Mexico’s president has pledged to change power dispatch rules, shunting privately owned renewables down the pecking order, in the latest twist of an ongoing spat between his regime and the clean energy sector.
Australia’s distributed renewables base could treble and more than 26GW of grid-scale renewables will be needed as the Australian electricity market evolves over the next two decades, a comprehensive review conducted by the country’s market operator has concluded.
Spain’s solar industry has the potential to drive the country’s economic recovery after the sector posted a record amount of new installed capacity last year, according to the Spanish Photovoltaic Union (UNEF).
A round-up of policy developments and project news from the US, where Massachusetts’ SMART programme has doubled its capacity and plans to launch a regional imbalance market in the Southeast have come under scrutiny.
Distributed energy storage facilities in the US are set to join wholesale markets and compete to provide grid services after what’s described as the “single most important act” for the energy transition so far.
Solar Media's Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe return for the July 2020 episode of the Solar Media Podcast, starting with a rundown of the 500W+ module race that is shaping the next era of solar PV technologies.