With India’s rooftop market set to boom in 2017, the Faridabad Industries Association (FIA), which represents businesses in the Faridabad region of India, has requested an extension to the December 31st 2016 deadline to install rooftop solar on commercial and industrial units.
Australian zinc metals producer Sun Metals is to build a 100MW solar PV plant to supply its refinery located near Townsville, in northern Queensland, in a landmark development in the Australian renewable energy landscape.
Trading platform for solar projects launched to connect potential investors with distributed solar PV assets across China.
Fully-integrated solar developer ReneSolar has signed a framework agreement with emerging PV player Beijing Enterprises Clean Energy Group to act as EPC for 335 MW of solar rooftop projects in China, which are due to be completed in just six months.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has released a list of the winners for projects within the eagerly observed 500 MW rooftop auction, with prices falling to record lows, although full capacity details of the projects have not been included within the list.
Pace of Indian solar growth to accelerate this year as the nation is set to more than double 2016’s 4 GW capacity; however, headwinds regarding transmission and evacuation issues could slow expansion, Mercom says.
Having reached a series of clean energy milestones in 2016, WWF Scotland and Scottish Renewables are urging Scottish ministers to set a target of 50% renewable energy penetration by 2030.
Data from the analysts reveals that a total of 1,776 MW of new solar capacity was tendered in the final month of 2016, with the Solar Energy Corporation of India responsible for more than 1 GW.