Thailand demands compensation over US solar tariffs - WTO

Thailand has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) requesting consultations with the US over its 30% solar import tariffs and discussions over trade compensation, according to a WTO filing dated 21 June.

ROTH Capital expects 34GW of solar production overcapacity after China caps growth

US-based investment firm ROTH Capital Partners expects as much as 34GW of solar production overcapacity in China in 2018 as a result of the “stark policy pivot” by the Chinese government, which imposed sector caps and feed-in tariff (FiT) mechanism reductions to drastically cap solar installation growth, last Friday.

ADB finances Vena’s 42MW of large-scale solar projects in Indonesia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a roughly US$40 million project financing package for Vena Energy, formerly Equis Energy, to build four solar plants in eastern Indonesia, which are said to be the Southeast Asian country’s first utility-scale PV plants.

Singapore issues tender for two floating PV projects

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, has issued a tender to conduct engineering studies for the deployment of a pair of floating PV systems systems in Bedok Reservoir and Lower Seletar Reservoir.