest solar plant in the south Pacific will be built in Tonga through the country’s second commercially financed public-private partnership (PPP) after an agreement was signed in […]

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EMEC Secures $35 Mn For Floating Wind Project in North-West Europe

The project is led by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) working in partnership with SEAI, SAIPEM and other organisations in France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the UK. A EUR 31 million ($35 million) project has been approved for an ambitious four-year floating offshore wind project. Subject to consenting, it is planned that a […]

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ADB and LEAP Sign $18.7 Mn Loan Agreement For Financing 5MW Solar Plant in Mongolia

The loan agreement marks ADB’s first co-financing with LEAP in Mongolia’s renewable energy sector. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) today signed an $18.7 million loan with Sermsang Power Corporation Public Company Limited (SSP) and Tenuun Gerel Construction LLC (TGC) to build, operate, and maintain a 15 MW […]

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CECEP Connects World’s Largest Floating Solar Plant in China

Chinese state-owned developer CECEP, in collaboration with French floating solar specialists Ciel & Terre, has connected its 70 MW floating solar power plant in Anhui, China to the grid after the project successfully cleared all tests and monitoring. Located on a former coal-mining area, in Yongqiao district, Suzhou city, the floating PV array will mainly […]

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723 GW of New Wind Capacity Expected in the Next Decade : WoodMac

Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables ‘Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update: Q1 2019’ report predicts the additions of nearly 723 GW of new wind capacity in the decade leading up to 2028. According to the report, 50.2GW of new wind power was added globally in 2018, a 4% increase Year on Year (YoY) and the […]

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