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NHPC Collaborates With Norwegian Firm To Develop Floating Solar

NHPC recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Norway-based company Ocean Sun. Through this collaboration, the Norwegian technology provider would support India in building floating solar projects. In a social media post, the company announced it would explore key areas of cooperation for the demonstration of Ocean Sun’s floating solar energy technology. The […]

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SJVN Looks To Invest Rs 1300 Cr On Floating Solar In Goa

Government owned SJVN Green Energy Ltd (SGEL) has submitted a proposal to the state government of Goa under which it seeks to invest more than Rs 1,300 crore for the establishment of four floating solar projects in the western coastal state. The proposal holds that the total power generation capacity of the four floating solar […]

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Floating Solar Demonstrator In Spain Promises Lower Costs

Recently, GCL SI and Ocean Sun announced the successful completion of the BOOST floating solar demonstrator. On December 14, 2023, the project culminated at the port of Tazacorte on La Palma in Spain, with an installed capacity of 270 kWp. BOOST showcases the utilization of the GCL MS/60GT Ocean Sun PV modules (“The Module”) and […]

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SJVN Arm Joins Hands with Norwegian Firm for Pilot Floating PV

SJVN Green Energy Limited (SGEL), a wholly owned subsidiary of SJVN Limited has joined hands by way of an MoU with Ocean Sun, Norway, which is a specialist in floating solar. The agreement will pave the way for a partnership between the two firms in the field of new technologies in green and clean energy […]

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Can Giant Floating Solar On Oceans Work?

A lot has been said and done about floating solar plants – an emerging technology in which a customised solar photovoltaic (PV) system is placed directly on top of a body of water. Over the past half a decade, floating solar farms have gained popularity, particularly in countries with high population density and competing uses […]

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China is Home to World’s First Offshore Floating Wind-Solar Pilot

The world’s first commercial offshore floating solar that has been combined with an offshore wind turbine is now online in China. The project has been initiated by State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC), a utility that is owned by the Government of China. SPIC is among the five major utility firms in China and it is […]

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