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France Alters Rules to Expedite 6 GW Renewable Projects Already Awarded

The electricity market regulator of France – CRE (Commission de régulation de l’énergie) – has published new rules that will allow renewable energy projects whose tender has already been awarded to be commissioned and come online earlier than their planned timelines. This will allow them to take advantage of high electricity prices. Many of the […]

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Denmark’s Largest Energy Firm Ørsted Acquires Its First Solar Farm in Ireland

Denmark-based international renewable energy player Ørsted has said that it has acquired its first solar project called Ballinrea solar PV in Ireland through an agreement with Dublin’s (Ireland) renewable energy developer Terra Solar. Ørsted said that this takeover is a strategic first step towards the company’s multi-technology deployment in Ireland. Ørsted has committed to invest […]

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Aquila Capital and FNSF collaborate for 1GW Solar Farm in New Zealand

New Zealand will soon have a large-scale solar farm begin to produce 1GW. That is a big deal, because TOTAL solar capaciy in NEw Zealand has barely crossed 200 MW till date. German investment outfit Aquila Capital and local PV project developer Far North Solar Farm have joined their hands to collaborate to make this […]

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Australian Renewables Spree Meets Farmers’ Resistance

Australian farmers are battling the ongoing renewable power expansion projects of the country as they say that the projects are ill-conceived and could upend their livelihood and also the ecology. The cultivators in the key farm states like Victoria and New South Wales are wary about the factors of production – linked to their farms […]

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Cochin Airport Expands Agrivoltaic Farming to 20 acres in its Solar Farm

The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has scaled up its agrivoltaic farming to 20 acres. Agricultural photovoltaic (Agri-PV), also known as agrivoltaic or agri-photovoltaic, is an evolving practice in sustainable development that combines the production of food and energy. The land is used for both agriculture and solar power generation at the same time. ‘Experiments’ […]

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RES Sells Large 245MWdc Australian Solar Farm to Iberdrola

UK renewable company RES has sold its Avonlie solar development project to Spanish electric utility Iberdrola. The project is located in New South Wales, Australia, and is RES’ largest ever solar development with generating capacity standing at 245 MW dc / 190 MW ac. When operational, 450,000 solar panels, mounted on single axis tracking system, are expected […]

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Charles River & Duke Energy sign VPPA for 250 MW Solar project in Texas

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. yesterday announced a long-term solar energy contract to address the entirety of the company’s North American electric power requirements with clean, renewable energy by 2023. Charles River and Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions have entered into a 15-year, 102 megawatt (MW) virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA). Charles River’s portion of the […]

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ReNew Power Commissions 105 MW Solar Facility in Gujarat

ReNew Power announced yesterday (April 21) that it has commissioned a 105 MW solar generation facility in Gujarat, with the project having a 25-year power purchase agreement with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) at a tariff of Rs 2.68/kWh. The project has advanced mono perc solar modules with seasonal tilt structure design as part […]

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