Cecilia Keating concludes PV Tech’s end-of-year review, with a look back at Q4 2019's highlights, where bifacial modules narrowly missed being added to President Trump's broader suite of solar tariffs, free-market solar swept Europe, the world's climate priorities were put under the microscope at COP25, and sub-Saharan Africa wrestled with major energy crises.
Energy firm takes the floor at closing COP25 summit to announce plans for 1.7GW-plus ‘megaproject’ in Teruel, featuring PV (1.5GW), wind (139MW) and storage (160MW).
World organisations team up to help 100 countries ramp up green energy ambitions ahead of make-or-break 2020, amid claims that China, US and India hold terawatts in unused potential.
Chile and Colombia steer coordinated push by 10 countries to reach an average 70% green energy share by 2030, setting the scene for the rise of a 312GW renewable fleet over the next decade.
MNRE secretary commits to managing curtailment of renewables, while analyst says problem 'too important to ignore'.
Spain's Repsol announces new 1.6GW solar and wind push as it admits current tech can only reach 'at least 70%' of target it has set for mid-century.
Top green energy players urge the EU to lead the way as planet torn by geopolitical rifts gathers in Madrid to hammer out pivotal rules on how to finance the fight against global warming.
UNEP flags clean energy policy shortcomings in India, Mexico and other top markets as it warns world is headed towards 3.2°C temperature rise under status quo.