Solar Markets & Finance News

Safeguard responsibility on solar cell imports expanded by a year
The import obligation will certainly be imposed on Chinese, Vietnamese and also Thai solar cells-- whether assembled right into components or not-- at 14.9% from today and also being up to 14.5% in six months' time. Malaysian items are excused as their imports have actually fallen drastically given that the obligation was enforced, in July 2018.
Jul 31, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Malaysia, India, China, Thailand, Asia, Vietnam
Wacker's polysilicon sales slump to new historical low
Major polysilicon manufacturer Wacker Chemie has actually reported polysilicon sales of EUR152.5 million in the 2nd quarter of 2020, a brand-new reduced, because of weak need as well as reduced exercise rates, leading to losses of EUR35 million for its polysilicon division.
Jul 30, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, polysilicon, c-si manufacturing, wacker chemie
Hecate Energy Sells 514 MW Solar Plant to Tokyo Gas America
Hecate Energy has revealed the sale of its 514 MW ac Aktina Solar PV power plant situated in Wharton County, Texas, to Tokyo Gas America
Jul 30, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, USA, Texas, pv power plants, North America, hecate energy, solar plant, Tokyo Gas, International, Gautam Bhandari, Tokyo Gas America
EDF Secures PPA for 200 MW Solar Plus 180 MW Storage Projects
EDF has actually finished the signing of a 22-year PPA with NV Energy for a 200 MWac solar plus 180 MW, four-hour battery storage space system in Nevada.
Jul 30, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, PPA, solar plus storage, EDF Renewables, nv energy, International
AES Invests in 5B; Aims to Accelerate Transition to Solar Energy
The AES Corporation has made a critical investment of around USD 8.6 million in 5B, a solar technology trendsetter based in Sydney, Australia.
Jul 30, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, AES, International, 5B, AES 5B, Andrés Gluski, Chris McGrath
Constraints for solar on farming land may slow PV growth in Taiwan
Taiwan-based TrendForce claims the nation included only 410 MW of solar capability throughout of May, in the direction of this year's 2.2 GW target. The lower-than-expected deployment quantity might be more hampered by new limitations for PV on agricultural land introduced by the Council of Agriculture this month.
Jul 29, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Taiwan, TrendForce
Neoen H1 earnings jump as IPP closes in on 5GW portfolio target
Neoen's solar earnings rose by 34% in H1 2020 as the independent power producer (IPP) declared its objective of having 5GW in operation or building and construction by the end of following year.
Jul 29, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, ENERGY STORAGE, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, IPP, neoen, Xavier Barbaro
Tokyo Gas to get in United States solar market with 500MWac Texas purchase
Japanese gas energy Tokyo Gas has actually revealed its entrance to the United States solar market, obtaining a potential 500MWac solar ranch in Texas.
Jul 29, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, Japan, Texas, Asia, North America, hecate energy, Tokyo Gas, ERCOT
New reduced solar price in Greece but capability fails once again as parliament passes EUR100m EV subsidy plan
The rate tariff agreed by German business ABO Wind for two 10 MW solar projects in Igoumenitsa was available in a tender which alloted just 142 MW of generation ability, well except the hoped-for 482 MW. It is really hoped a slimline licensing process, to be used in the next purchase round, will address the problem.
Jul 29, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Tariffs, Greece, tender, Europe, ABO Wind, Kostas Karamanlis
Northvolt secures $1.6 bn support for twin battery gigafactories
In a little over ten years, Northvolt aims to pour 150 GWh of batteries onto the European market, each year. The firm is also functioning to resource end-of-life batteries for half its raw materials.
Jul 29, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, NORTHVOLT, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Europe, Norway, Alexander Hartman, Peter Carlsson
Galp, ACS to set up JV for 2.9-GW Spanish solar portfolio
Spanish building and construction as well as design team ACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA will certainly keep a minority stake in a 2.9-GW solar profile that Portuguese oil-and-gas significant Galp Energia SGPS SA consented to get earlier this year.
Jul 28, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Spain, Galp, Europe, ACS
Technique Solaire protects EUR 25m, eyes 1-GW solar portfolio by 2024
Technique Solaire Group today stated it has protected EUR 25 million (USD 29.3 m) from existing shareholders Bpifrance and also the Credit Agricole Group, as the firm targets getting to 1 GWp of functional solar capability by the end of 2024.
Jul 28, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Technique Solaire
Soltage as well as Basalt invest in 28-MW solar profile throughout three states
Independent power manufacturer Soltage and facilities equity investment fund Basalt Infrastructure Partners today revealed an investment in a 28-MW solar portfolio. The financial investment was moneyed by the Helios investment automobile that the partners created to have and operate solar possessions. The profile includes 10 solar projects situated in New Jersey, Illinois and South Carolina. All projects are incomplete as well as will certainly be put in service in 2020 and 2021.
Jul 28, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Basalt, Soltage, Jesse Grossman
'Not unreasonable' to anticipate Gresham House to target larger capabilities as it continues to scale
Gresham House has made a variety of announcements as of late, making further acquisitions as well as targeting ₤ 15 numerous debt financing with a private offer of protected power bonds.
Jul 28, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Gresham House, Rupert Robinson
UK comes in second in new European PPA Index
Brand-new analysis has actually located that the UK has the 2nd highest percentage of jobs with PPA provides out of fourteen European nations.
Jul 28, 2020 // Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, UK, PPA, Europe, Jason Tundermann