Installations

F&S Solar energizes 15 MW solar facility at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

The 15 MW project was developed under the Netherlands’ SDE+ program for large-scale renewables.

UK, India strengthen solar ties with new commitments

The governments of the U.K. and India have announced a new green fund, managed by Lightsource BP and the Everstone Group, which will see up to £500 million invested in green energy in India. The U.K. has also joined the Indian-led International Solar Alliance (ISA).

SouthPole Consulting plans 125 MW solar plant in Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls

The IPP project is being conceived mainly for self-consumption, although its developers have not excluded selling some of the generated power to a nearby industrial district.

IDB finances Jinko’s 80 MW project in Argentina

The project, to be developed in the province of San Juan, was selected by the Argentinean government in the second auction round (Ronda 1.5) of the RenovAr program for large-scale renewable energy projects.

France announces winners of 200 MW tender for rooftop PV

The final average price of the awarded projects was €80.8/MWh, slightly below the previous tender of the same type, in which the average price was €85/MWh.

Colombia to host its first floating PV project

The floating solar array will be deployed at the water reservoir of Peñol-Guatapé, which is owned and operated by local energy and telecommunications utility, Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM).

Webinar Q&A: Calculating large-scale PV costs

No two solar markets are ever the same, and all are buffeted by unique conditions that can affect development costs. And the larger the plant, the greater the impact of such external forces in shaping the investment outlay and potential return on income. These issues and more were addressed during a recent pv magazine webinar titled: Has large-scale solar got its sums right?

Sonnedix connects 46.8 MW power plant in Japan

Independent power producer, Sonnedix has announced start of operations for the 46.8 MW Suwa solar PV plant, located on a former golf course in Nagano prefecture, Japan. The project is the first to be completed, of several investments made by Sonnedix in the Japanese market.

Palestine issues tender for 35 MW of rooftop solar

Through the tender, the Palestine Investment Fund is aiming to install solar PV systems with an average installed capacity of 70 kW on the roofs of 500 public schools in the state.

March rooftop solar installs sets new Australian record, exceeding NEG modelling by 50%

Rooftop solar PV installation rates in Australia are breaking all previous records. March saw the highest number of rooftop systems ever installed in the country, worth a capacity of some 127 MW.