Middle Eastern state starts taking in applications for PV scheme that may include storage element, with tender documents suggesting bidders could have to prove storage expertise.
DOE wants to help the industry meet its Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPSs) through competitive auctions.
Industry association GÜNDER tells PV Tech it expects mix of large-scale tenders and net metering support for smaller systems will drive annual gigawatt-scale growth starting this year.
Industry reps join Green politicians in urging for more capacity after auction awards 501MW where 1.3GW was requested, the latest oversubscription instance of a series.
Government tells PV Tech 700-800MW new solar tender is expected to launch in late March 2020 and will feature third bidding option for projects proposing energy storage element.
German firm gets support for ready-to-build 42MW pipeline at 750MW auction held on 10 December, which is set to award US$950m in CfD payments over 17-year period.
ADB will support plans by Southeast Asian state to auction 350-400MW pipeline of two projects this year and next, in a bid to drive competition after a subsidy rush congested the grid.
Left-wing alliance between PSOE and Unidas Podemos pledges move to cost-based tenders to ensure renewable boom results in cheaper bills for citizens.
Budapest launches first ever auction for green premium tariffs under METÁR scheme as pipeline of utility-scale solar projects swells after string of announcements.
The World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) will act as the transaction advisor for the forthcoming tenders, which will be for 400MW and 500MW respectively.
Solar players reap combined 530MW in contracts of 2.9GW awarded to wind, hydro and thermal plants, with average PV prices the lowest at around US$20.5/MWh.
Government is doing ‘everything wrong’ by keeping PV tenders small while larger wind auctions continue to flop, party says after latest PV contracts score average prices of €0.049/kWh.
PV bids for 20-year supply deals at A-6 auction of 18 October will start at BRL209/MWh, opening up new avenue of government support for blossoming Brazilian PV scene.
ADB: Competitive tariff for 100MW solar project northwest of Phnom Penh heralds "new era" of auctions for Southeast Asian renewables.
Project of 100MW proposes cheapest tariffs for hugely oversubscribed 500MWac grid-connected solar tender, the third of a series for Southeast Asian state.