E.ON and EnBW among winners of country's first PV tender of the decade, which produced bids five times the auction size and tariffs of €0.0355/kWh.
Recent buyer of 2.9GW solar portfolio in Spain means to go further with plans to allocate up to 15% of investments in renewables in Iberia and other markets.
Revenues from firm’s solar assets overtook wind’s in 2019 and accounted for nearly half of full-year turnover, with large projects in Mexico, Argentina and others set to go live in 2020.
Germany’s juwi walks PV Tech through timetable and PPA details for 204.3MWp plant it has now sold to Hellenic Petroleum, a deal ministers say heralds new renewable era in Greece.
Plans to rank project subsidy applicants based on their emission-curbing potential sees country join France in group of EU nations linking state money to climate footprint.
System by specialist Oceans of Energy in Dutch North Sea last year was able to withstand not one but two consecutive extreme weather events this month, firm tells PV Tech.
Spanish region set to cement status as European PV hotspot through new plant backed by PPA with telecoms giant Orange, adding to Iberdrola’s 500MWp and 591MWp projects in the area.
Utility taps telecoms giant as offtaker for 60MW PV plant set to come online in mid-2021, with PPA covering supply for a 10-year period.
Army picks developer Photosol to roll out 547,000 PV panels for project north of Paris, marking new chapter for base Luftwaffe air raids were planned from.
Oil and gas major adds 1.2GW Solarbay deal to recent 800MW push with Powertis to claim 2GW slice of new solar in Spain.
Elisabeth Borne’s assertion that dismantling state-backed energy giant is ‘out of the question’ comes as analysts warn ousting of Isabelle Kocher casts pall on group’s ‘strategic direction’
Hiring of French firm by Swiss investor Smartenergy will pave way for construction of three PV plants in Southern European hotspot, set to launch new PV-only auction next month.
Spanish firm walks PV Tech through planned location and sizes for large-scale pipeline it will deploy alongside French oil major, with plans by both to jointly look for PPA offtakers.
Official stats show Europe’s fourth largest solar market grew 890MW to cumulative 9.4GW in 2019, less than half of the 18-21GW goal it has set for 2023.
Panellists at London event were all confident market will retain momentum and grow bolder despite the speculative plays and competition from utilities and oil majors.