Topic: Solar Finance

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‘True Grid Parity about More Than Electricity Price’

Effective grid parity will only be achieved when the cost of PV electricity factors in the expense of grid upgrades and the storage systems its intermittent nature requires, says head of Mercom Capital Raj Prabhu.
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Florida Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Utility Solar Development

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that a decision made by the Florida Public Service Commission to approve a base rate adjustment requested by Florida Power and Light to recover costs for the construction of eight solar energy projects was appropriate and proper.
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Solar-Powered China

This pair of Landsat 8 images highlights the rapid expansion of China's Tengger Desert Solar Park facility. The Operational Land Imager acquired the first image in April 2013 — when just a few solar panels stood in the southern part of the facility — and the second in April 2019.
A mini-grid in Mali

Solar and diesel mini-grid in Mali / IRENA / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Risk-Pooling Initiative Strives to Unlock Commercial Investment in African Mini-Grids

Green Aggregation Tech Enterprise, a risk-pooling initiative aimed at removing barriers to private investment in mini-grids, looks to prepare off-grid energy financing for a self-sustaining future in Africa that involves all types of funding, including commercial lending.