There are several reasons why this argument just doesn’t work. No 1: Solar’s average energy output per square meter exceeds that of coal power plants.
A record low bid in Indian solar auction, SunPower sees utility scale solar at 7c/kWh, and is Australian solar industry rebounding?
China lifts its 2015 solar PV target again, California signs on for first large solar thermal with storage plant, Yingli reports rebound in margins, solar PV funding goes mainstream.
Australia should be leading the world in Big Solar, but it isn’t. Some of the countries leading the way will surprise. Even the UK is vastly more ambitious. Plus: A look behind the numbers of First Solar and SunPower, and their Australian connections.
First Solar and SunPower identify Australia as major growth market; savanna burning project approved for carbon credits; mixed news for local cleantech stocks.
Global solar giant SunPower buys a minority stake in a Melbourne-based clean energy retailer and project developer.
US PV installs headed for 3.2GW for year. Plus: Mac Group backs Irish-UK renewables plan; China’s renewables order; Germany’s cleantech boom; and greening Latrobe Valley.
Credit Suisse and Citi invest $325m into rooftop solar leasing as SunPower targets Australia for rapid growth, and strong margins.