Posts tagged: solar power plant

First Solar To Build Three Solar Installations In New Mexico Totaling 23MW

First Solar has signed an agreement with Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) to construct three solar power plants totaling 23 megawatts (MW)AC of generating capacity. First Solar will provide EPC services, using its thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules. PNM is the largest electrical provider in New Mexico, serving more than 500,000 customers. Contingent on […]

Largest Single Concentrated Solar Plant In The World Goes Live

Shams 1, the largest single concentrated solar power plant (CSP) in operation in the world, is now in operation in Abu Dhabi. There are several larger concentrated solar facilities with greater capacity–notably the 354 MW Solar Energy Generating Systems operation in the Mojave Desert, but all of them use multiple units when calculating their total […]

Advanced Solar Photonics Launches SolarTower™ Dual Axis Photovoltaic Tracking System

New Generation PV Solar Tracker to Feature an Integrated Solar Array and Bifacial Solar Panels Advanced Solar Photonics, a leading manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) equipment, components, and provider of turnkey alternative energy generating systems, today announced it has launched its next generation ASP SolarTower – a dual axis PV tracking system with an integrated solar […]

Largest Solar Park in Tennessee

Volkswagen has recently “powered up” the largest single PV installation at an automotive manufacturing facility in the United States and the biggest solar installation in the state of Tennessee. At a dedication ceremony here, dignitaries today flipped a giant light switch to signal the official opening of the “Volkswagen Chattanooga Solar Park”, built on Volkswagen’s […]

NREL Updates Solar Radiation Database

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and collaborators released a 20-year updated version of the U.S. National Solar Radiation Database, a web-based technical report that provides critical information about solar and meteorological data for 1,454 locations in the U.S. and its territories. The updated database covers 1991-2010 and includes data […]

Conergy To Install Two Photovoltaic Power Plants In Thailand

Conergy’s success in Thailand continues and in the process underscores its outstanding market position in Southeast Asia’s growth markets. The solution and service provider has secured a major contract for two solar power plants in Thailand through a tendering procedure, representing a total capacity of 21 megawatts. The awarding authority is Thai Solar Energy Company […]

Greek Subsidiary Of Phoenix Solar AG With 8 MWp Installed so far in 2012

  • More than 8 megawatt peak installed so far in 2012 • More projects totalling 5 megawatt peak under contract Phoenix Solar E.P.E., the Greek subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG (ISIN DE000A0BVU93) which is a leading international photovoltaic system integrator listed in Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, reports success in realising ground-mounted […]