Götz Fischbeck, CEO of Smart Solar Consulting, discusses some key questions that have arisen from the recent 1 GW Konya solar tender, which was won by a Hanwha Q Cells-Kalyon Enerji joint venture at a price of $0.0699/kWh.
The consortium of Kalyon Enerji and Hanwha Q Cells has won Turkey’s 1 GW solar PV tender, which was held today.
Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Berat Albayrak, announced that Turkey will hold a new tender for 1 GW of solar PV and 1 GW of wind power systems this summer.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced a framework committing up to €300 million of new financing for Greece’s renewable energy sector. The timing is crucial, since the Greek electricity sector is expected to undergo fundamental changes very soon.
The names of four consortia that will bid for Turkey’s 1 GW solar PV plant in Konya have been revealed. The tender will take place on 20th March.
Financing for two new large-scale PV plants, a 33 MW PV plant under construction and small installations indicate the African country embraces solar technology in order to satisfy its electricity needs.
The certification of a 5 MW solar PV plant in Jordan is the first of its kind in the Middle Eastern country and opens up new trade opportunities.
An Ecobuild panel debate about the U.K.’s future energy mix proved to be heavily in favor of nuclear power and against the use of domestic solar PV with batterie, prompting cries of derision from audience.