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Micro-grid enabling technologies are including solar photovoltaics and advanced energy storage

Micro-grid as a service market to provide over USD 904 Million revenue post 2016


Market Research Future (Pune, India) expects the global micro-grid as a service market to grow over the CAGR of ~16% during the period 2016 to 2022 from USD ~772 million in 2015. Micro-grid as a solution combines solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, batteries and controllable load in order to meet the requirements of industrial, residential or consumer loads anywhere in the world. Read more...

China became the largest consumer of solar Photovoltaic (PV) modules in 2015

GlobalData: Solar PV module installed capacity will grow globally to 2020


Solar photovoltaic (PV) module annual installations showed strong growth during the 2006–2015 period, with a Year-On-Year (YOY) growth rate of more than 50% from 2008 to 2015, according to a new report published by GlobalData (London, UK). GlobalData expects PV installation growth to continue world-wide for the next three years. Read more...

In the long run, flexible solar cells could be produced on a large scale by roll-to-roll printing presses

Rolling out solar cells: German-Danish project researches flexible organic PV technologies


Solar PV cells as thin as foil, and so flexible that they can be rolled out over various large surfaces such as house and vehicle roofs or glass fronts – that is one of the long-term goals of a German-Danish research project that is starting now. Read more...

Technavio’s global solar battery market forecast from 2016–2020

Technavio expects global solar batteries market growth of over 16% through 2020


According to a market research study released by Technavio (London, UK), the global solar batteries market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 16% during the forecast period 2016–2020. Read more...

The median LCOE from utility-scale PV technologies is down approximately 11% from last year, finds Lazard

Lazard analysis shows continued cost declines for solar energy, energy storage


Lazard Ltd. (New York) has released its annual in-depth studies comparing the costs of energy from various generation technologies and of energy storage technologies for different applications. The company’s latest annual Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis (LCOE 10.0) shows a continued decline in the cost of generating electricity from solar technology, with lesser cost declines in other forms of renewable energy. Read more...

Building Energy reference solar PV plant Kathu, South Africa

Building Energy announces financial close for its first solar PV plant in Uganda


Following the facility agreement signed in September with Dutch development bank FMO, Building Energy (Milan, Italy), a multinational company operating as a global integrated IPP in the renewable energy industry on December 21st, 2016 announced the achievement of the financial close for the construction of the 10 MW (14 GWh/y) Tororo solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Uganda. Read more...

Azure Power reference PV plant

SECI solar auction: Adani and Azure Power win PV projects of 50 MW in Andhra Pradesh


The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) auctioned 100 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category at Ananthapuramu solar park in Andhra Pradesh, Mercom Capital Group, llc. (Austin, TX, U.S.) reports. Read more...

ReneSola HQ, Shanghai, China

ReneSola announces repurchase of 705,000 American depository shares


Solar PV company ReneSola Ltd (Shanghai, China) on December 22nd, 2016 announced that it purchased over 705,000 American depository shares (ADS) in the month of December. Read more...

The syndicated loan is financed against a Spruce portfolio of residential PV systems

Spruce closes USD 105.4 million round of debt financing for residential solar PV


Spruce Finance (San Francisco, CA, U.S.), a provider of consumer financing for residential solar and home efficiency improvements, has closed a USD 105.4 million round of debt financing with Investec and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) as the lead arrangers. The syndicated loan is financed against a Spruce portfolio of residential solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. Spruce will use the proceeds to finance additional systems in states around the U.S. Read more...

Solar power from ground mounted PV systems in Egypt is, in part, less expensive than gas power plants and diesel generators, finds the study

Fraunhofer ISE study: Solar PV and wind energy technologies competitive in Egypt


As commissioned by the German embassy in Cairo, the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE (Freiburg, Germany), in cooperation with SolarizEgypt, has calculated the electricity generation costs (LCOE) for renewable technologies and conventional power plants in Egypt. The calculations of Fraunhofer ISE show that electricity from wind and ground mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in Egypt is already competitive today and, in part, less expensive than gas power plants and diesel generators. Read more...

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