Indonesia’s state-run electricity company PT PLN has announced February 2024 will be the start of operations for the solar power plant currently being built in the new capital city Nusantara under development in the province of East Kalimantan.
Trina Storage has announced that it has delivered a fully integrated 50 MWh energy storage system for a hybrid fishery-solar storage project in Tianmen, Hubei province, China.
Orix Corporation, the Japanese financial services group, has signed a PPA to supply 23.4 MW of solar systems for two Japanese airports.
Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has inaugurated a 192 MW floating solar power plant on a reservoir in West Java province as part of a drive to increase renewable energy sources and switch away from coal.
NHPC has announced its intention to acquire 1.5 GW of wind-solar hybrid power projects across India.
The energy think tank Ember has said that India needs to increase annual solar capacity additions by 36 per cent every year if it is to meet its 2027 target.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved Xcel Energy’s planned expansion of the Sherco Solar Project from 460 MW to 710 MW.
Robert Habeck, Germany’s Economy Minister, said that the country is likely to generate more than 50 per cent of its power from renewable energy this year, but that it needs to increase the speed of its transition.
Indian solar developer Avaada Energy has signed an MOU with Al Jomaih Energy and Water (AEW) of Saudi Arabia to develop renewable power generation projects in Saudi Arabia and other Middle East countries.
A rise in renewable energy is futile if our grids can’t keep pace with the growth.
By Frédéric Godemel, EVP Power Systems and Services at Schneider Electric