The World Trade Organization has upheld an earlier ruling that India’s domestic content requirements under its National Solar Mission discriminate against US solar exports, which mandates local developers utilize Indian-manufactured cells and modules.
16 September 2016 07:25 GMT
India has lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over alleged subsidies paid in eight US states to support the renewable energy industry, mirroring earlier action launched from the other direction.
13 September 2016 12:28 GMT
Taiwan has unveiled plans to install 1.5GW of new PV capacity within two years, in the first stage of a major solar push that foresees 20GW in place by 2025 and will cut dependence on nuclear and imported energy sources.
09 September 2016 02:03 GMT
Winds of change whipped up by the current fission of renewables investment around the world blew into the Norwegian oil capital, Stavanger, last week, swirling thorough the halls of Offshore Northern Seas (ONS), a biennial trade jamboree started back in 1974 in the then-fishing port.
05 September 2016 08:51 GMT
NEXTracker, the US-based supplier of PV tracker systems, unveiled a “strategic” multi-country deal with Adani Power, India’s largest independent power producer, and said it’s already delivering equipment to a 105MW project in India’s Punjab state.
01 September 2016 06:41 GMT
Thin-film module maker Solar Frontier has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with oil company Saudi Aramco and the Saudi Arabian National Industrial Cluster Development Programme to undertake a joint study into using CIS (copper, indium and selenium) panels for future solar farms in Saudi Arabia.
01 September 2016 09:06 GMT
First-half profits tumbled 68% at Shunfeng International Clean Energy, to 54.5m yuan ($8.2m), due to the problems piling up within China’s downstream solar market, including serious grid curtailment and delayed subsidy payments.
31 August 2016 04:48 GMT
Interest in SunEdison’s controlling stake in yieldco TerraForm Power is heating up, with US hedge fund D.E. Shaw and a unit of China’s Golden Concord (GCL) reportedly considering bids, adding to a list of would-be buyers that already includes Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management and Appaloosa Management.
29 August 2016 03:46 GMT
Brazil’s federal government has decided to allow the winners of the country’s first solar tender in 2014 to cancel their PPAs and remain eligible to bid in future tenders, including the one scheduled for later this year.
24 August 2016 08:25 GMT
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