All news, innovation, research, policy and trends concerning the use of solar power in the renewable energy mix. Topics will include solar panels or photovoltaic PV array, solar cells, solar storage, as well as solar hybrid solutions. This section will cover solar tenders and auctions across the world, as well as commercial solar PPA or power purchase agreements.


Gas critical to Australia’s net zero future new report finds

Gas powered generation can play a significant role in a net zero future by supporting the growing levels of renewable generation, the report says.
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Hive Energy sells 252MW Spanish solar plant

Hive Energy’s Sabinar solar project, located in Cuenca, Spain, has been acquired by Israel’s Noy Fund and green tech firm Nofar Energy.
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Report: Solar market to grow 20.5% until 2026

The global solar energy market was valued at $52.5 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $223.3 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 20.5% from 2019 to 2026.

74,500 rural homes in Peru to be electrified with solar PV

The next phase of the Ministry of Energy and Mines’ Massive Photovoltaic Programme starts with electrification of rural homes in north and central Peru.

Microgrids with hydrogen fuel cells installed in rural India

SFC Energy has completed the delivery and installation of 48 EFOY Pro 12000 Duo fuel cells for remote sites across four North Eastern Indian States.

Renewables skills and finance access advances in Caribbean

New solar PV skills training and funding partnerships are paving the way to advance the renewables transition in the Caribbean.

Powering a Moon village

With interest growing in a return of humans to the moon, says Jonathan Spencer Jones, attention is turning to the possibility of establishing a long-term presence there and the form that such a settlement might take.

bp to power New South Wales service stations with renewables

A new power purchase agreement has been signed by lighthouse bp and Snowy Hydro to power bp’s service stations in New South Wales using renewables.
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Total expands French solar portfolio with two new deals

The deals include a power purchase agreement signed with Orange and a tender awarded by the French Energy Regulatory Commission.

Antigua and Barbuda to clean up fossil fuels-heavy energy mix

Renewable generation, EVs and green hydrogen are the most cost-effective energy strategy for the Caribbean twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda.

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