Country is ‘ready to go’ but will hold off until the crisis subsides, state secretary João Galamba tells PV Tech as he confirms details of tender designed to offer storage a fighting chance.
Plan by California Public Utilities Commission hinges upon the roll-out of high volumes of solar (11GW) and battery storage (8.87GW) in US state hit by outages in recent years.
German parent of green energy developer BayWa r.e. says it is ‘well positioned’ in year where unit will seek new shareholders and work to deliver 690MW solar pipeline.
Sector can contribute to economic recovery of pandemic-stricken nation if state acts to extend deadlines and counter the delays virus is creating, says association ANIE Rinnovabili.
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member discloses that its manufacturing operations in Jiangsu, China had suffered an outbreak of COVID-19 that had necessitated a temporary partial shutdown.
CEO Elon Musk claims the PV panel production line it closed Monday in New York will reopen ‘as soon as humanly possible’ to help make devices critical to saving those afflicted by virus.
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member concludes facilities in Ohio and Malaysia are exempt so far from government restrictions, while Vietnam factory remains 'not affected'.
IPP stands by its Q1 2020 power production forecasts and says it remains too early to predict any potential impact on solar project completion dates from the COVID-19 outbreak.
Government orders state, local and police reps to ensure staff are allowed to work at offices and access installations, the latest green energy reprieve by a country facing steep 2022 targets.
Firm believes long-term renewable growth is assured but trims €400m EBITDA guidance for next year, amid talk of pandemic disrupting construction timetables.
Attempts have failed to include an extension of the solar Investment Tax Credit in a significant stimulus package adopted in the US to shelter the economy against the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Spanish and Australian associations highlight renewables' key role in powering society as COVID-19 lockdowns tighten, with pooling resources and reducing worker travel on the agenda.
Firm behind major solar projects in Europe, the US and others tells PV Tech it fears work restrictions at regulatory bodies could further worsen already ‘unspeakable’ delays.
Germany-based LPKF Laser & Electronics AG has told PV Tech that its manufacturing plants in Germany are able to operate at normal capacity levels, despite the continued impact of COVID-19.
Industry reps persuade France to split rather than fully postpone major solar auction in July while Germany acts to freeze deadlines for bidding green energy projects.