Chairman Guinand says new funding evidences firm's "long-term commitment and confidence" in the Caribbean island, whose grid was decimated by Hurricane Maria in 2017.
Siemens urges island to seize window of solid economics and add 1.8GW of PV and 920MW of battery storage by 2023, rebuilding grid ruined by storm Maria.
WoodMac: Solar will play key role as microgrids more than double by 2024 on US island territory, helping mend a grid decimated by hurricane Maria in 2017.
Remedies that drive up the cost of deploying solar power in the US would jeopardise the ability of Puerto Rico to rebuild its power infrastructure, Senator-at-large Eduardo Bhatia has warned.
US trade association groups, the Energy Storage Association and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), have called on their respective industries to assist hurricane relief efforts in the US and its territories.
Spanish balance of systems developer Grupo Clavijo has supplied all the fixtures for a Puerto Rican PV project totalling nearly 60MW.
Skytron energy has been chosen to provide monitoring and supervision technology for a 58MW (45MWac) solar plant in Isabela, Puerto Rico.
Oriana Energy, a subsidiary of Sonnedix Group, and Miami-headquartered solar firm Yarotek have started producing energy from a 58MW (45MWac) solar plant in Puerto Rico.
Applied Energy Technologies (AET) announced that it has completed a 5MW solar installation project with Rosendin Construction Puerto Rico, in Juncos, Puerto Rico. The modules added to the project are Hanwha Q Cells 300W. The installation is expected to generate power to a Medtronic Pharmaceuticals site.
The output of a 16MW solar farm in Puerto Rico will be tied to an Aquion ‘saltwater’ battery, in one of the few current trials of moving solar power produced in the daytime to be used at night.
Puerto Rico’s financially troubled electric power authority PREPA will install a large-scale battery park at a 10MW PV farm, to help integrate the farm’s output and other renewables.
Oriana Energy, a subsidiary of Sonnedix Group, announced today that through a partnership with Yarotek, it has started construction on a 45MW PV solar plant in Isabela, Puerto Rico.