After experiencing their own problems with potential induced degradation (PID), Belgium-based Edison Energy took matters into its own hands and developed the Pidbull solution in partnership with imec. Now it sells Pidbull to anyone experiencing issues with PID. As managing director Davy Verheyden explains, it is a problem solar asset owners cannot afford to ignore.
Solar independent power producer Etrion announced that it has completed the first phase of a previously disclosed sale of its Italian solar portfolio to EF Solare Italia — a joint venture owned by both Enel Green Power and Fondo Italiano per le Infrastrutture “F2i”.
UK-based solar investment fund NextEnergy Capital (NEC) is to invest more than €150 million (US$210 million) in the Italian solar market after receiving backing from the UK subsidiary of insurance and investment giant Prudential.
Quercus Assets Selection, an investment company focusing on renewable energy, and Swiss Life Asset Managers, have acquired Antin Solar Investments (ASI) along with its 77.1MW solar PV portfolio in Italy through a competitive bidding process.
Solar independent power producer Etrion Corp has completed a €222 million (US$236 million) refinancing of the majority of its solar parks in Italy, which includes long-term, non-recourse bank debt and project bonds.