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Australia's largest PV plant to begin feeding grid

Broken Hill.

First Solar's Nyngan solar plant, which will be 102 MW once completed in July, will soon connect to the grid at 25 MW. Plant will be Southern Hemisphere's largest for a short while.


US Air Force Academy installs six MW solar plant

Photo of air force cadets throwing their hats in the air at graduation.

The United States military has announced the completion of a photovoltaic installation at a facility in Colorado, in partnership with Colorado Springs Utilities and SunPower Corp.


Bangladesh set to install 2,000 PV power plants

Bangladesh solar photovoltaic panel rooftop rural

Bangladesh is set to install 2,000 photovoltaic mini-grid power plants by 2014 in a bid to bring its off-grid areas under the power network.


Cadmos Energías Renovables launches 6.2 MW solar park

Hilltop village in Caceres region of Spain.

Switch flicked on new Spanish thin film photovoltaic plant in the Caceres region in western central Spain.


One stop PV thin film coating moves one step closer

Photo of thin film photovoltaic roofing shingles.

German research institute deposits CIG cells simultaneously on micrometer thin polymer film, without compromising photovoltaic efficiency.


Solyndra completes 3 MW rooftop PV system in Belgium

Belgium 3MW solar photovoltaic project with Solyndra panels

Solyndra International AG has announced the completion of a three megawatt (MW) rooftop photovoltaic system in Belgium. It is said to be the company’s largest project to date.


ADB to fund 500 MW Bangladesh PV project

Satellite image of Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said it will provide funds for a 500 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project in Bangladesh’s off-grid areas.


Bosch realizes 5 MW UK solar park

Construction gets underway on Bosch's 5 MW solar photovoltaic park in UK

On the same day as it was announced that the country will significantly slash its solar incentives from August 1, Bosch Solar Energy AG reports that it has completed work on one of the UK’s biggest photovoltaic parks.


India: Details emerge as to T-Solar and Astonfield’s solar partnership

Two executives stand in front of solar panels.

A strategy to develop 200 megawatts (MW) of installed photovoltaic capacity in India in the next two to four years has become clear in an ongoing European-Indian solar partnership.


First Solar hits four GW milestone and opens second Frankfurt facility

Photo of the facade of First Solar's Frankfurt an der Oder facility.

Today’s announcement represents a photovoltaic electricity generation capacity equivalent to powering two million households or taking 500,000 cars off the road.


Hershey’s sweet PV installation soured by poor renewable energy generation incentives

Solar installation in process on the roof of a vet practice in Pennsylvania.

American confectioner, the Hershey Company, has completed the installation of 1,092 solar panels over a walkway and parking lot at its Chocolate World amusement centre, at the company’s home base in Hershey, Pennsylvania.


Arava Power unveils Israel’s first solar field

Solar panels in desert during construction.

In a historic ceremony on Sunday night, one of Arava Power Company’s founders David Rosenblatt saw his company and country’s first photovoltaic field inaugurated.


High-speed rail line installation powers first solar train

Solar Tunnel in Belgium, photo from the air of tunnel with motorway running one side and ancient forest the other.

Infrabel and Enfinity yesterday (Monday) inaugurated a 3.3 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic installation on a rail tunnel on the high-speed rail line between Paris and Amsterdam, powering one of the high speed trains on the route for...


Phoenix to build 3 MW PV plant for EON

Phoenix Solar photovoltaic park for EON 1.5MW France

Phoenix Solar AG has announced that it will build a three megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant for E.ON Climate & Renewables.


1.5 MW Greek PV park under construction

Conergy solar photovoltaic park in Drama, Greece

Conergy is currently constructing a 1.5 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic park in Arta, 400 kilometers north west of Athens, Greece.


SDUSD’s 5 MW PV project prepares for ground breaking

photovoltaic installation rooftop Clairmont high school mock up

The San Diego Unified School District and Amsolar Corporation will break ground on their five megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project tomorrow, Wednesday June 8.


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