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France holds fourth solar tender out of series of six and allocates 720 MW

France holds fourth solar tender out of series of six and allocates 720 MW

France has assigned 103 utility-scale solar projects in what was the fourth out of a series of six tenders. Between all of them, they are expected to reach a total of 4 GW of new solar facility. The projects assigned in this particular round had an average price of EUR 58.2/MWh and an overall capacity of 720 MW.

Britain may end solar export tariffs due to tremendous popularity of PV

Britain may end solar export tariffs due to tremendous popularity of PV

As a response to the increasing popularity of PV, the British government has now proposed reducing the subsidies for solar – a suggestion that is heavily criticised by industry experts.

Britain‘s sunny weather provokes historic solar energy generation

Britain‘s sunny weather provokes historic solar energy generation

The past few weeks were warm and sunny in the UK. This provoked the country‘s solar installation‘s to produce an all-time high amount of energy.

China‘s PV module prices to drop by 34% this year, BNEF says

China‘s PV module prices to drop by 34% this year, BNEF says

According to BNEF, the reduced policy support for deployment in China will cause a 34% price drop for multicrystalline solar module prices in the country in 2018.

Scotland: new PV plant to help with solar growth

Scotland: new PV plant to help with solar growth

The recent approval of Scotland‘s biggest solar farm in Moray is believed to bring a remarkable growth to the Northern region of Great Britain. While this will help the UK reach its 2030 energy target, WWF applauds the development.

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