New market regulation | Solar companies are always looking for new markets in an effort to remain competitive. Monica Wilson offers some advice on how developers and contractors should navigate the legal labyrinth that will face them as they go global.
As the utility-scale solar market continues to expand and globalise, project developers and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors increasingly find themselves considering unfamiliar jurisdictions. A new project or new business opportunity is exciting – but successful entrepreneurs will measure this excitement with thorough analysis of all aspects of the opportunity, including accounting for the diverse and unknown risks of operating in foreign markets.
Read the complete PV-Power Tech article, “The legal maze of solar globalization.”
Republished with permission. This article first appeared in PV-Tech Power in October 2014.