Solar tables 29.7GW of all 100GW-plus bids for A-6 tender, Distributed generation hits threshold, Restaurant chain contracts 5.3MW of PV.
WoodMac: Solar will play key role as microgrids more than double by 2024 on US island territory, helping mend a grid decimated by hurricane Maria in 2017.
Ministerial move to allow direct clearing of 1-10MW projects by regulator NERSA will help 1GW pipeline awaiting approval ‘for years’, says PV body SAPVIA.
Builder of first utility-scale projects and local association signal faith that like-minded government and supportive policy will clear way for renewable revolution.
President Duque and Minister Suárez attend opening of Enel’s 86.2MW El Paso farm, the first PV project to secure contracts through reliability auction programme.
Power market regulator ANEEL confirms compensation rules due for publication in H2 2019 will only affect new connections.
Developer signs individual deals with Jacksonville utility for each of the five 50MW distributed generation projects under planning.
Project developer ReneSola will sell a 206.8MW portfolio of Chinese distributed generation projects to the Canadian investor Brookfield Asset Management.
As part of its Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI), Georgia Power is now taking bids for new solar distributed generation projects through a RFP for more than 100MW of PV capacity.
India-based solar firm Azure Power is expanding into rural electrification via mini and micro grid development in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand.
'The next step of evolution in the Indian market is going to be permanent capital', says James Brooks.
Australia has launched new interactive maps of the electricity grid specifically to support decentralised usage of battery storage, renewable energy and smart demand management.
London-based off-grid solar firm BBOXX is investing US$200,000 in EcoEnergy, a solar energy provider focused on rural Pakistan.
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.
Saudi Arabia’s Electricity and Cogeneration Regulatory Authority (ECRA) has approved a net metering scheme that will allow self-consumption and export to the grid.