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A 40MW project that is in line to become Chad’s first independent power producer-built solar project has been granted US$780,000 from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA).
NEXTracker, a US firm specialising in horizontal tracking systems for PV power plants, will supply single axis trackers to a 16MW project in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Solar power systems serving an oilfield in Qatar will be fitted with utility-scale energy storage batteries, helping to ensure the continuity of operations at 775 oil wells.
A new report from Environment America, titled “Shining Cities: Harnessing the Benefits of Solar Energy in America,” sheds light on the impact that cities have in terms of expanding the PV sector within the United States.
Jinko Solar, which revealed last week that it has already secured 750MW of orders in the US this year, will supply 104MW dc of PV panels to the Red Hills utility-scale solar project in Utah.
Power management company Eaton has signed multiple contracts in order to provide solar inverters, electrical distribution equipment and services for the 72.9MW Redwood Solar Farm in Kern County, California.
PV project developer Solar Power (SPI Solar) is planning to develop over 100MW of solar PV projects in Panama with SG Panama Solar LLC, a unit of SDL Solar a US-based PV project developer.
The Chilean arm of system integrator, Soventix, is planning a 50MW PV project, Cachyuyo, in the Latin American country’s Atacama region.
Vertically-integrated PV project developer Solar Power, Inc. (SPI) has announced that its subsidiary SPI Solar Power Engineering has reached an agreement with Jingzhaolai PV Power Co., Ltd. of Inner Mongolia to offer engineering, procurement and development (EPC) services for its 20MW PV plant in Liangcheng County, Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia.
SKI Corp, Japanese a mobile phone sales agency, has signalled its intent to build a 24MW solar farm in the west of Japan and to borrow ¥8 billion (US$67 million), for the purposes of doing so.
Engineering firm JGC Corporation has completed a 31MW PV plant in Chiba, Japan.
Major tier-one PV manufacturer JinkoSolar said it had already secured a total of 750MW of module supply deals to the US in 2015.
Solar Power (SPI), a PV project developer, is partnering with Aqua lean Energy (ACE) to build floating PV projects in California, Arizona, Texas and New Mexico.
US Bancorp and ORIX USA Corp. have announced the closing of US Bancorp’s first renewable energy conglomerate, which is expected to help SolarCity install around 2,500 PV systems at homes and businesses in nine states.
China-based PV manufacturer Risen Energy is to build a 99MW PV project on land leased adjacent to fish ponds in the Shepantu area of Ninghai county Zhengjiang Province.