New Iberian head Luis Miguel Álvarez walks PV Tech through plans to use M&A and organic plays to build gigawatt-scale portfolio by 2025 despite late arrival to Europe’s hottest solar markets.
Escalating US-China trade tensions have seen polysilicon manufacturer record slump in profits, with one facility halted and another now facing potential exit.
The fresh funding wraps up a summer of global expansion for the Norwegian firm, with utility-scale projects switched on in Ukraine, Egypt, Mozambique and Malaysia.
Agreement to transfer annual 525GWh for ten-and-a-half years is billed by signatories as largest long-term supply deal seen in Spain to date.
Installers initially balked at applying innovation to 2.5MW Norwegian PV rooftop but came around after learning costs would drop by 10-15%, firm tells PV Tech.
Dutch financier FMO buys 40% stake of FiT-backed, €35 million Kamianka project, scheduled for commercial launch in Q4 2019.
US$1trn-plus financier has already shown appetite for solar manufacturers. Does the new aperture to unlisted infra herald a capital bonanza for downstream players?
Norwegian utility Statkraft has partnered with flow machine specialist redT on a fully-financed solar-plus-storage offering for the UK’s thriving C&I renewables market.