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Solar/PV Energy

Solar energy is energy obtained from the light and heat from the sun, used to produce electricity. It is a renewable energy source that creates no harmful greenhouse gas emissions. Solar energy powers ports by providing clean electricity for operations, reducing carbon emissions, and enhancing energy security. Ports also provide space for offshore renewable energy facilities.

French startup Carbon plans Marseille solar plant

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – French startup Carbon plans to inaugurate the first part of a solar module production facility in autumn...

Port of Alicante plans solar power installations

Alicante, Spain (Ports Europe) May 8, 2024 – The Alicante Port Authority is planning new solar power installations to cover a large part of the current...

Port of Koper has launched a new 3.3 MW solar power plant

Koper, Slovenia (Ports Europe) April 24, 2024 – The Port of Koper has launched a new 3.3 MW solar power plant with 15,000 m² of panels, the tenth such...

Príncipe Felipe Pier solar facility now 100% operational – Valencia

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) April 18, 2024 – The solar installation at the Príncipe Felipe Pier is now 100% operational. It now provides an average...

Desla to build solar plant near Port of Durres, Albania

Durrës, Albania (Ports Europe) April 12, 2024 – The local Desla will build and operate a 3 MW solar plant near the port city of Durrës. A government...

Port of Koper invests in solar power

Koper, Slovenia (Ports Europe) April 1, 2024 – Efforts to achieve the Port of Koper’s energy transition goals are increasingly being implemented...

Port of Ravenna receives green light for solar installation

Ravenna, Italy (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – The Port of Ravenna has received green light for solar installation from the Ministry of the Environment...

Port of La Spezia to proceed with solar energy plan

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) March 22, 2024 – The Port of La Spezia has commissioned a feasibility study and a project’s technical and economic...

Port of Valencia proceeding with second solar plant

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 8, 2024 – The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) is proceeding with the construction of its second solar photovoltaic...

New grid-scale offshore hybrid wind-solar project off Taranto, Italy

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) March 1, 2024 – SolarDuck, Green Arrow Capital and New Developments s.r.l. have agreed to collaborate on the development of...

Port of Rotterdam issues solar tender

Rotterdam, Netherlands (Ports Europe) February 2, 2024 – The Port of Rotterdam Authority has issued a tender for the operation of a floating 128-megawatt...

Valenciaport and Valencia Terminal Europe sign solar agreement

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) January 9, 2024 – The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) and Valencia Terminal Europe (VTE) have signed an agreement for the...

Successful launch of the BOOST offshore floating solar demonstrator at La Palma

Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain (Ports Europe) January 5, 2024 – The BOOST project consortium has announced the successful completion of the BOOST...

Gaia Energy starts solar plant in Tanger Med industrial platform

Tanger Med, Morocco (Ports Europe) November 22, 2023 – Gaia Energy has commissioned a 386.41 kW solar plant for FIT Voltaira Morocco, in Tanger Med...

Government official visits Koper port for solar update

Koper, Slovenia (PortSEurope) September 29, 2023 – Yesterday, Luka Koper was visited by a delegation from the Ministry of Cohesion and Regional...

Port of Valencia hosts floating solar power trial

València, Spain (Ports Europe) September 12, 2023 – The Port of Valencia is hosting the first unit of an innovative floating solar energy pilot project...

Port of Cádiz tenders a third solar plant

Cádiz, Spain (PortSEurope) July 7, 2023 – The Bay of Cádiz Port Authority (APBC) tendered the installation of a solar (photovoltaic) plant to generate...

Dispute of proposed floating solar facility off Port of Taranto

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) June 29, 2023 – There is a dispute surrounding a proposed floating solar facility off the Port of Taranto in Puglia. The...

Amico & Co shipyard in Genoa port installs solar equipment

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) June 8, 2023 – The Amico & Co shipyard has installed a new photovoltaic system at its headquarters in Genoa. The company...

Port of Marseille to host solar plant

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) June 7, 2023 – French company Carbon has announced plans to build a a 5 GW PV cell and module factory at the Grand Port...

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