US solar facing fresh shipment delays as UFLPA enforcement raises quartzite queries

The US solar industry is facing fresh module shipment delays after new import documentation was demanded by Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

US Solar Buyer Consortium opens up on its strategy to kickstart domestic PV production

PV Tech Premium spoke with Cypress Creek Renewable Energy and AES Clean Energy to discuss the newly formed US Solar Buyer Consortium, its objectives, market challenges and the potential advantages it holds for US manufacturing and project development.

MENA to add 50GW of utility-scale solar by 2030, report says

Arab-speaking countries in the MENA region have planned to increase utility-scale solar capacity by 49.5 GW by 2030, according to Global Energy Monitor.

When solar meets storage: the inside track of co-location

Solar and energy storage were described by Elon Musk as going together “like peanut butter and jelly”. Andy Colthorpe meets some of the players creating this winning combination in the US.

PV Price Watch: China PV module prices exceeding US$0.30c/W as wafer prices rise

The latest round of price surges in the solar value chain has caused PV module prices in China to exceed RMB2/W (US$0.30c/W).

Xinyi Solar issues profit warning amidst falling price of solar glass

Solar glass provider Xinyi Solar has issued a profit warning after the price of solar glass fell and the price of key components and energy inputs rose.

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July 1, 2022
Hanwha Qcells’ power plant division Q ENERGY Europe has teamed up with newly rebranded Q ENERGY France to establish umbrella company Q ENERGY Solutions SE as it seeks to deepen its ties to the European market where it has a 12GW development portfolio.
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July 1, 2022
The US Supreme Court has restricted the federal government’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants in a ruling that critics have warned will hit renewables deployment and hobble the Biden administration’s climate agenda.
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July 1, 2022
Off-grid pay-as-you-go solar provider Bboxx has partnered with telecommunications company Orange to launch a new solar mini-grid project to help accelerate clean energy access for households across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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July 1, 2022
Energy management software company Cleartrace has secured US$20 million in a financing round to accelerate the growth of its platform.
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June 30, 2022
Investor CleanCapital has acquired renewable energy developer BQ Energy, adding 300MW of late-stage solar development to its pipeline.
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June 30, 2022
US authorities’ move to require documentation showing the source of quartzite in solar module imports should come as no surprise, experts have said, amid suggestions most companies will be able to overcome the latest hurdle that threatens to delay shipments.
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June 30, 2022
The solar industry supply chain’s jitters continued this week after polysilicon prices hit another high, driving silicon wafer prices further upward too.
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June 30, 2022
Voltalia has started the development of a cluster of solar PV projects in Brazil with a planned combined capacity of 1.5GW.
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June 30, 2022
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has revealed its 2022 Integrated System Plan (ISP), laying out a 30-year roadmap that plots the transition to net-zero and identifies upcoming investments in the National Electricity Market (NEM), which covers the populous south and east of the country.
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June 30, 2022
D.E. Shaw Renewables Investments (DESRI) has secured up to US$400 million in new capital finance to support its US renewables strategy.
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June 30, 2022
Rhode Island’s governor signed legislation yesterday that will require 100% of the US state’s electricity to be offset by renewable production by 2033.
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June 29, 2022
Spanish developer Grenergy has launched a €90 million (US$94.8 million) accelerated capital increase to fuel growth in Europe and develop its energy storage capacity.
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June 29, 2022
A round-up of the latest news from the US solar market, including EDF Renewables selling its 270MWdc Huck Finn Solar Project to a local utility, CS Energy partnering to deliver New York community solar and NextEnergy Capital expanding its US presence.

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