The Philippines installed a total of 122MW of grid-connected solar PV in 2015, taking its tally to 144MW, up from 22MW the previous year, according to the latest figures from the Philippines Department of Energy (DOE).
Holland’s national grid operator has said that batteries will be an “excellent alternative” to conventional power plants in providing balancing services, especially as a complement to increased solar and wind deployment.
Chinese PV panel manufacturer Suntech Power will have to pay US$5 million in order to settle a federal class action lawsuit that accuses the company of withholding lackluster financial news from its shareholders.
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited proposals for the implementation of its Solar Cities programme, involving turning 100 small townships, industrial towns and institutions into ‘green campuses’ involving renewable energy generation.
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and state governor Brian Sandoval are among those to have criticised Nevada’s Public Utilities’ Commission (PUC) for voting to approve changes to the state's net metering policy.