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17/04/20 Largest Solar Power Facility in Europe Comes Online

What is believed to be the largest solar power facility in Europe has just come online.
The Núñez de Balboa solar power plant in the region of Extremadura, western Spain, has 1.4 million photovoltaic panels and is capable of producing 500 megawatts of power.


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 28/12/17     China Successfully Tests its Firts Solar Roadway
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 28/05/17     UK Sets New Record for Solar Power Production
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 28/02/17     Australia Sees 58% Drop in Solar Costs
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 06/01/17     France Opens its First Stretch of Solar Road
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 03/12/16     Researchers in Isreal Expect to Improve PV Efficiency by 70% Using Optical Refridgeration
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 01/12/16     Worlds Largest Solar Power Facility Completed in India
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 23/08/16     Australian National University Take Thermal Solar Efficiency Record to 97%
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 22/07/16     Spot Prices of Solar Cells Lowest in History
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 19/08/15     Google Helps Predict How Much Sun Your Roof Gets
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 02/12/14     Worlds Largest Solar Power Plant Becomes Operational in California
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 06/06/14     Southern Research Institute to Develop Next Generation Thermal Storage
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 29/05/14     Study Shows Higher CO2 Cost of China Solar Panel Manufacture
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 24/03/14     German Manufacturer Heliatek Claims Record for Transparent Cell
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