Policy can help to popularise the use of off-grid solar lighting solutions and small home PV systems in Africa by providing clarity to new market entrants, raising consumer confidence through product standardisation, facilitating financing and establishing regulatory oversight of the new business models that are driving the nascent market.
The US Northeast has never been the country’s sexiest renewables market, lacking the windy open plains of the Midwest, the sunny skies of the Southwest and the breezy glamour of clean-tech California.
12 May 2016 02:02 GMT
India’s solar power tenders will see upward pressure from the ultra-low prices lodged by some early bidders, predicted the CEO of one of the country’s leading PV manufacturers, who also revealed that policy talks are underway to support retrofitting of modules at Indian wind farms.
21 April 2016 12:56 GMT
If it wasn't clear before, Mexico has made it almost unquestionable – renewable auctions with long-term PPAs are fast becoming the preferred method for developers to expand their portfolios and for governments to add new, clean-generation capacity at cheap prices.
15 April 2016 03:30 GMT
With the initial jubilation from the late-2015 US tax-credits extensions now fading, several important aspects of the deal are coming into sharper focus. Among them is this reality: while wind got a great deal, solar got an even better one.
07 March 2016 02:50 GMT
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