Technically bankrupt manufacturer Yingli has withdrawn from the European minimum import price (MIP) agreement.
Proposals from the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) to remove priority dispatch for existing renewables generators across Europe are irresponsible and potentially damaging to investor confidence, the head of Europe’s solar trade association has said.
SolarWorld AG's insolvency will not impact the continuation of the minimum import price (MIP) with the extension of the measures already enshrined in law by the European Commission.
Jetion Solar, Hareon Solar, GCL Technology and Talesun have now been fully withdrawn from the Minimum Import Price (MIP) undertaking, according to the European Commission (EC).
Last week the EU’s Africa Renewable Energy Initiative announced 14 new renewable energy projects across the continent, representing 1.7GW, with a total potential investment of almost €4 billion.
France has sought to increase its ambitions for solar PV in the country after the technology “overshot expectations”, a government representative has said.
The European Commission has confirmed that it will extend its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties on cells and modules imported from China by 18 months, a reduction form the 24 months first proposed.
EU member states have passed an 18-month extension of punitive trade duties on imports of Chinese solar products.
The European Commission has approved French plans to develop 2.6GW of small and large-scale solar and 60MW of hydropower.
The Minimum Import Price (MIP) agreement between the EU and Chinese solar manufacturers requires urgent reform as the 3 March extension deadline draws near.
The European Commission has proposed the extension of existing trade duties on Chinese solar products for a further two years.
A group of 22 MEPs have called on the European Commission to end the minimum import price (MIP) agreement and the punitive trade duties currently placed on Chinese cells and modules.
The European Commission has unveiled a package of policy proposals that would transform the continent’s energy market.
Wuxi Suntech the PV module manufacturing arm of renewable energy group, Shunfeng International Clean Energy (SFCE) said it had voluntarily withdrawn from the European Union’s ‘Price Undertaking Agreement’ better known as the MIP (Minimum Import Price).
While Europe's solar industry gathered in Brussels to celebrate 100GW of PV deployments, the future grid policy for renewables was under scrutiny.