PV Talk: Solaria’s race to Spanish IPP top

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.

Spain’s new renewables tender branded ‘unfair’ by solar industry

Spain has made the second of four steps necessary to carry out its 2-3GW renewable energy tender by passing a ministerial order, but the country’s main solar association has taken issue with with what it believes is a blatant favouring of wind energy in what should be a technology neutral auction.

Spain installed 55MW solar PV in 2016

Spain deployed 55MW of solar PV capacity in 2016, up marginally from 49MW the prior year, according to the Spanish solar association (UNEF).

Spanish PV association opens Brussels office to fight retroactive policy

Spain’s National Association of Photovoltaic Energy Producers (ANPIER) has opened a permanent office in Brussels to help direct European Union policy on renewables by publicising the historic financial suffering of thousands of Spanish solar consumers at the hands of retroactive legislative changes.

UK developer opens Spain office

UK developer Hive Energy has continued its international push with the announcement of new regional headquarters in Madrid – the company’s fourth overseas office to open since September 2015.