Mercom Capital’s latest report shows relatively robust funding for solar globally but a slowdown in the United States due to the Section 201 investigation.
The International Renewable Energy Agency calculates that storage capacity could triple by 2030 if current renewable energy capacity doubles, with battery prices potentially driven down by 66% from current levels.
The International Energy Agency’s Renewables 2017 report finds that solar PV capacity grew 50% last year, underpinning a 12% increase in this year’s renewables forecast and prompting the IEA to forecast 1,000 GW of clean energy by 2022.
Annual PV demand in the U.S. to retreat 15% this year, but global demand for solar PV installations is at an all-time high, finds new research by EnergyTrend.
A new report from DNV GL forecasts a bright future for renewable energy, predicting that by 2050 electricity demand will increase 140% to become the largest form of energy consumed, and that 85% of this electricity will be generated from renewable sources.
The module and microinverter giants have worked together to introduce a new AC module comprising Enphase’s IQ6 microinverter affixed to JinkoSolar’s mono PERC modules.
Somalia is the latest country that has ratified the ISA framework agreement, taking the number of ratified countries to 10. Five more required before ISA can exist as a legal body.