Official stats find 210% rise in large-scale PV workforce in past two years but associations warn rules for mandatory electricians could stifle growth.
World Bank’s IFC mulling request by energy giant for US$395m facility to deploy four plants at various development stages, with a fifth under consideration.
Kallpa Generación secures ministerial nod to feasibility studies for 500MW plant, setting the scene for capacity surge in country home to only 345MW last year.
Firm says plant in Karnataka is first in Asian country to use high-efficiency mono PERC modules and also the largest PV farm it has ever commissioned.
Joint venture formed to deploy renewable portfolio of 900MW, featuring four solar plants and two onshore wind projects backed through post-auction 15-year PPAs.
Scheme open to installations of 100kW or more sees light weeks as Spanish archipelago works to add a 230MW PV pipeline to installed capacity of just 71MW.
President Duque and Minister Suárez attend opening of Enel’s 86.2MW El Paso farm, the first PV project to secure contracts through reliability auction programme.
LSS2019 special report: Top official lays out how EU legislation will ease PV’s struggles with PPAs, permitting and policy u-turns as it works to become mainstream.
Awarding of 505.2MW from collective bids of 869MW is a positive turn for sector but land restrictions will stifle deployment, says Germany’s BSW Solar.
LSS2019 special report: Sophisticated, integrated, data-savvy players are better positioned to outpace rivals in an unsubsidised era, say industry names.
Credit line from Exim Bank to help build 35MW of PV capacity in the African country through three facilities in Karawa, Mbandaka and Lusambo.
Some 2GW of solar and wind will be added in the Extremadura region alone, says utility giant as construction begins for 391MW Nuñez de Balboa plant.
300,000-strong solar workforce could see bloc add 30 million rooftop installations by 2030, says SolarPower Europe as it anticipates new policy roadmap.
Vattenfall has announced plans to invest up to €100 million in developing solar plants over the next two years.
India’s government has signed a $98 million loan agreement and US$2 million grant agreement with the World Bank to facilitate India’s 2022 renewable energy target through solar parks.