Last week, workers switched on a solar energy plant capable of producing 40 megawatts of power, which floats on a man made lake in China’s Anhui province near the city of Huainan, reports Sarah Zheng at the South China Morning Post. The array is the largest floating solar project in the world, though at the brisk pace China is building new renewable projects it’s unlikely to hold that title very long.
Tripoli Chamber of Commerce will host a workshop on solar energy on Wednesday 18th November. According to Libya Herald, the workshop, under the banner “Our Sun, Our Investment“, aims at “localizing solar power and investment in its application”.
Libya's first wind power farm is to be set up in Msallata city very soon, the municipal council has announced. Components of 16 wind tribunes arrived in the city last week, and the installation process has already started. The power farm will be set up in Shaafeen Park with a capacity of 27 MW that represents 70% of the city's needs for electricity.
KIPP & ZONEN wrote on May 11, 2014: CSERS stands for the Centre for Solar Energy Research and Studies in Tripoli, Libya. In March we had the pleasure to welcome three representatives of CSERS for a customised training course on solar radiation, its measurement, Kipp & Zonen products and their applications in solar energy. They already work with a range of Kipp & Zonen instruments and have recently installed a SOLYS 2 sun tracker. CSERS is investigating a possible expansion of solar monitoring points across Libya.
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