Germany Finishes First Six Months Of 2017 With Over 900 MW Of New PV Capacity Installed; Second Month in A Row Exceeding 200 MW
Tuesday, 01 Aug 2017
Out of the 900.77 MW installed since the beginning of 2017, Germany saw the highest PV capacity registered with the Federal Network Agency in May, followed by June. .
Monday, 31 Jul 2017
France has awarded 507.6 MW of solar PV capacity to 77 developers in the second round of its 3 GW tender. The average winning price was €55.5 per MWh in the segment between 5 and 17 MW.
Tata Power Solar Commissions India’s Largest Solar Carport Solar Carport At Kerela’s Cochin International Airport
Monday, 31 Jul 2017
Cochin International Airport not only has the distinction of being the world’s first fully solar powered airport, now it also has India’s largest solar carport with a capacity of 2.67 MW, which was installed by Tata Power Solar.
Despite 128% YoY Growth To Total of 389 MW Installed Capacity, Mexican Energy Department Report Shows PV Far Behind Other Clean Energy Technologies
Monday, 31 Jul 2017
Although the PV capacity increased by 128% in 2016 YoY in Mexico, in the country’s big power picture, solar still has miles to go. Wind added nearly 1 GW to end 2016 with a cumulative of 3.7 GW.
Friday, 28 Jul 2017
After Iran’s Minister of Energy launched construction of a 30 MW solar power plant in Nord Khorasan in mid July (see picture), the country is now planning to develop a 100 MW PV power plants.
Lowest Indian Bid Of $0.034/kWh Received In 500 MW Rooftop Solar SECI Tender Even Beats Latest Record Low Solar Park Tariff
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017
The lowest rooftop PV project tariff of 2.20 INR per kWh that was bid in SECI’s 500 MW solar rooftop tender is even lower than the lowest tariff for large scale PV in India.
Argentina Progresses With Bill For Distributed Sources Of Power Generation To Sell Excess Power To The Grid
Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017
Argentine Chamber of Renewable Energies (CADER) President Marcelo Alvarez welcomed the move towards net metering, saying that in August the Commission of Energy and Fuels will hold a plenary meeting with the Committee of Budget and Finance to give a legal shape to the proposed bill.
Hungary’s 45 Billion HUF ($167.7 Million) Support Scheme For Renewable Electricity Gets EU Backing; Partial Opening To Foreign Producers Likely In 2017
Thursday, 13 Jul 2017
Hungary has the way cleared by the EU to incentivize renewables. With regards to solar, it installed around 100 MW PV in 2016, according to Solar Power Europe.
Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017
Italy’s photovoltaic installations in the first five months of 2017 increased by 19% YoY. The country reported 203.8 MW of new installed solar PV capacity between January and May 2017.
Nearly One Third Of 1.5 GW TANGEDCO Tender Goes To Indian Mining Company NLC; Smaller Player Offers Lowest Tariff
Saturday, 08 Jul 2017
Tamil Nadu’s 1,500 MW solar power project tender saw solar power tariffs coming down to 3.47 INR ($0.0536) per kWh. At this tariff, Raasi Green Earth Energy won 100 MW capacity.
Indian Government Asks States To Set Up PV Projects Near Substations With Available Capacity To Absorb Clean Energy
Friday, 07 Jul 2017
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in India has asked states to prioritize setting up solar projects near substations that have available capacity in the transmission system.
Friday, 07 Jul 2017
Argentina’s La Rioja province is supporting the development of a 42 MW solar PV project. 360Energy is providing EPC Services for the Nonogasta Solar Park, along with six others that were awarded in the RenovAr tenders.
African Development Bank Approves $2.3 Million To Support Decentralized Solar Power Systems In Rural & Urban Uganda
Wednesday, 05 Apr 2017
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a project preparation grant of $2.3 million for decentralized power systems in rural and urban areas of Uganda. This grant is aimed at helping kick start future investments in such power systems.
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
UAE based investment and green energy development company Ocean Holding LLC plans to invest $100 million to develop solar power projects in Armenia in the next three years.
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UK based @FirstTinPlc is exploring a tin mining project within New England Renewable Energy Zone in #NewSouthWales powered by #renewableenergy, especially #solarpower to be used ...during daytime, estimated to cost it less than grid or diesel power #Australia https://taiyangnews.info/markets/renewable-energy-for-tin-mining-in-australia/
Ireland to abolish #ValueAddedTax on new solar panels & their installation for households which is estimated to save them €1,000, announced Environment Minister @EamonRyan; ...@ire_isea welcomes the news #Solar #Ireland #solarenergy https://taiyangnews.info/markets/now-no-vat-on-solar-in-ireland/
The parliamentary group in German Parliament Bundestag, comprising both CDU and CSU parties, has proposed the latter to clear what is terms a ‘Sun Package’ through which ...regulatory & permitting can be simplified for faster expansion of #Solar in #Germany https://taiyangnews.info/markets/demand-for-sun-package-in-germany/
Japanese solar financier, developer and operator Shift Energy Japan has contracted solar software service provider @solargis to provide satellite based solar data & PV ...simulation services to evaluate feasible project pipeline in Japan and Southeast Asia https://taiyangnews.info/technology/solar-data-simulation-services-for-sej/
#India will achieve self-sufficiency for solar PV module demand by FY 2026 as nameplate module manufacturing capacity grows to 110 GW and it can cater to overseas markets as a ...'viable alternative' to China for quality & price: @ResearchJmk @ieefa_institute https://taiyangnews.info/business/india-could-compete-with-chinese-pv-in-next-3-years/
Pakistan Textile Industry Giant Partners with Huasun Energy for 20MW Solar Project Using High-Efficiency HJT Modules
Setting a new world record once again! DAS Solar announces the new cell efficiency up to 26.33% for TOPCon 4.0 technology!
DMEGC Solar’s Manufacturing Base in Lianyungang Commences Operation, Producing the First 5GW High-Efficiency Solar Module