Tag: solar investment

Energy Economics

Solar’s ITC needs an update

October 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Congress created the solar investment tax credit (ITC) in 2006 to spur solar energy growth in America and drive economic gains through the creation of new, clean manufacturing and construction jobs. Fifteen years later, it’s clear that the policy has […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Pandemic affecting solar delivery schedules and ability to meet project deadlines

March 17, 2020

Via: Revolution Green

Solar accounted for 40% of all new electric generating capacity in the U.S. in 2019, its highest share ever and more than any other source of electricity, with 13.3 gigawatts (GW) installed. Despite policy challenges and a second year of […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Philippines utility Meralco injects US$8.2 million into 210MW of solar

October 3, 2019

Via: PV Resources

Philippines utility Meralco has sunk PHP424 million (US$8.2 million) of equity funding into its renewables subsidiary, MGreen, to support 210MW of solar projects. The solar projects are estimated to have a total project cost of PHP10.01 billion (US$193 million). The […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar Investment Down Nearly 20% From the First Half of 2017

July 9, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

New data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows a 19 percent reduction in solar financing in the first half of 2018, compared to the same period last year. Continued declines in project costs, along with a policy shakeup in China, […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

What’s Holding Back Community Solar Investment Decisions Among Consumers?

September 18, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Potential solar customers are certainly window shopping. But in today’s market, interest doesn’t always equate to sales. The latest Solar Marketplace Intel report from EnergySage shows increasing interest in solar from consumers. But the current array of options aren’t always […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

The World is About to See Whether Apple’s Solar Investment Pays Off

August 23, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Apple Inc. is taking a bigger bite out of the energy market. It will soon begin selling the output from its $850 million investment in a 130-megawatt solar farm in northern California The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has recently the […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Green bonds and solar investment: whats the future?

July 6, 2016

Via: PV Resources

Green bonds first appeared in the market in 2007, with initial issuance from development banks including the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the World Bank. Issuance really began to ramp up from 2012. Some US$2.6 billion was issued in that […]