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.
European group agrees to become the offtaker of total supply of 330GWh off Aventron’s 50MW Bargas Solar park, slated for operational launch in July 2020.
The EU has committed to lending €145 million (US$163 million) and the ICO up to €140 million (US$156 million) to the largest solar project under construction in Europe.
Chint Solar says many new innovations are so closely linked to predecessors they are instantly ‘bankable’.
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.
Manufacturer says ongoing improvements in module tech come at perfect time for Europe's subsidy-free drive.
Sigma 204MW project in Cádiz province comes amid 794MW new renewable push by group, which already owns 260MW Valdesolar scheme.
Firm boasts of 6.6GW pipeline and speculation-free approach as it sets sights on becoming country’s top IPP by 2023.
Q-Energy raises from German, South Korean investors to back nine plants in Andalusia built over past 10 years with support from Spanish subsidies.
Utility giant puts forward Francisco Pizarro 590MW project in Extremadura region, just north of separate 500MW scheme already under construction.
Retroactive scrapping of feed-in tariffs in the early 2010s lands Madrid in major defeat against developer NextEra, which sought arbitration over project losses.
Installation planned in Queensland progresses through permitting process after receiving go-ahead from state’s independent coordinator-general.
Islands in the EU can now benefit from a support mechanism for new renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, while island-focused secretariat visits Menorca and Italian islands.