Mexico is set to become a major player in the global renewables industry following the conclusion of its three-year energy reform in December, which has removed the state’s near monopoly on power production, embraced foreign investment and set ambitious long-term green-energy targets.
02 February 2016 02:05 GMT
Non-utility procurement of wind and solar energy will surge to record levels in the US in 2016, led by multinational corporations that are using their market clout to also help drive demand in Europe, Latin America and elsewhere.
08 January 2016 04:36 GMT
Chinese energy policy through to 2020 is set to be spelled out in the country’s 13th Five-Year Plan (13FYP), which is due to be finalised at the National People’s Congress in Beijing on 14 March and implemented a few days later.
07 January 2016 09:06 GMT
A year ago, US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met in New Delhi with a handful of the world’s most powerful business leaders. Among them were the heads of Disney, Tata Group — and SunEdison.
05 January 2016 02:10 GMT
After years of bankruptcies and retrenchment across the solar manufacturing sector, most major players are once again profitable and expanding their production capacities to prepare for the expected explosion of global demand.
05 January 2016 08:16 GMT
This summer, San Francisco-based Pattern Development will switch on one of the largest solar projects ever built in Latin America, the 122MW Conejo in Chile’s Atacama Desert, then sell a large chunk to its yieldco, Pattern Energy.
01 January 2016 09:18 GMT
The climate agreement reached in Paris and the creation of the Global Solar Council are the catalysts for a new flow of investments in solar in Brazil, said the executive president of the Brazilian Solar Power Association, Rodrigo Sauaia.
24 December 2015 10:16 GMT
A few days after the revision of Brazil’s net-metering regulation, and before the government announced a new distributed power generation incentive plan, a researcher in the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) launched a new 'solar Condominium', spearheading the country’s search for new business models for rooftop solar.
21 December 2015 09:13 GMT
Ahead of the COP21 climate conference in Paris in December, French president François Hollande and the mother of his four children, energy minister Ségolène Royal, needed to show the world that their country is serious about tackling global warming.
29 October 2015 08:34 GMT
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