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.
FERC proposals to revise 40-year-old PURPA act would only further cement utilities’ ‘monopoly status’ and harm customers, US solar industry warns.
Pressure from buoyant Greens and climate strikes sees Merkel-led coalition axe measure but PV reps warn lack of expansion targets will complicate filling gaps from fossil fuel phase-outs.
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.
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.
Government head Volodymyr Zelensky signs amended law meant to ensure green tariffs can back small PV systems on country’s rooftops and façades.
Bipartisan push throws legislative lifeline to solar as hundreds of mayors from all US states sign pledge to make PV a core part of cities’ energy future.
Government flags solar’s ‘poorly designed’ applications as it moves to force projects to get indicative go-ahead from grid operator before subsidies are awarded.
France and the Netherlands put forward new renewable support measures and lay out how far they are willing to go subsidising PV, wind and others.
Siemens urges island to seize window of solid economics and add 1.8GW of PV and 920MW of battery storage by 2023, rebuilding grid ruined by storm Maria.
EDF, Engie and others will back decade-long policy and research scheme to bring back upstream ‘champions’, able to take on Asian rivals.
Country fails to dismiss case brought by bankrupt developer over losses from FiT changes, joins Spain among EU states risking multi-million payouts for policy u-turns.
CEO Michael Yurkovich walks PV Tech through the factors that will hasten or hinder subsidy-free success in the former Soviet republic, seen as a market-to-watch.
Two newly-tabled bills supporting energy storage are enjoying cross-party support and look likely to pass unopposed, an analyst has said.
Millions would back removing cap set to kick in once 47GW-plus industry hits 52GW capacity mark, says association BSW Solar as government mulls next moves.