Latest applications & installations headlines
Boralex Inc. has inaugurated a 4.5 megawatt (MW) photovoltaics park in France. It is said to be both the company’s first solar project, and France’s first mixed renewable energy site.
GP Joule has begun construction on a 70 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic park in Germany. When complete, it is expected to be the country’s largest.
The U.S. department of Energy (DOE) has awarded three more conditional loan guarantees to photovoltaic projects, worth a total of USD$4.5 billion. Around 1,400 jobs and 1.3 gigawatts of photovoltaics are expected to be created.
Under a new agreement, Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited will supply 110 megawatts (MW) worth of photovoltaic modules to Huanghe Hydropower Development Co., Ltd.
S.A.G Solarstrom has secured the required €80 million ($116 million) financing commitment from the Deutsche Bank Group, to build its 48 megawatt (MW) project in northern Italy. 12 MW is currently already connected to the grid.
Trina Solar (Spain) S.L.U. will deliver 55 megawatts (MW) worth of photovoltaic modules to Renault’s solar project, under a new sales agreement with developer, Gestamp Solar.
A 50 kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic array is to be installed on the roof of Coventry Cathedral. It is the first time a cathedral in the U.K. will utilize solar power in this way.