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.
European Investment Bank mulls shifting lending to batteries and market-based clean energy projects as part of policy reboot to help EU lead fight against climate change.
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.
Firm unveils project construction launch alongside the sale of six subsidy-era Spanish solar plants with a combined capacity of 10.1MW in the first half of 2019.
Firm walks PV Tech through rationale for smaller, merchant-exposed 50MWp Don Rodrigo 2 in Spain and why the firm is betting on Germany and Italy, but not Portugal.
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.
Fitch Solutions: Utility-scale growth favoured by competitive bidding will see provinces including Gansu and Xinjiang regain top role they lost to coastal areas in 2016-2018 period.
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.
Energy trader becomes offtaker of first five years of supply from 1.5MW Bavarian up-and-running plant, billed as one of Germany's unsubsidised first.
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.
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.
Wood Mackenzie: Continent will grow to install annual 20GW within three years but shift to auctions and merchant exposure will see profitability come under pressure.