Yieldco drop-down seen as strategic move designed to boost the U.S. company's flagging balance sheet; move unlikely to trigger wholesale withdrawal from the growing Indian market.
Apple Inc. is investing around 40% of the RMB 659 million required to install 170 MW worth of solar PV plants in Inner Mongolia. SunPower and Zhonghuan Semiconductor are providing the remaining funds.
In a new report, Friends of the Earth (FOE) calculates that switching to 100% renewable energy in Africa, Latin America and most of Asia by 2030 would cost US$5.15 trillion – equivalent to the amount held by the world’s 782...
The Indian EPC last week secured the rights to develop a 75 MW solar PV plant in the Indian state of Gujarat, prompting an order for 100 MW of inverters and smart PV solutions from China's Huawei.
The expiration of Germany’s energy storage program this December is expected to see market growth contract 13% in 2016, says EuPD Research. This year, up to 16,000 small scale solar+storage systems are forecast to be installed in...
According to a new YouGov poll commissioned by the Solar Trade Association, subsidies for U.K. solar power are 22 times less than people actually think, comprising just GBP 9 per consumer per year.
Funds issued as part of the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to be issued ahead of the UN Climate Change talks in Paris as part of wider investment in low carbon economy.
LG Chem will supply Steag with six of its large-scale lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries for what will become the largest energy storage system project of its kind, when complete, in 2017. Steag is investing EUR 100 million in the 90...
Following the module manufacturers’ lead, China’s largest inverter manufacturer, Sungrow, is entering the downstream solar business, having signed an agreement with the Chaohu municipal government in east China to develop up to...
The U.S., Japan and South Korea are the leading energy storage markets worldwide, says IHS, with each forecast to exceed 100 MW of annual installations this year. Between 2015 – 16, they are set to install 1.4 GW of new capacity....
The Australian Greens have published a plan to see the country move to 90% renewable energy by 2030. The plan envisages two scenarios by which the goal can be achieved, with the second anticipating an increase of rooftop PV from...
China’s Risen Energy is constructing the first phase of a vast 55 MW solar carport in Hangzhou Bay, China. The project will be the biggest solar parking structure in the world when completed.
Capital costs for lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are expected to come down by around 50% over the next five years, as a result of increased renewables generation, among other factors, finds Lazard in a new study looking at the...
Tata Steel has unveiled ambitious plans to install a 22 MW solar PV rooftop system atop factory roofs in the Netherlands. When complete in 2018, it will be one of the biggest projects of its kind.
Guodian subsidiary, GD Solar will retire 640 MW of crystalline and thin film solar PV capacity due to low utilization rates, high production costs and market expansion difficulties.
68 state and local governments and organizations have now made pledges to increase access to community solar under a national partnership, including industry leader Clean Energy Collective.
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