Utility-scale PV

ArcelorMittal eyes 600 MW Indian solar farm approval

The Luxembourg-based steel and mining multinational looks to turn to solar power after securing permission to develop acquired in the state of Karnataka.

Canada: Soventix to develop up to 140 MW across six sites

German-based project developer Soventix is set to develop up to 140 MW of PV in Alberta, Canada. The company is currently planning six projects with capacities ranging from 15 – 45 MW near the cities of Calgary and Edmonton.

United PV chooses EPC firms for 50 MW ‘panda’ project

Datong Panda PV, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of United Photovoltaics, has selected two EPC providers to work on a panda-shaped PV array in northern China’s Shanxi province.

200 MW Garland plant tracks the sun with Array Technologies

Signal Energy’s latest California generating facility stands up to desert’s brutal conditions with robust tracking system.

Oregon’s largest solar project begins construction

The Gala project in Crook County will utilize SunPower E-Series PV modules and its Oasis power plant solution including tracking technology.

The pv magazine weekly news digest

The Toyota Prius gets rooftop solar, Fraunhofer and Hevel push multicrystalline and HJT efficiencies, Saudi Arabia begins 300 MW tender process and Tesla publishes its Q4 2016 financials – welcome to the week that was.

AES dives deeper into clean energy with SPower acquisition

The Fortune 200 power company has partnered with a Canadian investment firm to acquire the U.S. utility-scale developer and IPP.

JRE breaks ground on 22.3 MW near Tokyo

Japan Renewable Energy (JRE) started building the project this week on a 25.3-hectare plot of land in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki prefecture.

NASA images show stunning progress of China’s vast 850 MW Longyangxia Solar Park

Landsat 8 satellite images taken in January capture the four million solar panels installed at the site in Qinghai province, covering an area almost the size of Macau.

India: solar park target should not be limited to 40 GW if demand is there, says Mercom

The recently doubled capacity for solar parks in India from 20 GW to 40 GW has been welcomed by Mercom Capital Group, which says that government should not be too rigid with individual targets if there is demand for more.