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By Molly Lempriere Dec 02, 2019 12:31 PM GMT Solar will contribute up to 10% in Irelands first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction, according to new details released today. The long-awaited scheme, whichfirst secured governmental approval in July 2018,follows on from the countrys Climate Action Action Plan, and is designed to help the country reach 70% renewable energy by 2030. This will be a big transition, as th
By Jos Rojo Martn Nov 29, 2019 11:13 AM GMT The 550,000-module, 220MW Magdalena II bifacial solar plant features advanced single-axis trackers arranged in a 2x42 configuration (Image credit: Enel Green Power) Enel Green Power hit a number of milestones as it switched on a large-scale solar plant in Mexico, taking its solar portfolio in the country past the 1.3GW mark. On Thursday, the renewable giant announced the operational launch of 220MW Magda
Baden-based utility Axpo is building a 2 MW facility at the Muttsee reservoir in the canton of Glarus, Switzerland. It expects the plant to maintain high levels of power generation, especially throughout the winter months. NOVEMBER 28, 2019SANDRA ENKHARDT Axpo plans to install 6000 solar modules for the Alpine pilot project. Image: Axpo There are already several studies showing that PV systems in mountainous regions can produ
By Cecilia Keating Nov 27, 2019 10:21 AM GMT The Sakaka plant in Al Jouf region, Saudi Arabia. Source: ACWA Power Saudi Arabia has connected its first utility-scale renewable energy project to the grid, a 300MW solar project developed by local energy developer ACWA Power in the northern Al Jouf region. The project, which is currently in a pilot phase, will reach full commercial operations before the end of 2019, according to the Saudi developer
Publicly-owned power company Eneco has explored the possibility of an IPO since early 2017 and now appears set to pass into new ownership. NOVEMBER 26, 2019MARIAN WILLUHN Enecos Delfzijl solar plant in the Netherlands. In 2017, Google signed a ten-year power purchase agreement to supply one of its data centers. Image: Eneco Dutch sustainable energy utility Eneco is set to change hands with Mitsubishi Corporation and Japanese utility Chubu El