ROUND-UP: NLC India commissions 300MW, India MoUs, Virginia’s largest municipal plant

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NLC commissions 300MW in Tamil Nadu

23 May: NLC India has commissioned 300MW of solar projects out of its 500MW under implementation in the state of Tamil Nadu, according to a Bombay Stock Exchange filing.

India approves MoUs on renewables cooperation with Morocco and France

24 May: India’s Union Cabinet has approved two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) signed with France and Morocco regarding cooperation in renewable energy.

With France, India will work on a pilot project in International Solar Alliance (ISA) member countries.

With Morocco, India will exchange expertise and networking of information.

Largest municipal solar project in Virginia

23 May: WGL Energy Systems and Sol Systems have completed a 6MW(AC) solar project in Ringgold, Virginia.

The project created approximately 80 jobs during construction, boosted the local economy and provided long-term, integrated resource planning for the City of Danville. The Kentuck Solar Project will provide enough electricity to power 1,200 homes every year and supply 1.5% of the City’s power needs.

WGL Energy serves as owner and operator of the project and Sol Systems has overseen the design, construction and financing of the system. The City of Danville Department of Utilities is purchasing the energy from the solar facility for the next 25 years.

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