Equity-and-debt mix from private equity giant and loan facility from banks will help Connecticut-based distributed solar firm take its asset portfolio upwards of US$1 billion.
European Regional Development Fund approves funding under first SOLBAL call for Spanish Islands.
Act meant to slash costs of PV and storage sees light less than four months before federal ITC support begins to taper, heralding potential cost increases.
October tender to offer PV winners 20-year deals; distributed segment marks deals by LONGi and Mori Energia; top bank backs auction-backed duo.
The partnership will allow the regional developer to deploy 100MW of distributed solar annually in the US and expand its reach beyond the south-eastern US.
BlackRock took an 80% stake in the new company, Distributed Solar Development, in an undisclosed deal. The new business will design, build, own and operate distributed solar and storage solutions for industrial, commercial and public-service customers.
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.
Power market regulator ANEEL confirms compensation rules due for publication in H2 2019 will only affect new connections.
Commercial-scale PV at US cannabis farm hailed as world first, new PPA for Ranger Power’s Wisconsin plant, Navisun’s new community projects.
Distributed solar company Faro Energy has issued the first certified Green Bond for solar energy in Brazil, according to non-profit organisation Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).
State-owned monopoly the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has called for greater participation in its Shams Dubai scheme for distributed PV.
China officially added 24.4GW of solar power capacity in the first half of 2017, according to new government data.
Oil major Shell has invested in Singapore-based solar developer Sunseap.
The decreasing cost of distributed generation and storage technologies is changing the way value is created in the energy sector, according to a new report launched by SolarPower Europe in Brussels today.
Construction has begun on Aurora, a distributed solar project in Minnesota which in 2014 was ruled by a judge to be a better, more cost-effective investment decision than natural gas.