Posts tagged as:

utility-scale solar power

2012 was a record year for utility-scale solar power, 2013 looking bright as well

January 2, 2013
Thumbnail image for 2012 was a record year for utility-scale solar power, 2013 looking bright as well

In addition to the phenomenal number of residential solar power system installed in 2012, the number of large-scale solar projects have also increased immensely. According to numbers from industry analysts Wiki-Solar, around 3 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale solar power were installed globally last year, easily beating the previous year’s figure of about 2.3GW, even with official [...]

Read the full article →

Another 5MW solar park to be built for Cornwall, thanks to falling solar prices

September 11, 2012
Thumbnail image for Another 5MW solar park to be built for Cornwall, thanks to falling solar prices

After a series of setbacks, Cornwall Council is planning to go ahead with construction of a 5 megawatt (MW) solar park near Newquay airport. The original plan to build the Kernow Solar Park was shelved last autumn when the UK Government abruptly reduced the national Solar Feed-in Tariff ahead of schedule, but Cornwall Council has deemed [...]

Read the full article →