Latest PV market updates

India solar capacity forecast for 2020 raised by 240%

A newly released Deutsche Bank markets research report has adjusted its solar power forecast prognosis for India to 34 GW by 2020, an increase of about 240% from its previous estimation of 14 GW. India has a pivotal part to play...


UK to scrap subsidies for small-scale solar, announces changes to FIT

Solar farm in England.

The Department for Energy and Climate Change confirms Renewable Obligation scheme for sub-5 MW solar farms to be scrapped from April 1, 2016. Pre-accreditation from FIT to be removed for installations larger than 50 kW.


Yingli to construct 50 MW solar plant in China's Shanxi Province

Yingli solar park.

Chinese solar company chosen as EPC developer for solar power plant to be located in Datong City, to form part of China's National Advanced PV Technology Demonstration Center.


UK: Solar subsidy withdrawal rumors gather pace

Amber Rudd of DECC.

Following last month's slashing of subsidies for onshore wind, industry insiders fear solar PV could be next in line as the Conservative government eyes a big reset of green subsidies.


KKR secures 80% stake in Spain's Gestamp Solar

Gestamp Solar PV installation.

The global investor to acquire 80% of Gestamp Solar from parent company Gestamp Renewables.


Industry react: SunEdison shopping spree spells good news for entire solar sector

Rooftop PV installation, U.S.

$2.2 billion acquisition of Vivint Solar raises stakes for U.S. residential solar sector, with industry analysts and players confident the move will prove widely beneficial.


Hanwha Q Cells, ReNew Power enter JV for 148.1 MW India solar project

Telangana Kachiguda railway station.

Development planned for Telangana region and marks Hanwha Q Cells' first investment in large-scale solar projects in India's growing market.


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