CanREA’s 2050 Vision Scenario For Canada
Canada Must Deploy 1.6 GW Solar Annually Till 2050, Says CanREA
Tuesday, 23 Nov 2021
The Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) has come out with a new report saying that Canada needs to deploy 3.8 GW wind energy and 1.6 GW solar energy annually for next 29 years if it aims to achieve net zero target by 2050.
Indian C&I Solar Segment To Add Over 1.8 GW In CY2021
IEEFA & JMK Research: Indian C&I Solar Installations To Grow 47% YoY To Over 1.8 GW In CY2021 As Demand For Onsite Solar Goes Up; Segment Exploring Larger Wafer Sized Modules & Battery Energy Storage Systems
Thursday, 29 Jul 2021
A lull in the commercial and industrial (C&I) solar installations space in India in CY2020 brought on by COVID-19 related disruptions resulted in this segment to add only 1,274 MW, reflecting an annual decline of 27%.
Fraunhofer ISE Releases Photovoltaics Report
Fraunhofer ISE’s Photovoltaics Report Claims Europe’s Annual C-Si Module Production Capacity At 2020-End Reached 6.75 GW, While Polysilicon Capacity Grew To 22.1 GW
Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021
German research institute Fraunhofer ISE has released the newest edition of its Photovoltaics Report (PV Report) summarizing important developments related to solar PV in Germany, the European Union (EU) and across the globe.
Emerging Markets Key To Global Energy Transition
Carbon Tracker Initiative & CEEW Report Warns If Emerging Markets Don’t Leapfrog To Renewables, There Will Be No Energy Transition; Says International Community Morally Obligated To Help With Universal Electricity Access
Thursday, 15 Jul 2021
Emerging markets can and must leapfrog directly to renewables for thoer electricity requirements, according to the report, instead of passing through the intermediary stage of building fossil-fuel powered infrastructure first, as it shows in the above diagram.
EU PV Demand up 104% in 2019
EU More Than Doubles 2019 Solar Installations To 16.7 GW in 2019, According To SolarPower Europe’s 1st EU Market Outlook
Tuesday, 10 Dec 2019
SolarPower Europe has published its first EU Market Outlook for Solar Power, highlighting that 2019 was one of the best solar years on record for the European Union.
Solar Projects Worth $15Bn To Come Online In MENA
MESIA Forecasts Solar Power Projects Worth $15 Billion To Become Operational in Middle East & North Africa Over Next Five Years In Solarplaza Report
Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019
The Solarplaza/MESIA report Top Solar Projects MENA 2019 sees solar power projects with a value of $15 billion coming online over the next five years. The UAE is the leading solar market with the largest operational and project pipeline.
Solar Is Always Good For Surprises
The Latest Solar Module Advancements To Improve Efficiency & Power Output
Monday, 30 Sep 2019
While in last year’s TaiyangNews Advanced Solar Module Technologies Report the most powerful 72-cell module had a rated power of 410 W, in the 2019 edition’s listing there are at least 15 commercially available module products that have more than 410 W, and the top products are significantly more powerful.
Poland To Add 1 GW PV in 2019
Renewable Energy Institute IEO Of Poland Says Country’s Cumulative Solar PV Installations Crossed 700 MW Mark Till May 2019; Expects 1 GW New Deployments In 2019 For Total Capacity To Reach 1.5 GW By Year End
Sunday, 14 Jul 2019
Poland’s cumulative solar power capacity as envisioned by the government’s Polish Energy Policy 2040 and National Plan for Energy and Climate 2030 is 20.2 GW and 15.7 GW by 2040.
ECA: More Wind & Solar Auctions Needed In EU
Over-subsidization Of Renewables In European Union Grew Markets, But Reduction Dampened Investor Sentiment Threatening Achievement Of 2020 Goal, Says European Court Of Auditors; Suggests More RE Auctions
Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019
As several EU markets still struggle to meet their 20% renewable energy share in the total energy mix by 2020, an ECA report suggests growing this space by holding more auctions and promoting investor and customer participation.
