NREL evaluates floating solar technology potential in US

The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has evaluated the potential for floating solar (FPV) across the US in a new study, notably highlighting its benefits on water reservoirs in arid regions as well as alongside hydroelectric facilities.

Daiwa establishes ‘Solar Fund’ for large-scale projects in Japan

Japanese investment bank Daiwa Securities Group has established Daiwa GI Green Fund LLC – also known as the ‘Solar Fund’ – jointly with GI Capital Management and Daiwa Real Estate Asset Management in order to make greenfield investments in mega- and large-scale solar projects in Japan.