Posts tagged: solar farm

A Solar Plant in the Sahara Could Help Power the EU

A proposed solar farm in Tunisia could provide over 4 gigawatts of power for Europe. By: Avery Thompson As Europe tries to wean itself off of fossil fuels, it looks toward renewable energy like wind and solar. But many parts of Europe aren’t exactly known for their sunny weather, which limits how much clean energy […]

China Built a 248-Acre Solar Power Plant Shaped Like a Giant Panda

By: Alexander Haro China is quickly taking the lead in the global race for the next and greatest form of energy. It’s not going to come from fossil fuels, which sucks for everyone who works in the fossil fuel industry and everyone with their hands fondling the balls of the fossil fuel industry. It’s good for the […]

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SolarCity To Deploy Tesla Energy Batteries For 52 MWh Of Evening Electricity Storage On Kaua’i, Hawai’i

By: Glenn Meyers According to Pacific Business News, Tesla Energy batteries will be used for a SolarCity solar farm and energy storage system which is being developed for Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) in Kaua’i, Hawai?i. The Tesla Energy batteries will supply a 52 MWh utility-scale energy storage system in order to help KIUC meet evening peak demand, which typically […]

Africa’s Fastest Solar Power Project was Built in One Year

Rwanda, perhaps best known as a once war-torn nation in the middle of Africa, has garnered the attention of clean energy advocates around the globe for constructing the fastest solar power project on the continent. The solar farm, situated in the famous green hills 37 miles east of the capital, Kigali, has a capacity of 8.5 […]

Sunday November 29th, 2015 in , , , | No Comments »

OCI Solar Power Fires Up New Solar Farms

by Joanna Schroeder Three new solar projects have been fired up by OCI Solar Power adding 45 MW of solar energy. The newly operational Alamo 4 project in Brackettville, Texas, generates 39 MW for CPS Energy, San Antonio’s community-owned utility. The solar farm features more than 150,000 solar panels and covers 600 acres of privately-owned […]