Heidelberg-based firm turns to Southern European state for first unsubsidised solar venture after deploying conventional projects in Germany and the UK.
Pressure from buoyant Greens and climate strikes sees Merkel-led coalition axe measure but PV reps warn lack of expansion targets will complicate filling gaps from fossil fuel phase-outs.
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.
Europe’s top PV market must drive five-fold solar boom and hit 59GWh storage capacity by 2040 if it is to plug gaps left behind by phase-outs, says industry-backed analysis.
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.
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.