Berlin awards contracts of tech-neutral auction where only PV submitted bids, while Athens announces new 482.03MW PV exercise in July after price-smashing April tender.
PV winners of 200MW, 70MW and others help technology scoop up 350MW of 503MW of premium tariff contracts, bringing fresh momentum to country aiming to reach 7.7GW of PV by 2030.
Proposals in new environment bill to shorten licensing timeframes via dedicated certificate come as country prepares latest renewable auction, amid rise of ever larger PV projects.
Germany’s juwi walks PV Tech through timetable and PPA details for 204.3MWp plant it has now sold to Hellenic Petroleum, a deal ministers say heralds new renewable era in Greece.
Solar projects larger than 20MW will be able to compete with wind for state support at tech-neutral tender, the latest for country hoping to reach 7.7GW of installed PV by 2030.
The bloc's island territories can now learn from the experiences of six pilot projects in their attempts to transition to a clean energy network.
Figures from energy watchdog RAE show latest PV-specific tender has triggered 148.64MW in bids, down from the 287.11MW pot of contracts offered by Athens.
New 287.11MW auction for ≤20 MW PV schemes sees Athens slightly trim capacity on offer from earlier tender, with bidding set to start at €66.02/MWh.
Tender reserved for projects of 20MW or less awards 142.883MW to 23 schemes, short of the 300MW initially put forward by Athens.
Figures released by regulator show bids of 200.26MW have been tabled for 300MW tender, seeking to support solar installations of 20MW or below.
German investor eyes turnover of €340m as it buys stake in Thessaloniki-based Maximus Terra, the developer of 200MW solar PV pipeline.
Industry to compete under price ceilings of €0.06926/kWh in July after its record-breaking dominance at tech-neutral tender in late April.
ADB supports 50MW Kazakhstan PV project, Siddiqsons applications for 100MW in Pakistan, ABB supplies 9MW Greece solar plant, Sonnedix refinances 32MW solar portfolio in France, Eni commissions solar water system in Angola.
Firm walks PV Tech through plans to hit 1GW-plus in Spanish PV capacity within years, as well as its next steps in Portugal, Italy, Greece
An affiliate of JinkoSolar has signed off on supply deal that will provide 5MW of PV panels to Juwi Hellas S.A. for use in the Mesokomo Project in Northern Greece.