The Japanese government may slash its feed-in tariff (FIT) for utility-scale solar projects in stages in the next fiscal year from ¥32/kWh ($0.27) at present to as low as ¥27/kWh by the summer, while leaving its rates for onshore and offshore wind projects unchanged, according to local reports.
24 February 2015 07:12 GMT
The rapid expansion of China's solar sector will offer a wealth of opportunities for foreign suppliers of key components and materials in the coming years, according to recent findings by Guangzhou-based research firm CCM.
19 February 2015 08:30 GMT
PV module shipments in Japan rose to 7.04GW in the nine months to 31 December, up sharply from approximately 5.84GW in the first three quarters of 2013, according to new data from the Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association (JPEA).
18 February 2015 03:58 GMT
India’s biggest bank said it will lend 750bn rupees ($12bn) to back development of 15GW of renewables over the next five years, as the country’s government said it wants clean sources to account for 15% of the country’s energy mix within a decade.
16 February 2015 12:55 GMT
Coronal Group, the Panasonic-backed North American solar developer, has acquired HelioSage Energy, a Virginia-based PV developer that has carved out a strong position in fast-growing utility-scale solar market in the southeastern US.
12 February 2015 05:28 GMT
Trina Solar has established a separate projects company, putting it in a position to launch a yieldco at some stage, as the world’s largest supplier of PV modules unveiled another 1GW development framework agreement in China.
12 February 2015 03:40 GMT
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