The combined capacity of all of the solar installations on net metering in Brazil stands at 57.6 MW.
PV projects in Mendoza awarded under the RenovAr program with 85% local content will be able to obtain financing through the FONDEAR Fund.
Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), the development bank owned by the German government, today announced that it will restart subsidy payments for PV + storage applications within Germany.
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 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.
The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) energy minister has presented the country’s new energy strategy at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES). Dubai appears to be the most active of the seven emirates comprising the country.
With 25 of India’s states falling behind on Renewable Purchase Obligation targets, the country’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is now requesting that the individual states take action to ensure compliance.
The conflict between the two organizations goes beyond policy approaches, with EU ProSun stating that SolarWorld was never contacted for information.
Speaking yesterday at an Abu Dhabi’s Sustainability Week (ADSW) event, Saudi Arabia’s energy, industry and mineral resources minister Khalid Al-Falih announced a new grand energy plan for the country.