Solar Markets & Finance

In this category, we are collecting all the top financial news from the solar market: selling prices and production costs, project sponsoring and investing, governmental subsidies and grants, tenders, sales and proposals – whatever is related to economics of solar power. Let's keep track of sustainable energy market events together.

Enphase Energy Forays right into Poland; Inks Distribution Deal with SmartX
Enphase Energy, a solar microinverters professional, has forayed right into Poland via a circulation partnership with SmartX, a solar microinverters distributor in Poland.
Jun 5, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Inverters, Enphase Energy, microinverters, International, Solar Products, David Ranhoff, Piotr Redkiewicz,, Radek Koczwara, Roka Energy Poland, SmartX, solar microinverters
Energy storage to rise to 89GW by 2040 across major European markets
Energy storage systems look set to triumph over various other adaptability suppliers, as solar and wind generation continues to skyrocket.
Jun 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, UK, Wood Mackenzie, Europe, Rory McCarthy
Nautilus Solar Energy acquires 10.4-MW Minnesota solar portfolio
Nautilus Solar Energy, a national owner-operator of solar jobs, obtained a 10.4-MW area solar profile from ReneSola Power, a fully-integrated solar job programmer as well as provider of energy-efficient products.
Jun 4, 2020 // Markets & Finance, USA, North America, Minnesota, Yumin Liu, Nautilus Solar Energy, John Ewen, ReneSola Power
A ten-year PPA for 50 MW Spanish project
Dutch solar designer Sonnedix will provide Norwegian renewables business Statkraft with about 100 GWh of eco-friendly electricity yearly from 2021 to 2031. The electrical power will be created by a solar plant prepared in Badajoz. Sonnedix likewise announced the purchase of 4.6 MW more Spanish solar capacity.
Jun 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Spain, PPA, Sonnedix, Europe, Statkraft
Vivint Solar increases US$ 545m to enhance liquidity amid broach Q2 slowdown
Vivint Solar has protected a hundred-million-dollar liquidity increase in the midst of a quarter where it expects a temporary delaying of installations, getting an asset monitoring giant as enroller.
Jun 3, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance, USA, vivint solar, North America, covid-19, Thomas Plagemann, Dana Russell
SPower adds to leading table team with new COO
US-based independent power producer (IPP) sPower has actually boosted its senior team via the appointment of Michael Belikoff as primary operating policeman.
Jun 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, USA, sPower, North America, cypress creek, Ryan Creamer, Strata Solar, recruitment, Michael Belikoff
Solar prices have fallen 82% because 2010
The levelized price of energy created by large scale solar plants is around $0.068/ kWh, contrasted to $0.378 ten years back and the cost fell 13.1% between 2018 as well as in 2015 alone, according to numbers released by the International Renewable Energy Agency.
Jun 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Rooftop PV, Saudi Arabia, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, India, South Korea, China, Australia, Chile, South america, Europe, Asia, IRENA, rooftop PV, Oceania, United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia, Africa, Mexico, North America, Peru, WORLD, covid-19, United States
Bulgaria intends to present FITs for solar systems approximately 30 kW
The government is thinking about a EUR0.12/ kWh feed-in toll for PV setups with a generation capacity of approximately 5 kW as well as of EUR0.10 for 5-30 kW systems. If carried out, the plan will come into force next month.
Jun 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Tariffs, Europe, Bulgaria, Anton Zhelev
Israel wants one more 15 GW of solar by 2030
Energy preacher Yuval Steinitz has revealed the nation's 2030 renewable energy target will certainly rise to 30%, with solar anticipated to represent the lion's share. About $23 billion even more clean power financial investment is envisaged this years.
Jun 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Storage, Asia, Israel, Yuval Steinitz
Covid reduces India's utility-scale solar addition by 67% in first quarter
Covid-19-prompted disruption drastically influenced solar installation during January-March, 2020 as the country added just 689 MW of utility-scale PV versus 1,864 MW set up to be commissioned.
Jun 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, India, utility-scale PV, Asia, covid-19
Germany set up 380 MW of solar in April
The roof segment maintained solid development yet energy scale PV saw a stagnation on previous months. In the first 4 months of 2020, newly deployed PV systems amounted to 1,479.5 MW of generation ability, compared to around 1.6 GW in the very same period of in 2015. The nation's collective PV capability struck 50.46 GW at the end of April.
Jun 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Germany, Europe, covid-19
Photon Energy wins tender for 3 MWp hybrid solar energy plant in Australia
Photon Energy report the Group's Sydney-based subsidiary devoted to design, procurement and also construction (EPC) solutions - has actually been granted an agreement to supply a 3 MWp nuclear power plant in Wodonga, Victoria.
Jun 2, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Australia, pv power plants, tender, Oceania, photon energy, Michael Gartner
8minute bags US$ 225m funding facility to seek 18GW solar, storage space pipeline
8minute Solar power has actually closed a US$ 225 million letter of credit center with 5 major banks as it wants to power in advance with an 18GW pipeline of solar as well as storage projects in the United States.
Jun 2, 2020 // Markets & Finance, USA, PPA, pv power plants, North America, 8minute
Solar forgot once again by Italian public auction as Portugal tender draws nearer
Solar jobs have actually once more been discovered to be mostly missing from Italy's eco-friendly auction collection, with brand-new results showing just 5% of contracts mosted likely to the sector in the most recent exercise.
Jun 2, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Portugal, Italy, pv power plants, Europe, southern europe, cfd, Coronavirus, covid-19, tenders and auctions
Wave of research study boosts case of eco-friendly investments in post-COVID period
A raft of brand-new studies has pertained to highlight business situation of pressing renewables to the heart of the COVID-19 recovery, amidst claims environment-friendly energy plays provide a low-cost, high-return chance for financiers.
Jun 2, 2020 // Markets & Finance, USA, UK, LCOEs, Europe, IRENA, North America, IEA, Coronavirus, covid-19