Mexico's SENER forecasts massive solar growth, with a 20-fold increase totalling 5.4GW by the end of 2019. In Spain, the long-anticipated renewable energy auction is given a confirmation for the first quarter of this year. Over in Chile, solar energy is being used to power the Santiago metro, through SunPower's El Pelícano project.
Independent renewable energy project developer Invenergy has announced Long Island’s largest renewable energy project to date. The Clean Energy Link, as it is known, is comprised of four wind and two solar farms with a combined capacity exceeding 700MW.
On Friday, in Arlington, Arizona, the Department of Navy (DON), Department of Energy (DOE), and developer Sempra Energy were joined by the White House Office of Federal Sustainability for the inauguration of a 210MW solar facility that facility represents the federal government’s larges investment in clean energy history.