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Construction of Virginia’s largest solar farm under way to power AWS data centers

Construction of Virginia’s largest solar farm was announced last week. The new utility-scale solar facility, under development by Community Energy Solar, will power Amazon Web Services (AWS) data centers.

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East Africa’s Largest Solar Plant Starts Operations

Dubai-based power project developer Access Power announced today the inauguration of the solar power plant in Soroti made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels. The new 10-megawatt facility is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant and will generate clean, low-carbon, sustainable electricity to 40,000 homes, schools and businesses in the area.

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Masdar and NEPCO concludes PPA to build largest solar power plant in Jordan

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, has completed a key step in the development of the largest solar power plant in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

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Massachusetts’s first utility-scale clean energy storage facility breaks ground

Yesterday, stakeholders from across Massachusetts and New England joined the Sterling Municipal Light Department to celebrate the groundbreaking of the first utility-scale energy storage facility in Massachusetts.

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Neoen and First Solar win 47.5 MW solar project in Zambia with Africa’s lowest ever tariffs

Neoen, a leading French renewable energy firm, and First Solar announced that they have successfully bid for a 47.5 megawatt (MW) AC utility-scale solar power project in Zambia. The consortium was awarded the project by Zambia’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) at a groundbreaking tariff of $0.06 per kilowatt-hour (kWh), the lowest seen in sub-Saharan Africa, to date.

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