South Korea targets 58.5GW of renewables by 2030

The South Korea Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy has announced its 8th long-term plan for electricity supply and demand, including environmental and safety factors, stable power supply and economic efficiency.

ROUND UP: CleanMax-Hitachi partnership, Community solar in MS, Solar-plus-storage in TX

News in Brief: CleanMax and Hitachi partner for rooftop solar in India for Japanese companies, Tyler Technologies installs a solar-plus-storage system at its Texas headquarters, Germany's Redavia expands into West Africa with solar for the country's Maritime University, more community solar is completed in Massachusetts and Surana wins a bid for 5MW of rooftop solar in Andhra Pradesh.

US government initiates investigation into Suniva’s trade complaint

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has elected to launch an investigation into Suniva’s trade complaint under Section 201 of the 1974 Trade Act. The body will decide whether to raise import prices on modules as per the bankrupt module manufacturer’s request.

Orix JV with Sun Group for C&I solar in India

Emerging market investor Sun Group has entered a joint venture partnership with Japanese financial services group Orix, to develop commercial and industrial (C&I) solar projects in India.