Jul 31, 2019
Falling technology costs and attractive daytime power prices are boosting merchant risk appetite in Spain but rapid growth is raising grid connection and local resource risks.
Jul 17, 2019
White paint and snow can boost bifacial plant output but operational data is rapidly needed to mitigate early deployment risks, experts told New Energy Update.
Jul 3, 2019
A new standard European power contract will bring proven credit risk measures to corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs), accelerating growth in multi-offtaker projects and spurring PPA activity across Europe, Jan Haizmann, Chair of the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) Legal Committee, told New Energy Update.
Jun 19, 2019
U.S. import tariff exemptions will spur activity in the fast-growing bifacial solar market and developers are implementing new tracker and structure designs in the first wave of projects.
Jun 5, 2019
As demand for U.S. PV plus storage surges, trends in DC versus AC-coupling will be driven by emerging revenue streams and operations and maintenance (O&M) savings, market experts told New Energy Update.
May 15, 2019
Machine learning models predict returns for U.S. bifacial plants are 2.5% to 7% higher than mono-facial designs, depending on the region, Itai Suez, Senior Solar Project Engineering Manager at developer EDP Renewables (EDPR), told the PV Operations Dallas 2019 conference.
May 1, 2019
Solar operators are playing a growing role in project development and seeking greater control of operational risks to meet rising performance targets, industry experts told the PV Operations Dallas 2019 conference.
Apr 10, 2019
Smaller renewables tenders, price consolidation and commercial and industrial markets will offer significant long-term growth prospects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), industry experts told the MENA New Energy 2019 conference.