Recently launched New Energy Solar takes majority interest in two California PV farms, developed by US giant, SunPower.
Solar PV contracts are now cheaper than natural gas plants in the US, where even some utilities see a future where there will be no more gas turbines.
More than one dozen buyers circle SunEdison’s Australian business, as UK investor announces it seeking to build big Australian solar portfolio.
PV has reached the point of commoditizing high efficiency modules and the ripple effect on system level costs has profound implications.
A fly-wheel based energy storage system designed by ABB in Darwin, and successfully used to smooth solar supply in remote WA, will be used to smooth wind generation on a Kenya hybrid microgrid.
Chile’s is going big on solar and wind, and could reap huge benefits from 100% renewables – particularly their mining industry. Meanwhile, in Australia…