Project Focus

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  • Telangana, India

    45MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 12 August 2014, 03:40

    US thin-film module manufacturer First Solar is set to construct a 45MW PV power plant in the state of Telangana, India.

  • Futtsu, Japan

    40.4MW, Ground Mounted, Completed | 12 August 2014, 03:32

    A 40.4MW PV plant has been completed by Mitsuuroku Green Energy in the city of Futtsu, Japan.

  • Kayseri, Turkey

    2MW, Ground Mounted, Completed | 12 August 2014, 03:02

    A 2MW PV plant has been completed in the Turkish province of Kayseri, Cappadocia.

  • Kimberly, South Africa

    96MW, Ground Mounted, Under Construction | 06 August 2014, 05:23

    Spanish engineering company Iberdrola Ingenieria is nearing the end of construction on the 96MWp Jasper PV plant in South Africa.

  • St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

    4MW, , Announced | 06 August 2014, 04:35

    US-based PV company NRG Energy has acquired a 4MW PV facility on St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands from Toshiba International Corporation.

  • Shams Ma’an project, Jordan

    52MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 05 August 2014, 23:36

    US thin-film developer First Solar is set to build and operate a 52MW project in Jordan – marking what will be one of the largest PV plants ever constructed in the Middle East upon completion.

  • Acajutla, El Salvador

    20MW, Ground Mounted, Under Construction | 05 August 2014, 22:22

    Large-scale solar developer SolarReserve is developing a 20MW PV plant in El Salvador – the first large-scale PV project ever built in the Latin American country.

  • Tamale, Ghana

    40MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 08 July 2014, 02:40

    The 40MW first phase of an eventual 200MW PV plant has moved closer and closer to construction.

  • Salto, Uruguay

    50MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 08 July 2014, 01:49

    A 30-year power purchase agreement (PPA) has been signed by developer Fotowatia Renewable Ventures (FRV) and state utility UTE for “La Jacinta” – a 50MW PV plant that is scheduled to be built near Salto, northern Uruguay.

  • East St. Louis, Illinois

    East St. Louis, Illinois

    20MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 22 May 2014, 17:43

    A 161-hectare brownfield site is being cleared in East St. Louis, Illinois, to make way for a planned US$65 million, 20MW solar farm

  • 327kW Queens

    Queens, New York City

    327kW, Commercial Rooftop, Completed | 22 May 2014, 17:41

    The Ross Solar Group, a PV installation company has completed the largest SunPower rooftop PV installation in the New York City borough of Queens

  • Kenya Farm

    Changoi Team Farm, Kenya.

    1MW, Ground Mounted, Completed | 22 May 2014, 17:39

    A 1MW PV power plant, currently the largest in East Africa, has been completed at the Changoi Team Farm in Kenya.

  • Abengoa

    Calexico, California

    206MW, Ground Mounted, Completed | 22 May 2014, 17:35

    Renewables EPC company, Abengoacompleted what is said to be the world’s largest PV plant using a single-axis tracker.

  • The project will be built on a 150 hectare area at RAF Middleton, a former air force base.

    Lincolnshire, UK

    50MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 02 April 2014, 13:43

    PV developer Lunar Energy has been granted permission by the West Lindsey District Council to build a 50MW PV facility at a former RAF base in Lincolnshire.

  • The array consists of 496 rooftop panels.

    London Southend Airport

    Not Listed, Commercial Rooftop, Completed | 02 April 2014, 11:27

    The largest airport PV array in the UK has been installed at London Southend Airport as part of a £10 million (US$16.6 million) terminal expansion organized by Kier Construction.

  • The plant will have an operational lifespan of 40 years.

    Five Roads, Wales

    16.2MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 02 April 2014, 11:19

    UK-based PV developer Elgar Byrne Capital Limited has received approval to build a 16.2MW solar farm in Five Roads, a small hamlet located just 6.4 km from Llanelli, Wales.

  • The 28MW project is set to be subject to a judicial review.

    Mapperton, Dorset, UK

    28MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 21 March 2014, 09:35

    The East Dorset District Council has approved plans for the construction of a 28MW solar power plant on Conservative MP Richard Drax’s Charborough estate near Mapperton.

  • The array will generate more than 70,000 kWh a year. Image: Solarsense

    Street, UK

    80kWp, Commercial Rooftop, Completed | 20 March 2014, 17:24

    British renewable energy company Solarsense has finished installing an 80kWp solar array on the roof of the UK’s first shopping outlet centre, Clarks Village, in Somerset.

