Solar PV system costs in the US are falling faster than anticipated across all market segments, primarily driven by module price reduction, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie.
Thirty international infrastructure developers are investing in Egypt’s 1.5GW Benban solar park, which will be the largest in the world upon completion.
Shell New Energies has awarded UK renewable energy and storage developer Anesco the contracts to design and construct two solar farms in the Netherlands, with a combined generation capacity of 26MWp.
Policy & Regulation
The UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Alok Sharma, has removed the last of the obstacles facing the largest solar park in the UK, the 350 MW Cleve Hill Solar Park.
Energy & Grid Management
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that the emirate's transition to clean energy, targeted at 7% for 2020, has been exceeded, with 9% of the regions 11,700MW electricity requirements powered by solar, and other renewables.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is inviting proposals from qualifying consulting firms for “Developing a long-term vision, implementation plan, road map and institutional framework for implementing the initiative.
The first community solar portfolio includes 15 sites across upstate New York in multiple NYISO Load Zones and is expected to be fully constructed and operational within 18 months.
India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has issued a draft notification on the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) removing the requirement for environmental approval of new solar projects
NextEnergy Capital's NextIII solar fund has announced the signing of two new power purchase agreement (PPA) contracts with Shell Energy North America for approximately 62GWh per year.