Renewable energy firm SunEdison has won 500MW of solar capacity in the National Solar Mission (NSM) auction of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, quoting a record low tariff of INR 4.63/kWh (US$0.071).
Polysilicon producer REC Silicon has been forced to make further cuts to production output and shed more jobs as it reacts to the current US/China trade tariff war and subsequent lower polysilicon sales to China.
Leading module manufacturer Canadian Solar’s developer subsidiary Recurrent Energy has secured a US$115 million finance deal to fund its 60MW Barren Ridge solar farm in California, its third in the state in as many months.
A project developer has bid for solar capacity in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh for a game-changing INR 4.79/kWh (US$0.073), which takes solar to grid parity with other major sources of power generation in India, sources have confirmed to PV Tech.
The Thai government has opened its doors to prospective solar project developers, who have registered their interest in building the first and largest portion of 800MW of PV projects in the country through an auction process.
PV developer 8minutenergy Renewables has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) for the 191MW Springbok 2 solar farm, located north of Los Angeles in Kern County, California.
Australia’s environment minister Greg Hunt has hinted that his government has a new “positive agenda” in support for renewables, while speaking at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance ‘Future of Energy Conference’ in Shanghai, China, today.