EU executive finds no competition concerns around €4.1 billion deal that will see Mitsubishi take 80% stake in Eneco and subsidiary Chubu hold remaining 20%.
EU production line of 5 to 10GW a year is possible and would help deliver the required 117GW-to-630GW capacity push, experts say as separate study touts PV’s job benefits for coal regions.
Brussels’ new roadmap to pour one trillion euros into the sustainable economy should first support “already available” technologies such as PV, says industry body SolarPower Europe.
World Bank body will back competitive bidding process for lowland PV plant, hoped by its sponsors to be the first of series in land-scarce, overcrowded Asian country.
EU’s plan to lead the global fight for a greener and fairer economy finds European PV ready for a deployment surge, after installing 16.7GW continent-wide in stellar 2019.
Major European lender backs plans by developer IM2 of 15 new plants in Southern state, the latest solar move for bank vowing not to sponsor fossil fuel ventures going forward.
Meyer Burger and others propose 2GW PV-making plant that would equip 10GW downstream portfolio, which in turn would power hydrogen production for sale to heavy industries.
Canada's Brookfield adds to growing solar portfolio by becoming co-owner alongside financial giant KKR, in deal that saw original owner Acek shed final 20% stake.
Italia Solare joins NGOs to condemn scheme it claims continues to promote fossil fuels, despite addition of new CO2 emission standards.
European Commission’s green light will see country inject up to €5.4bn into PV, wind and others via auctions and contracts for difference until 2021.
Amazon, Facebook and Google among those backing industry calls on European Commission to take countries to task over lack of PPA policies.
CNBM backing and prior ties will ease comeback to continent buoyed by policy tailwinds and cost declines, says Chinese firm after product showcases at Intersolar.
Far right will lack clout to reverse clean energy progress despite gains at EU election that dented support to mainstream parties, analysts and associations tell PV Tech.
Could subsidy-free revive Italy's industry after years of paralysis? Association ANIE Rinnovabili walks PV Tech through the road ahead for Europe’s slumbering PV giant.
LSS2019 special report: Top official lays out how EU legislation will ease PV’s struggles with PPAs, permitting and policy u-turns as it works to become mainstream.