A new report published by market analysts Frost & Sullivan expects outlook for clean energy markets to remain positive in 2017, in the face of global uncertainty. The report also states that Asia will lead the economically driven expansion of clean and green energy technologies.
PV projects in Mendoza awarded under the RenovAr program with 85% local content will be able to obtain financing through the FONDEAR Fund.
The latest data show solar taking an increasing role in Japan’s energy mix, however several provinces are nearing caps on PV capacity eligible for reimbursement for curtailed power.
The nation saw substantial debt, public markets and project funding during the final quarter of 2016, including the first Indian solar developer to go public.
U.S. company Array Technologies and Indian EPC Sterling & Wilson were amongst the winners of the Middle East Solar Industry Association’s (MESIA) annual awards ceremony, which was presented at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2017 being held in Abu Dhabi.
The PV Market Alliance has released its official solar installation figures for 2016, which, with a total of 75 GW installed, show a 50% growth from 2015, mainly driven by a mammoth year of installations in China, although the future would seem less auspicious as the two biggest markets show signs of retraction.
In their 10 predictions for 2017, Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s chair and chief editor argue that we are entering a phase where low-cost renewable energy will come to define the power system, despite ideological and financial headwinds.
The Redwood Group will install PV modules on a second roof at a distribution center in Osaka, adding another 4 MW to an existing plant.
The conflict between the two organizations goes beyond policy approaches, with EU ProSun stating that SolarWorld was never contacted for information.