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05-Mar-18

Figures for 2017 - eighth consecutive record year

11-Dec-17

Wiki-Solar adds CSP projects to show total for all utility-scale solar

05-Sep-17

Updated list of top EPC contractors; Europeans go global

28-Aug-17

Half-year figures for 2017 - continuing to race ahead

2-Mar-17

Another record year in 2016 - cumulative total just short of 100 GW

8-Dec-16

Major utilities' differing approaches to renewables - winners and losers

29-Nov-16

India becaomes worl #3 after huge new solar park in Tamil Nadu

22-Aug-16

Half-year figures. Further 10 GW brings cumulative total to 75 GW

7-May-16

Updated EPC contractors list - India and UK rising

13-Apr-16

How to be a top EPC contractor - analysis of yesterday's list [SeeNews]

12-Apr-16

List of top EPC contractors at end 2015 - European companies still prominent

7-Mar-16

Annual figures for 2015 - another record year - capacity exceeds 60 GW

30-Nov-15

Utility scale solar prepares for the road from Paris [SeeNews]

11=Nov-15

Solar Power’s Pathway to Energy Supremacy [RenewableEnergyWorld]

29-Oct-15

Utility-scale solar tops 50 GW globally .. en route to another record year [SeeNews]

1-Sep-15

Emerging hot-spots for utility-scale solar [SeeNews]

27-Jul-15

Half-year utility-scale solar figure exceeds 46.5 GW, China back on top [ SeeNews]

13-Jul-15

Half-year figures show world capacity at 45 GW and China reaches 10 GW

30-Jun-15

US West Coast dominates world’s largest plants [SeeNews]

16-Jun-15

Economic viability of utility-scale solar [RenewableEnergyWorld]

26-May-15

Four more countries reach 1 GW of utility-scale solar [SeeNews]

30-Apr-15

United Kingdom leaps to world #3 after 1.5GW first quarter

22-Apr-15

Global utility-scale PV capacity reaches 40 GW in Q1 [SeeNews]

16-Apr-15

Measuring the Effects of Utility-Scale Solar Growth

01-Apr-15

Major infrastructure funds race to invest in utility-scale solar power stations

23-Mar-15

List of top EPC contractors at end 2014; European companies still strong

17-Mar-15

US companies strengthen hold on top project development positions

05-Mar-15

2014 figures match cumulative total to 2012! World total reaches 36 GW

29-Dec-14

Another record year for utility-scale solar; Africa and South America join in

28-Oct-14

South Africa joins top ten as global capacity breaches 30GW

14-Aug-14

UK overtakes Spain to go 5th in world ranking

25-Jun-14

South Africa tops 500MW and joins top ten countries

14-Apr-14

Secretary of State welcomes UK joining world top 6 at over 1GW

22-Jan-14

2013 figures show cumulative woldwide capacity tops 21 GW

14-Jan-14

US becomes top nation with over 5 GW of utility-scale solar

9-Jan-14

Why we now define utility-scale solar as projects of 4 MWAC +

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Events

We keep an eye out for events relevant to the utility-scale solar sector (see below).

13-14 March 2018

Asset Management

North America

The 5th annual edition of the series of conferences dedicated to the operational phase of solar plants and portfolios takes place in San Francisco in March.

It covers technical and financial topics, which range from performance optimization to refinancing and secondary market.

It is organised by Solarplaza; see further details here.