WoodMac: Innovative finance needed to further boost already sound economics of residential sector, with Germany, Italy and Spain all breaking even faster than the UK and France.
Energy storage systems paired with solar can receive up to €3,200 with battery sizes capped at 30kWh.
Energy trader becomes offtaker of first five years of supply from 1.5MW Bavarian up-and-running plant, billed as one of Germany's unsubsidised first.
Launch of construction of Green Energy 3000’s Chulakkurgan project will add another utility-scale installation to growing PV ecosystem in Asian state.
Chint Solar says many new innovations are so closely linked to predecessors they are instantly ‘bankable’.
Manufacturer says ongoing improvements in module tech come at perfect time for Europe's subsidy-free drive.
Land and subsidy restrictions for PV and wind could see country fall short of 65% renewable target by 2030 despite record generation levels, ZSW and BDEW warn.
Enerparc and Themis among winners of oversubscribed PV-only 150MW tender, which awarded 204MW-plus at average prices of €0.0547/kWh.
Firm tells PV Tech it recorded €750m orders for €500m placement on the Luxembourg stock exchange, with plans to invest proceeds in PV and wind plays.
De-risking purchases could fuel clean energy momentum in EU’s top PV market, lagging behind others embracing subsidy-free renewables.
Millions would back removing cap set to kick in once 47GW-plus industry hits 52GW capacity mark, says association BSW Solar as government mulls next moves.
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, Canadian Solar has set a record 22.28% conversion efficiency for its p-type multi-crystalline 'P5' cell, which was tested and certified by Fraunhofer ISE.
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, Trina Solar has set a conversion efficiency record of 24.58% for an i-TOPCon (Industrial Tunnel Oxide Passivated Contact) bifacial solar cell using a super-sized 244.62 cm2 wafer.
Clean energy holds ‘enormous’ potential for country’s lignite coal regions, developer claims as it shares plans for 10MW farm by Brandenburg opencast site.
Monkey Bay Solar project will feature HDPE-based ‘islands’ anchored via underwater cabling some 250 metres off Lake Malawi’s shores, firm tells PV Tech