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China to Employ New PV Power Assessment System in Coping With Idle Capacities

China is developing a monitoring and assessment system for its PV power market, helping prospective investors invest in areas with lower idle PV power capacities. Peng Peng, director for policy research, the China Renewable Energy Association, pointed out that the policy focuses on ground-mounted PV power capacities, offering prospective investors data on areas suitable for […]

Taiwan’s Government Releases the Final Version of the 2018 FIT Scheme and Announces a 3% Bonus for Rooftop Solar

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has released its final version of the 2018 FIT scheme for the renewable energy industries on 14 December. For the first half of next year, the rate for 1-20kW solar PV projects is set at NT$5.8744/kWh, or 9.09% higher than the rate that was proposed earlier. As for geothermal […]

Innovation in Low Temperature Geothermal Power could Represent New Horizons for Clean Power Generation in Japan

Frost & Sullivan Whitepaper Highlights the Future Role of Low-Temperature Geothermal Power in the Country’s Energy Mix LONDON — The post-Fukushima shutdown of Japan’s nuclear reactors and subsequent demand for energy self-sufficiency due to costly fuel imports, coupled with the Japanese government’s ambitious emissions reduction targets for 2020, have stimulated growth in new renewable energy […]

First Solar to Power Zorlu Enerji’s 100MW Solar Power Plant in Pakistan

First utility-scale project in Pakistan to be powered by First Solar’s high-performance thin film modules TEMPE, Az./ISTANBUL, Turkey – First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it is supplying over 860,000 high-performance thin film modules to power a 100 megawatt (MW)AC utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant developed by Zorlu Enerji in Pakistan. The […]