The French independent power producer (IPP) REDEN Solar has refinanced the bulk of its domestic assets raising €270 million (US$312 million) in the process.
Shell Energy Europe has signed an initial five year power purchase agreement (PPA) with British Solar Renewables (BSR) to take power generated at England’s largest solar farm at RAF Lyneham.
A solar developer in the UK has revealed it is planning a 120MW solar array in the north of the country, the second such major project announced in recent months.
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.
Solar EPC Wirsol Energy has acquired development rights for two UK-based, subsidy-free solar farms that it intends to develop in Q1 2018.
The EDF Group, through its subsidiary EDF Energies Nouvelles, intends to develop and build 30GW of solar plants in France between 2020 to 2035 on top of its other worldwide commitments.
Solarcentury and Hamburg-based renewables funder Capital Stage have announced a “major partnership” which will aid the former’s expansion into European markets and Mexico.
Foresight Solar Fund has announced a fresh placing programme in a bid to raise £75 million to pursue new solar investment in Australia as well as further opportunities in the UK.
EDF Energies Nouvelles and steel maker ArcelorMittal Méditerranée have commissioned a 12MW solar plant in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of south-eastern France.
SunPower announced that it will supply 291MW of its solar panels to projects awarded under the second round of France’s CRE tender process.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued a US$500 million global green bond that will be used to support the company’s Green Project Portfolio.
Irish IPP Amarenco has acquired French renewable energy developer Groupe Carré, creating a new entity named Amarenco France.
Engie, through its Solairedirect subsidiary, has inaugurated its largest solar farm in France, at Gréoux-les-Bains in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department.
UK developer Lightsource Renewable Energy is to expand into the Netherlands’ local energy market.
France plans to invest €20 billion in its own energy transition plan to increase clean energy deployment by 70% over five years, while it has also moved to reduce connection costs for smaller-scale renewables by up to 40%.