IPP’s success bagging 15-year PPA for ‘very advanced’ project north of Lisbon comes as consultants say tender’s record-low prices underscore greater appetite for merchant risks.
French firm Akuo scores cheapest tariff and reaps 370MW of total 1.15GW awarded while Iberdrola bags 149MW by pledging to pay for grid space under second modality.
Banco Sabadell supplies close to €30m in debt to Renovalia’s five-strong solar cluster in Ciudad Real province, first of firm’s 1GW merchant pipeline of PV and wind.
German firm walks PV Tech through experience of building 5MW first project in Eastern state and plans to now ramp up deployment with an eye on potential sales.
Tariffs of €14.76/MWh at oversubscribed latest PV tender are ‘great news’ for consumers, state secretary Galamba says as he walks PV Tech through results before their official publication.
Claims of €20/MWh bids emerge as country sets sights on next week to publish results of 1.4GW tender, which must choose winners from 10GW worth of projects.
Downsizing the fixed element of tariffs would bring Spain in line with European countries and help incentivise self-consumption and electric vehicles, says solar body UNEF.
Milan-headquartered Falck to buy 70% stake of vehicle holding utility-scale scheme, which has secured grid connection and is now eyeing building permits.
Finland’s Taaleri walks PV Tech through solar investment rationale of SolarWind II Fund, which has just secured €219m of a €300m target.
Government confirms 10GW across 64 projects has applied for support from two-layered 1.4GW tender, meant to award contracts later this summer.
Switzerland’s aventron raises debt from Banco Sabadell for first installation of 100MW duo in Toledo and Murcia provinces, set to be built by Solarpack.
Manufacturing roots, staying small, patience with PPAs and avoiding grid speculation will all help seize crown of Europe’s hottest PV market, firm tells PV Tech.
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.
Tender reserved for projects of 20MW or less awards 142.883MW to 23 schemes, short of the 300MW initially put forward by Athens.
Ministry confirms extension until 7 July will help consider proposals from some 300 parties so far, keen to bid on 1.4GW tender meant to fuel solar boom.