Another solar power plant for China

One of the world’s largest solar panel makers Yingli Solar began construction of a 20 megawatt (MW) solar power plant, it was announced today. The plant located in Shule County in China’s Xinjiang Province will generate roughly 28 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity each year. The company reckons it will offset around 17,000 tons of […]

Chinese firm flogs panels to “immense” French solar plant

One of the world’s largest solar panel makers Yingli Solar is supplying solar panels to a French power plant. The Chinese manufacturer is supplying more than a third of the panels for a 300 megawatt project in Cestas, south western France. Dubbed an “immense” solar farm, the €360 million (£286m) project by French green energy […]

FC Bayern Munich strikes for solar

Football players at FC Bayern Munich are now powered by solar – sort of. The German club’s training ground on Sabener StraBe (street) now has a solar energy system on its rooftop which produces more than 31,000 kWh of electricity a year. PV panels put in place by the club’s renewable partner Chinese firm Yingli […]

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