Russia: 1.9GW auction for solar, wind and hydropower

A large scale renewable energy project has been announced by the Russian administration of the Treading System. It is open to solar, wind and hydropower projects and is expected to award contracts for projects with a combined capacity of 1.9 GW. According to the Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI), all of the 1,900 MW of applications can be submitted for the tender this year. Of this capacity, however, only 250 MW will...

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400MW Solar Capacity to be added in Indian Railways

A 400 Megawatt solar energy generation plan has been granted on Indian railways as they work on their ambitious plan to reduce its independence on conventional fuels and to cut down their energy bill. The transporter plans to award 200 MW of rooftop solar and 200 MW of land-based solar energy capacity in the current fiscal. Overall, railways has a target of installing 1,000 Mw of solar power and 200 Mw of wind energy by 2020. Railway...

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China with the world’s largest floating solar project

China is known as the world’s biggest producer and user of solar energy, but their supremacy in renewable energy doesn’t stop there. China has recently finished work on something pretty extraordinary: A huge solar array that floats on the surface of a lake. It is the largest floating solar project of its kind and can, according to the New York Times, produce enough electricity to power the lights and air conditioning of a nearby city....

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To Fight Climate Change – Canada and California are Teaming up Again

We can’t deny that the world’s climate is changing fast. The ice in Antarctica is melting, animals are going thirsty, plants are dying and heat is becoming deadly. With these circumstances happening, countries around the world are now taking their steps to make our world cleaner by using renewable energy with the Paris climate deal, and while President Trump does not fully support this deal, California and other western states are...

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China just finished the largest floating solar power plant

The largest floating PV solar power plant with a capacity of 40MW was just completed in Huainan, south Anhui province, China. Floating solar power plants are becoming increasingly popular across the globe due to their ability to reduce water evaporation in many applications, while the cooler ambient air, due to the water location, notably in hot and humid environments, limits the solar panel’s exposure to the ‘temperature coefficient’...

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