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Germany’s Federal Network Agency fifth solar auction allocates 130 MW to 25 projects

Germany’s Federal Network Agency has allocated 130 megawatt to 25 successful bids in the 5th round of the country’s auction scheme for large-scale solar. The average bid amount was calculated at €0.723 ($0.799) per kWh, down from €0.741 in the previous auction in April. Bid amounts are lower on average compared to the previous tender, […]

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PSE&G files to develop more 100MW solar PV in New Jersey

Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) have planned to extend its Solar 4 All Program by building 100-MW of solar PV on landfill sites in New Jersey. The PSE&G has submitted a proposal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to develop the PV plants on around 10 landfill and brownfield sites over […]

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Residents of Patna have pledge their roof space to generate solar energy

Notable intellectuals and locals of Patna have pledge to volunteer for their roof space to generate solar energy. The initiative was carried out by Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED), making an attempt to urge the government to come up with a programme to convert “each house into a power house.” CEED has been […]

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Government Model School Plans to install Solar Panels

The Government Model Boys Higher Secondary School has taken an initiative to install a solar power system. This comes after the successful installation of eco innovation kit on the campus. The school is focused on converting most of its energy dependence to solar power by installing solar panels on the campus. The Thiruvananthapuram based school […]

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XRMC completes a 7.27 MW solar rooftop project in Xi’an

XRMC, which is a subsidiary of the state-owned China Communication Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC) has announced the connection of a 7.27 MW rooftop solar PV plant to the grid in the city of Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province in central China. Xi’an Road Construction Machinery Co. Ltd’s rooftop project marks the parent company’s first […]

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Renova completes 19 megawatt solar project in southwestern Japan

Renewable energy power plant developer Renova Inc. has completed a 19 Megawatt solar array in southwestern Japan. The project is one of the several PV projects that have been announced in the region in last few weeks. Renova, which is a Tokyo-based company, has completed the project in April in Otsu. However, the developer decided […]

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Darwin International Airport completes its first phase of 5.5MW solar farm

Darwin International Airport has completed first phase of 5.5MW solar farm, switching on 4MW installation that will ultimately supply 25 percent of airport’s power needs. It is believed to be the world’s largest airport solar system. The Darwin Airport solar plant array, which is a $13 million project, will be adding another 1.5MW in phase […]

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New Solar Technology to use Desert Sand to Store Energy

Researchers in Abu Dhabi have tested a pilot device that can store solar energy in sand to improve the efficiency of power plants and provide energy during night. Developed at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the device uses gravity to drain sand from a higher basin into a lower one, heating up the […]

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Toshiba Wins Mega 33.5MW Solar Project Contract in Japan from Thai Gunkul

Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp. has been awarded a contract by Thailand’s Gunkul Engineering Public Co. Ltd. to develop a 33.5 MW solar power plant in Kimitsu, Chiba prefecture, Japan. Toshiba has announced that it will provide the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for 33.5-MW solar project to Thailand-based Gunkul Engineering Pcl’s. The 33.5 MW […]

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