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EDF Renewables awarded development contract for 303 MW of New York solar

By Billy Ludt New York State Research Energy and Development Authority (NYSERDA) awarded EDF Renewables long-term contracts to develop 303 MW of clean energy for the state. The photovoltaic projects are part of the 2020 Reneewable Energy Standard Solicitation program. The projects are all expected to come online by the end of 2023, and are…

APS expands RFP to seek up to 150-MW of additional solar capacity

By Renewable Energy World Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) said yesterday that it will soon serve customers with even more solar power after expanding the all-source request for proposals (RFP) originally issued in December 2020. The original RFP sought approximately 600-800 megawatts (MW) of renewable resources and about 400-600 MW of capacity resources. These resources…

Bechtel to construct 140-MW Cutlass Solar project in Texas

By Billy Ludt Advanced Power has selected Bechtel, an engineering and construction firm, to complete the EPC services for the Cutlass Solar Project in Fort Bend, Texas. The solar PV project will add 140 MWdc to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas’ Houston Zone. “The Cutlass Solar Project represents the next chapter for our organization…

Barcelona installs Spain’s first solar energy pavement

By Stephen Burgen in Barcelona Photovoltaic ground installation part of move to increase capacity close to where it’s most needed, in citiesBarcelona city council has installed Spain’s first photovoltaic pavement as part of the city’s drive to become carbon neutral by 2050.The 50 sq metres of non-slip solar panels, installed in a small park in…

Tigo reaches settlement with APsystems in intellectual property lawsuit

By Kelsey Misbrener Tigo Energy announced that it has reached a settlement with APsystems over a lawsuit regarding the infringement of Tigo’s intellectual property by APsystems. As part of the settlement, APsystems must obtain a license to use Tigo’s rapid shutdown technology. “Ultimately, we believe this arrangement is a win for PV customers everywhere,” stated…

SolarEdge releases 120-kW inverter for commercial ground-mount solar projects

By Kelsey Misbrener SolarEdge Technologies announced the launch of its new 120-kW Three Phase Inverter with Synergy Technology. Providing more power and higher profitability in ground mount PV installations, the new SE120K for 480-V grids maximizes energy production with up to 150% DC oversizing. The solution also includes built-in nighttime Potential Induced Degradation (PID) rectifier…

Vietnamese 500-MW floating solar and storage attracts investment from SEACEF

By Renewable Energy World This week, Clime Capital, a Singapore-based investment management company that manages funds from SEACEF, announced that it has invested in an innovative floating solar and storage project in Dong Nai Province, Vietnam, currently under development by Blueleaf Energy. Southeast Asia Clean Energy Facility (SEACEF) is a collaboration between leading international foundations,…

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