Spain’s solar sector fights unfair self-consumption law
The Spanish solar industry is up in arms over a proposal that would make self-consumption of renewable energy a virtual non-starter.
Japan electricity market reform sparks interest but poses challenges15 Jun 15 - 09:56 CEST
Hundreds of companies have registered to become power purchasers and suppliers when Japan’s retail electricity market frees up in 2016. They won’t have it easy, though.
West Africa: could an R&B star rock the market into action?11 Jun 15 - 12:21 CEST
An initiative by R&B star Akon may have lent glamour to West Africa’s solar market, but it remains to be seen how quickly off-grid projects will take place.
Solar-diesel hybrids beat PV and batteries off grid09 Jun 15 - 11:31 CEST
Recent interest in combining energy storage with PV overlooks the fact that solar-diesel hybrid plants are still usually the best option for off-grid power.