After Violent Clashes of 2019, Investors Reassess Chile’s Prospects for Renewable Energy

Social unrest led Chile to give up hosting the U.N.‘s COP25 summit in December, but investors are showing signs of confidence in the country’s renewables market. Investors believe the prospects remain strong for Chile’s hot renewables market, despite recent social unrest that caused the nation to relinquish hosting climate talks last year. Chile was forced […]

Utility-Scale Solar Set to Eclipse Onsite Installations in US Corporate Market

Onsite solar installations have dominated the C&I market to date, but the landscape is shifting rapidly, according to Wood Mackenzie. Starting next year, offsite corporate deals are expected to become the largest source of business-led solar procurement in the United States. Procurement from offsite solar power-purchase agreements is expected to triple between 2019 and 2020, […]

Court Temporarily Halts Trump Administration’s U-Turn on Bifacial Solar Modules

The bifacial solar module exemption lives to fight another day in a provisional win for developers like Invenergy. A bid from renewables developer Invenergy to temporarily pause the Trump administration’s abrupt decision to reimpose tariffs on bifacial solar panels has been granted. The Trump administration granted bifacial panels an exemption from the broader U.S. solar […]

Acciona Supersizes Solar and Storage Efforts With Big US Acquisition

“Zero to 60” investment: Spanish developer buys a 4-gigawatt solar and storage project pipeline. Spanish renewables developer Acciona has acquired 3 gigawatts of solar and 1 gigawatt of storage projects currently under development in the U.S. by Nebraska-based Tenaska. The deal announced Monday will see Acciona aiming to complete eight solar projects totaling around 1,200 […]