Official stats find 210% rise in large-scale PV workforce in past two years but associations warn rules for mandatory electricians could stifle growth.
World Bank’s IFC mulling request by energy giant for US$395m facility to deploy four plants at various development stages, with a fifth under consideration.
Builder of first utility-scale projects and local association signal faith that like-minded government and supportive policy will clear way for renewable revolution.
Firm says plant in Karnataka is first in Asian country to use high-efficiency mono PERC modules and also the largest PV farm it has ever commissioned.
Joint venture formed to deploy renewable portfolio of 900MW, featuring four solar plants and two onshore wind projects backed through post-auction 15-year PPAs.
Credit line from Exim Bank to help build 35MW of PV capacity in the African country through three facilities in Karawa, Mbandaka and Lusambo.
Standard & Poor's (S&P) has lauded the early performance of the solar assets it rates, ultimately concluding that operational risk in solar is “more benign” than other renewable technologies.
Solar Media, the publisher of PV Tech, is delighted to announce that next year’s Large Scale Solar Europe event will be held in Portugal in partnership with the country’s secretary of state of energy.
French power giant EDF RE has commissioned 179MW of solar projects that are powering Switch data centres in Apex, Nevada.
Hive Energy has confirmed it is the developer behind ambitious plans for a huge solar farm on the north Kent coast, UK, which could have a final generation capacity in excess of 350MW.
A US$0.40/W tariff would halve utility-scale deployment in the US between 2018-2022, according to GTM Research.
Innogy has outlined plans to invest as much as €1.2 billion in solar and other technologies as part of a new strategy to target a top three market position in various activities.
Oil major Shell is assessing the viability of a 250MW solar PV plant in Australia.
The Iranian minister of energy was on hand to officially commence construction of a 30MW project in the country’s North Khorasan Province.
MRC Allied, a property development firm based in the Philippines, is making a powerful foray into the energy scene, by revealing an ambitious plan to build up a portfolio of 1GW of clean energy by 2022 – with solar PV constituting half of that capacity.