Wyatt Wants Winnipeg to Generate and Sell Solar Power

Coun. Russ Wyatt wants Winnipeg to create a new arm’s-length corporation that will generate solar power and sell it back to Manitoba Hydro. The Transcona councillor has authored a motion to create a new non-profit entity to set up solar farms on city property, sell solar power and promote the benefits of green energy. “We …

India Plans World’s Largest Solar Power Tender — 20 Gigawatts

It is perhaps the worry of missing the ambitious renewable energy target that the Indian government has floated the idea of launching the world’s largest solar power tender. According to media reports, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is planning to auction off 20 gigawatts of solar power capacity in one go. The final …

3D-Printed Fractal Solar Receivers From Sandia May Lead To Small-Scale CSP Facilities

Solar power is not a “one size fits all” proposition. What works for one part of the world may not work for another. India is a case in point. Rooftop solar power has been a challenge given India’s urban densities and inadequate roofs. Concentrated solar power plants could help meet India’s renewable energy goals, but …

A Major Florida Utility Company is Investing $6 Billion in Solar Instead of Nuclear

Duke Energy Florida has decided to cease plans to construct a nuclear power plant in western Florida. Instead, they will be investing $6 billion in growing the region’s solar energy capacity. A Florida utility, Duke Energy Florida, has decided to use funds from the building of nuclear power plants towards establishing a larger solar energy …

Daytona International Speedway Making Solar Energy History

Daytona International Speedway’s legendary race track may be home to NASCAR racing, but for nearly two years it has also been a live laboratory for solar energy research. The Florida Power & Light Solar Circuit, built in February 2016, is made up of 7,000 solar panels set on top of three structures around the speedway …

India’s Essel Infra To Sell 685 Megawatts Of Solar Power Assets

Another Indian company which has a substantial renewable energy portfolio is looking to sell off its solar power assets. Essel Infraprojects, part of the Essel Group, is looking for buyers for its 685 megawatts of solar power capacity, which forms nearly 50% of its overall renewable energy portfolio of 1,400 megawatts. While the company has …