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.
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.
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.