After a shock setback in the Saudi Arabia solar power tender, Masdar Clean Energy has something to cheer about as its solar power project in Jordan secured funding.
In just over a year’s time, the west Indian state of Rajasthan will have an installed solar power capacity of 7 gigawatts, government officials have said. The feat, if achieved, will be substantial, as only a handful of countries today have a solar power capacity of 7 gigawatts or more.
On the Tibetan Plateau in eastern China, 4 million solar panels silently soak up the sun as part of the Longyangxia Dam Solar Park. It’s the largest solar farm in the world, spreading over 10 square miles of the high desert landscape.
The Oregon legislature is considering an extension of the state renewable energy tax credit for residential customers who install rooftop solar systems for 2 years. The current RETC is set to expire January 1, 2018.
Singapore is vitally interested in sustainable energy but has little open land for solar panel farms. So it plans to cover 17 bodies of water with floating solar panel systems. When complete, it will be the largest floating solar project in the world.
Rather than take the course the United States took, EU member states have overwhelmingly voted against imposing provisional anti-dumping duties on solar imports from China. The vote was 18 opposed, 4 in favor, and 5 abstaining. A proposed 47% average anti-dumping duty could still be implemented (this vote just concerned provisional duties). But that is […]