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.
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.
PV reps hail 'promising' appointment of Alok Sharma to lead Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), following the sacking of Andrea Leadsom.
Berlin could help defuse land conflicts if it ‘privileges’ floating plants on opencast mine water bodies via dedicated tenders, says review by Fraunhofer ISE.
Network operator Liander publishes list of areas where requests will be temporarily held after finding PV roll-out doubled almost everywhere in its catchment area last 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.
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.
Limiting solar’s share in the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) to 10% is “disappointing”, the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has said, whilst welcoming the ambition shown in decarbonisation.
Delivering 103MWp Midden-Groningen within eight months involved installing 315,000 panels, setting up biodiversity-friendly areas and linking the plant directly to the Dutch grid.
Record-low PV and wind bids at latest tech-neutral auction suggest both can be deployed ‘very quickly’ without support, says ministry in remarks that set the scene for a policy shift.
Swedish state-owned utility eyes December to start construction of maiden project in Northern country, increasingly targeted by solar players as home for floating ventures.
Industry dominates wind once more as it reaps all 202MW-plus contracts on offer at joint tender, held just after Germany adopted a 98GW-by-2030 PV goal.
Trade body Holland Solar lauds government’s move to use unspent 2019 money to award extra €1.5-2 billion in 2020, with subsidies targeted at this year’s failed applicants.
Firm completes 14.5MWp Sekdoorn and 8.5MWp Tynaarlo in the Netherlands, tells PV Tech it will next build 27MWp Dutch successor and consider German floating forays.