Talasol Solar, a subsidiary of Ellomay Capital, has contracted Greek firm Metka to perform EPC services on a 300MW unsubsidised solar PV project in the municipality of Talaván, Cáceres, Spain.
A 50MW solar farm has been approved at a former RAF airfield, giving UK-based firm Elgin Energy the greenlight to develop Scotland’s largest consented solar project in the early 2020s.
While the Spanish government’s tenders are very welcome, it is the merchant and PPA opportunity powering the nation’s 29GW pipeline.
BayWa r.e. and Statkraft sign 15-year contract for 1500V project near Seville.
Solar Media, the publisher of PV Tech, is delighted to announce that next year’s Large Scale Solar Europe event will be held in Portugal in partnership with the country’s secretary of state of energy.
Hive Energy has secured planning approval to develop what it claims to be Andalucia’s first subsidy free solar park in Espejo, Cordoba region, standing at 45.6MW.
The economics of solar-and-storage in the UK are being proven, according to Anesco, the developer of one such project.
BP has modelled for solar in the US to deploy at levelised costs of around US5¢/kWh by 2040, despite solar already hitting those prices in much of the country.
France has awarded 73MW of solar ‘innovation’ capacity promoting floating solar, new forecasting software and solar greenhouses, as well as divvying out another 508MW in its large-scale PV programme.
PV Tech caught up with Ugo Salerno, chairman and CEO of Italy-based advisory RINA, alongside the firm’s technical director for power and renewables, Simon Turner, to discuss storage retrofits in the UK, financing floating PV and upgrading hastily built European solar plants.
London-headquartered investment firm Foresight Group has started construction of an unsubsidised solar project in the municipality of Las Torres de Cotillas, Murcia region, south east of Spain.
WElink Energy has started construction of a 221MW solar PV plant in Portugal that will not benefit from subsidies.
With the world’s first solar-powered airport, as well as India’s first solar education centre and floating PV projects, the state of Kerala has been a frontrunner in innovation and now its industry has an eye on a hugely ambitious rooftop solar goal - KREEPA Green Power Expo 2017.
Lisbon-based solar firm Prosolia Energy has started construction on a 46MW solar PV project without subsidies in Grandaços, the municipality of Ourique, southern Portugal.
Plans for the largest solar farm in Scotland have been approved, allowing Elgin Energy to construct what is expected to be a subsidy-free 20MW development on the north coast.