IKEA U.S. announced on November 12 that it had completed the installation of llinois’ largest solar rooftop on its Midwest distribution center under construction in Joliet, IL. Combined with arrays atop the Chicago-area IKEA stores in Bolingbrook and Schaumburg, this third project will make IKEA the owner of three of the state’s largest solar rooftop installations.
Finnish power company Fortum announced today that it has connected a 100-MW solar plant to grid at Pavagada solar park in the Tumkur District, Karnataka, India. This solar plant more than doubles Fortum’s solar production capacity in India from 85 to 185 MW, being Fortum’s fourth, and so far biggest solar energy project built.
Finnish technology group Wärtsilä today announced it has signed an EPC contract to supply a 52 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant to AM Solar BV/ Jordan, a joint venture between energy provider AES Jordan and Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co., Ltd. The order was booked in November 2017.
Armenia’s largest ever solar power generation facility with 1 megawatt capacity was commissioned on November 7, 2017 in Talin, Aragatsotn province.