Solar Markets & Finance News

Statkraft gets approval for 227.5 MW of solar projects in Brazil
Norwegian state-owned power business Statkraft AS has obtained approval for 227.5 MW of solar projects from Brazilian power sector watchdog Aneel.
Apr 28, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, South america, Brazil, Statkraft, Solar Project
EDPR bags solar PPA for 110-MW project in US
Renewable energy giant EDP Renovaveis SA (ELI: EDPR) said on Thursday it has authorized an agreement to market the output of a 110-MW solar project in the United States state of Illinois.
Apr 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, PPA, North America, EDPR
First Solar reports q/q dip in sales, confirms 2023 forecast
US thin-film photovoltaics (PV) maker First Solar Inc (NASDAQ: FSLR) on Thursday reported a big quarter-on-quarter decrease in sales, while validating its full-year guidance.
Apr 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, First Solar
Chile's renewables share down to 36.8%.
Chile created 36.8% of its power in March from non-conventional eco-friendly sources, Chilean national power commission CNE said in its newest renewables report.
Apr 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Chile, South america
Key Coal Plant Shutters After 52 Years in Australia Energy Shift
Liddell power plant near Sydney to be changed by huge battery Country is undergoing rapid shift from coal to renewables
Apr 28, 2023 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Australia, Oceania, Damien Nicks
SunPower brings Wolf River Electric right into Dealer Accelerator Program
SunPower has made a minority investment in Minnesota solar installation company Wolf River Electric. Through this connection, Wolf River is expected to accelerate its currently high development trajectory in Minnesota alongside an expanding existence in Iowa and also Wisconsin, enabling the business to serve more consumers on the market as well as boost solar adoption in historically underpenetrated areas.
Apr 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, USA, SunPower, North America, Wolf River Electric
U.S.A.'s Atlas Renewable Energy Inks PPA for 902 MW Solar Project
The contract paves the way for Atlas to provide solar-generated power to Albras for a period of 21 years. The solar energy will be offered from the 902 MW Vista Alegre Photovoltaic Project.
Apr 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Atlas Renewable Energy, Solar Project, Albras
South Africa Releases Its Largest Renewable Energy Tender of 3,740 MW Capacity
The tender has actually been presented for take the pressure off the nation power grid run by Eskom. Presently, Africa is mired in the dire challenge of electrcity and water supply. Power outages have actually become a common phenomenon right here.
Apr 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, tender, Africa, eskom
Record Renewable Output Lowers Costs, Emissions - Australian Energy Market Operator
NEM achieved a new milestone with renewable resource supplying a record-breaking 66 percent, AEMO reported National Electricity Market (NEM) covers all areas of Australia except Western Australia as well as the Northern Territory
Apr 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, AEMO, NEM, Australian Energy Market Operator, national electricity market, AGL Energy Ltd
IPP Conrad Energy & BNP Paribas Join Hands for English Solar Farm
The Larport Solar Farm is slated to deliver greater than 40,000 MWh of renewable power ever year. This will help save near to 9432 tonnes of co2 annually.
Apr 28, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, BNP Paribas, solar farm, Conrad Energy, Larport Solar Farm
Previous auto glass plant to be refurbished to make glass for First Solar panels
Glass company Vitro has entered into an agreement to make glass for Very first Solar thin-film solar panels at Vitro's architectural glass production line in Cochranton, Pennsylvania. Vitro will certainly invest $93.6 million to restore and modernize the production line at its Meadville Plant.
Apr 27, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, First Solar, solar panel, Vitro
Last AD/CVD decision on Southeast Asian solar cells as well as panels pushed to August
The Dept. of Commerce has actually pushed the target date to issue a final decision on an antidumping/countervailing duties (AD/CVD) circumvention examination to August 17, 2023. The final decision was initially meant to come following week.
Apr 27, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, South Asia, AD/CVD, Jose Rivera
Voltalia's revenues climb 4% Y/Y in Q1
Renewable power plants operator Voltalia SA (EPA: VLTSA) raised its revenues by 4% on the year in the very first quarter of 2023, aided by the growing activity in its services business and enhanced energy sales.
Apr 27, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Voltalia, Sebastien Clerc
Downing Renewables gets 13-MWp solar PV portfolio in UK
London-based Downing Renewables as well as Infrastructure Trust Plc (LON: DORE) has bought a portfolio of 2 functional solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) assets with an incorporated capacity of 13 MWp in the UK.
Apr 27, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, Downing Renewables
Germany launches 190-MW rooftop solar tender
Germany's Federal Network Agency has actually opened the second round of the rooftop solar tender, seeking to award 190.116 MW of capacity.
Apr 27, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Germany, tender, Europe