ACWA inks deal to build 200MW of PV in Egpyt

The 200MW project n Egypt’s West Nile province will be one of Egypt’s largest solar parks, not far from the Benban solar complex and construction is expected to start in 2021.

Solar industry manufacturing capacity expansion plans in Q2 take hit from China

PV manufacturing capacity expansion announcements in the second quarter of 2018, were slightly higher than the previous quarter, although activity slumped specifically in June, after China’s decision to suddenly cap utility-scale and distributed generation (DG) projects (531 New Deal). But large-scale multi-gigawatt production plans in the first half of the year may have hidden an inevitable slowdown, despite the impact on downstream demand from the 531 New Deal.