Toyota Installs Largest On-Site Corporate Solar Array in Texas

U.S. based solar company SunPower announced in October that it had completed in under six months the installation of a 8.79 megawatt solar system spanning across four parking garages at Toyota Motor North America‘s new 100-acre headquarters in Plano, Texas. SunPower was also responsible for the original design of the solar system.

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Solar Power Coming to Nestlé Factories in Dubai in partnership with Yellow Door Energy and ALEC Energy

Nestlé Middle East announced yesterday that it has signed agreements, witnessed by HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), with Yellow Door Energy, Dubai’s leading provider of lease-to-own solar power solutions, and ALEC Energy, a DEWA-approved solar contractor, to install solar photovoltaic panels that will provide renewable energy to three manufacturing sites in Dubai, and contribute to the reduction of 6000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually.

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Dubai Global Smart Energy Summit to shape global power agenda

The eyes of the industrial world will focus on Dubai next March as the world’s power and technology trendsetters take to the stage at the inaugural Global Smart Energy Summit (GSES), launched by Informa Exhibitions.

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Global Solar Photovoltaic Installations to Exceed 100 GW in 2018, IHS Markit Says

Business information provider IHS Markit  announced on December 14 that global photovoltaic (PV) demand is forecast to reach 108 gigawatts (GW) in 2018, largely driven by an improvement in the outlook in China, according to the latest edition of its PV Demand Market Tracker.  IHS Markit expects strong demand from the Chinese market to continue on the back of strong policy support, a successful transition to a more diverse market and strong momentum in the distributed-PV (DPV) sector.

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Kong Sun acquires 100MW solar power plant for approximately USD 113M in China

Hong Kong-based Kong Sun Holdings Limited which invests in and operates solar power plants across various provinces and regions in China, announced on December 13 that it has acquired a solar power plant project located in Baofeng County in mid-eastern China’s Henan province with a total installed capacity of 100MW for an aggregate consideration of approximately RMB743 million (USD 113 Million).

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