Singapore tenders for 56.7MW of floating solar projects

Singapore’s National Water Agency part of the utilities agency PUB has announced plans to tender for 2 floating photovoltaics (FPV) power plants for a total of 56.7MW after initial tests proved a number of benefits.

Brazil’s first floating solar plant completed by Ciel & Terre

Ciel & Terre Brasil, a subsidiary of French floating PV specialist Ciel & Terre, has completed Brazil’s first floating solar project, standing at 304kW capacity on a rainwater accumulation pond at Fazenda Figueiredo, Cristalina, in the state of Goias.

First ever hydro-electric and floating solar project operating in Portugal

The pioneer of floating solar power plants, French company Ciel & Terre (C&T) International has collaborated with Portuguese energy firm EDP (Energias de Portugal) Group to design and build the first floating solar project at an existing hydro-electric power station at a dam located at the mouth of Rabagão river in Montalegre, Portugal.

Floating solar pilot projects in the Netherlands set sail

A Dutch consortium of government agencies, R&D facilities and solar companies have launched two of four pilot floating solar projects on the Slufter on the Maasvlakte, a water region used for contaminated harbour dredging sludge.