Capacity Archive

19 May 2015

Abengoa To Transfer 450 MW CSP Capacity To Yieldco In €614 Million Deal

There’s a new yieldco on the block, Abengoa Yield, and the company will take over a number of concentrated solar power projects from its parent and developer, Abengoa Solar. The Spanish project developer has announced that it will
11 May 2015

Renewables = 84% of New Electricity Generation Capacity in 1st Quarter of 2015 (Exclusive)

Building off of a strong January and February, new electricity generation capacity added in the USA in March brought the 1st quarter split to 84% for all renewables, 81% for solar + wind. Utility-scale solar power now
5 May 2015

MidAmerican Energy plans $900m wind capacity expansion in Iowa

MidAmerican Energy plans to spend around $ 900m to construct two new wind farms in Iowa, bringing the company’s total wind investment in the state to around $ 6.7bn. CTBR – News
26 Apr 2015

BNEF: New Clean Power Capacity Passes New Fossil Fuel Power Capacity… Never Turning Back

Clean energy has overtaken fossil fuels in terms of annual electricity generation capacity additions — with more renewable energy capacity now being added globally than coal + natural gas + oil combined. And, perhaps more importantly than that simple
18 Apr 2015

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries With High Capacity + Rate Performance Via Vertically Aligned Sulfur-Graphene Nanowall Cathodes

New cathode materials for lithium-sulfur batteries constructed out of vertically aligned sulfur–graphene (S-G) nanowalls on electrically conductive substrates — delivering high capacity + rate performance — have been developed by researchers at Beihang University in China. The
15 Apr 2015

Dubai to invest $3bn to boost solar power project capacity to 3GW

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) plans to invest $ 3bn to enhance the generation capacity of the UAE’s largest solar power project, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Parkl, from 1 GW to 3 GW.
8 Apr 2015

NTPC plans to install 5,000MW solar power capacity in two years

India’s state-owned power generator, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is reportedly planning to install 5,000MW of solar power capacity over the next two years. CTBR – News
2 Mar 2015

Indian Government Approves 15 GW Solar Power Capacity For Auction

A crucial leg of the National Solar Mission was recently cleared by the Indian government which would allow 15 GW capacity to be auctioned over the next few years. The Indian government gave approval to auction 15
21 Feb 2015

Verizon is laying down 400 tiny cells in SF to boost LTE capacity

In the coming months, workers and visitors along San Francisco’s major tech corridors may notice some very big improvement in Verizon’s 4G network speeds in some very specific places. The carrier… Gigaom Search
19 Feb 2015

Chinese Module Maker Talesun Plans 1 GW Solar Power Capacity In Thailand

Chinese solar module and cell manufacturer Zhongli Talesun has announced construction of its new manufacturing facility in Thai-China Industrial Park in Rayong, Thailand. The new facility will be fully automated with an annual production capacity of 500