127 MW PV Online In Poland Out Of 870 MW Auctioned
Polish Solar Market Sees Only 36% Solar Power Capacity Coming Online Out Of 870 MW Auctioned During 1st & 2nd Auction; Over 500 MW Awarded In 3rd Auction To Come Online By May 2020: IEO
Sunday, 14 Apr 2019
During the first and second renewable energy auctions in Poland concluded in 2016 and 2017, the Eastern European country awarded 870 MW of solar PV projects.
American Solar Jobs Dropped 3.2% YoY In 2018
2018 Second Consecutive Year Of US Solar Jobs Dipping, 3.2% YoY, Says The Solar Foundation; Industry Expecting 7% Increase In 2019
Monday, 18 Feb 2019
At the end of 2018, the US solar industry employed 242,343 workers - that's 3.2% less than the year before. The largest share was employed by the installation and project development sectors.
Benefits Of Rooftop PV In US Not For All: Report
Using Data From Google’s Project Sunroof & American Community Survey, Researchers From Tufts University, and University of California, Berkeley Claim Racial & Ethnic Injustice In Rooftop Solar Participation In United States
Sunday, 27 Jan 2019
For the purpose of their study on racial and ethnic differences impacting rooftop solar deployment, the authors used location of existing and potential sites for rooftop PV from Google’s Project Sunroof with demographic information from the American Community Survey as data.
World Bank: Gigantic Potential for Floating PV
Cumulative Global Floating Solar PV Capacity Grows To 1.1 GW By September 2018; Market Report From World Bank Group & Singapore’s SERIS Claims Over 400 GW Potential Under Conservative Assumptions
Saturday, 03 Nov 2018
The potential for solar PV installations offered by water bodies across the world is summarized by the World Bank in a report that claims that even under conservative assumptions, floating solar can grow up to 400 GW.
50% Drop In Solar Cost In India Could Increase PV Growth 8X
Working Paper Of India’s NITI Aayog Claims 50% Drop In Cost Of Solar Can Increase PV Penetration By More Than Eight Times Than Expected With Current Policy Framework; Recommends Continued Policy Support For Renewable Energy
Monday, 15 Oct 2018
Indian government’s policy think tank, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has recommended continued policy support to promote renewable energy to achieve the target of 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2022.
Crisil: India To Reach Only 80 GW PV By 2022
Targeted 100 GW Solar Power Capacity in India By 2022 Not Possible Says CRISIL, Which Expects 78 To 80 GW In Best Case Scenario; Rooftop Solar To Settle Only For 8 GW By 2023
Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018
At the end of March 2018, India had a cumulative PV capacity of 21.6 GW according to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
Farmtops For Solar In India
India Can Promote Net Metered Solar Pumps Under KUSUM To Achieve 100 GW Solar Power Target By 2022, Says Whitepaper Suggests Farmtops Along With Rooftops To Be Included In Defining Distributed Energy Generation
Monday, 06 Aug 2018
A new whitepaper titled From Rooftops to Farmtops, Augmenting India’s Distributed Solar Goals through net-metered solar pumps shows that the agricultural sector alone offers a solar potential that is larger than the country’s 100 GW 2022 target.
PI Berlin Assesses Risks Facing Indian PV Projects
Though Profitable, Indian PV Market Poses Challenge For Developers & Investors With Climate Concerns, Poor Installation & Lack Of Maintenance, According to PI Berlin Study
Monday, 06 Aug 2018
PV power plants and equipment testing institute PI Berlin calls the Indian solar market a double-edged sword.
Higher Cost For Consumers Through Safeguard Duty?
India’s Solar Power Tariffs May Go Up By INR 0.38 to INR 0.50 /kWh Due To Safeguard Duty, Impacting Industry Competitiveness, Says The Energy & Resources Institute TERI
Monday, 06 Aug 2018
Unable to compete with foreign manufacturers, India’s domestic PV industry needs support from the government, but safeguard duties are not the right means, according to TERI.
STA Best Practice Manual For Solar & Grids
UK’s Solar Trade Association Publishes Best Industry Practice Manual For Management & Mitigation Of Network Outages For Distribution Network Operators
Friday, 06 Jul 2018
The UK Solar Trade Association (STA) has released the ‘Best Industry Practice Manual – Management of Network Constraints on Solar PV Generation (Version 1.0)’.
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