TenneT commits €215m to 380kV/110kV substations and other grid upgrades to relieve congestion, following months of political pressure over PV-driven bottlenecks.
Solar industry joins clean energy players slamming move by network operators to temporarily halt project additions until grid has had time to expand.
Denmark outlines terms of tech-neutral tender, German Greens move against PV subsidy cap, Switzerland proposes shift to auctions, the Netherlands launches new subsidy round.
Paris and Amsterdam pledge combined US$100m to back Sub-Saharan African solar while London sets aside US$250m for CIF's energy storage scheme.
Developers Solarcentury and PowerField team up to deploy 110MW Vlagtweede plant near German border on behalf of UK asset manager Impax.
Swedish energy group will install 38MW of PV alongside 22MW wind element and 12MWh storage battery system, with plans for complex to go live in autumn 2020.
Incentive scheme exceeds expectations in Spanish archipelago, Unisun exits FiT-backed 11.75MW plant, Gonvarri in tracker deal with Sonora project.
Government flags solar’s ‘poorly designed’ applications as it moves to force projects to get indicative go-ahead from grid operator before subsidies are awarded.
France and the Netherlands put forward new renewable support measures and lay out how far they are willing to go subsidising PV, wind and others.
EIB to back developer's 150MW pipeline across Africa, Swedish energy group eyes €500m raise, IRENA scheme seeks to standardise.
Solar industry hails changes to motion that would have halted new PV projects on farming and natural land until impacts were fully understood.
Dronten municipality finds no objections to 125MW two-plant complex on reclaimed island, to be developed by Solarfields and IB Vogt.
German firm Pfalzsolar has been awarded a contract to build a 21.5MW solar park at the site of a nuclear power station in the province of Zeeland.
BayWa r.e. divests 30.8MW Emmen project to asset manager, EBRD and GCF back 30MW project, Engie divests in Germany and the Netherlands.
Government minister notes solar’s ‘striking’ dominance as industry reaps €3.2bn of €6bn round and applies for €2.9bn of further €5bn to be awarded.