Australian regulator dumps solar tax proposal to avoid ‘death spiral’

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), responsible for regulating the energy market, has dropped a proposal to let power network companies charge rooftop solar owners for feeding their electricity to the grid in a form of ‘solar tax’, after facing resistance from communities.

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.

Fujitsu to take distributed solar from ACC in China

Major IT services provider Nanjing Fujitsu Computer Electronic Information has joined a growing list of major retail companies partnering rooftop solar specialist Asia Clean Capital (ACC) to receive clean energy from solar systems.