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Solar projects with a capacity above 1 MW will compete with wind projects in a 150 MW renewable energy auction to be held in Poland by the end of this year, according to local research institute IEO.
PanaHome, a unit of Panasonic, has revealed plans to connect 117 homes in western Japan to a solar-powered microgrid system, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
The Philippines-based property development firm has agreed to invest P225 million ($4.4 million) to acquire a 15% interest in a 50 MW operational PV plant owned by Sepalco, a local corporation engaged in the solar power generation business.
Solar had the largest share in the final procurement round, with PV developers securing 382 of the 390 assigned feed-in tariff (FIT) contracts. Around 35% of the offered contracts are projects in indigenous communities.
France-based oil giant Total has agreed to acquire a 23% stake in French renewable energy group Eren RE for €237.5 million ($282.6 million).
The Government of Colombia has dedicated COP 200 billion ($69 million) to renewable projects, as part of the country’s sustainable development objectives. The projects funded will supply up to 60,000 Colombian’s with electricity, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy.
Finnish energy group Fortum could take over a 46.65% stake in Uniper from Eon, with a deal expected to be made as early as the start of 2018. Eon hopes to see proceeds of €3.8 billion from the sale.
A slight variation from last auctioning results which had lowest bidding at INR 2.44/kwh.
In an announcement at ClimateWeek NYC, the Green Bank Network said that it had closed transactions that are expected to mobilize more than $29 billion in public and private capital for clean energy projects around the globe.
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company, one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturer, has announced its financial results for Q2 of 2017, which ended June 30, 2017.
The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has introduced new regulations to stabilize the national grid as coal-fired plants are increasingly phased out and more solar and wind capacity is brought online.
SIMEC Energy, a unit of India’s GFG Alliance, has acquired a majority stake in Adelaide-based PV and battery storage installer ZEN Energy, as part of a broader strategic partnership.
Quercus Investment Partners has revealed plans to develop, build and run 600 MW of solar capacity in Iran.
The U.S. microinverter specialist has partnered with Indian solar module manufacturer Waaree to produce AC solar modules integrated with its microinverter technology.
In what comes as the company’s first turnkey solar contract, GE Power Conversion is expected to build a 50 MW PV plant in Egypt.
Perovskite research sees an unexpected improvement, as a result of research from Saudi Arabia’s KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) solar centre, improving the quality and efficiency of the potential of solar panels.
Coated on both sides with an elastomer that ensures stretchability and stability in water, the new textile-compatible photovoltaics are able to maintain high efficiency of 7.9%.
Monocrystalline PV manufacturer LONGi Solar has reached record 22.43% conversion efficiency on a PERC cell based on mass production technology. The result is confirmed in a report from China’s National Center of Supervision and Inspection in Solar PV Product Quality (CPVT).
Project funded in part by EU and Norwegian government allows project to thrive using a smart mixture of solar power, salt water, irrigation and smart technologies.
SunPower is famous for its back-contact cells, boasting one of the industry’s most advanced technologies. Josh Moore, SunPower Director, explains why the company is now ramping up 600 MW of production for different types of front-contact cells and shingled modules. He will pitch the advantages at pv magazine’s Future PV event to be held at SPI on Tuesday September 12.
Secretary of the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy Anand Kumar believes the country can confound doubts about its bold solar ambitions and smash its 175 GW of renewables by 2022 target.
The EU has published its decision to review the undertaking and the minimum import price (MIP) for crystalline PV products from China. As was proposed in July, the MIP will now be reduced quarterly beginning in October. For some Chinese manufacturers, the MIP, as well as a variable duty, is to be applied in future.
According to the latest statistics from the German Engineering Federation or VDMA (Verbandes Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau), PV equipment providers in Germany are benefiting primarily from investments in Asia. The demand for thin-film technology contributed to the growth in sales in the second quarter, although order intake dropped during the period.
The two production facilities will be located in the northern province of Mendoza and will provide the modules for PV projects developed under the Renovar program.
The deal with the asset management firm is one of the largest supply agreements for heterojunction modules reported to date, and the Section 201 case may play a role.
APA Group has secured approval to build between 150 MW and 240 MW of solar capacity in the Australian state of Queensland, with the potential to add up to 100 MW of battery storage.
In a bid to exploit their Solar PV potential, R&D centres at Centrica have developed a battery capable of storing energy for use to boost solar capabilities of council over energy distribution.
The British electrical power generation company has publicized intention to build a 200 MW battery storage project at Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire – one of Europe’s largest coal-fired power plants.
The executive director of the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) Rahul Walawalkar, talks to pv magazine about India’s vast energy storage potential ahead of next week’s World Energy Storage Day.
Landmark decision by energy regulator Ofgem sees three Anesco solar+storage ground-mount plants retain their Renewable Obligation Certificates in move that could drastically transform country’s storage landscape.