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  • 19 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Technology, Transition

    Qair International (formerly Quadran) is developing an offshore floating solar power plant in Seychelles. The 5MW plant will be the first project led by an independent power producer (IPP) in Seychelles. The project, initially set to commence in July, will be built on a lagoon on Mahé, the main island of the archipelagic nation. The […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Technology

    Spanish renewable energy company ACCIONA has recently started building the first grid-connected floating photovoltaic solar plant in Spain. This initiative is a demonstration project, created with the aim of studying the most suitable technical solutions for the installation of solar panels on lakes and reservoirs. The installation, which will be completed by mid-year, is to […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Technology

    Ciel & Terre and the Town of Windsor officials have started construction of what will be the largest floating solar power system in the state of California. The floating solar array will be installed on the Town’s largest recycled water storage pond and is expected to meet 90 percent of the Town’s water treatment and […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for appointing consultants to study, develop and construct floating solar photovoltaic plants in the Arabian Gulf. This is a new and innovative initiative by DEWA to use solar power that supports the objectives of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 (DCES 2050) […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Technology

    ABB has partnered with Romande Energie to supply its inverter solutions for one of the world’s highest floating PV installations, situated 1810 meters above sea level on the artificial Lac des Toules in Switzerland. The innovative solar plant, is predicted to produce more than 800,000 kWh of electricity per year and supply up to 220 […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Experimental floating photovoltaic solar power plant project in Kruonis pumped storage hydroelectric power plant (PSHP), developed by Lithuanian state-owned enterprise Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba, has received funding from the Lithuanian Business Support Agency (LBSA). The total amount of €235,000 have been granted. LBSA together with the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation have decided to fund […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Research & Development

    Statkraft Albania has entered into an agreement with Norwegian floating solar technology developer Ocean Sun for the delivery of a floating solar plant with a maximum capacity of 2 MW at the Banja reservoir in Albania. The solar park will consist of 4 floating units of 0.5 MW each, with a total investment cost of […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    DNV GL has awarded a conformity statement to Norwegian solar energy company Ocean Sun for its floating solar design methodology. The conformity statement is the first of its kind and was issued following a verification process which sets the standard for the expansion of floating solar globally and opens opportunities to scale up solar energy […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Research & Development

    Anglo American has began testing of the floating photovoltaic plant built on the Las Tórtolas tailings deposit, in the district of Colina, Chile. The project, which was launched in the presence of the Minister of Mining Baldo Prokurica, consists of solar panels installed on a floating island on the Las Tórtolas tailings deposit. The project will reduce […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    The United Arab Emirates is set to launch the first floating solar power plant in the waters of the Arabian Gulf. The small resort island of Nurai in Abu Dhabi will commission the floating solar plant with Dubai-based solar developer Enerwhere. According to reports, the 80kW facility is the pilot phase, or test-bed for similar […]

  • 15 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Storage

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from March 09 – March 15, 2020. OPT PowerBuoy for Subsea Vehicle Residency DNV GL Backs Norwegian Floating Solar Plant Design ACCIONA Demos Floating Solar OPT Boosts Revenue Selkie Issues Tender Call for Tidal Energy Developers

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $3 million for technical assistance in activities that will lead to initiating first utility-scale floating solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan.

  • 16 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from March 11 – March 17, 2019. Carnegie’s Albany Wave Energy Project Funding Falls Through Photo of the Day: Atlantis SeaGen Decommissioning Ocean Sun to Deliver Floating Solar Plant for Statkraft in Albania OPT Bags O&G Deal ORPC Eyes New Funds through Netcapital

  • 14 December 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from December 09 – December 15, 2019. Nova Innovation Gets Green Light for Nova Scotia Tidal Project Green Marine Scoops Outstanding Service Award OPT Cuts Loss ABB’s Solutions for Floating Solar Plant in Switzerland Nova to Develop Subsea Connector for WES; Breaks Crowdfunding Target

  • 13 November 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The EU has approved a project that should optimize the anchoring and mooring of floating solar plants and adapt the anchoring to ocean environment as well. The aim is to significantly reduce the cost of anchoring floating solar parks. RISE is part of a consortium of Swedish, Spanish and Portuguese players who have now received […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Kyocera Corporation, Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation , and Ciel et Terre International has announced that they will begin construction this month on the world’s largest floating solar installation. Kyocera TCL Solar LLC will develop and operate utility-scale floating solar power plants utilizing Ciel et Terre’s Hydrelio© floating solar platforms in two installations, totaling 2.9 megawatts […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Technology

    Kyocera Corporation and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, a joint venture established by the two companies, will develop and operate a 13.4-megawatt (MW) floating solar power plant on the Yamakura Dam reservoir, managed by the Public Enterprises Agency of Chiba Prefecture in Japan for industrial water services. The plant […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    DNV GL has launched a joint industry project with 14 participants to develop the first recommended practice for floating solar power projects. The planned recommended practice will provide a commonly recognised standard based on a list of technical requirements for developing safe, reliable and sustainable floating solar projects. Floating solar power is a promising renewable […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Norwegian solar energy company Ocean Sun has secured a US patent covering its solar power plants. United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will officially grant the patent in May this year. The company has also recently secured a DNV GL conformity statement for its floating solar design methodology. The conformity statement is the first […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Hangzhou Safefound Technology and LAO-PPA have signed a Project Development Agreement (PDA) with the government for a 1,200MW floating solar energy project. The PDA was signed following a feasibility study on the solar energy project to be installed on the surface of the Nam Ngum 1 dam reservoir. The solar power project is a joint […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    In support of its research into floating solar energy, the Queen’s University Belfast is seeking a post-graduate candidate to investigate dynamic response of floating solar PV arrays.

  • 21 February 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Tractebel is developing a 15-hectare floating photovoltaic plant on the Batalha hydroelectric power plant reservoir in Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The basic project is being carried out for Furnas Centrais Elétricas for the implementation of Batalha Photovoltaic Plants (UFVs) I, II and III. The objective is to reach a total installed power of 30MW through […]