1.2GW hybrid tender coupling hydro, batteries, solar and wind achieves highly competitive tariffs versus coal power, say prominent industry figures.
Mining giant Fortescue will mix solar (150MW), gas (150MW) with “large-scale” storage battery at hub in Western Australia, adding to 60MW first solar stage announced last year.
Adani's Mumbai-based utility awards Adani renewable energy developer with 700MW of hybrid capacity at lower tariff.
B. Grimm Power and Energy China to build 45MW FPV project at Thailand's Sirindhorn Dam.
Roadmap backed by development financier will see solar–battery–diesel mixes replace diesel-only mini-grids across 48 islands.
Spanish energy giant's new venture in South Australia sees firm join the ranks of a number of international PV developers backing major hybrid projects down under.
Indian government body continues main solar-wind hybrid push and offers novel floating PV and energy storage combination on remote islands.
UK renewables developer GRIDSERVE has completed a “game changing” hybrid solar-plus-storage farm in York, UK, claiming it to be the first in the UK to boast single-axis trackers and bifacial panels.
Draft sheds light on PPA parameters, payment security and penalties for missing CUF remits.
Swedish energy group will install 38MW of PV alongside 22MW wind element and 12MWh storage battery system, with plans for complex to go live in autumn 2020.
The USTDA-backed feasibility study will determine the hybrid project’s commercial viability and gauge the optimal mix of on-site technologies.
Genex to reach financial close by the autumn for innovative pumped storage plant offering dispatchable solar through disused gold mine.
Thai utility to soon invite bids for a 45MWac floating PV project at the Sirindhorn Dam - its first foray into hybrid floating PV and hydro projects.
Renewable agency MASEN picks consortium for ~US$2.3bn project combining PV, storage and CSP in bid to benefit from ‘spectacular’ PV cost declines.
Both projects will contribute to cutting down on gas use at existing turbines, while the Tunisia system will be combined with battery energy storage.