7 Big New Solar Power Plants ? from UK to Florida to Kentucky to Hawaii

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There have been several announcements about big new solar power projects this past week. Rather than try to tackle them one at a time (that wasn't going to happen), I'm running through them below in a combo story.

Solar-Powered Vehicles From Solarolla

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"I’m part of a grass roots solar vehicle production company in Ashland OR, called Solarolla (www.solarolla.com)," Daniel & the Solarolla team wrote.

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Largest Solar Power Plant In UK History Gets Final Approval

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The largest solar power plant in the UK has been approved for Kent. It will use 880,000 solar panels spread across 364 hectares of farmland. Clean Power Energy Storage Solar Energy Solar Power Plants Cleve Hill solar power plant Hive Energy UK UK solar park Wirsol Energy

India’s NTPC Plans 5 Gigawatt Solar Power Park

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India’s largest power generation company is planning to set up large-scale solar power parks in the western part of the country.

Abu Dhabi To Have Cheapest Solar Power Ever — 1.35 Cents Per Kilowatt-Hour

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The UAE's other major city, Dubai, set the low-solar-PV-price record in January 2015 at what was then a shocking 5.98¢/kWh, then did so again in 2016 at 2.99¢/kWh. Dubai also set a low-price record for concentrated solar power (CSP), at just 7.3¢/kWh.

No Joke — Algeria Plans 4 Gigawatt, 5 Year Solar Power Initiative

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Algeria is talking about building 4 gigawatts of solar power capacity in 5 years. Clean Power Green Economy Policy & Politics Solar Energy Solar Power Plants Abdelaziz Djerad algeria Algeria renewable energy Algeria solar energy Algeria Solar Power

Florida Leading Large Solar Power Growth In US Southeast

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It now puts out an annual Solar in the Southeast report. Along with state comparisons on megawatts of solar installed, policy, and other matters, SACE actually calculates and shares installed solar capacity per customer for states and utilities.

A Solar-Powered Tesla

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In late 2012, I went to the Miami International Auto Show and had my first experience in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). My brother-in-law and I took a ride in a Fisker Karma inside the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Vattenfall Installing First Floating Solar Power Farm

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Vattenfall is installing the company’s first floating solar power farm in Gendringen, Netherlands at the site of operations for a gravel and sand extraction company named Netterden. Clean Power Solar Energy floating solar power netherlands Vattenhall

Toyota & Sharp Working On Solar Powered Prius

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Toyota is testing high efficiency solar panels supplied by Sharp to extend the range of its Prius Prime. Cars Clean Power Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Solar Panels Prius Prius Prime sharp sharp solar panels solar powered Prius Toyota

State Solar Rankings Report Released By Solar Power Rocks (Interview)

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Solar power's success at the state level has much to do with how well it is supported with government incentives for consumers and businesses. Fortunately, solar power continues to grow even though the current federal administration is not supportive.

Solar Powered Box Truck Will Tour America To Promote Renewable Energy

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An Idaho entrepreneur has made an electric truck covered in solar panels. He plans to drive it around America to educate people about solar energy. Clean Power Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Solar Energy Awaken Solar Joshua Hill solar powered electric truck

First Utility-Scale Floating Solar Power Plant For Germany

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Ciel & Terre recently announced the launching of a new utility-scale 750 kWp floating solar array in Renchen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Clean Power Interviews Solar Energy Ciel & Terre floating solar power Germany

New US Solar Power Scheme Aims At Invisible Middle

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COVID or not, it's full steam ahead for eight innovative solar power projects that apply never-been-tried solutions to solar access problems. Clean Power Community Solar Solar Energy commercial solar DOE Electricity Energy NREL rocky mountain institute

Naval Research Lab Investigating Space-Based Solar Power

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The Naval Research Lab has hitched a ride aboard the latest X-37B flight with a device designed to test the feasibility of space-based solar power. Clean Power Solar Energy Naval Research Laboratory space based solar X-37B space plane

Solar Power Surges In Vietnam, Dimming Prospects For New Coal Plants

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In 2017, Vietnam made a plan to attract 850 MW of new solar power. Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels Solar Energy Solar Power Plants feed-in tariff VietnamTwo years later, they have 6 times that amount.

Largest US Solar Power Plant Will Be Built On Public Land. Is That A Problem?

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The largest solar power plant in the United States will be constructed on federal land northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants Bureau of Land Management Gemini solar power plant Nevada Las Vegas Nevada NV Energy Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners

Solar Powered Nissan Leaf — Video Update!

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CleanTechnica and EVObsession appreciate the innovative, including early EV adopters. Although we support the wonders of icons such as Elon Musk and his oh so Zen Teslas, we also value every other EV.

Municipal Power Companies In Florida Plan 223.5 Megawatt Solar Power Plant

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12 municipal power companies in Florida and the Florida Municipal Power Agency have agreed to purchase power from a 223.5 MW solar power plant in central Florida owned and operated by NextEra Energy. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants 223.5

Electric Vehicles Take Center Stage At Solar Power International 2019

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At Solar Power International in Salt Lake City, Utah this year, one of the key themes was the integration of electric vehicle charging infrastructure into the fold of the solar-powered smart home.

