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.
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
Throughout its 25-year history, First Solar, the largest US PV manufacturer, has always had plenty of things going for it. The efficiency of its thin-film modules, however, was never one of them. How times have changed.
04 February 2016 03:03 GMT
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
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