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.
Traditionally wind-leaning Nordic state could witness PV surge from 998MW in 2018 to 5GW in 2030 and 7.3GW by 2040 via mix of auction and free-market approach, government stats show.
Uncertainty over potential UK exit should not be allowed to impact broader efforts on climate change and energy transition, top utilities say at Solar & Storage Live.
Power market reform and other urgent policy fronts mean country cannot afford paralysis, renewable body FER says as political rifts force calling of new polls.
Roll-out of about 30,000 PV systems is possible if private players step in to help, says Energy minister of country with almost non-existent solar sector despite 55GW potential.
Australia’s Clean Energy Council (CEC) has issued a stark warning over an apparent collapse in new investments into renewable energy projects.
From bold US$16.3 trillion pledges to plans to extend the ITC to include transmission infrastructure, Democratic candidates' energy agendas are taking shape.
Calls for new rules coincide with news that Australia is guaranteed to meet its 2020 target for large-scale renewables generation thanks to progress in recent years.
Top markets Brazil and Mexico hold risks but also rewards if firms can look beyond headlines of political volatility, say local developers, lawyers and lobbyists approached for an upcoming PV Tech Power feature.
Ex-energy minister Andrea Leadsom comes back to Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to succeed Greg Clark as energy secretary.
Legislative clarity and tax deductions could help fuel 40-fold boom of solar to power 10% of electricity mix in Nordic state, says industry lobby Svensk Solenergi.
Retroactive scrapping of feed-in tariffs in the early 2010s lands Madrid in major defeat against developer NextEra, which sought arbitration over project losses.
Brasilia sets BRL276.00/MWh (US$69.31/MWh) ceiling solar price for June auction, while Buenos Aires records 128MW of PV bids ahead of July tender.
Far right will lack clout to reverse clean energy progress despite gains at EU election that dented support to mainstream parties, analysts and associations tell PV Tech.
Asia Clean Capital's 2MW project marks commercial launch, Myanmar's 'tremendous' solar resources, distributed solar to win in Japan's auction future.