UK renewables asset manager Armstrong Capital Management has penned a new joint venture with Danish investor European Energy to pursue a 500MW solar and storage pipeline in the UK.
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, First Solar has agreed to settle a 2012 class action lawsuit to the tune of US$350 million. The settlement is subject to approval by the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.
ADB will support plans by Southeast Asian state to auction 350-400MW pipeline of two projects this year and next, in a bid to drive competition after a subsidy rush congested the grid.
The Suria Sunghai Petani solar park will produce 170GWh annually to Malaysian utility Tenaga National Berhad, with a rate fixed at US$56.7/MWh.
Sharp Energy Solutions has placed Vietnam’s solar market firmly in its crosshairs with the establishment of a new development JV.
GRIDSERVE has completed its “game changing” hybrid solar-plus-storage site in York, becoming the first utility-scale solar farm in the UK to use both trackers and bifacial solar panels.
The completed project for Jentec Storage is the latest in a flurry of C&I activity by Total’s solar distributed generation arm in the region, including a contract to supply rooftop PV to an airport that will cater to Indonesia’s future capital Borneo.
Lightsource BP has heralded the return of large-scale solar build-out in the UK, revealing it is pursuing a 1GW project pipeline in its home market.
During the past few years, the migration from multi to mono, replacing Al-BSF p-type cells with rear passivation layers (PERC), and having the capability of bifacial light absorption, have been the very obvious technology shifts seen within the PV industry.
Chinese firm boasts of dominance in the continent and market hold in Southeast Asia and Australia as deliveries reach the three-digit-gigawatt threshold across the globe.
Capital expenditure (capex) for c-Si manufacturing (covering ingot/wafer and cell/module stages) is forecast at approx. US$9 billion in 2019, consistent with levels seen during 2017 and 2018.
BP has boosted its stake in Lightsource BP to a 50:50 joint venture, establishing new investment to pursue a burgeoning international development pipeline.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) investment manager NextEnergy Capital has penned a power purchase agreement (PPA) for more than 35MW of solar with utility firm Anglian Water.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, provides an early forecast for what next year holds in store for UK solar as post-subsidy economics and a surging project pipeline come to the fore.
A subsidiary of French power giant Total has signed a contract to supply rooftop PV to an airport in East Kalimantan province, which will be Indonesia’s first airport to go solar.
Vietnam’s second solar FiT could be cut short in favour of an auction model after Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued an order highlighting MOIT’s shortcomings in handling the roll-out of solar power.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is expecting to have amassed an operational subsidy-free solar pipeline as large as 150MW by the end of next year.
Thai firm B. Grimm Power has extended its interest in PV in Southeast Asia by investing in a 30MW solar project, slated for development in the Banteay Meanchey Province.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is celebrating the successful connection of its maiden subsidy-free solar farm, claiming it to be the first by a listed investment company.
‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, Canadian Solar is targeting to achieve over 15GW of PV module manufacturing capacity in 2020, while relying on China-based merchant solar cell producers.