The US residential solar market could be rebounding from any pandemic-related slide far quicker than anticipated.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects renewables deployment to rebound next year, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic said to be “hurting, but not halting” growth.
Though the show was low key compared to the sometimes over-the-top, colourful and crowded affairs of previous years, at least it did take place. Andy Colthorpe reports back.
Major solar inverter supplier Sungrow has signed a 100MW deal with Japanese company YUASA, aimed at addressing solar and energy storage needs in the changing landscape of Japan’s renewable energy market.
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.