Government must walk the talk and address land scarcity and other bottlenecks if it hopes to deliver its 20GW-by-2025 PV capacity target, local operators warn at Energy Taiwan 2019.
Opening of annual summit this week sees island flex muscle as clean energy innovation hub but can its PV makers bounce back after years of battering by rivals in mainland China?
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.
Sister title Current± editor Liam Stoker examines how climate commitments by all three major UK political parties stack up against the country's net-zero target.
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.
Stark warning from watchdog AEMC piles new spotlight on dangers posed by country’s embattled grid, with major investor groups lobbying against revenue-crippling power loss calculations.
Country will join Chile and others to push for Latin American 70%-by-2030 renewable goal, Iván Duque says in New York event as 100.5MW solar project gets green license.
FERC proposals to revise 40-year-old PURPA act would only further cement utilities’ ‘monopoly status’ and harm customers, US solar industry warns.
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.
Regulator MPSC approves settlement of dispute with Consumers Energy but solar reps believe underlying PURPA act must be enforced to stop further utility dominance.
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.
Less red tape could bring about revival of cost-competitive PV without government incentives, Italia Solare event hears days ahead of launch of new subsidy programme.
Exempting utilities from mandatory procurement under 41-year-old PURPA law risks further harming independent producers and consumers, says PV body as it proposes way forward.
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.
Government head Volodymyr Zelensky signs amended law meant to ensure green tariffs can back small PV systems on country’s rooftops and façades.