BNEF: American ITC rush and Spain’s subsidy-free shift help bolster 2019’s declining global solar finance figures, setting the scene for a boom of merchant and PPA-based PV this year.
Industry reps join Green politicians in urging for more capacity after auction awards 501MW where 1.3GW was requested, the latest oversubscription instance of a series.
Brussels’ new roadmap to pour one trillion euros into the sustainable economy should first support “already available” technologies such as PV, says industry body SolarPower Europe.
Government tells PV Tech 700-800MW new solar tender is expected to launch in late March 2020 and will feature third bidding option for projects proposing energy storage element.
Carbon neutrality, renewable target and PV rooftop pledges by new Conservative-Green alliance herald ‘solar decade’ of the 2020s, says EU PV body SolarPower Europe.
AB InBev, the world's largest beer company, has signed a deal that will support the construction of two solar farms in Spain with a combined capacity of 200MW.
Developer taps Hanover group Talanx as buyer of 50MWp Don Rodrigo 2, in sale announced four months after telling PV Tech of talks with suitors keen on the Statkraft-backed plant.
German firm gets support for ready-to-build 42MW pipeline at 750MW auction held on 10 December, which is set to award US$950m in CfD payments over 17-year period.
Left-wing alliance between PSOE and Unidas Podemos pledges move to cost-based tenders to ensure renewable boom results in cheaper bills for citizens.
José Rojo continues PV Tech’s end-of-year review with a look back at Q3 2019 highlights, from solar trade spats to Portugal’s head-turning tender, Tesla’s court woes and a solar-plus-storage bonanza.
Asset manager Encavis acquires portfolio of five solar parks from renewable developer BayWa r.e., including zero-subsidy, PPA-backed 8.8MW Barth V in North Germany.
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.
Firm eyeing crown of resurging PV market taps Swiss offtaker in 10-year deal that will cover three installations, two in Castilla y León and a third in Castilla-La Mancha.
Danish player walks PV Tech through fundraising timetable and investment rationale of ‘Impact‘ vehicle set to focus on Germany, Ireland, France and the Netherlands.
Energy firm takes the floor at closing COP25 summit to announce plans for 1.7GW-plus ‘megaproject’ in Teruel, featuring PV (1.5GW), wind (139MW) and storage (160MW).