JinkoSolar To Open First US Solar Factory In Florida In Support Of 2,750 Megawatt...

US-based NextEra Energy has signed one of the largest solar panel supply deals in history with China-based JinkoSolar for 2,750 megawatts (MW) alongside a separate move in which JinkoSolar will open its first US manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, Florida. In moves which will encourage both the global solar supply market …

Canadian Solar Sells 235 Megawatt California Solar Portfolio To Korean Utility

One of the world’s largest solar companies, Canadian Solar, announced this week that it had completed the sale of a portfolio of Californian solar projects worth 235 megawatts (MW) to Korea’s largest electric utility Korea Electric Power Corporation. Canadian Solar announced on Tuesday that it had completed the sale of …

Yingli Secures Order For 12 Solar PV Plants In Chile Worth 146 Megawatts

Yingli Green Energy has announced it has secured orders for 12 solar PV projects in Chile worth 146 megawatts for which it will provide Engineering, Procurement, and Construction services. One of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers with over 15 gigawatts worth of solar panels delivered all around the world, …

Enel Commissions Largest Solar Project In South America

Italian developer Enel’s subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participações (EGPB) announced the operation of two solar power plants located in Brazil with an aggregate capacity of 546 megawatts. The two solar plants include the 254 megawatt Ituverava and the 292 megawatt Nova Olinda solar parks. According to Enel, they are …

Duke Energy Behind North Carolina’s Proposed Solar Policy Change

Alongside Highway 401 in northern North Carolina is a 21st-century twist on a classic rural scene. A few miles outside of Roxboro, sheep graze among 5,000 panels at the Person County Solar Park, keeping the grass tidy on the rural installation. Fields like these aren’t just scenic settings for roadtripping …

Solar Power Brings Light to Dark Corners of Indian Train Stations

The pounding of trains running through the night does not disturb the fatigued sleep of the homeless migrants huddled at the foot of the sky bridge at Visakhapatnam railway platform. “It is the dark corners that frighten us, near the water taps and where we take a child to relieve …

El Salvador Signs Contracts for Four PV Projects at $51.48/MWh

El Salvador’s power distributors have this week signed contracts for the winning projects in the country’s renewable energy auction, which was held by the government in January. Among the projects are four PV plants with a combined capacity of 119.9 MW. The auction ended with an average price of $51.48/MWh. …