US Solar Installations Dip 17% in Q3 on Supply Chain Constraints and Trade Barriers

US Solar Installations Dip 17% in Q3 on Supply Chain Constraints and Trade Barriers

Solar installations in the U.S. dropped 17% year-over-year (YoY) in the third quarter (Q3) of 2022, with 4.6 GW of cumulative capacity installed during the period, said a report released ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar PV and Storage System Prices Soar in Q1 2022 in the US: NREL

Solar PV and Storage System Prices Soar in Q1 2022 in the US: NREL

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has said that the prices of solar photovoltaic (PV) and storage systems soared in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022 compared to the corresponding ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
US Installed 3.9 GW Solar Capacity in Q1 2022, a 24% YoY Slump

US Installed 3.9 GW Solar Capacity in Q1 2022, a 24% YoY Slump

The United States solar sector installed 3.9 GW of solar capacity in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, a 24% year-over-year (YoY) decrease compared to 5 GW installed in the ...
India Installed 1.7 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2021, the Highest-Ever for a Year

India Installed 1.7 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2021, the Highest-Ever in a Year

In calendar year (CY) 2021, India added 1.7 GW of rooftop solar, the highest-ever recorded in a calendar year. Installations were up 138% compared to 2020, according to Mercom India ...
New York’s Distributed Solar Roadmap Aims at an Additional 4 GW by 2030

New York’s Distributed Solar Roadmap Aims at an Additional 4 GW by 2030

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) have submitted a comprehensive roadmap to expand the state’s successful ...
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US Adds 5.7 GW of Solar Capacity in Q2 2021

US Adds 5.7 GW of Solar Capacity in Q2 2021

According to the latest US Solar Market Insight Report, released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie, the US solar market has installed a record 5.7 GW of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
COVID-19 Relief: Delhi Reduces Fixed Power Charges for C&I Consumers by 50%

COVID-19 Relief: Delhi Reduces Fixed Power Charges for C&I Consumers by 50%

In a huge respite for the electricity consumers in the national capital, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has reduced fixed charges by 50% for industrial and non-domestic consumers. The ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
L&T Infrastructure Finance Receives $50 Million from AIIB to Fund Renewable Projects

L&T Infrastructure Finance Receives $50 Million from AIIB to Fund Renewable Projects

L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (LTIF), an Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC), announced that it had received the first $50 million (~₹3.72 billion) of a $100 million (~₹7.43 billion) external ...
Municipal Solid Waste-Based Project Stranded Due to COVID-19 Disruption

Municipal Solid Waste-Based Project Stranded Due to COVID-19 Disruption

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has directed UP Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) and Ecogreen Energy Lucknow Pvt Ltd to come up with a firm agreement for the amended ...
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Gujarat Relaxes its Solar Policy to Benefit MSMEs

Gujarat Relaxes its Solar Policy to Benefit MSMEs

In a welcome move, the Gujarat government has relaxed the state’s solar policy to allow micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) to install solar projects that are more than 100% ...
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