SPONSORED: Frustrated with the racking systems on the market, former installation company Esdec designed its own. A decade on it is expanding its geographic footprint and on the hunt for new distribution partners.
Irish solar developers will have to compete with other renewable energy technologies in large-scale auctions under government proposals unveiled yesterday, which also failed to offer concrete plans for support to rooftop solar.
BayWa r.e. has won the O&M contract for a 153MW solar portfolio in the UK.
Lisbon-based solar firm Prosolia Energy has started construction on a 46MW solar PV project without subsidies in Grandaços, the municipality of Ourique, southern Portugal.
Foresight Solar Fund, one of the UK’s largest solar asset holders, is casting its net as far as Australia and the US as it seeks to bolster its portfolio.
SolarWorld AG founder Frank Asbeck has been given approval to buy the major manufacturing and R&D assets of the company.
ContourGlobal has agreed to acquire around 20MW of operational solar PV plants in Italy from ErgyCapital for €68 million (US$80.7 million).
France has awarded 507.6MW of PV to 77 developers in its second major large-scale solar auction, for projects ranging between 500kW and 17MW capacity.
The European Commission has proposed an alternative floor price setting mechanism to replace the minimum import price’s (MIP) current linkage to Bloomberg prices.
More than 80GW of solar PV will be installed just in 2017, despite a slowdown in annual demand growth, according to the latest ‘Global Solar Demand Monitor Q2 2017’ from GTM Research.
Voltalia has started construction work on two utility-scale projects it was awarded in a French government tender in 2015.
Integrated PV manufacturer and project developer ReneSola has been awarded 42MW of utility-scale solar projects in Poland in its electricity auction, held on 29 June.
The Spanish energy ministry has approved the creation of an expert committee to deliver a report on potential policies and ramifications of the energy transition.
SolarPower Europe has continued its digitalisation crusade with the launch of 10 requests for policymakers.
A collective of wind and solar lobbies together with groups representing major energy users and European power utilities have formed a new partnership.