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.
Mato Grosso do Sul state confirms capacity figure for PV project set to reap US$1.5bn in funding, with Doosan and Hyosunt TNC among the suppliers.
Manufacturer’s 1500Vdc units to be added to plant nearing construction in Atacama Desert, billed as largest seen so far in South American state.
Government proposal could pave way to tariff hikes and stunt growth of the power market, six associations warn in joint letter to president.
Builder of first utility-scale projects and local association signal faith that like-minded government and supportive policy will clear way for renewable revolution.
Kallpa Generación secures ministerial nod to feasibility studies for 500MW plant, setting the scene for capacity surge in country home to only 345MW last year.
President Duque and Minister Suárez attend opening of Enel’s 86.2MW El Paso farm, the first PV project to secure contracts through reliability auction programme.
Asia becomes major driver of 94GW PV addition worldwide, with other frontrunners including the US, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Egypt and Mexico.
Power market regulator ANEEL confirms compensation rules due for publication in H2 2019 will only affect new connections.
Country to consult until 3 April on draft rules designed to offset O&M costs of individual installations across poorer, isolated areas.
Association hails plummeting solar costs ahead of next tender this June, with new figures showing industry has hit 2GW capacity mark.
Grid expansion push is first of nine projects set to help country accommodate renewable surge all the way to 2025.
Contracts for Enel and Emgesa to supply Andean state between 2022 and 2023 mark PV’s first victories at tender designed to mitigate effects of droughts.
JinkoSolar will supply 86MW of solar modules for a PV plant located in the Colombian department of Cesar, northern Colombia.
Peru is preparing a reform to its energy policy in order to support more renewable energy penetration, according to the minister of energy and mines, Francisco Ísmodes.