Innogy to build 57MWp in fresh capacity in Canada's Alberta, Terra Solar’s Waterford project survives council pushback, Better Energy lands corporate deal in Denmark with fashion group Bestseller.
Germany and Spain to catch up the fastest amid boom set to multiply solar generation by 60 between 2015 and 2050, McKinsey finds.
Wood Mackenzie has predicted that the UK will join Europe’s “vanguard of subsidy-free utility-scale solar PV” in 2019 as project costs continue to fall. There are already a handful of sites that have reached that benchmark and a considerable pipeline is growing behind those.
Chinese solar companies are looking forward to an improvement in the domestic market in 2019 and welcome a phase of consolidation.
UK firm Octopus Investments and Edify Energy have closed finance on a 333MW project in Australia.
China’s top planning organisation has revealed new solar and wind policies for subsidy-free projects.
The UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has unveiled a new ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ with existing tariffs closing in under three months.
Aventron signs EPC contracts with Solarpack for 100MW of post-subsidy solar in Spain, EBRD and FMO back 30MW solar plant in Ukraine, NTPC gets investment approval for 160MW of solar in Uttar Pradesh.
Investor Allianz Capital Partners has agreed the acquisition of what is expected to be Portugal’s largest unsubsidised solar project.
Solar developer Lightsource BP has clinched a deal with Budweiser brewer AB InBev which it says is the UK’s largest ever unsubsidised solar package.
The UK government has confirmed that a key policy for rooftop solar will end in the spring.
The developing post-subsidy solar market in Europe has taken another step forward with the news that UK-based investor Octopus has extended five power purchase agreements in Italy with renewable energy trader EGO Group.
Plans for Little Crow Solar Farm in the UK have edged closer this week on the back of developer INRG revising upwards the site’s planned capacity.
Oil major Shell has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 70.5MW portfolio of unsubsidised solar projects in Italy.
Inverter manufacturer GoodWe has reorganised its operations in Europe with an independent German subsidiary established in Munich.