The US residential solar market has ridden out a turbulent third quarter to record impressive installation and sales volumes, giving the industry momentum to potentially avoid the seasonal slowdown often recorded at the tail end of the year.
Central and southeastern European countries could cost-effectively cover more than one-third (34%) of their energy demand with renewables within ten years, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds.
Europe’s residential battery energy storage systems (BESS) market is expected to continue its upward trajectory in the coming years after 745MWh of additional capacity was installed in 2019, representing a 57% increase year-on-year.
As the European Union forges ahead with its green recovery and looks to meet new emissions reduction targets, member states should ensure they convey the benefits of solar power to citizens while also building partnerships with industry, according to a panel speaking at this week’s SolarPower Summit.
The renewables sector has been named among the most pandemic-resilient infrastructure sub-sectors, thanks in part to its ability to secure finance as well as government efforts to grow the green economy, according to a new white paper from investment firm Foresight Group.
South Africa’s solar industry has welcomed new government plans to purchase 6.8GW of additional renewables from independent power producers as of 2022, but warned that an “urgent response” is needed to tackle the country’s ongoing energy crisis.
Queensland’s three state-owned energy corporations will be able to increase their ownership of commercial renewable projects thanks to a new AU$500 million (US$364.45 million) renewable energy fund announced yesterday.