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8 June 2022

Renewable orders this week

New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul has announced some 22 large-scale renewable energy projects for the State funded by power purchases, which she says will stimulate $2.7 billion in private investment and create over 3,000 jobs and help New York get 70% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. All of them are solar or solar plus storage and represent well over 2 GW of solar and include deals for affiliates of EDF, Nexamp, Boralex, SunEast, ReneSola and CS Energy.

The UK’s BAE Systems says it has been selected by the Toronto Transit Commission to provide 335 electric drive systems for a new fleet of zero-emission transit buses. This follows an order of 165 additional Electric systems for nearby Mississauga Transit. BAE’s technology has now reached over 15,000 transit bus orders worldwide.

Norway’s Statkraft has landed a 7-year contract to supply 2 TWh of electricity each year to H2 Green Steel’s operations in Boden, Sweden. The PPA will come from renewable electricity via hydropower plants in Northern Sweden. H2 Green Steel plans to produce 2.5 million tons of green steel annually, where it will have an 800 MW electrolyzer.

O2 Power has commissioned a 250 MW solar plant in India’s Rajasthan state, with a fixed supply tariff to SECI of $32 per MWh.

Spain’s Navarra region has stated it is constructing the first nine-kilometer section of a 198-kilometer floating solar project along an irrigation canal network, whose full capacity will be 160 MW.

Chinese company Arctech has begun operations at a 3 GW tracker factory in Mundra, Gujarat, which is run by JV Jash Energy.

Jinchen Company has secured an order for 2 GW of solar module production line equipment from India’s Adani Group.

Lu’an Solar has completed its new monocrystalline silicon ingot factory in Ya’an City, Sichuan Province, China.

Mubang Hi-Tech plans to build an 8 GW TOPCon solar cell factory in Anyi County, Jiangxi Province. The company has no prior presence in the solar cell industry and has signed an Investment Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement with the local government.

Gaojing Solar is to expand its production capacity by 50 GW of silicon ingot pulling and 30 GW of wafer slicing in Sichuan Province, with an investment of $3.3 billion.

Haiyuan Composites plans to build a 600 MW heterojunction solar cell factory in Jiangxi Province with a construction investment of $53 million.

SMA Solar Technology is to expand its solar inverter manufacturing capacity in Niestetal, Germany, from 21 GW to 40 GW by 2024.

Shuangliang Energy Saving won the bid for supply of $19 million of air cooler equipment to Xinte Silicon’s new 200,000-ton polysilicon factory.

MA’ADEN and Glasspoint have signed an agreement concerning a 1.5 GW solar thermal facility in Ras al Khairto, Saudi Arabia, to serve MA’ADEN’s alumina refinery.

The “whole county promotion” distributed solar project in Yunlong County, Dali, Yunnan Province, China, will involve an investment of $33 million for a project size of 42 MW.