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U.S. Department of Energy to invest $ 21.4 million to push solar adoption

U.S. Department of Energy to invest $ 21.4 million to push solar adoption

The high soft costs of the process of acquiring solar installations continue to hinder the growth of this sector. As a result, the U.S. Department of Energy has now announced a planned investment of $ 21.4 million that will benefit projects that aim to change this.

Clean energy investment decreases by 32%

Clean energy investment decreases by 32%

After a record-breaking year of clean energy investments, 2016 sees a slowdown of investment in China and other countries.

Reform to Feed-In Tariff for solar plants in Ukraine

Reform to Feed-In Tariff for solar plants in Ukraine

Early in June 2015, Ukrainian parliament adopted a Draft Law that contains various changes to the current feed-in tariff regime for solar plants in Ukraine, No. 2010-d of 19.05.2015. Due to several legislative barriers, such as a problematic local content requirement, the solar sector has stagnated for the last several years. The law amendment tackles many important barriers to pv systems.

Still favorable investment conditions for unlicensed photovoltaic plants in Turkey

Still favorable investment conditions for unlicensed photovoltaic plants in Turkey

The high solar irradiation and the high feed-in tariffs make investments in unlicensed photovoltaic plants in Turkey very attractive. The unlicensed market segment has the advantage that photovoltaic projects under 1 MW can be easily developed and connected to the grid compared to licensed solar projects in the country. Now the prevailing majority of cumulative installed photovoltaic system capacity in Turkey is belonging to unlicensed solar installations.

Iran a promising emerging PV market

Iran a promising emerging PV market

 After one decade of economic isolation and sanctions, Iran is allowed to re-open its economy for worldwide trade and foreign direct investments. Its significant market size provides new interesting opportunities for foreign investors. Especially the solar market seems to be very attractive. Recently, feed-in tariffs for PV-plants have been generously increased to 17 – 30 €-ct /kWh.

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