According to the latest analysis by Deutsche Bank and in contrast to market research firms, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) and GTM Research the US solar market is expected to grow in 2017, heralding in the last ‘gold rush’ period through 2020.
Rooftop solar will play a crucial role in supplying electricity to the world’s burgeoning city populations due to the ease of retrofitting PV onto established buildings, according to the latest report from International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Independent PV developer 8minutenergy Renewables announced that it is beginning a capital raising process to spur growth of its 5.5GW pipeline in the US – including 500MW of wholly-owned near shovel-ready projects with long-term power purchase agreements.
China-based PV manufacturer and project developer ET Solar signed a cooperation agreement with the largest PV inverter producer, Huawei as it aligns key suppliers around its plans to build 1GW of PV power plants around the globe over the next 12 months.
Some of the BRICS nations are witnessing a shortfall of billions of dollars in the renewables investment required to meet climate change mitigation policies, according to a report from the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
Taiwan’s plans to release uncultivable land including ‘sinking land’ for large-scale solar PV projects will require both unique and robust solar equipment, according to delegates at the PV Taiwan exhibition.
Community-driven hospitality company Airbnb has announced a new partnership with US solar power provider SolarCity that will connect Airbnb hosts and guests with a new way to power their homes with PV energy.