Tag: solar market

Energy Economics

US ROUND-UP: Shoals IPO raises billions; Sunnova claims industry-first solar financing package

February 4, 2021

Via: PV Resources

A round-up of the latest news from the US solar market, as Shoals Technologies’ upsized IPO raises north of US$2 billion and Sunnova claims an industry first financing offer. Shoals Technologies raises US$2.2bn in upsized IPO 29 January 2021: Shoals […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Why (and How) the Solar Finance Market is Changing in This Crisis

May 20, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The renewable energy asset class in the U.S., particularly solar and wind projects, is something of a safe haven for investors looking for non-correlated, stable, dollar-denominated long-term cash flows. But the solar market, like every sector of our economy, is […]

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 […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Europe’s Solar Renaissance Is on the Horizon

April 25, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Europe’s solar market is undergoing a resurgence. More than 10 gigawatts were installed in 2018 for the first time in five years, and the market should break through the 20-gigawatt barrier by 2021, according to Wood Mackenzie’s latest research. Countries […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

China plans to enter a subsidy-free solar market beginning in 2021

April 11, 2019

Via: PV Resources

According to Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory Co (AECEA), analysis of China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) consultation paper, released April 10, China will have a subsidy-free solar market with clear policies and frameworks in place, beginning in 2021. A […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Competition can take brakes off Southeast Asia solar market

April 9, 2019

Via: PV Resources

A lack of competition, on a number of fronts, is preventing Southeast Asia’s solar market from reaching its full potential. Speaking to PV Tech on the condition of anonymity, a successful developer in the region said governments were missing out […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Report: The US and Latin America Take Top Spot in Growing Solar Tracker Market

April 3, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

The global solar PV tracker market grew by 20% last year, and the US and Latin America remained the largest markets for tracker technology, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. “PV tracker shipments exceeded expectations […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Inside the ‘Chaos’ Enveloping Illinois’ Distributed Solar Market

October 16, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Looking back on the evolution of state solar markets, Will Kenworthy — now Vote Solar’s Midwest regulatory director — remembers companies camping out overnight to turn in applications for incentives in New Jersey. He recalls Xcel Energy representatives in a […]

Energy Consumption, Global

Global Solar Market Installed 98.9 Gigawatts In 2017

March 19, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

The global solar market installed an impressive 98.9 gigawatts of new capacity in 2017 according to SolarPower Europe, increasing by 29.3%, in comparison to the 76.5 gigawatts (GW) and 49% recorded in 2016. SolarPower Europe presented its latest solar market […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar Helps Boost Renewables to Another Record Year

February 1, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Renewables accounted for almost two-thirds of net new power capacity around the world in 2016, boosted by a strong solar market, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The study states that last year, new solar PV capacity around the […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Turning a Corner: Shifts in Asset Ownership Strategies Are Concentrating the Commercial Solar Market

December 4, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Commercial solar is a tough business to dominate. Compared to residential solar, commercial solar is much more fragmented — no single company commands a massive share of the market like some of the larger residential solar installers. Furthermore, the commercial […]

News and Policies, State

North Carolina’s Solar Market Gripped by Growing Pains, as Gigawatts of Projects Are Planned

November 22, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Over the years, driven by the requirements of its renewable energy portfolio standard and the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, North Carolina has risen to become the country’s second largest solar market. The state now has more than 3,500 megawatts […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Top 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Solar Energy

June 16, 2016

Via: Renewable Energy News

The solar industry is changing rapidly as it experiences unprecedented growth. Here are 6 facts that may surprise you about this increasingly popular source of power. 6. Solar energy is the most abundant energy resource on earth — 173,000 terawatts of […]