The rooftop solar market in Asia-Pacific is at the growth stage, but is likely to witness changes in feed-in tariff (FiT) until 2020.
Following rapid growth across the industry in 2016, the United States solar market added 2,044 megawatts of new capacity in the first quarter of 2017.
Yingli Green Energy , a Chinese solar panel manufacturer, announced its withdrawal from the European Union Price Undertaking agreement (UT agreement).
The global smart solar market is expected to grow at an impressive CAGR of more than 15% owing to a rise in the installation of solar power systems, and smart energy devices and technologies.
Clean energy investment in the second quarter totaled $61.5bn, some 12% above the first-quarter 2016 figure but 32% below a very strong outturn of $90bn in the equivalent period of 2015.
“Texas is entering a period of unprecedented solar growth, dominated by a massive uptick in utility-scale solar deployment across the state,” said Tom Kimbis, SEIA’s interim president.