Tagged With Solar
Brookfield transition fund hits $15bn
24 June 2022
Fund aimed at decarbonising industries and scaling up clean energy is largest of its type dedicated to transition, asset manager says
India solar scale-up must include storage
24 June 2022
Solar is the best option for India’s transition, but deployment of battery storage is needed to maximise its potential, industry figures tell event in New Delhi
BP acquires controlling stake in Australian renewables project
15 June 2022
Oil major buys 40.5pc share in Australian Renewable Energy Hub, which will supply power to local mines and produce green hydrogen and ammonia
US solar faces policy and cost headwinds
14 June 2022
Recent government move to pause tariffs on imports from Southeast Asia not enough to remove uncertainty hampering the sector, analysts say
Shell enters US retail power market with green offering
9 June 2022
European major targets Texas with plan that includes free off-peak EV charging and solar net-metering
Renewables investors flock to west Sahelian frontier
8 June 2022
A flurry of solar power projects have advanced in the African region over the last six months as support from international development finance programmes starts to yield results
Biden waives tariffs on Asian solar modules
8 June 2022
Low domestic production capacity means imports from Asia will be critical to US solar growth
Beirut turns to renewables to ease energy crisis
30 May 2022
A far-reaching electricity sector reform plan puts solar and wind at the heart of the government’s energy strategy
Abu Dhabi bites the solar bullet
26 May 2022
The UAE’s richest emirate is proceeding with its renewables buildout despite rising costs
TotalEnergies buys 50pc of US renewables developer CEG
25 May 2022
Deal worth around $2.4bn with private equity firm Global Infrastructure Partners marks French company’s largest acquisition to date in US renewables sector
EU pushes for 45pc renewables by 2030
18 May 2022
European Commission seeks faster deployment of renewables as part of new €210bn plan to cut dependence on Russian energy imports
Renewables sector loses confidence in EU support scheme
17 May 2022
Rules governing EU Innovation Fund disadvantage renewables sector and must change, industry groups tell European Commission
Pragmatism fuels Iran's renewables ambitions
16 May 2022
Gas and water shortfalls are propelling Tehran to intensify a quest for investment in non-hydro renewable power
Renewables growth to stall without new policies – IEA
11 May 2022
Global capacity growth is accelerating this year but will lose momentum in 2023 unless governments offer more support, agency says
Turkey’s renewables success fosters ambition
26 April 2022
Offshore wind will be the next frontier as Turkey seeks to maintain the momentum behind its impressive renewables buildout
Oil windfall funds UAE’s global greenery
22 April 2022
Burgeoning international renewables investment from Abu Dhabi serves both revenue diversification and foreign policy ends
Gulf renewables drive stalls
19 April 2022
The region’s efforts to build up its clean power capacity have foundered on rising costs and project delays
China’s Longi faces higher power tariffs
8 April 2022
World’s largest solar panel manufacturer hit as Yunnan province withdraws preferential tariffs
UK backs nuclear to gain energy independence
7 April 2022
Nation raises offshore wind, solar and nuclear targets as it looks to move away from imported fossil fuels
German government backs massive renewables expansion plan
6 April 2022
Cabinet agrees raft of legal amendments designed to double share of renewables in the energy mix by 2030
Signs of life in Saudi renewables
30 March 2022
Progress on capacity auctions and carbon-free megaprojects signals fresh momentum in Kingdom’s clean power sector
South Africa’s cities seize renewables initiative
10 March 2022
Municipalities are resorting to direct procurement as the government fails to narrow the generation gap
EDPR plans $7.4bn Singapore clean energy hub
24 February 2022
Spain-headquartered renewables group to use Sunseap acquisition as springboard for Asia-Pacific expansion
Alberta renewables market seeing strong growth
23 February 2022
Government support and an active carbon market help drive wind and solar investment in Canada’s most deregulated power sector
California shelves solar metering proposals
18 February 2022
Public Utilities Commission delays vote on controversial proposals to reduce incentives for rooftop solar in the state
