A joint study by Finland’s Lappeenranta University of Technology and Energy Watch Group presented on the sidelines of the COP23 talks in Bonn demonstrates that a global transition to 100% renewable electricity could be achieved by 2050, and would be more cost effective than the current electricity system.
Meeting in Bonn should create an ‘operating manual’ for implementing the actions agreed upon at COP21 in Paris in 2015, says the UN.
New Solar PV Jobs & Value Added in Europe report by SolarPower Europe and EY posits encouraging future for the continent’s solar industry. Positive political engagement by leading EU Member States will aid such growth, writes SolarPower Europe President Christian Westermeier exclusively for pv magazine.
The tax reform bill introduced in the House of Representatives will make only minor changes to the Investment Tax Credit, however changes to corporate taxes remain a wild card.
The Chilean government has allocated approximately 600 MW of renewable energy capacity in the auction.
Latest results from an ongoing public survey conducted by the British government show that support for solar and renewables is strong and growing across the country. Industry associations continue to call for better policies to support growth in renewable energy.
The bid was submitted by Enel Generación Chile, a subsidiary of Italian energy giant Enel. The second lowest bid was presented by GPG Solar Chile, a unit of Spanish company Gas Natural Fenosa. At the auction, 2,200 GWh will be allocated, successful bids will be publicly announced on November 3rd.