New Solar Power Breakthrough From Maker Of Things That Make Solar Cells

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Solar power is getting yet another breakthrough makeover, this time from Meyer Burger, the company that gave us low cost, high efficiency PERC technology. Clean Power Solar Cells Solar Energy Meyer Burger

Duke Energy Florida Plans To Double Its Solar Power Capacity

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Duke Energy Florida is seeking approval for a $1 billion 750 MW community solar program. Clean Power Community Solar Rooftop Solar Solar Energy Clean Energy Connection Duke Energy Duke Energy Florida

India’s Solar Park Scheme Offers $700 Billion Opportunity For Investors

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India’s massive solar power park scheme holds immense investment potential, a recent study has found. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants bhadla solar power park Dholera Solar Power Park India india renewable energy India Solar Power India Solar Power Parks

Why One Solar Power Project In South Dakota Will Rule Them All

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Germany's Wircon GmbH gains an edge with a new utility-scale solar power project in South Dakota that could open up the floodgates to more PV development. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants Electricity South Dakota Wircon GmbH Wirsol

If You Can’t Do Nuclear, Try (Concentrating) Solar Power Instead

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Bill Gates was going to save the planet with breakthrough nuclear technology, but his new concentrating solar power venture is breaking through first. Clean Power Solar Energy Bill Gates bill gross concentrating solar power CSP Edisun Microgrids Heliogen terrapower

Power Ledger Brings P2P Blockchain Solar Power Trading To India

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A New Delhi-based power distribution utility will implement India’s first-ever blockchain-based solar power trading. The project was made possible through Power Ledger’s blockchain platform.

Solar Trailer Added To Tesla Model 3 (Video)

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Sean Callaghan from ItsYeBoi on YouTube has demonstrated that charging a Model 3 with a solar trailer is possible.

Target Has Installed 500 Solar Power Systems

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corporate solar power installers for 5 straight years, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), committed to achieving 500 solar power installations by 2020. In 2015, Target, one of the top U.S.

Metamorphosis In Fukushima — Installing 11 Solar Power Plants & 10 Wind Power Plants

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How does one renew an area devastated by nuclear waste? I think of brilliant Kirusowa's film Dreams. One of the dreams depicts the horror and abyss after the fallout of a nuclear accident. Indeed, in real life, there are farmlands in Japan that are ruined, land that cannot be cultivated anymore.

100% Solar Power In A Snap For Fifth Third Bank, So Where’s Everyone Else?

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With a single solar power purchase agreement, Fifth Third Bank shows how companies can accelerate the renewable energy transition, one state at a time. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants Electricity Energy Fifth Third Bancorp Renewable Energy schneider electric SunEnergy1

2.2 Gigawatt Solar Park In India’s Rajasthan State Now Fully Operational

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With the completion of a 300 megawatt solar power project, India has completed its largest solar power park.

German Company Combines Wind, Wave, & Solar Power In One System

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A German company is experimenting with adding solar panels and wind turbines to the platform it uses to support its wave power generators. Clean Power Marine Energy Solar Energy Wind Energy floating solar SINN Power Wave Energy

Squad Mobility Redefines Affordable With Its $6,300 Solar-Powered Urban Electric Vehicle

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Upstart Squad Mobility set up shop in Amsterdam to develop a new generation of urban solar electric vehicles at truly affordable prices. And by affordable, they mean affordable, with a target retail price of €5,750 (ex. VAT) / $6,300.

Fortum Commissions 250 Megawatt Solar Project In India

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Finnish energy company Fortum has successfully commissioned its largest solar power project in India. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants belectric Fortum Fortum India Solar Power India India Solar Power Karnataka Karnataka Solar Power Pavagada Solar Power Park

Lightyear Research Vehicles (Including Tesla Model 3) Test Out New Solar Technology

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Netherlands-based tech company Lightyear has released two Lightyear Research vehicles to test a new type of solar technology for its own EV, Lightyear One, which is a beautiful blend of an electric powertrain and solar.

This Is Gonna Hurt: New Community Solar Power Plan Meets Biggest US Coal Power Plant

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This big new community solar power plan is big news for renewable energy fans, and a proposed new transmission line adds even more pop to the picture. Clean Power Coal Community Solar Fossil Fuels Solar Energy Electricity Energy Florida Florida Power and Light FPL Gulf Power nextera

Now Would Be A Good Time To Appreciate Solar Power, Amirite?

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As if a global pandemic wasn't trouble enough for fossil fuel stakeholders, solar power is raining on the gas parade and everybody is dunking on coal. Clean Power Solar Energy DOE Electricity Energy Renewable Energy The Atlantic Council united states US

These solar-powered cabins are made of natural materials and shungite plaster

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The Karg Cabin provides owners with a cozy opportunity for off-grid living with 100% solar-power capabilities (and that’s not even its most sustainable feature

India Looking To Strengthen Domestic Solar Manufacturing, Reduce Dependence On China

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With the resurgence of a border dispute with China, the Indian government is now looking to reduce dependence on Chinese imports, including solar cells and modules.

Chinese Solar Perseveres During Pandemic

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Despite coronavirus-induced disruptions, China continues to move ahead with grid-scale and distributed solar energy installations. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants China solar plus storage solar power in China Sungrow Inverters ultra high voltage transmission lines

Floating Solar Industry Pulls Together To Develop Recommended Practices

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Floating solar power plants have gone from a super niche sector of the solar market in 2012 and 2013 to a pretty popular option in 2020. Clean Power Green Economy Solar Energy Solar Power Plants BayWa r.e.

Lightyear Hosts Public Q&A About Its Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle

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After an initial review of the first drivable prototype earlier this year, the team at Lightyear has taken to the internet to host a public Q&A about its solar powered Lightyear One electric vehicle.

India Sees New Record Low Tariff In 2 Gigawatt Solar Bid

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India witnessed a new record low solar power tariff in one of the recently concluded national level tenders. The new tariff bid is 3% lower than the previous record low bid which was first discovered in.