Saudi Arabia has held its first, 300 MW solar tender. While bidders are being shortlisted, it seems that a new global solar power tariff record may be the outcome, with bids of under 2 US cents per kWh.
Anesco is the first company to secure a Renewable Obligation Certificate in the UK for its solar+storage sites. This confirms that renewable energy storage is clearly gaining importance in the country.
At the moment, Bahrain is holding its very first solar event, called STEEB. It was used as a platform to announce that the country plans to join the solar market with its new National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP). 700 MW of renewable energy capacity are to be installed by 2030.
Millions of U.S. businesses could save money by storing energy, as this would lower the impact of the very common high demand charges that are often applied for commercial customers. This is the result of a recent study by NREL.