Sonnedix refinances Spanish solar portfolio for €74m

The Spanish renewable power developer has announced a non-recourse finance package for 18.17 MW of installed solar PV capacity in Spain.

REI show: quality a hot topic for India solar industry, tariffs against China unlikely say some

An engaging Quality Roundtable helped to shine a spotlight on the chief concerns affecting India’s installers, investors and stakeholders operating in this fast-paced solar market. Industry insiders confident the antidumping investigation against China will amount to nothing.

Enphase and Waaree partner to bring AC modules to Indian market

The U.S. microinverter specialist has partnered with Indian solar module manufacturer Waaree to produce AC solar modules integrated with its microinverter technology.

REI exhibition: India will surpass 175 GW renewable target, says MNRE

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.

UK power firm Drax plans world’s largest battery storage project

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.

Anesco secures ROC for storage component in UK solar first

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.

PID, soiling and module degradation in hot climates

PID in India: In the cost-conscious Indian solar sector, ensuring reliable power output should be the number one priority. However, an example of one solar farm suffering from the ill-effects of under-performing modules, installation malpractice and unsatisfactory maintenance shows how corner cutting from the outset is more damaging in the long run.

Ingeteam to supply 1.17 GW of inverters to Abu Dhabi’s Sweihan PV project

The agreement will see the Spanish central inverter specialist ship its 1,000 Vdc Ingecon Sun PowerMax B series inverters to Sterling and Wilson, the EPC overseeing the construction of the Sweihan solar plant, which will be the world’s largest single-site solar park once complete.

UK CfD auction sees renewables set record-low strike price

Two offshore wind farms to be built for just £57.50 per MWh following today’s second Contracts for Difference subsidy auction – well below price government guaranteed for Hinkley Point C nuclear farm.

Korean Peninsula tensions having little impact on solar relations with China, says analyst

Despite reports suggesting China’s anger at South Korea’s deployment of anti-missile defense systems has aggravated a slump in Korean solar imports, analysis of import data shows this not to be the case.