Speeding the Energy Transition
April 28, 2021

World's Largest Rooftop PV Array | Clean Power Hour Ep.15

World's Largest Rooftop PV Array | Clean Power Hour Ep.15

Largest Rooftop Solar Project - 18 MW in Netherlands
Sunrun - Vivant merger closes making the combined company 25 percent of the residential solar market
King coal is falling to Crown Prince solar and storage 
Two companies - Nextera and 8Minute Energy - have nearly 100 GW of wind, solar and storage in the pipeline

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'The king of electricity’: Solar outshines other power sources, “cheapest electricity in history”
https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2020/10/13/the-king-of-electricity-solar-outshines-other-power-sources
https://twitter.com/CarbonBrief/status/1315919700442963968
 
Solar-plus-storage replaces coal plant in New Mexico, makes carbon-capture retrofit moot
https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2020/10/12/solar-plus-storage-replaces-coal-plant-in-new-mexico-makes-carbon-capture-retrofit-moot/
 
Almost 100 GW from 8minute & NextEra
https://commercialsolarguy.com/2020/10/12/two-companies-with-nearly-100-gw-of-wind-solar-and-storage-in-the-pipeline/
 
Next2Sun - vertical solar racking with bifacial - cool picture here: https://twitter.com/meyerburger/status/1315680368020914182
https://www.pv-magazine.com/2020/10/08/agrivoltaic-project-with-vertically-mounted-bifacial-panels-goes-online-in-germany/ - Solar+hay harvest in the first cut, silage harvest in the second cut, & supplemented by animal grazing - '4.1 MWp, 14 hectares. ~11,000 n-type PERT bifacial 380W solar modules, Jolywood, 5,800 vertical racks from @Next2Sun'
 
'builder Array Technologies is going public on the Nasdaq exchange and has set its IPO terms. The world’s No. 2 tracker builder plans to raise $675 million by offering 33.8 million shares at a price range of $19 to $21'
https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2020/10/08/solar-tracker-builder-array-technologies-sets-its-terms-in-largest-solar-ipo-of-2020/
 
Floating solar nearing price parity with land-based US solar
https://www.pv-magazine.com/2020/10/07/floating-solar-nearing-price-parity-with-land-based-us-solar/
https://www.pv-magazine.com/2020/10/12/norwegian-floating-pv-specialist-ocean-sun-plans-ipo/
 
CleanTechnica: DOE Says Combining Floating Solar With Hydroelectric Could Provide 40% Of The World’s Energy Needs.
https://cleantechnica.com/2020/10/05/doe-says-combining-floating-solar-with-hydroelectric-could-provide-40-of-the-worlds-energy-needs/
 
https://twitter.com/SolarInMASS/status/1313535938816081921 ←-
18 mw of rooftop solar! Largest Rooftop Solar System in Europe Goes Online … on Audi Factory.
https://cleantechnica.com/2020/10/09/largest-rooftop-solar-system-in-europe-goes-online-on-audi-factory/
Check out my twitter images extracted from file - (east west racking, cool looking combiner/inverter section, gigantic…each subection of modules is a soccer field)
 
Solar Land use image - we could power 100% electricity with less land used than coal alone
https://twitter.com/joeljean9/status/1315045376123002880
 
Model Y structural battery
https://electrek.co/2020/10/07/elon-musk-tesla-structural-battery-cells-model-y-giga-berlin/

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