Ethical Power enters Italian market with 250MW solar pipeline

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Reddit
Email
An operational solar project in Italy from juwi. Image: juwi.

UK-headquartered renewables developer Ethical Power has entered the Italian solar PV market with plans for a 250MW project pipeline and a new country manager, Francesca Cavallini.

With a new office in Milan, Ethical Power Italia will develop the 250MW pipeline as its first string of projects in the country. PV Tech has contacted the company for information on the timeline, locations and project breakdown of the pipeline.

This article requires Premium SubscriptionBasic (FREE) Subscription

Unlock unlimited access for 12 whole months of distinctive global analysis

Photovoltaics International is now included.

  • Regular insight and analysis of the industry’s biggest developments
  • In-depth interviews with the industry’s leading figures
  • Unlimited digital access to the PV Tech Power journal catalogue
  • Unlimited digital access to the Photovoltaics International journal catalogue
  • Access to more than 1,000 technical papers
  • Discounts on Solar Media’s portfolio of events, in-person and virtual

Or continue reading this article for free

“With its high solar generation potential and a huge appetite for renewables, Italy is an attractive new market for Ethical Power. We are keen to contribute to Italy’s ambitious green development plans. We have several interesting opportunities in the pipeline,” said Tom Kneen, founder and CEO of Ethical Power.

The Italian solar industry association Italia Solare reported that Italy’s market grew 129% year-on-year in the first half of 2023, up 2.3GW to a total of 27.3GW. This week, Spanish solar developer Solaria secured over US$1.5 billion from the European Investment Bank to develop a 5.6GW solar portfolio across Italy, Spain and Portugal.

In July Italy joined the raft of EU countries revising their National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP), with a new target of 65% renewables-fueled electricity generation by 2030.

Cavallini, the new country manager for Ethical Power Italia, held senior positions at renewables companies EDP Renewables and Gamesa.

“Francesca’s extensive international experience in design and construction of renewables means she can confidently lead all projects to successful delivery,” Kneen said. “She is a perfect fit for Ethical Power Italia. Without a doubt, we will soon be talking about completion of new projects with the Ethical Power Italia mark on them!”

26 November 2024
Málaga, Spain
Understanding PV module supply to the European market in 2025. PV ModuleTech Europe 2024 is a two-day conference that tackles these challenges directly, with an agenda that addresses all aspects of module supplier selection; product availability, technology offerings, traceability of supply-chain, factory auditing, module testing and reliability, and company bankability.
11 March 2025
Frankfurt, Germany
The conference will gather the key stakeholders from PV manufacturing, equipment/materials, policy-making and strategy, capital equipment investment and all interested downstream channels and third-party entities. The goal is simple: to map out PV manufacturing out to 2030 and beyond.
17 June 2025
Napa, USA
PV Tech has been running PV ModuleTech Conferences since 2017. PV ModuleTech USA, on 17-18 June 2025, will be our fourth PV ModulelTech conference dedicated to the U.S. utility scale solar sector. The event will gather the key stakeholders from solar developers, solar asset owners and investors, PV manufacturing, policy-making and and all interested downstream channels and third-party entities. The goal is simple: to map out the PV module supply channels to the U.S. out to 2026 and beyond.

Read Next

July 19, 2024
SunPower said the decision was not made "lightly" and will consider options to support its mutual customers and collective business pipeline.
July 19, 2024
Sungrow has signed an agreement with Hero Group's renewables arm Hero Future Energies to supply 850MW of inverters.
July 19, 2024
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a loan of up to US$861.3 million to support 200MW of solar PV and 285MW/1,140MWh of battery energy storage system (BESS) projects in Puerto Rico.
July 18, 2024
EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) has inaugurated the 200MW/40MW  Scarlet I solar-plus-storage project in Fresno County, California.
July 18, 2024
The facility can process up to 100,000 tonnes of decommissioned solar modules per year that can reduce electronic waste sent to landfills.
July 18, 2024
The financing will be offered to two banks, as they will provide loans to developers and end-users to install rooftop solar systems.

Subscribe to Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinars
July 31, 2024
1:00 PM (BST) / 2:00PM (CEST)
Solar Media Events
September 24, 2024
Warsaw, Poland
Solar Media Events
September 24, 2024
Singapore, Asia
Solar Media Events
October 8, 2024
San Francisco Bay Area, USA