29 Aug '16, 11am

OST supports first floating solar financing deal

The 6.3 Megawatt peak (MWp) array now provides a source of clean energy to water utilities company, Thames Water, on the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir west of London, and has become the first floating solar project to secure European bank financing. Thames Water will buy all energy generated by the project as part of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Lightsource. Throughout the early stages of project planning prior to construction, OST Energy acted as technical advisor to lender RBS, providing a range of due diligence services crucial to the final investment decision. Backed by RBS, solar experts Lightsource managed the technically demanding Queen Elizabeth II project, which saw the installation of more than 23,000 PV panels mounted on 61,720 individual floats, and the company will continue to operate and maintain the site for the lifetime of the project. In order to m...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44639/ost-suppor...

Tweets

New post from Home Energy: [Blog] Solar Contagion and Lessons for Other Energy Upgrades

New post from Home Energy: [Blog] Solar Contagi...

homeenergy.org 29 Aug '16, 7pm

Make it simple and convenient . Simple and convenient solutions are needed that bundle various services and make it easier...

@nrecanews

solarelectricpower.org 30 Aug '16, 5pm

Investor-Owned Utility of the Year: Pepco, an Exelon company Public Power Utility of the Year: Village of Minster, Ohio El...

Good deal hunting, part 2: Looking at property amidst an abundance of discounts

Good deal hunting, part 2: Looking at property ...

channelnewsasia.com 29 Aug '16, 2am

In the final part of a two-part series, Bernard Tong, managing director of The Edge Property, assesses the advantages of b...

Japan’s First Floating Solar System with Microi...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Aug '16, 12am

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

Sunseap to develop Cambodia’s first large-scale solar farm: Singapore-based renewables firm Sunseap Group has...

Sunseap to develop Cambodia’s first large-scale...

pv-tech.org 30 Aug '16, 11am

The project, expected to be complete in 2017, will supply energy to the equivalent of 2,600 households in Bavet City and S...

Five things you didn't know about the Tesla-SolarCity deal:

Five things you didn't know about the Tesla-Sol...

ecobuildingpulse.com 09 Sep '16, 6pm

Mark Von Holden Founder & COO Peter Rive, Chairman Elon Musk , SolarCity Founder & CEO Lyndon Rive speak at the company’s ...