A forecasted fall in solar PV module prices due to an emergent oversupply in China will aid the Indian solar sector in time for its largest capacity additions set for Q1 2017, according to the latest update from consultancy firm Bridge to India.
The North American single-axis tracker market has increased by over 100%, year-over-year, to reach US$1.2 billion in 2015, and is forecasted to grow 20% to US$1.4 billion this year – according to new analysis by IHS.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited expressions of interest for what may be India’s first utility-scale energy storage project to be combined with a solar and wind hybrid project at Rangreek in the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh.
Last year saw a number of emerging solar markets begin to fulfil their potential, setting up some promising prospects for 2016. Josefin Berg, senior solar analyst at market research firm, IHS, discusses the emerging-market highlights of 2015 and what to expect in 2016.