Posts tagged: watt

Chile To Be Home To World’s Largest Merchant Solar Power Plant

By: Jake Richardson   An 80 MW solar power plant will be built in Chile’s Antofagasta Region beginning in the first part of 2015. The Inti project is scheduled to be completed and come online about one year later. Greenwood Energy and Pacific Solar S.A. formed a partnership to construct the new plant. Greenwood will […]

This Indian solar power plant will = almost all of the solar power installed in the US in 2010

By: Zachary Shahan The Indian solar power market is heating up, really heating up. As I wrote in November, the Indian government is aiming to invest $1 billion into renewable energy in the coming few years, and it has raised its 2022 solar power capacity target from 22 gigawatts to 100 gigawatts. That would be […]

Lockheed Martin To Provide Nanotech-Based Structures For Canal-Top Solar Power Projects In India

by Mridul Chadha  After Gujarat’s success with canal-top solar photovoltaic power plants, other Indian states are also planning large-scale implementation of similar projects. India’s northern state of Punjab plans to set up 1,000 MW of solar PV projects to cover several kilometres of canals over the next three years. The state government has announced a […]

Japan is planning to Build Huge Floating Solar Power Plants

Japan may be short on free land space, but that’s not stopping them from investing in renewable energy. Solar panel company Kyocera Corp, Century Tokyo Leasing Corp and Ciel Terre have announced (release in Japanese) that they’re teaming up to create two huge floating solar power plants which will be up and running by April […]

Israeli Firm Says It Can Keep Solar Power Plants Running At Night

Ari Rabinovitch, Reuters Germany’s President Christian Wulff, right, and Avi Brenmiller wear protection glasses during a visit to Brenmiller’s Siemens’ solar receiver production plant in Beit Shemesh. An Israeli solar power company, Brenmiller Energy, says it has developed a new, more efficient way to store heat from the sun that could give a boost to […]