The lowest bid quoted in Indian state-run utility NTPC’s auction for 2GW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar was INR2.59/kWh (US$0.037), a 14 paisa rise from the L1 tariff in the most recent 2GW PV auction in India.
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Canadian Solar continues to push its PV power plant business development to fill a growing demand issue as revenue for the second quarter of 2018 missed company expectations.
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member Canadian Solar has lowered its full-year shipment, sales and capacity expansion plans for 2018, citing a number of global market and policy changes impacting its business.
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an amendment to its National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy, clarifying that any form of energy storage, not just batteries, can be used in hybrid projects.
Leading ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has reported higher than guided second quarter PV module shipments and reiterated total shipments guidance to be in the range of 11.5GW to 12GW in 2018.
A consortium including InfraCo Africa and Smart Energies International has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Chad’s national utility La Société Nationale d’Electricité (SNE) for a 60MW solar project.
China-based PV module manufacturer Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co said it was in trial production of a new fully-automated 300MW Joint Venture (JV) solar module assembly plant in Eastern Cape, South Africa.