Power-technology | August 24, 2020
First Solar has named one of its power plants as the world’s first licensed utility-scale solar facility to commercially deliver ancillary grid services. The US-based photovoltaic (PV) solutions provider has said its Luz del Norte facility will now deliver a range of grid services, including automatic generation control. Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional, an independent system operator (ISO) in Chile, has added the facility to its portfolio of large-scale power generators. Chile Ministry of Energy environmental head Carlos Barria said: “We are very pleased with this achievement as this increases the spectrum of technologies capable of providing the services needed to maintain a safe and reliable operation of the electrical system.
“These demonstrated capabilities are in line with our plans in integrating higher levels of renewable energy in our grid, which will enable us to achieve our goal to phase out coal-fired power plants by 2040 and to be carbon neutral by 2050.”
Statkraft | November 03, 2020
Statkraft will gain access to a 6 GW pipeline (gross) in Europe and South America that combined with Statkraft’s current project portfolio immediately positions the company as a leading developer in the European solar market. Solarcentury’s project pipeline spans many high-growth markets including Spain, the Netherlands, the UK, France, Greece, Italy and Chile.
The transaction is an acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares in Solarcentury Holdings and its subsidiaries. The main shareholders were previously Scottish Equity Partners, VantagePoint Capital Partners, Zouk Capital, and Grupo Ecos. The purchase price is 117.7 MGBP and includes net cash.
Enphase Energy | March 09, 2021
Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), a worldwide energy the board innovation organization and the world's driving provider of microinverter-based solar-in addition to capacity frameworks, today announced that Urban Solar has sent a huge scope business solar framework at the Praxis of Deerfield Beach senior living local area in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Crossing nine structures, the framework is required to create 1,040,900 kWh of power in its first year of activity.
The Praxis of Deerfield Beach senior living local area is possessed by MRK Partners and offers loft style living intended for low-and fixed-pay seniors. The 224-unit complex was initially inherent an expert meter arrangement, for which the neighborhood utility required the utilization of a solitary stage solar framework. The Praxis solar exhibit comprises of 1,798 Enphase IQ 7+™ microinverters oversaw by nine Enphase Envoy™ interchanges entryway gadgets. The Envoy interchanges entryways associate Enphase Solar frameworks to the Enphase Enlighten™ programming observing stage and help make per-board energy checking and experiences for tasks and upkeep simple.
“This is the second master meter property in the MRK Partners portfolio that Urban Solar has helped bring into the future with solar energy, and Enphase Solar technology has once again proven to be the right technology for the upgrade,” said Michael Vergona, president at Urban Solar. “These master meter buildings were built in the 1980s and provide a vital source of housing for seniors with constrained budgets. A large-scale upgrade to an individually metered electrical system would have been complicated and expensive, so we were very happy to offer a solar energy alternative that helped to solve the problem."
Enphase microinverters are exposed to a thorough dependability and quality testing routine with more than 1,000,000 total long stretches of test cycles in heat, high moistness, pungent air, and outrageous virus. To additional assistance guarantee quality and solidness, Enphase IQ 7+ microinverters are intended to be extensive energy resources and don't contain muddled moving parts or effectively weak segments, like fans, and are upheld by a 25-year guarantee.
“The Urban Solar team has taken on some extraordinarily challenging solar projects, and I am proud that Enphase products were utilized to add value for multi-unit properties like the Praxis of Deerfield Beach,” said Dave Ranhoff, chief commercial officer at Enphase Energy. “At Enphase, we are dedicated to delivering a combination of high-quality products and an outstanding customer experience, and installation companies like Urban Solar help deliver on these commitments.”
About Enphase Energy, Inc.
Enphase Energy, a global energy technology company, delivers smart, easy-to-use solutions that manage solar generation, storage and communication on one intelligent platform. The Company revolutionized the solar industry with its microinverter technology and produces a fully integrated solar-plus-storage solution. Enphase has shipped more than 32 million microinverters, and approximately 1.4 million Enphase-based systems have been deployed in more than 130 countries.
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