  • Volunteers work on planting hedge around the project site. Image: westsolentsolar.coop

    New Forest National Park, UK

    2.4MW, , Announced | 20 March 2014, 16:41

    Plans to construct a 2.4MW solar farm in a newly restored gravel pit close to New Forest National Park have been approved by planning officials.

  • The project is believed to be the largest PV array installed on a sports facility in the UK.

    Llaneelli, Wales

    250kWp, Commercial Rooftop, Completed | 20 March 2014, 16:20

    PV developer Dragon Energy Solutions has installed a 250kWp rooftop PV system at the training facility of the Parc y Scarlets rugby stadium located in Llanelli, South Wales.

  • The solar farm is expected to produce enough energy to power 3,000 homes every year.

    Somerset, UK

    10MW , Ground Mounted, Completed | 20 March 2014, 15:48

    UK based EPC Solarcentury has completed a 10MW PV project in Somerset that is projected to produce enough energy to power 3,000 homes every year.

  • The solar farm is projected to generate over 8,000,000kWh of electricity annually when operational.

    Exmoor National Park, UK

    8.2MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 20 March 2014, 14:56

    The North Devon District Council has approved the planning permission of an 8.2MW PV plant that it set to be built two kilometres from Exmoor National Park.

  • The installation will help power 2,900 homes in the area and will cut the centre’s annual carbon emission by 82 tonnes.

    Cranbrook, UK

    250kWp, Commercial Rooftop, Completed | 20 March 2014, 14:19

    E.ON has installed a 250kWp array on its flagship £3 million Energy Centre building in Cranbrook, Devon.

  • The roof-mounted installation will help generate £17,000 (US$28,085) annually thanks to FiT revenue and bill savings.

    York, UK

    96.5kWp, Commercial Rooftop, Completed | 20 March 2014, 12:14

    Local energy firm Think Renewable Energy has completed the work on a 96.5kWp roof-mounted PV array at the new John Lewis store in York.

  • Lightsource now has an operational solar portfolio of over 300MW.

    Cornwall, UK

    3MW, Ground Mounted, Completed | 20 March 2014, 11:41

    UK-based energy provider Lightsource Renewable Energy has completed its 80th solar farm project in the UK, a 3MW site located in Cornwall.

  • The 60.7 hectare site will supply San Diego Gas & Electric through a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA).

    Joshua Tree, California

    24MW, Ground Mounted, Completed | 20 March 2014, 11:12

    SunEdison, one of the largest PV manufacturers in North America, announced that it had finished constructing of a 24MW direct current (DC) PV power plant located in Joshua Tree, California.

  • The company's five hectare rooftop PV power station will be sited at Bombardier’s Airport Road West wing Manufacturing/Assembly Facility.

    Belfast, Northern Ireland

    3.8MW, Commercial Rooftop, Announced | 20 March 2014, 09:49

    Plane and train maker Bombardier’s plans to construct a 3.8MW solar farm at one of its manufacturing plants in Belfast have finally been approved.

  • When operating at full power, the array will completely power the centre while also creating a 10% energy surplus.

    Leamington Spa, UK

    2MW, Commercial Rooftop, Completed | 18 March 2014, 12:04

    Wolseley UK, a subsidiary of plumbing and heating product distributor Wolseley plc, has installed a 2MW, 8,200 module PV array on the roof of its National Distribution Centre (NDC) in Leamington Spa.

  • The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of March 2014.

    Isle of Sheppey, UK

    10MW, Ground Mounted, Under Construction | 18 March 2014, 09:27

    A 10MW PV project located on the Isle of Sheppey is currently under construction, with an expected completion date scheduled for the end of March 2014.

  • The installation is expected to generate 8,000MWh annually.

    Puerto Rico Convention Center, Puerto Rico

    5MW, Commercial Rooftop, Completed | 12 March 2014, 15:18

    Spanish PV developer and operator Gestamp Solar have completed a 5MW PV installation at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan.

  • The 110MW CSP plant will use molten salt power technology.

    Maria Elena, Chile

    110MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 12 March 2014, 13:04

    Chile’s Ministry of Energy and government agency for entrepreneurship (COFO) has given a tender for South America’s first concentrated solar power (CSP) plant to energy firm Abengoa.

  • The PV plant is expected to provide electricity for around 3,000 homes.

    Freetown, Sierra Leone

    6MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 12 March 2014, 11:25

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) are funding a 6MW PV project in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

  • The project will help power a water treatment plant at the Lower Usman Dam.

    Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

    Undisclosed Size, Ground Mounted, Announced | 12 March 2014, 09:12

    Japan’s oversees development body, the Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA), has agreed to fund a PV facility in central Nigeria.

  • The 400MW project is expected to be completed by 2016.

    San Antonio, Texas

    400MW, Ground Mounted, Under Construction | 11 March 2014, 14:42

    PV developer has started construction on Alamo, a 400 MW solar power project in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Photovoltaic technology has been chosen over parabolic troughs, similar to the Genesis project, also in Blythe California.

    Blythe, California

    485MW, , Announced | 11 March 2014, 14:28

    PV developer NextEra Energy Resources is set to begin development of a 485MW plant in Blythe, California.

  • The 59.1 hectare project consists of about 84,000 panels.

    Las Vegas, Nevada

    20MW, Ground Mounted, Completed | 11 March 2014, 12:00

    The 20MW Mountain View Solar Energy project near Las Vegas has finally started operations nearly four years after development initially began on the facility.

  • When completed, the project will be the largest PV power plant ever built in Australia.

    Nyngan, Australia

    102MW, Ground Mounted, Under Construction | 11 March 2014, 09:44

    PV manufacturer First Solar announced that they have started construction on a 102MW PV project in Nyngan, New South Wales (NSW). When completed, it will be the largest PV power plant ever built in Australia.

  • The solar farm features more than 50,000 Masdar PV a-si panels.

    Ichtershausen, Germany

    11.7MW, Ground Mounted, Completed | 07 March 2014, 14:12

    Thin-film module manufacturer Masdar PV has developed an 11.7MW PV power plant in Ichtershausen, Germany.

  • The power plant is expected to be completed in five years.

    Hongshagang Industrial Park, China

    1.1GW, , Under Construction | 07 March 2014, 13:34

    China-based PV project developer China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings has begun developing the first phase of a 1.1GW PV power plant project at the Hongshagang Industrial Park in Minqin County, Gansu Province, China.

  • Duke Energy Renewables will operate 23 PV sites across the country once the Pumpjack and Wildwood facilities are completed.

    Kern County, California

    40MW, , Announced | 07 March 2014, 13:25

    PV developer Duke Energy Renewables has acquired two 20MW PV projects in California from renewable energy developer Infigen Energy.

  • The plant will cut yearly carbon dioxide emissions by more than 40,000 metric tonnes.

    Dandan, Guam

    25MW, , Under Construction | 07 March 2014, 10:06

    The facility is expected to provide enough clean energy to power 10,000 homes.

  • Murata Manufacturing

    Gunma Prefecture, Japan

    1.6MW, , Under Construction | 04 March 2014, 15:19

    The project will provide energy to Tokyo Denpa’s Gunma Plant.

  • JA Solar Module Production

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    150MW, , Announced | 04 March 2014, 14:22

    The plant has the ability to ramp up its production output to 600MW to meet increased demand.

  • First Solar

    Pecos County, Texas

    22MW, , Under Construction | 04 March 2014, 14:01

    The plant is expected to begin operations in mid-2014.

  • ET Solar

    Bridgwater, UK

    8.4MW, Ground Mounted, Under Construction | 04 March 2014, 13:13

    The project is expected to be grid-connected before the end of March, 2014.

  • PV project in India

    Mahboobnagar District, India

    1GW, , Announced | 04 March 2014, 12:12

    The Solar Energy Corporation of India is planning to construct a 1GW solar energy facility in Andhra Pradesh state.

  • Japan PV Project

    Kansai International Airport, Japan

    11.6MW, Commercial Rooftop Ground Mounted, Completed | 04 March 2014, 09:41

    PV developer Solar Frontier claims the project is the largest facility at any airport in all of Asia.

  • BNRG

    Downpatrick, Northern Ireland

    5.1MW, Ground Mounted, Announced | 28 February 2014, 15:15

    BNRG Northern Power is planning to build the first utility-scale solar farm in Ireland.

  • Solar energy in Brazil

    Votuporanga, Brazil

    6.5 MW, , Announced | 28 February 2014, 14:05

    US$13.6 million power plant to be built north-west of Sao Paulo state.

  • SunPower

    Solano Community College, California

    2.8MW, Commercial Rooftop Ground Mounted, Completed | 28 February 2014, 12:46

    Three PV facilities are expected to produce enough energy to meet as much as 50% of the annual electricity needed at the three areas.

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