record lows

September 1, 2020
Portugal’s record-breaking solar auction “exceeded expectations”, a top government official has told PV Tech, confirming that Spanish company Enerland was the company with the lowest bid.
November 20, 2019
Order on low rates and short contract terms makes new PV projects in Dominion territory 'unfeasible', says SEIA.
June 28, 2019
The results of the Brazilian A-4 auction yielded a record low solar price of US$17.5/MWh.
October 4, 2017
Yesterday’s record-breaking bid opening in Saudi Arabia for 300MW of solar has grabbed headlines, including on PV Tech, but while the exact parameters of the RfP remain covert, the bid levels have sparked debate about whether such low prices can be possible without some kind of escalating tariff mechanism or other distortion.
October 3, 2017
UPDATED: Saudi Arabia’s 300MW solar tender has seen opening bids go lower than two US cents, setting the tone for a new global solar power tariff record if awarded.
May 24, 2017
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has entered the US into a new realm of solar at below 3 cents/kWh, after similar prices have been regularly achieved in other countries such as Dubai, Chile and Mexico for over a year now.
April 14, 2017
The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has reduced the benchmark tariff for grid-connected utility-scale solar in the Indian state from INR6.51/kWh (US$0.101) to INR4.36/kWh (US$0.068).
April 5, 2017
Finnish firm Fortum has commissioned a 70MW solar PV plant in the Indian state of Rajasthan, which it won last year at what was then a record low tariff of INR4.34/kWh (US$0.067).
February 10, 2017
Indian solar tariffs have reached a paradigm shifting new low after the final reverse auction round for 750MW capacity in Madhya Pradesh followed through into a nail biting second day.

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