ACWA Power signs PPA for 61MW solar plant in Jordan

Saudi Arabian power engineering firm ACWA Power has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 61.3MW solar plant in eastern Jordan, which it claims has the lowest PV tariff in the country to date.

The emergent solar markets of 2016

Solar PV is no longer the domain of just a few developed countries after it saw significant progress in almost every continent on the planet in 2016. Only Europe, the original bastion of solar, has struggled to reignite its matured PV markets. We look at the progress of some of the most promising countries.