Power market reform and other urgent policy fronts mean country cannot afford paralysis, renewable body FER says as political rifts force calling of new polls.
Connection of 85MW Totana installation brings Spanish grid power from €59m project, one of Enel’s seven to reap contracts at two-year-old tender.
Encavis’s and Solarcentury’s 300MWp Talayuela Solar bags deal to supply 75% of plant’s output for 10 years to unnamed global energy firm.
New 287.11MW auction for ≤20 MW PV schemes sees Athens slightly trim capacity on offer from earlier tender, with bidding set to start at €66.02/MWh.
Italia Solare session warns proactive embrace of batteries will be needed to improve tough economics of ground-mounted PV, blighted by land restrictions and cannibalisation.
Less red tape could bring about revival of cost-competitive PV without government incentives, Italia Solare event hears days ahead of launch of new subsidy programme.
Duo inks 12-year PPA for 50MWp Don Rodrigo 2, already under construction just a few kilometres away from 175MWp predecessor near Spain's Seville.
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.