German utility to build what is claimed to be Germany’s largest solar park without subsidy support in Brandenburg.
TenneT commits €215m to 380kV/110kV substations and other grid upgrades to relieve congestion, following months of political pressure over PV-driven bottlenecks.
Cabinet deal enshrines solar as top renewable source in a decade's time but PV operators believe ambition falls short of level required by climate change.
Denmark outlines terms of tech-neutral tender, German Greens move against PV subsidy cap, Switzerland proposes shift to auctions, the Netherlands launches new subsidy round.
Pressure from buoyant Greens and climate strikes sees Merkel-led coalition axe measure but PV reps warn lack of expansion targets will complicate filling gaps from fossil fuel phase-outs.
Europe’s top PV market must drive five-fold solar boom and hit 59GWh storage capacity by 2040 if it is to plug gaps left behind by phase-outs, says industry-backed analysis.
MoU signed between Hamburg-based companies will see both jointly operate large-scale photovoltaic plants in Germany without subsidies.
WoodMac: Innovative finance needed to further boost already sound economics of residential sector, with Germany, Italy and Spain all breaking even faster than the UK and France.
Energy storage systems paired with solar can receive up to €3,200 with battery sizes capped at 30kWh.
Energy trader becomes offtaker of first five years of supply from 1.5MW Bavarian up-and-running plant, billed as one of Germany's unsubsidised first.
Launch of construction of Green Energy 3000’s Chulakkurgan project will add another utility-scale installation to growing PV ecosystem in Asian state.
Chint Solar says many new innovations are so closely linked to predecessors they are instantly ‘bankable’.
Manufacturer says ongoing improvements in module tech come at perfect time for Europe's subsidy-free drive.
Land and subsidy restrictions for PV and wind could see country fall short of 65% renewable target by 2030 despite record generation levels, ZSW and BDEW warn.
Enerparc and Themis among winners of oversubscribed PV-only 150MW tender, which awarded 204MW-plus at average prices of €0.0547/kWh.