Complexity and costs may deter corporates from choosing avenue key to developers, lawyers Andrew Hedges, Caileen Kateri Gamache and Lee Donovan write in latest PV Tech Power issue.
Divestment of DG portfolio to Denmark’s Obton follows sales in countries including Poland and emerges after firm returned to profitability but noted rising short-term debt levels.
Deal between developer Solar Ventures and private equity outfit Zouk Capital underscores rising market confidence in Italy as home to unsubsidised PV after years of standstill.
Meyer Burger and others propose 2GW PV-making plant that would equip 10GW downstream portfolio, which in turn would power hydrogen production for sale to heavy industries.
TenneT commits €215m to 380kV/110kV substations and other grid upgrades to relieve congestion, following months of political pressure over PV-driven bottlenecks.
Canada's Brookfield adds to growing solar portfolio by becoming co-owner alongside financial giant KKR, in deal that saw original owner Acek shed final 20% stake.
Cabinet deal enshrines solar as top renewable source in a decade's time but PV operators believe ambition falls short of level required by climate change.
Country grants 129.4MW worth of contracts to 267 rooftop schemes, with prices averaging €97.48/MWh for smaller arrays and €86.54/MWh for larger peers.
Mercom: Rising allocations from debt players, private equity, venture capital and public markets helped global industry raise US$9bn between January and June 2019.
Lisbon-headquartered Galp signs various PPAs to purchase annual 358GWh for 12 years from projects under development, with supply set to start next year.
Aberdeen Standard Investments makes latest move of a series in Eastern European state as it purchases 34 CfD-backed ground-mounted projects.
Maturation of solar asset class into subsidy-free venture in some markets could see industry become better fit with utilities comfortable with power price swings, firm says.
Solar already jumped ten-fold last year and could help Baltic state succeed in its move away from shale oil if clear targets are set, says review by global energy watchdog.
Eiffel Investment Group’s fund will help raise citizen capital for France’s self-styled largest floating PV project, a Ciel & Terre-equipped plant being built since last year.
Solar industry joins clean energy players slamming move by network operators to temporarily halt project additions until grid has had time to expand.