In 2013, the Japanese Government partially relaxed restrictions on the use of farmland for solar power generation, provided it was simultaneously used for agriculture.
Duke Energy Florida has announced that it will terminate all plans to build its Levy Nuclear Power Project.
Brazil’s Government has cancelled the construction of 25 wind farms and solar parks in the country after companies behind the projects requested to return construction licenses for a fee.
SolarReserve has signed a long-term Generation Project Agreement (GPA) to build a 150 MW solar thermal power station near Port Augusta, South Australia.
Susil Premejayantha, Sri Lanka’s Minister for Science, Technology, and Research, has said that Sri Lanka will soon be producing thin-film solar-cells on a commercial basis with technological cooperation from China as a means of popularising the use of solar panels for power generation.
Hindustan Power has announced that it will be building 15 solar power projects in Japan by the middle of 2018, with an investment of about $230 million.
A 20 MW photovoltaic power project is scheduled for launch on 27 July in Mahan, Kerman Province, Iran.
Duke Energy will build and operate three solar power plants in Kentucky, USA, and the energy will be delivered directly to customers.
NRG Energy, headquartered in Houston, Texas, USA, has said that it plans to sell most, if not all, of its wind and solar power projects around the USA as part of a plan to divest $4 billion in assets in a bid to cut costs and slash debt.
Construction of the Phillips Bend Nuclear Power Plant in Tennessee, USA was abandoned in 1981, 36 years ago. Now, the site is producing carbon-free electricity, through a 1 MW solar power plant built on the site.