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.
Incentive scheme exceeds expectations in Spanish archipelago, Unisun exits FiT-backed 11.75MW plant, Gonvarri in tracker deal with Sonora project.
IPP Sonnedix has completed a non-recourse financing of a portfolio of PV projects in Italy, at a value of US$224 million.
Milan-headquartered Falck to buy 70% stake of vehicle holding utility-scale scheme, which has secured grid connection and is now eyeing building permits.
Chint Solar says many new innovations are so closely linked to predecessors they are instantly ‘bankable’.
Zurich firm cites bleak outlook of global inverter segment as it moves to offload liability-ridden unit to Italian group FIMER, in return for hefty compensation.
Manufacturer says ongoing improvements in module tech come at perfect time for Europe's subsidy-free drive.
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.
Retroactive scrapping of feed-in tariffs in the early 2010s lands Madrid in major defeat against developer NextEra, which sought arbitration over project losses.
Country fails to dismiss case brought by bankrupt developer over losses from FiT changes, joins Spain among EU states risking multi-million payouts for policy u-turns.
Tumbling module prices will help PV attain US$0.048/kWh costs in 2020 and outcompete 700GW of global coal, with India and Italy as the G20’s cheapest.
Islands in the EU can now benefit from a support mechanism for new renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, while island-focused secretariat visits Menorca and Italian islands.
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.
Italian oil giant Eni, through its subsidiary Eni New Energy, has started construction of a 31MW solar PV plant at the Porto Torres industrial site in Sassari on the island of Sardinia.