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CEC GreatWall Energy to develop 60MW of solar power in Guangdong and Jiangxi

CEC GreatWall Energy will raise over $87 million to fund the procurement and construction of solar power projects in the Guangdong and Jiangxi provinces in China. The projects will add a combined capacity of 60 megawatts of solar power generation to Central and Eastern China. CEC GreatWall is a division of China Great Wall Computer Shenzhen Co. Ltd., the acquired the assets of solar company Satcon in 2013. The announced projects in Guangdong and Jiangxi will...

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World’s largest convention center solar array completed in Las Vegas

The world’s largest rooftop solar array on a convention center has been completed at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. NRG Energy, Inc. and MGM Resorts International cooperated on the 6.4 megawatt photovoltaic array which will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of 1,000 U.S. homes. “As one of the largest providers of renewable energy solutions in North America, we’re delighted to be the chosen partner of MGM...

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Etrion begins construction on 34 MW of solar power projects in Japan

Solar power producer Etrion Corporation has announced that they have begun construction on their first solar power projects in Japan, two installations totaling 34 megawatts. The projects will be jointly owned with Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. The larger of the two projects is the Shizukuishi Solar Project, 24.7 utility-scale project in the Iwate Prefecture of Japan. Construction is expected to begin this month with the pro...

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Nine solar power projects delivering 16.2 MW of power in California

Nine newly completed projects in Central California are delivering 16.2 megawatts worth of clean energy. Power from the projects will be provided to Southern California Edison’s grid to power approximately 14,500 homes annually. Panasonic Enterprise Solution Company and Coronal Group LLC completed the projects, located in Tulare and Kings Counties. The two companies acquired the projects from Macquarie Capital in 2013. “The completion of...

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An overview of PV module manufacturing

PV module manufacturing is undertaken through rigorous processes of construction and testing with top-notch PV module manufacturers in India ensuring only the best quality materials go into making them. Solar modules can be generally categorized into two main types namely; Monocrystalline Solar PV and Polycrystaline Solar PV modules. These are constructed with immense care and caution to ensure optimum reliability and precision. The...

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Solar power could be leading source of electricity by 2050

Solar power could overtake all other sources of electricity by 2050, according to two reports released by the International Energy Agency. Based on the two documents released by I.E.A., solar photovoltaic systems could generate up to 16 percent of the world’s electricity by 2050, while solar thermal electricity from concentrating solar power plants could provide an additional 11 percent to the energy mix. Combined these solar energy technolo...

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EDF Renewable Energy to sell 57 MW of Californian solar project to Dominion

EDF Renewable Energy is selling two of its Californian solar projects to Dominion. Dominion, an American producer and transporter of energy, will acquire the 32.6 megawatt peak Cottonwood Solar Project and the 24.3 megawatt peak Catalina Solar 2. The two projects are currently under construction or set to begin construction this year with commercial operation expected in the second quarter of 2015. The total generation capacity of the projects will be 57 megawatts. “We are glad to...

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SPI Solar to develop their first project in Shandong Province, China

SPI Solar will be developing a 10 megawatt solar photovoltaic project in Shandong Province, China. A wholly-owned subsidiary of SPI, Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co., Ltd. has received preliminary approval from the local government of LiaoCheng City to develop the project in their area. “We are delighted to announce SPI’s first PV project development experience in Shandong Province,” said Min Xiahou, global chief executive officer of SPI. “During 2014 we have seen...

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Trina Solar to supply solar power plant in Jiangsu with 82 MW-worth of modules

Photovoltaic modules manufacturer Trina Solar Limited has inked an agreement to supply 82 megawatts-worth of modules to a solar power plant in the province of Jiangsu in China. Under the signed agreement, Trina Solar will be supplying 82 MW worth of its anti-Potential Induced Degradation modules to PV power plant developer Tianganghu Photovoltaic Generation CO., Ltd. for a solar power plant that will be located in Jiangsu Province. Specifically, Trina Solar will be supp...

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Solar canopy array to provide shade, power to electric vehicles at Ford World Headquarters

The Ford Motor Company, along with DTE Energy, is planning to build the largest solar array in Michigan that can power electric vehicles. The project, funded by DTE Energy, will be at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn and will provide employees with shaded parking as well as clean energy for electric vehicles. DTE Energy, a Detroit-based diversified energy company, will construct, operate and maintain the carport for 20 years. Construction is set to begin this September...

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