Funding will back 18 PV plants in Spain of around 900MWp capacity awarded to Zero-E Solar in a 2017 auction, alongside various clean energy projects in the Netherlands, Austria and Italy.
Italian media are reporting arrests have been made after a probe launched into how a huge number of solar panels earmarked for recycling were subsequently re-labelled and sold to some unspecified African countries.
Project in Sardinia (5MW) emerges as sole PV winner of 500MW auction dominated by wind power (495MW) but industry representatives believe solar future is subsidy-free.
Sonnedix has acquired a 23MW portfolio in Italy from investment group, Ellomay Luxembourg Holdings.
Milan-based F2i inks deal to fully buy Madrid-based developer from financial owner Cerberus, unlocking access to a 1GW solar pipeline in bustling Southern European market.
Utility-scale solar moves now quickly following one another in country increasingly targeted by subsidy-free proponents, heralding revival of market paralysed years ago by policy swings.
Brescia-based A2A to take over Talesun’s major pipeline, marking latest zero-subsidy endorsement for country working to restart formerly FiT-reliant PV market.
UK player adds to zero-subsidy momentum in Southern European state as it takes Shell- and EGO-backed 70MW pipeline to the finish line on Sardinia island.
Israel-headquartered firm inks deal with unidentified firm to deploy PV portfolio over three-year period, with an initial 100MW at ‘advanced stages’.
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.
The five separate PV and wind vehicles being sold are spread across Italy, UK, Spain, Bulgaria and Romania.
Deal between developer Solar Ventures and private equity outfit Zouk Capital underscores rising market confidence in Italy as home to unsubsidised PV after years of standstill.
Jetion inks 1GW project deal with consortium in Italy while Risen cites Poland’s potential as it bags agreements to supply 8MW and 6.6MW PV plants in Eastern state.
Module maker to supply diverse mix of modules via marketing network of ILB Helios, in deal signed as Rome readies first auction of series meant to drive clean energy boom.
Italia Solare session warns proactive embrace of batteries will be needed to improve tough economics of ground-mounted PV, blighted by land restrictions and cannibalisation.