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Levelized unsubsidized cost of utility-scale solar is now as low as $36/MWh, Lazard report finds

Financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard Ltd announced on November 8 the release of its annual in-depth studies comparing the costs of energy from various generation technologies and of energy storage technologies for different applications. Lazard’s latest annual Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis (LCOE 12.0) shows a continued decline in the cost of generating electricity from alternative energy technologies, especially utility-scale solar and wind.

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The Big 5 Solar event brings solar to Dubai’s US$279.4BN urban sector

After a successful launch edition in 2017, The Big 5 Solar will return under the Patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates, to showcase solar energy solutions for the construction industry at Dubai World Trade Centre from 26-29 November 2018.

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Freedom Solar Power launches first-of-its-kind solution in Texas to finance commercial solar projects

Texas-based solar power contractor Freedom Solar LLC announced that  Freedom Solar Financial Services LLC, the first solar financial vehicle of its kind in Texas,  has raised an initial round of $7.5 million in funding to finance commercial solar projects.

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SunLight General Capital’s Community Solar Project Goes Live in Montrose, New York

Solar project developer SunLight General Capital, headquartered in New York,  announced in September that the Westchester County’s second community solar project was connected to the electrical grid. SunLight General Capital built the 147kW project on the roof of a manufacturing company, Quality Circle Products.

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Sunseap to build one of the world’s largest sea-based offshore floating PV plants in Singapore

Sunseap Group, Southeast Asia’s leading sustainable energy provider, announced on November 9 that it is developing one of the world’s largest offshore floating photovoltaic (OFPV) systems to be located north of Woodlands Waterfront Park, along the Straits of Johor.

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