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European Parliament sets 24-month limit to approve renewables projects

The European Parliament has approved a 24-month limit for the approval of renewable energy projects, with a requirement that national authorities complete the process within 12 months for installations in “areas conducive to renewables” and within 24 months for projects outside of these areas.


UK allocates 1.9 GW of solar at $59/MWh

The UK government has announced the results of its latest renewable energy auction, originally planned for 2022. It was accessible to installations exceeding 5 MW in size, with 56 solar projects securing 15-year contracts-for-difference (CfDs).


Huasun claims 25.69% efficiency for heterojunction solar cell

Huasun Dali started producing high-efficiency 210 mm HJT solar cells this week, and is expected to achieve an average efficiency of 25.5% in mass production.

Octopus Energy acquires Shell home energy business in UK, Germany

Octopus Energy has acquired Shell’s home energy business in the United Kingdom and Germany through a competitive process, involving 1.4 million household electricity customers (2.5 million metering points) and 500,000 broadband customers.


New production facility for vehicle-integrated photovoltaics in Germany

OPES Solar Mobility, a joint venture between solar module specialist OPES Solutions and a German family office, is creating manufacturing capacity with its own technology in Germany to provide specific support to the transportation industry.


Axpo to build a 9 MW alpine solar plant in Switzerland

Alpin Solar Ybrig, a 9 MW ground-mounted solar plant, is being planned for an area of around 9 hectares on existing pastureland in the Roggenegg area, in the canton of Schwyz.


Trina Solar begins producing 210 mm wafers at 6.5 GW Vietnam facility

In addition to the new factory’s wafer production capacity of 6.5 GW, it has a cell capacity of 4 GW and a module capacity of 5 GW.


ACWA Power reaches financial close for 200 MW solar project in Egypt

With an overall investment cost of US$182 million, the Kom Ombo plant is expected to be commercially operational in January 2024.


Pexapark records slight increase in European PPA prices for July

Swiss consultancy Pexapark has reported that solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) were the largest technology segment in July by far, with more than 960 MW of capacity in 15 deals, followed by 175 MW of onshore wind capacity under six PPAs.

China plans recycling system for wind turbines, solar panels

China will introduce technical standards and policies for the wind and solar industries to recycle their decommissioned equipment by 2030.


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