Conti Solar completes EPC work on complex landfill site, Huawei's role in post-subsidy Spain and the EBRD seeds energy efficiency gains in Albania including residential solar.
Martin Libra, Head of LATAM at Prothea, an independent advisory boutique providing advisory and asset management services in the renewable energy sector, explains the chances opening up in the Chilean wind and solar market, which can now be considered a pioneer in the grid parity trend that is currently developing in Southern Europe.
The lifting of political and cost-based brakes on European solar is set to awaken a sleeping giant, with subsidy-free solar projects potentially the norm all across Europe in just a few years.
British developer Solarcentury has sold an 80% stake in the 300MW Talayuela project in Spain.
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.