2016-12-13

Japan to Lower PV System Prices with Solar Tenders and FIT Reduction

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) held the fifth committee on December 5, 2016 to review the Feed-in-Tariffs (FIT) schemes for fiscal year 2017. Besides presenting details for solar tender prog.. more
2016-12-07

China’s 2017 Feed-in Tariff Rates for PV Projects Discovered

It was discovered by Chinese media that the Beijing government has decided on the feed-in tariff (FIT) rates for solar power projects for the year 2017. The discovery showed that the new FIT rates will be higher than figures proposed in the .. more
2016-12-01

SolarPower Europe Advocates Pushing Solar + Energy Storage

It is necessary to use electricity generated form solar panels effectively, and the key is to adopt energy storage devices. SolarPower Europe calls the European Commission to show its support for developing solar power and to implement ten relevant policies they proposed... more
2016-11-24

More than 5GW of Solar PV in China May not be Subsidized

Many countries have launched subsidy programs to incentivize installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar systems, including China. However, the PV subsidy program in China is facing problems. It is expected that over 5 GW of the PV systems in.. more
2016-11-09

Trump Presidency Will Trigger Installation Rush in U.S. Solar Market, Followed by a Demand Freeze

The result of the U.S. election may further aggravate the oversupply situation in the global PV market, according to Celeste Tsai, analyst for EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce. The federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar p.. more
2016-11-04

Canada Aims to Operate Governmental Facility 100% by Renewables by 2025

Canada officially announced a new target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions on November 2 along with a goal of operating all of its facilities in Ottawa by renewable energy. The emission reduction target will involve in investments, new infrast.. more
2016-10-28

China Releases First PV Poverty Alleviation Project List, Totals 5.16GW

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) released the first list of PV poverty alleviation projects, amounting to 5.16GW. This list included 2.18GW village-level power stations and residential PV projects, and 2.98GW of centralized (large-scale) PV p.. more

 

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