Utility Scale Posts

India’s first auction for solar and storage combination completed

India’s first auction for solar and storage combination completed

India has held its first auction for a utility-scale PV project combined with an energy storage facility. The local company Mahindra Susten won with their bid of 2.99 billion IDR (46 million USD).

New solar plan to be launched in Portugal

New solar plan to be launched in Portugal

A new regulatory framework for the development of large-scale solar projects has been presented in Portugal. It forms part of the country’s new state budget law, to be introduced in 2018.

U.S. solar market experienced record-breaking Q2

U.S. solar market experienced record-breaking Q2

In the second quarter of 2017, a record-breaking 2.4 GW were added to the U.S. solar market’s overall capacity. This is an 8% increase over last year’s results and makes it the largest second quarter ever.

South Africa: Pending PPAs for Renewables to be Signed in October

South Africa: Pending PPAs for Renewables to be Signed in October

As part of 37 utility-scale renewable energy projects in South Africa, various PPAs are still outstanding. These will be signed in October, the country’s Minister of Energy has now announced.

US utility-scale solar costs may drop below $4/watt

US utility-scale solar costs may drop below $4/watt

According to a report by the Deutsche Bank, lower-than-expected demand in the US combined with new increased module supply could lead to strongly reduced costs and prices in the American solar market.

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