Utility-scale PV

Italian wind specialist Falck renewables re-enters solar energy business

The Italian renewable energy company has acquired a 92 MW PV project in North Carolina from Canadian Solar for $42.8 million.

REI: upstream and downstream review of the Indian solar show

Last week’s Renewable Energy India exhibition was a busy, bustling affair that highlighted the rude health and impressive energy of India’s solar sector. There are still many hurdles to overcome, however, if India is to develop its own domestic manufacturing industry.

Afghan utility DABS to buy solar power from 10 MW facility at $0.073 per kWh

The 10 MW PV plant will be built by Indian developer Dynasty. The facility will sell power to the local grid under a 15-year PPA.

Jordan: financing for 51 MW PV plant secured; country’s largest solar plant of 103 MW built

Jordan continues to send the world positive solar PV news and updates. pv magazine examines the latest PV developments in the Middle Eastern country.

India’s solar power infrastructure becomes target of Maoist attack

Maoists attacked a 30 MW Tata Power Solar plant in Gaya, Bihar.

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.

MRC Allied buys 15% stake in 50 MW PV plant in the Philippines

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.

JAG completes 15.4 MW in Japan

JAG International Energy has finished building a 15.4 MW solar array at a site roughly 185 km northwest of Tokyo.

Poland to auction off PV projects above 1 MW by end of 2017

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.

AEMC issues new rules to stabilize Australian grid

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.