Solar growth

October Solar Additions Equal To Full 2022 As Europe’s Solar Romance Blooms

Rystad Energy Research reports that Europe’s solar installation levels are exceeding expectations, with the amount installed in October 2023 already matching the total installed in all of last year. Rystad Energy modeling forecasts new solar capacity additions will grow 30% this year versus 2022, surpassing 58 gigawatts direct current (GWDC) of new panels by the […]

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H1 Revenues and Growth Powered By Global Expansion For Chinese Solar Majors

While protectionist moves in key global markets might be a factor in a couple of years or earlier, for now, Chinese solar manufacturers offering critical solar equipment are enjoying their day in the sun. Key players are all delivering record numbers, thanks to capacity increases and steady prices. H1 figures coming from firms across the […]

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IEA Says Solar PV Capacity Additions Will Slowdown In India In 2023

The new report by International Energy Agency (IEA) – Renewable Energy Market Update, June 2023 – has said that the utility-scale solar PV projects are expected to slow briefly in 2023 due to supply chain challenges, lower auction volumes and trade policies. The IEA report has shown concern as solar power is India’s largest renewable […]

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View From WFES-India Risks Falling Behind In Solar and Other Renewables Push

At the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, it was interesting to hear the views of delegates, both Indian and foreign when it came to the market attractiveness of India for renewable energy. While there is zero doubt about the emergence of the country as a renewable energy powerhouse that has even pushed many […]

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Is Solar Momentum Stuttering To A Halt In India?

India’s solar growth, that is aiming for a target of over 25 GW between this year and 2030 to meet national targets on installed capacity, appear to be shifting to the slow lane, yet again. Industry players blame the slowdown on everything from higher prices, to policy, to rising cost of capital and more. After […]

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Chinese UPS and Inverter Major KSTAR Opens Vietnam Plant

KSTAR, the global power conversion firm, has announced that its first Vietnam manufacturing factory, called KSTAR Vietnam Project Phase I has officially topped out. Occupying an area of 47,715 square meters, KSTAR’s new Manufacturing-Base is located in Haiphong City, the biggest port city in Northern Vietnam. It’s being built to meet the surging demand of its export orders and […]

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With REC Trading Back, IEX Looks To Renewable Growth To Build Momentum

Highlights: “The RPO compliance equation has to be continuously reassessed as several market-based avenues are available.” “We are currently at some 110 GW, so we have another nine years period to meet the target (500 GW of RE capacity by 2030). Pace at which capacity addition happens must grow at a 50% year on year […]

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