Posts tagged: Photovoltaic power station

Japan’s Abandoned Golf Courses Are Being Transformed Into Solar Power Farms

By: Amanda Froelich An abandoned and bankrupt golf course is being transformed into a solar power station by the Kyocera Corporation. Last week, the business announced it would turn the former golf course in Kyoto into a 23-megawatt solar farm; the artist’s rendition is shown above. Once the solar power farm is finished and online (in 2017), […]

Juwi Group develops solar and agricultural park in the French Pyrenees

By Robin Whitlock Renewable energy company Juwi Group has constructed a unique solar and agricultural park in the French Pyrenees consisting of nearly 30,000 panels and which maintains the ecological heritage of the area. The solar and agricultural park covers a total size of 87 hectares at Ortaffa in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France, […]

Spanish Investors Complete Solar Power Station in Chile

MADRID – Atacama Solar, a company created by about 30 Spanish investors, has put the 3 MW Los Puquios solar power station into operation in Chile. The $3.9 million photovoltaic energy facility is in Tarapaca, a region in northern Chile. The facility is the largest fixed solar power station in Chile, Atacama Solar said in […]

UK Energy Minister to call for 4 million more solar panels

U.K. energy minister Greg Barker is expected to reveal ambitious plans in the new year for the dramatic increase in solar energy throughout the country. The Daily Telegraph reports that the minister is lining up plans to introduce as many as four million solar panels built across government land, covering an area the size of […]