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28 November 2019

Renewable Orders this week

A consortium led by ACWA Power and Gulf Investment Corporation has been chosen as preferred bidder by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority to develop the 900 MW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park Phase V, in the UAE. The first stages of the project will be commissioned in Q2 of 2021. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority intends to sign a PPA.

Vestas has been chosen as the supplier for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 Wind Farm in the German Baltic. Parkwind intends to commission the project late in 2022.

Vestas will supply twenty-one 5.6 MW turbines to the 117.6 MW Paskoonharju II Wind Farm in Finland’s Teuva province, which is scheduled for completion in Q3 2021.

Creekwood Energy and Hecate Energy will develop a 100 MW municipal solar project in Cincinnati, Ohio. The project will be commissioned by the end of 2021 and the City of Cincinnati will be the power offtaker.

Grenergy Renovables will supply Galp with 200 MW of power from unspecified, to-be-constructed solar projects in Spain, starting in August 2021.

Facebook has signed a PPA for 61.6 MW of the Altavista Solar Project’s 80 MW output. Apex Clean Energy will commissioned the project in 2020, in the US state of Virginia.

EDL is developing a hybrid energy project for Gold Fields’ Agnew Mine in Western Australia. A 4 MW solar installation was commissioned recently. 18 MW of wind power and 13 MW of energy storage will follow in mid-2020.

AES has broken ground on the 58 Bayasol PV Park in the Matanzas province of the Dominican Republic. The National Interconnected Electrical System of the Dominican Republic will offtake the power of the project, which will be commissioned in Q4 2020.

ACWA Power’s 300 MW Sakaka solar plant in Saudi Arabia has passed a pilot phase test, and will be fully commissioned by the end of this year.

Saitec will deploy a 30 kW, 1:6 scale prototype BlueSath floating offshore wind turbine by Q1 2020. The Aelos turbine will be located offshore from Northern Spain.

wpd is developing the 72 MW Aldermyrberget Wind Farm in Skelleftea, northern Sweden. Vestas will supply the turbines, and a PPA was signed in April with a large Swedish industrial company. The project will be complete in Q3 2020.

MHI Vestas has been selected as the turbine supplier for the 220 MW Hibikinada offshore wind farm in Japan. The project is being developed by Hibiki Wind Energy, a consortium of five companies.


Eni has commissioned a 10 MW offgrid solar plant at the Bhit Gas Field in Pakistan’s Kirthar region.

Kaneka, a solar panel manufacturer, is supplying bifacial heterojunction solar modules for a verification test on a 7-Eleven store in Japan.

Jinko Solar will supply 950 MW of solar panels to X-Elio for twelve projects in Spain totalling 575 MW, and two projects in Mexico, one 118 MW near Veracruz and the other 257 MW in Navojoa.

The Garcia Del Rio wind farm has been commissioned in the Argentinian region of Buenos Aires. The 10 MW project was developed by Abo-Wind and Sowitec.

European Energy is planning to build wind projects totalling 500 MW in the Northwestern Raseiniai, Anyksciai, and Rokiskis districts of Lithuania.

Siemens Gamesa has signed a power supply deal with Al Samra Power, to operate and maintain an 80 MW wind farm near Ma’an in Jordan.

Enel and Nareva Holding will develop the 300 MW Boujdor Wind Farm in the Western Sahara. It will be the second of five projects planned for Morocco’s 850 MW Integrated Wind Energy Project. Construction will begin in 2021.

Elecnor will develop the 30.4 MW San Matias Wind Farm in Baja California, Mexico.

The 46 MW Mozura Wind Farm has been commissioned by Enemalta and Shanghai Electric Company, in Montenegro.

Vestas will supply 269 MW of turbines, additional to 30 MW previously supplied, for an undisclosed wind project in the US. Vestas will install and maintain the turbines, and the project will be commissioned in the last quarter of 2020.

174 Power Global has commissioned the Imeson Sunport Solar & Energy Storage Project in California. The project has 9 MW of solar panels, supplied by Sungrow, and 3.8MWh of lithium-ion batteries, supplied by Samsung.

Saft will supply batteries for an energy storage installation to support the 21 MW Viinamaki Wind Farm in Li municipality, Finland. The batteries will have 6.6 MWh capacity, and can deliver 5.6 MW to the grid at any given time. TuuliWatti is the developer.

Engie is developing a hybrid project on the island of Lifou in New Caledonia, the French territory in the Pacific Ocean. The project will be commissioned by the end of 2020, and will include 0.8 MW wind, 5.4 MW solar, and a 5 MWh battery system provided by Engie itself.


The 100 MW / 129 MWh Hornsdale Power Reserve in South Australia will get a 50 MW / 64.5 MWh expansion, courtesy of Neoen and Tesla.

8minute and Capital Dynamics have commissioned the 121 MW third phase of the Springbok Solar Cluster, which is 448 MW in total, in California. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is the offtaker.

Eitri Foundry has commissioned a 5.76 MW solar project in Grafton, Ohio. Safari Energy funded the project and has signed a PPA for its output.

Sunworks will develop a 2.5 MW public works solar project in Northern California, atop parking canopies. The project should be commissioned in the first half of 2020.

Vattenfall’s Hollande Kust Zuid 1 & 2 Offshore Wind projects are now set to be fitted with Siemens Gamesa’s latest model of turbine, which are 11 MW apiece.

PNE Group will sell the 16.8 MW Wolsickendorf Wind Farm, in Brandenburg, Germany, to CEE Group once the project is complete at the end of this year. The project uses Vestas turbines.

West Loch Solar Project has been commissioned in Oahu island, Hawaii. The 20 MW project will supply power to the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam West Loch Annex, and was developed by Hawaiian Electric Company.


Ja Solar was the supplier for FRV’s recently commissioned Mafraq I and II solar plants in Jordan, which total 133.4 MW.