Hiring of French firm by Swiss investor Smartenergy will pave way for construction of three PV plants in Southern European hotspot, set to launch new PV-only auction next month.
Iberian operators tell London event they worry adoption of Lisbon’s solar auction design by neighbour Spain could entrench model producing prices developers ‘cannot survive’ on.
CEO of Portugal’s renewable energy association APREN on whether Iberian nation can reach 8.1-9.9GW of PV by 2030 and why subsidy-free will require playing ‘different game’
Oil major’s deal with ACS Group to amass massive pipeline in Spain marks the latest boost for the country, said by regulators to have nearly doubled PV capacity in a single year.
New Iberian head Luis Miguel Álvarez walks PV Tech through plans to use M&A and organic plays to build gigawatt-scale portfolio by 2025 despite late arrival to Europe’s hottest solar markets.
Beer maker will power its entire brewing operations in Southern European country via 82GWh-a-year PV plant featuring 340Wp polycrystalline silicon modules, set to go live next year.
French firm Akuo scores cheapest tariff and reaps 370MW of total 1.15GW awarded while Iberdrola bags 149MW by pledging to pay for grid space under second modality.
Agreement to transfer annual 525GWh for ten-and-a-half years is billed by signatories as largest long-term supply deal seen in Spain to date.
Ministry confirms extension until 7 July will help consider proposals from some 300 parties so far, keen to bid on 1.4GW tender meant to fuel solar boom.
London IPO plans emerge as firm chases institutional money to buy 16 wind, PV, hydro, storage, grid projects across EU markets, with the UK excluded.
Energy giant marks largest PV project to date with two plants set to power facilities of Exide, which in turn will manufacture the batteries used by the installations.
PV industry says annual 400MW could be added as new rules push country to an era of untaxed, remunerated self-consumption and legal shared arrangements.
Chunk of new €34.2m renewable subsidy programme will finance self PV generation at homes and businesses across southern region.
Firm’s Iberian unsubsidised portfolio hits 116MW mark after signing deal for 10MW PV cluster to supply power to corporate’s steel mills.
LSS2019 special report: Sophisticated, integrated, data-savvy players are better positioned to outpace rivals in an unsubsidised era, say industry names.