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KPCL Installs India’s Largest PV Power Plant

The Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) has installed India’s largestsolar photovoltaic power plant at Yalesandra village in Kolar districtof Karnataka. Built at the cost of about $13 million, the plant makesuse of modular crystalline technology to generate solar energy. Inaugurating the plant, India’s Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abhullah said that the

Tioga, SunDurance Begin Construction On New Jersey PV Plant

The Morris County Improvement Authority (MCIA) of New Jersey, along withsolar energy provider Tioga Energy and installation contractorSunDurance Energy, have started construction on a 1.57 MW solarproject at the William G. Mennen Sports Arena. The project, whichcomprises installations on all three ice-rink rooftops, plus elevatedsolar structures covering more than 500 parking spaces, will produce 30%


Largest CSP Plant Coming to Abu Dhabi

The world’s richest city will soon have an equally rich renewableenergy power plant that will produce about 100MW of clean electricalpower. Abu Dhabi’s state-owned renewable energy firm, Masdar, haspartnered with Total and Abengoa Solar to develop the Shams 1, a concentrated solar power plant. The plant will be the largest in the world, extending over

Sunpower (SPWRA) Building 9MW Solar Plant For Naturener

Sunpower(SPWRA) announced this morning that it is building a 9.1MW solar power plant inAlange, Badajoz, Spain for the Naturener Group. It’s one of the largestto be built in Spain this year and the 5th that Sunpower has designedand constructed for Naturener.  Naturener is using Sunpower’s trackertechnology which follows the sun and provides up to 25%

First Solar announces intent to expand German manufacturing plant

First Solar Inc. has announced its intent to expand its Germanmanufacturing plant in Frankfurt an der Oder, doubling local productioncapacity and creating several hundred new jobs. The company,which already employs more than 600 associates in Frankfurt (Oder)manufacturing First Solar’s trademark thin-film solar modules, is inadvanced talks with the German regional and federal authorities toobtain the

Evergreen Solar made panels powering 8 MW solar power plant in Germany

Evergreen Solar Inc., a manufacturer of STRING RIBBON solar powerproducts with its proprietary silicon wafer manufacturing technology,announced that an 8-megawatt power plant in Neustrelitz, Germany usedmore than 7 megawatts of panels manufactured by Evergreen Solar. It isEvergreen Solar’s largest installation in company history. Theproject, which was designed and installed by IBC SOLAR Invest incooperation with


Florida Solar-Power Plant to Generate 75 Megawatts This Year

Florida Power & Light’snewest solar-energy plant will have enough mirrors to cover 80 footballfields. But those mirrors will focus sunlight onto surfaces that add upto slightly less than the area of a single football field. That concentration of solar power will generate temperatures of more than700 degrees — hot enough to make electricity for 11,000

STX Energy to establish cell manufacturing plant

JOHOR BAHARU, MALAYSIA: Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib TunRazak, recently witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understandingconcerning the Senai High Technology Park (SHTP). The first MoUwas between STX Energy from South Korea and SHTP for the setting up of a RM1.5 billion solar cell module facilities and solar farms generating100 megawatts of electricity

SunPower completes solar power plant for Duke Energy

SunPower Corp. announced the completion of the Shelby Solar Project, a1-megawatt solar power plant in Shelby, N.C. that is owned and operatedby Duke Energy Generation Services (DEGS), a Duke Energy commercialbusiness unit. Construction on the 10-acre plant began in March,and it is now producing clean, renewable solar power for North CarolinaMunicipal Power Agency Number 1

KYOCERA Supplies 9,000 Solar Modules for Czech Republic Power Plant

Kyocera Corp. has supplied roughly 9,000 solar modules for a large-scale solar power plant in the Czech Republic. Covering an area of more than28,000 m², the plant delivers an output of 1.2 megawatts (MW). In the South Moravian farming village of Moravský Žižkov, 8,960 KyoceraKD135GH-2PU solar modules are currently producing solar energy. Whenselecting products for

Yingli Holds off on U.S. Plant $YGE

According toReuters, Yingli Green Energy is putting off a decision to open a 100MW plant inthe US, citing market uncertainty as a key factor.  Yingli hadpreviously stated it planned to have the plant up and running by the end of this year. ===> Click Here For Your FREE Yingli Green Energy Analysis Helena Kimball, head