ADB will support plans by Southeast Asian state to auction 350-400MW pipeline of two projects this year and next, in a bid to drive competition after a subsidy rush congested the grid.
Warsaw sets early December dates for 2.5GW (>1MW projects) and 750MW (<1MW) renewable tenders, with industry expecting solar to dominate latter auction as was the case last year.
Clean energy body UARE slams government’s ‘threat to retroactively review’ investment guarantees as top energy group DTEK switches on 240MW PV plant in Dnipropetrovsk region.
Less red tape could bring about revival of cost-competitive PV without government incentives, Italia Solare event hears days ahead of launch of new subsidy programme.
Fitch Solutions: Utility-scale growth favoured by competitive bidding will see provinces including Gansu and Xinjiang regain top role they lost to coastal areas in 2016-2018 period.
Downsizing the fixed element of tariffs would bring Spain in line with European countries and help incentivise self-consumption and electric vehicles, says solar body UNEF.
Retroactive scrapping of feed-in tariffs in the early 2010s lands Madrid in major defeat against developer NextEra, which sought arbitration over project losses.
Country fails to dismiss case brought by bankrupt developer over losses from FiT changes, joins Spain among EU states risking multi-million payouts for policy u-turns.
Japanese firm wraps up construction of fourth large-scale project to date in Vietnam, with plans to switch the installation on in next few days.
Even lowest estimate would lead to 40GW of total deployment in China in 2019.
More than 240MW of feed-in tariff-accredited solar was installed in the UK in Q1 2019 as the country’s last remaining subsidy mechanism closed to new applicants.
As the UK's feed-in tariff scheme draws to a close, our sister site Solar Power Portal is running a series of articles looking at the impact it has had and the new opportunities emerging for the sector. Here Alice Grundy speaks to some of those there to witness the 'gold rush' created by the flawed subsidy programme.
Four sea-anchored PV units to be developed throughout 2019 and 2020 as part of €2.3 million, FiT-backed project.
Firms to each own half of 186MWp capacity (150MW rated) built with US$180 million investment at government-sponsored Benban complex.
UPDATED: The first glimpses of China’s post-subsidy solar deployment landscape have been revealed by the country’s National Energy Administration (NEA).