PV Talk: Why West Africa is the newest hot spot for solar

Karim Megherbi, senior manager of Business Development at Dubai-based Access Power stopped by PV Tech to discuss why West Africa will materialise as the next hotspot for solar PV and how investors can take advantage of this.

ROUND UP: Enel in Uganda, new solar roofing programme, commercial PV in California

News in brief: Enel Green Power provides PV modules to power a new surgery in a Ugandan hospital, California's LA Solar Group announces new rooftop solar programme, Borrego Solar completes a new commercial PV system in San Diego, California and Hannon Armstrong secures a new US$144 million investment for more than 690MW worth of new solar projects, and more.

Trump won’t touch the ITC, say finance experts

Despite an aggressive rollback of climate and renewable energy regulations and initiatives, the solar investment tax credit (ITC) should remain safe from Trump’s reach, finance experts have said.

Who owns the UK’s 12GW of solar? Part one

In a set of two blogs, Finlay Colville provides the first ever full breakdown of who owns the UK’s entire cumulative solar PV capacity, deployed as of the end of 2016, adding up to about 12GW of capacity.

The risks and returns of African PV

Investors from Solarcentury and Actis imparted wisdom on how to manage the risks and reap the benefits of African PV at Solar Media’s Solar Finance & Investment Europe event.