Spanish industrial group Elecnor announced this week that it has been awarded a AUD 173 million (EUR 117.4 million) turnkey (EPC) contract for the second phase of the Bungala Solar PV project. The contract for the 137 MWp Bungala Two facility follows the award to Elecnor last April of the contract for the Bungala One plant. This latest contract win establishes Elecnor as the leading player in the Australian solar PV market.
Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), acting through its Spanish subsidiary Endesa’s renewable company Enel Green Power España (“EGPE”), has been awarded 339 MW of solar power capacity in Spain. The award followed the tender held on the 26th of July aiming at collecting 3,000 MW from renewable energies, that was launched by the Spanish Government to help the country achieve its target to cover 20% of energy consumption from renewables by 2020. The solar capacity adds to the 540 MW of wind power capacity that EGPE was already awarded last May.
Researchers from the Technical University of Madrid (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, UPM) in Spain have developed an innovative energy storage system which is able to store up to ten times more than the existing solutions using materials abundant in nature.
Alectris, a global solar asset care innovation firm, and Optimal Sun, a solar photovoltaic operations and maintenance specialist in Spain, announced yesterday they have been chosen to provide operations, maintenance and asset management for a 3.1 megawatt (MW) capacity plant located on the island of Mallorca in the Mediterranean.