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For years California, Texas and Florida have dominated the US solar market, but backed by the investment tax credit, strong state-specific renewables standards and falling costs, new states are coming to the fore. Molly Lempriere takes a look at what is driving them, and the hurdles they face if they are to challenge the ‘Big Three’.
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As several large investors exit Australia, Alice Grundy takes a look at how transmission infrastructure and future policies are denting investor confidence while initiatives like the Renewable Energy Zones are creating new potential.
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Cover Story, PV Tech Power Papers
While the supply chain has recoiled from surging materials prices, component shortages and unprecedented volatility in shipping and freight costs, national policies and regulations have also emerged as a sizeable hurdle to frictionless solar trade. Here PV Tech Power recaps the policies to watch in the coming months.
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Cover Story, PV Tech Power Papers
As prices rise and component availability remains tight, both solar’s upstream and downstream are rallying behind the common cause of ensuring which projects can go ahead, do go ahead in a timely fashion. Liam Stoker assesses the industry’s efforts to keep the supply chain moving forward.
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Several factors have overseen an increase in the price of modules. Some of them look sure to ease, while others may be more persistent. Sean Rai-Roche delineates the events behind the rise and speaks to industry experts about what businesses can expect moving forward.
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PV Tech Power Papers, Storage & Smart Power
Commissioned at the start of this year, the Alamitos Battery Energy Storage System in California is a landmark project for the industry in having competed against natural gas to provide peaking capacity for the grid. Andy Colthorpe finds out the project’s backstory from Fluence’s Ray Hohenstein and AES’ Mark Miller.
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PV Tech Power Papers, Storage & Smart Power
What do Ireland, Germany, Poland and Spain all have in common? Well, like the other members of the European Union they all have a requirement to decarbonise and a desire for sustainable economic growth. Andy Colthorpe speaks with energy storage associations from those four countries to hear about their unique situations as well as the opportunities and challenges they share.
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PV Tech Power Papers, Storage & Smart Power
Battery storage is flexible, remarkable — and investable — but you need to know what you’re doing and know where the market opportunities and limits lie. Renewable and clean energy financier Laurent Segalen from Megawatt-X explains some of the things he’s seen as batteries have become an infrastructure asset in their own right.
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Battery storage deployments, both with and without solar, have been in a new growth phase that has smashed quarterly records consistently while costs have continued to fall. Nonetheless, the maturity of the industry is not always reflected in the information available to financial decision-makers, writes Adam Walters from Stoel Rives LLP.
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As special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, prove a popular route to public markets for private energy businesses in the US, Fieldfisher’s Jack Mason-Jebb and Brad Isaac consider whether the trend has enough momentum to take it across the Atlantic.

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