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Engineering, procurement and construction contractor Solarcentury has announced 70MWp of solar PV projects across the UK, reports Solar Power Portal.
Spanish manufacturer Grupo Clavijo has completed the shipment of horizontal axis trackers for a 25MW solar project in California.
Dynamic Energy Solutions and Revolution Energy have announced the completion of a series of solar projects with a combined capacity of 1.6MW in Massachusetts.
PV developer SolarCity will add Barstow Unified School District (BUSD) in California, US, to its solar portfolio by installing 1.5MW of PV systems for the school district.
Hanergy Global Solar Power (Europe), a subsidiary of China-based Hanergy Solar Group, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to purchase a company which owns two PV projects under development in Portugal.
US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has approved two utility-scale solar projects in California — the 750MW McCoy Solar Energy Project and the 150MW Desert Harvest Solar Farm.
Solar power producer Sonnedix has surpassed 100MW of installed solar capacity following the completion of a 9.5MW solar plant in the Mae Chan district in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand.
Indian PV project developer Welspun Energy has confirmed to PV-Tech that it has commissioned its 50MW solar project in the Indian state of Rajasthan ahead of schedule.
PV manufacturer Conergy has announced the installation of a 500kW solar plant in Molai, in the province of Laconia in southern Greece.
Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL), a joint venture railway firm formed by the Indian government and the Government of Karnataka, is seeking proposals to provide the company with a rooftop PV system.
California-based PV project developer, Pristine Sun has selected modules from Upsolar for PV power plants to be built in California, USA.
Spanish PV developer Gestamp Solar has confirmed that the Tacna Solar and Panamericana Solar PV plants in Peru have become operational.
Chinese PV equipment manufacturer JA Solar has started to ship 35MW of its modules to Siemens for installation at five PV projects in Israel owned by Arava Power Company.
Greek PV installer GreenTop has completed a 500kW PV project located near the city of Vagia Viotias in Greece.
Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) will provide Barwa with 136 modules for installation at Barwa’s Passivhaus-Baytna sustainable housing project which is being developed in Qatar.
Bright Plain Renewable Energy (BPRE) and SunPower Corporation have completed the 5MW Kalaeloa Solar Farm in West Oahu, Hawaii.
German PV developer AIC Projects has completed three solar parks in Germany with a combined capacity of 9MW for unnamed private investors.
Eoxis UK, a renewable energy investor, has confirmed to PV-Tech that it has received a project financing loan amounting to €21.5 million (US$28 million) from investment company ING Groep.
Japan’s BIJ Corporation, Switzerland’s Meeco Group and Italy’s Finergia Advisory & Finance have signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a joint venture.
Electrical contractor Del Monte Electric has completed the installation of solar power systems in 51 schools at Mount Diablo Unified School District, in California.
Kenya Power & Lighting, Kenya’s state-owned utility company, has announced its intention to invest KES560 million (US$6.5 million) in the development of off-grid renewable energy projects in Kenya.
Danish renewable energy firm Greentech Energy Systems is planning to enter the US solar market after signing a joint venture agreement with UK-based solar investor Foresight Group.
The Mexican subsidiary of Spanish conglomerate Grupotec has been given the go-ahead to develop a 27.6MW solar power plant at La Paz, in the north Mexican state of Baja California.
Bosch Solar Energy has completed a multi-site solar project on the Islands of Maui and Lanai, in Hawaii.
Panasonic Eco Solutions Energy Management North America and Pristine Sun have teamed up to develop a planned 50MW of solar parks in the US state of California.
A petrol station in Southampton is soon to become home to the UK’s first solar glass petrol station canopy, according to building-integrated PV manufacturer Polysolar.
Indian solar project developer Welspun Energy has closed a 130MW deal in Mandsaur, a district in Madhya Pradesh, having obtained financing of Rs.885 crores (US$161 million).
US construction firm Signal Energy has been chosen to provide EPC services for a solar farm in Clark County, Nevada.
Shell’s Japanese refining operation Showa Shell Sekiyu and chemicals-to-energy conglomerate Ube Industries have announced plans to build and operate a 21MW solar power plant.
Solar tracker manufacturer Mecasolar has supplied over 3,400 foundation Mecascrews to Martifer Solar’s 2.8MWp ground-mount installation in Lorca, Murcia, Spain.
OCI Solar Power has received the green light to begin constructing a 41MW solar project in San Antonio, Texas.
US retail giant Walmart has expanded its solar presence in the US with its first solar installations in the state of Ohio.
Dominion, a US-based energy producer, has acquired a solar energy development project from Smart Energy Capital and Jacoby Development for an undisclosed purchase price.
Utility-scale PV project developer 8minutenergy Renewables has completed the pre-construction development stage of the proposed 266MW DC (200MW AC) Mount Signal solar farm and will now begin building the facility.
UK solar energy generator Lightsource Renewable Energy has purchased two solar parks totalling 9.6MW from Germany-based project developer Wirsol.
TGC Renewables, an independent renewable energy project developer, is seeking planning permission for its proposed 13MW solar park in Cambridgeshire, UK.
Clenergy, a manufacturer of mounting systems, has won an order to deliver its mounting system for installation at a 20MW solar project in Awati, Xinjiang Aksu, China.
Chinese solar manufacturer Hareon Solar has announced an initial investment of US$50 million for projects in Mexico, claim media reports.
Governor of California Edmund Brown has signed a certificate which confirms that the proposed 750MW McCoy Solar Project complies with the Jobs and Economic Improvement Act of 2011, enabling the project to be fast-tracked for a judicial and legislative review.
Solon Corporation and MP2 Capital have completed the installation of PV systems with a total capacity of 1.15MW for the Tanque Verde Unified School District (TVUSD) in Tucson, Arizona.
Isofotón, a Spanish PV project developer, has signed an agreement with the government of Honduras to develop a utility-scale PV project with an initial capacity of 150MW.
Module manufacturer Canadian Solar has announced it has signed another module supply agreement with Zara Solar, a provider of PV systems based in Tanzania.
Austrian PV project developer Activ Solar has commissioned its 29.3MW Voznesensk Solar Power Station located in the Mykolaiv region in Ukraine.
Spanish PV developer Isofotón and Lancaster Group, a Kazakhstan-based private company operating in several industries including energy, have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop PV projects in Kazakhstan.
Masdar, an Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy and sustainable technology specialist, is reportedly planning to inaugurate and connect its 100MW Shams 1 CSP project on 17 March.
AEG Power Solutions, a Germany-based provider of renewable energy systems, has won a contract from India-based M and B Switchgears to supply its inverters for a 30MW PV plant which is being built in Madhya Pradesh, India.
German PV systems integrator Sunova has installed a 110kWp PV array on the rooftop of a bakery owned by Peter Backwaren OHG located in Munich, Germany.
A total of 15 PV projects equal to approximately 85MW are to be built by project developer, Strata Solar and module manufacturer Canadian Solar in 2013.
AEG will construct a 400MW and a 50MW PV project in Cholistan, Pakistan, media reports have revealed.
Neoenergia and Odebrecht Energia have started to construct a 1MWp PV array at the new Arena Pernambuco football stadium located in the Brazilian city of Recife.