Cepsa and Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, are to partner on setting up renewable energy projects in Spain and Portugal, where Cepsa is planning 500-600MW of capacity over the next five years.
Solaria, the only solar PV power producer trading in the Spanish Stock Exchange, has signed off on a seven-year, power purchase agreement with Spanish oil company Repsol for a contracted power of 50MW.
Enel Green Power España, Spanish power firm Endesa's renewable energy division, has begun construction of three solar PV plants with an overall capacity of around 126.8MW in the Province of Badajoz, in the Spanish region of Extremadura.
Lightsource BP has moved into the Iberian energy market and plans to work with local partners to purchase and co-develop utility-scale ground-mount solar sites as well as to create a greenfield pipeline of solar projects across the Iberian Peninsula.
Silicon Module Super League (SMSL) member Trina Solar is to provide 190MW of modules and trackers through its integrated PV solution, known as TrinaPro, for a solar park in Spain, being built by Cobra.
Akuo Energy and Norton Rose Fulbright reach financial close on 50MW Mali solar project, BayWa r.e. completes self-consumption solar project in Spain, Solar comes top in European survey, CDPQ increases stake in Azure Power.
Iberdrola has signed a power purchase agreement with Basque Country-based telecoms provider Euskaltel to supply electricity produced from a 391MW solar project, in what is said to be the first PPA signed between a power company and a telecoms operator in Spain.