Wind has overtaken the top position for renewable generation in the U.S.Α

In 2019, annual wind generation in the U.S. exceeded conventional hydroelectric generation for the first time, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Electric Power Monthly. This means wind is now the top renewable source of electricity generation in the country. Annual wind generation totaled 300 million MWh in 2019, exceeding conventional hydroelectric generation by…

Shortage of wind, solar projects for December RES auction

The level of participation at a forthcoming RES auction announced by RAE, the Regulatory Authority for Energy, for December 12 will be subdued and not cover capacities to be offered for wind and solar energy projects, markeuntered by wind energy pt officials have forecast. Major license issuance delays encoark investors resulted in a bottleneck of…

SMA Solar remains cautious on business in 2018

Major PV inverter manufacturer SMA Solar Technology has reiterated sales and earnings guidance for 2018, despite a rebound in its utility-scale business unit and growing energy storage sales. The company expects global solar installation growth of approximately 7% to 109GW in 2018, with leading market China installing around 50GW, compared to over 53GW in 2017,…