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The project, secured under a development deal with parent group Total and South African Mulilo Solar Enterprises, is expected to be fully operational next year.
The installation, which is will save Houghton College up to $4.3 million during the 25-year PPA contract period, will generate an estimated 3.15 million kilowatt hours of electricity in its first year of operation.
The project, which is receiving extensive support from the local government and backing from national, provincial and municipal funding, marks Hanergy's first GaAs R&D project in China since acquiring U.S. company Alta Devices.
In addition to its significant investment in Ningxia province, CMIP New Energy plans to invest more than $30 billlion in solar projects across the country in the next five years.
A solar spending spree, president Obama takes a personal interest in Caribbean solar and good news from the Azores. Plus the ever-fearless pv mag pokes a stick at the Russian bear and Big Brother Google.
Wednesday saw German solar panels generate a record 27.7 GW of electricity. With more sunny weather predicted, that benchmark is expected to be short-lived.
Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is going to purchase sufficient solar power from SunEdison to offset 100% of its electricity consumption. A 25-year PPA has been signed saving the college "million of dollars." The...
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