Spain-based solar PV developer and green power generation company, Solaria Energía y Medio Ambiente, S.A. (“Solaria”), announced it has obtained approval to install a 626 MW solar PV plant connected to a 400-kV substation located in Trillo, Guadalajara province, in the Spanish region of Castile-La Mancha, where Solaria acts as the power generation company or single node interlocutor.
ACWA Power, a leading international developer and operator of power generation and water desalination facilities from Saudi Arabia, announced it has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Government of Egypt to develop, finance, construct and operate the Kom Ombo photovoltaic plant, which will yield a capacity of 200 MW.
Global renewable energy company GP JOULE GmbH, headquartered in Germany, announced that its subsidiary GP JOULE Canada Corp. has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the 25.43 MW Innisfail Solar project owned by British Columbia based renewable energy developer and investor Elemental Energy Inc.
Ukraine’s energy holding company DТЕК announced it has launched the 240 MW Pokrovska solar power plant in the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine, which is the second largest in Europe by installed capacity.
First Solar, Inc. announced the start of production at its new photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing facility in Lake Township, Ohio, its second factory in the United States. First Solar continues to operate its flagship factory in Perrysburg, Ohio, effectively scaling its total annualized production capacity in the U.S. to 1.9-gigawatts (GW)DC.