Energy price volatility reshapes PPA market – Pexapark
14 February 2022
Volatility challenges long-term PPA models, while corporate market grows with rise of mega-buyers such as Amazon
Italy launches 3.35GW renewables tender
1 February 2022
The country has opened an auction for new wind, hydro and solar capacity
Jinkosolar valuation soars on Chinese market debut
31 January 2022
Solar panel manufacturer’s bullish Shanghai listing reflects Chinese investors’ growing confidence in renewables sector
Brookfield buys US clean power developer Urban Grid
27 January 2022
Asset manager’s renewables arm triples its US project pipeline with $650mn acquisition of solar and energy storage developer
US renewables sector faces near-term challenges
26 January 2022
Supply-chain issues and rising costs present short-term difficulties for sector poised for rapid growth
Enel grows renewables fleet by 65pc
26 January 2022
Company sets new benchmark for industry as it shrugs off impact of pandemic, Enel Green Power CEO says
BP partners with Oman on renewables and hydrogen
18 January 2022
Oil major plans to undertake wind and solar data assessment for multi-gigawatt energy hubs
Israel accelerates solar power expansion
17 January 2022
The allocation of more than 1GW of new solar capacity to developers in late 2021 is testament to the new coalition government’s commitment to renewables
Overcapacity looms in China’s solar PV sector
11 January 2022
Government net-zero targets drive investment in solar panel production by new entrants and existing players, UBS analyst says
Japan’s power costs could double by 2030 – Wood Mackenzie
11 January 2022
Options for provision of dispatchable power to replace fossil fuels remain very expensive across Asia-Pacific, consultant says
Algeria reboots renewables sector
10 January 2022
A 1GW solar auction and commitments by Eni to develop clean hydrogen have given the sector fresh momentum after years of stalled progress
Tunisia kickstarts stalled renewables sector
5 January 2022
New government appears committed to clearing the legal, financial and practical obstacles facing prospective foreign developers
California rethinks rooftop solar rules
22 December 2021
The state’s Public Utilities Commission proposes controversial changes to net-metering programme that would cut payments to homeowners in US’ largest solar market
Green shoots emerge in Libyan reconstruction
20 December 2021
Shell, Eni and TotalEnergies signal interest in large-scale solar projects as returning economic growth drives surge in electricity demand
Shell buys US solar and storage developer
14 December 2021
Missouri-based Savion has more than 18GW of utility-scale solar and battery storage capacity under development in the US
UK launches its biggest renewables CfD auction
14 December 2021
Bulk of funds earmarked for offshore wind but solar, tidal and geothermal projects also invited to bid
RWE in €15bn German renewables push
7 December 2021
Investment in local wind and solar projects comes as new German coalition government targets 80pc renewables by 2030
Module price surge wrongfoots Chinese solar firms
2 December 2021
Solar module prices up 28pc this year on the back of soaring feedstock costs, conference delegates say
IEA warns of commodity cost threat to renewables
1 December 2021
Rising prices could delay wind and solar projects and add $100bn to costs, agency warns
Australia’s rooftop solar surge challenges power grids
2 November 2021
Low installation costs and generous feed-in tariffs help make Australia a world leader in rooftop solar panels
Cairo eyes role as clean energy exporter
27 October 2021
Egypt starts to look beyond decarbonisation of its domestic power sector as investment in its renewables and emerging clean hydrogen sector gain momentum
Iraq’s two months in the sun
19 October 2021
Baghdad has recently pulled off a string of deals promising a manyfold expansion in solar capacity
Lightsource BP solar project to meet steel mill’s power demand
13 October 2021
Solar developer launches largest US onsite solar facility dedicated to a single customer
Lightsource BP secures $1.8bn to boost solar growth
21 September 2021
The developer plans to increase total global capacity to 25GW by 2025
Saudis move to accelerate sluggish renewables push
20 September 2021
Riyadh’s ambitions to enter the green hydrogen sector sit uncomfortably with a slow renewables build-out
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