Brazil's power regulator ANEEL plans to revise its net-metering regulations for rooftop PV arrays – a move it is claimed could speed up installation of new systems to reach 700,000 by 2024 with a capacity of 2.7GW, up from 141,000 and 596MW without the changes.
11 May 2015 04:27 GMT
An unexpected outright election victory for the UK Conservative Party has raised big questions over the future direction of British renewable energy policy – and particularly the fate of government support for new onshore wind.
08 May 2015 08:11 GMT
SunEdison has taken several initiatives to position itself for growth in the residential solar market including launch of a power purchase agreement (PPA) product across seven US states and an exclusive sales partnership with Evolve Solar.
05 May 2015 09:47 GMT
A SolarWorld-led European lobbying group came out swinging against China's PV industry today by accusing it of widespread fraud over imports into the EU, as a policy rift in the continent's solar industry widened.
29 April 2015 12:25 GMT
Germany's first pilot tender for ground-based PV arrays successfully fostered competition, the federal grid agency BNetzA said, as it announced that it has awarded a total of 156.97MW in capacity at an average price of €91.70 ($100.90) per megawatt hour.
29 April 2015 09:45 GMT
Brazilian regional governments this week took a long-awaited first step in offering incentives to the rooftop solar industry by agreeing that state finance secretaries can exempt from Value Added Tax (VAT) excess power generated by small PV arrays.
28 April 2015 01:21 GMT
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