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.
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
Firm hits 140MW PV capacity mark in the country by acquiring two SunPower-equipped plants through purchase of Andromeda PV's owner.
Danish developer European Energy has signed a more than 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Swiss utility Axpo for the electricity generated by 300MW of future solar PV projects in Italy.
Independent Solar Power Producer (IPP) Sonnedix has bought a portfolio of 28 solar PV plants from Italian energy company Graziella Green Power S.p.A., with a combined capacity of 53MW. Financial details were not disclosed.
The developing post-subsidy solar market in Europe has taken another step forward with the news that UK-based investor Octopus has extended five power purchase agreements in Italy with renewable energy trader EGO Group.
Oil major Shell has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 70.5MW portfolio of unsubsidised solar projects in Italy.
Inverter manufacturer GoodWe has reorganised its operations in Europe with an independent German subsidiary established in Munich.