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February 24, 2021
France’s ninth auction for ground-based solar PV has seen 452MWp awarded, with average prices up 4.7%.
February 4, 2021
EDF Renewables has started construction of its first floating solar project, a 20MW installation co-located with the Lazer hydroelectric plant in south-eastern France.
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February 2, 2021
Eran Chvika, finance and projects partner at Pinsent Masons LLP, discusses the possible remedies available for developers set to be hit by retroactive subsidy cuts in France’s solar market
January 26, 2021
French solar asset owners are set for months of uncertainty and potential legal battles as the country’s government moves forward with efforts to retroactively cut feed-in tariffs (FiT) for some older PV power plants.
January 13, 2021
Total and Engie have signed an agreement to develop and operate what they say will be France’s largest green hydrogen facility.
January 12, 2021
Utility and developer to invest in 1GW solar and 40MW energy storage project development in south eastern France.
January 7, 2021
Prices of solar-plus-storage systems to be deployed on France’s island territories have fallen once again in the country’s latest auction, dipping below €100/MWh (US$122.75/MWh).
December 16, 2020
The European solar sector has defied expectations to record its second-best year ever for deployment, according to a new study from trade association SolarPower Europe (SPE).
November 18, 2020
French solar developers, financiers and utilities have said government plans to cut subsidies for PV project owners would lead to an “economic catastrophe” that could threaten the country’s energy transition.
October 21, 2020
France will guarantee tariff support to 341MW of solar projects following completion of an oversubscribed auction that featured reduced prices compared to previous rounds.

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