With industry heavyweights eyeing up developments of solar-wind-storage projects, Liam Stoker uncovers what’s really driving hybrid power plants, and the hurdles that must be surpassed to deliver them
Tech giant inks PPA with Apex's Altavista, GIG's Savion eyes 8GW solar and storage pipeline, Trump advisor reported to blast Section 201 bifacial 'loophole'.
Lisbon-headquartered Galp signs various PPAs to purchase annual 358GWh for 12 years from projects under development, with supply set to start next year.
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.
Firm walks PV Tech through rationale for smaller, merchant-exposed 50MWp Don Rodrigo 2 in Spain and why the firm is betting on Germany and Italy, but not Portugal.
WoodMac, AWEA: Better fit with energy storage will help PV attract vastly more corporate interest through 2030 but looming ITC phase-out could put brakes on progress.
German group repeats PPA offtaker for 121MW project north of Andalusian city, while Spanish firm turns to Bankia, Bankinter to back 112MW trio in same province.
Policy and market signals could see UK capture 22TWh opportunity from helping corporates meet clean energy pledges, London event hears.
Clean energy firm buys 14 projects from undisclosed seller, Foresight continues subsidy-free spree, North-east region eyes €25m plant.
ABSOLAR: Solar’s first-time access to new-generation auction marks moment of ‘justice’ and clears way for industry to enter six tenders all the way to 2021.
Developer signs individual deals with Jacksonville utility for each of the five 50MW distributed generation projects under planning.
Prolific solar developer Lightsource BP is to deploy more than 300MW of utility-scale solar farms backed by power purchase agreements in the UK.
Two unions in South Africa have blocked the signing of renewable energy power purchase agreements claiming that doing so will lead to job losses from closed coal plants.
Canadian Solar has been awarded contracts for projects in Mexico totalling 367MW of capacity.
India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is finalising laws that will include penalties for state governments and distribution companies (Discoms) that do not honour power purchase agreements (PPAs), according to power minister R.K. Singh.