Carbon Tracker analysis urges Asian state to ditch coal investments after finding solar will fully outcompete fossil fuel by 2025, followed by wind power in 2027.
Mounting systems specialist STI Norland said it had surpassed 3GW of cumulative installations with 1.2GW of contracted mounting systems orders expected in 2019.
According to local news reports, construction of the US$150 million, 40,000-panel project will start in 2021.
Firm says clean energies will catch up with fossil fuels by 2027 and race ahead by 2030, with Indian solar already cheaper and Aussie solar set to follow next year.
Manufacturer hails loan extension, Japanese firm claims to halve finance costs via green debt structure, Indian player bags US$300m from top financiers.
Japanese group is setting up pilot production line in Osaka to manufacture semi-solid lithium-ion battery cells for US start-up.
Up to 8MW of PV will be rolled out under scheme designed by Eneo, billed by its promoters as first cross-border PPAs for rooftop PV.
IRENA: China, US, EU shed jobs but India, Southeast Asia and Brazil see gains in year when off-grid solar rose to fore as potentially major future employer.
Chinese PV manufacturer Trina Solar has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thailand-based developer Thai Solar Energy to be the exclusive supplier of solar modules for a 155MW solar plant in Onikobe, Japan.
SunPower-equipped plant in Iwate marks commercial launch two years after 27MW predecessor was linked in Ishikawa.
Tokyo’s main power company is using blockchain distributed ledger technology to assess how customers on its new renewable energy tariffs could use solar, batteries and electric vehicles to trade energy via the grid.
Tumbling module prices will help PV attain US$0.048/kWh costs in 2020 and outcompete 700GW of global coal, with India and Italy as the G20’s cheapest.
Asia Clean Capital's 2MW project marks commercial launch, Myanmar's 'tremendous' solar resources, distributed solar to win in Japan's auction future.
Thanks to “innovative business models” and the combination of PV with batteries, Japan’s “solar boom” is far from over, market expert Izumi Kaizuka of RTS PV has said.
Deployment over irrigation pond means safety was key.