EC Sues Renewables Laggards
European Commission To Drag Croatia, Hungary & Portugal To EU Court of Justice For Not Legislating Bloc’s Renewable Energy Directive
Friday, 17 Feb 2023
The European Commission (EC) will refer 3 member states of Croatia, Hungary and Portugal to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to legislate the bloc’s Renewable Energy Directive that provides legal framework for renewable energy development to reduce GHG emissions.
Croatia’s 638 MW RE Tender Undersubscribed
19 Offers For 150 MW Renewable Energy Capacity Come In, Including 13 MW Solar
Monday, 11 Jul 2022
Croatia’s 638 MW renewable energy public auction has been undersubscribed with bids coming in for a total of 150.086 MW capacity, including 12.99 MW for 5 solar energy plants, according to the country’s Energy Market Operator (HROTE).
525 MW RE Projects Changes Hands In Croatia
Israel’s Enlight Expands Into Croatia’s Solar Domain With 386 MW PV & 139 MW Wind Project Capacity
Wednesday, 06 Jul 2022
Enlight Renewable Energy, the Israel headquartered renewable energy company, has entered an agreement to acquire 386 MW solar PV and 139 MW wind energy capacity in Croatia.
Croatia’s 638 MW Renewable Energy Tender
HROTE Seeking 300 MW Solar Under 638 MW Renewable Energy Tender
Wednesday, 29 Jun 2022
Croatian Energy Market Operator (HROTE) is soliciting bids for 638 MW renewable energy auction, including 300 MW solar that will compete alongside wind, geothermal, biogas and biomass power plants.
EU Funding For 12 Croatian Solar Plants
Vukover City Secures European Grant For 802 kW Distributed Solar Capacity
Monday, 13 Jun 2022
The Croatian City of Vukovar has announced 12 solar power plants it is building with a combined capacity of 801.9 kW will now have 85.09% of their total investment of HRK 5.8 million covered by a grant backed by the European Union (EU).
950 MW Solar Project Proposed For Croatia
Croatia Receives EOI For 216 Renewable Energy Projects, Including For 950 MW Solar Facility
Tuesday, 26 Apr 2022
A local Croatian company called El Sun Energy has proposed to develop a 950.9 MW solar power plant in Croatia and is seeking approval from the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development.
Croatia Announces 622 MW RE Auction
HROTE Issues Call For 622 MW New Renewable Energy Capacity, Including 300 MW Solar PV
Monday, 04 Apr 2022
Energy market operator of Croatia, Hrvatski Operator Tržišta Energije (HROTE) has opened a competitive auction round to allocate a total of 622 MW of new renewable energy capacity, comprising 300 MW of solar energy projects of larger than 500 kW.
Europe PV News Snippets
Enercity Acquires Around 30% Stake In Installion & More From Matrix, Romania, Midsummer, Croatia
Thursday, 10 Feb 2022
Matrix and Energia Aljaval to develop 300 MW PV in Italy; enercity acquires 30% stake in Installion; Activisits in Romania protest against high electricity prices; Midsummer lands plum deal in Italy; Croatia plans to hold RE auction in Q3/2022.
European Union Backed 60 MW Solar Project In Croatia
60 MW AC Ground Mounted Solar PV Project Planned In Croatia By Austrian Investor Conex Invest Finanzierungs With Local Firms Photo Volt & Microstar: Balkan Green Energy News
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Croatia is set to host a 68.4 MW DC/60 MW AC ground mounted solar power plant called MVES 60 and will have Austrian investor Conex Invest Finanzierungs investing in it through local firm Photo Volt, according to a report by Balkan Green Energy News.
Croatia To Hold 400 MW Renewable Energy Auction
Croatia To Launch 400 MW Renewable Energy Auction, Mainly For Large Scale Solar & Wind Projects, Says Economy Minister Tomislav Ćorić
Monday, 22 Feb 2021
The Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development in Croatia, Tomislav Ćorić has confirmed his government’s plans to launch a large scale renewable energy auction, primarily for solar PV and wind energy technologies.
Croatia’s Largest Solar PV Plant Commissioned
HEP Commissions Largest Solar Park In Croatia With 3.5 MW Capacity On Vis Island; Plans 1 MW Battery Storage For Subsidy Free Project
Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020
As part of its commitment to commission 7 solar power plants between 2019 and 2023, HEP has switched on the 3.5 MW Vis Solar Power Plant (in the picture) on the island of Vism, which is Croatia's largest PV system so far.
Renewable Energy Auction Announced In Croatia
Croatia Launches Renewable Energy Auction For 88 MW Including 50 MW Solar Power; HROTE fixes €0.084/kWh As Maximum Tariff For Solar
Thursday, 06 Aug 2020
After Croatia announced its renewable energy auction plan for 2,265 MW in May 2020, the European country’s energy market operator HROTE has now launched an auction for 88 MW capacity. Pictured is the cityscape of Rijeka in Croatia.
Croatia’s Biggest Solar Project Enters Construction
Croatian Electricity Utility HEP Breaks Ground On Biggest Solar Power Plant In Country With 6.5 MW Capacity Worth HRK 41 Million
Friday, 26 Jun 2020
Inline with its target of achieving 350 MW solar power capacity by 2030, Croatian utility HEP has started construction on what it calls Croatia’s biggest solar power plant on the island of Cres (in the picture).
Croatia Plans 1 GW Solar PV Tender Scheme
Croatia Announces Plans To Tender 2,265 MW Renewable Energy & Cogeneration Capacity With Over 1 GW Reserved For Solar Power Plants
Saturday, 23 May 2020
Even though the Croatian government has announced a tender scheme for renewables and cogeneration facilities, it is not clear by when it plans to actually hold the auctions. Pictured is the view of King’s landing in Dubrovnik in Croatia.
257 MW Solar Capacity Proposed In Croatia
Seven Solar Power Plants With 257 MW Capacity Seeking Environmental Clearance From Environmental Protection & Energy Ministry, Croatia: Media
Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019
Seven new solar PV plant proposals with 257 MW capacity are seeking environmental clearance from the Croatian government, according to media reports. Pictured is the view of King’s landing in Dubrovnik in Croatia.
Croatia’s HEP Mulls 95 MW Solar PV Capacity
Croatian Electric Utility HEP Plans Solar Power Projects With 95 MW Cumulative Capacity In Sinj & Trilj; Company Seeking Approval From Ministry Of Environmental Protection & Energy: Media
Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019
As it strives to build 350 MW of solar power capacity by 2030, Croatia’s HEP has now submitted a proposal with the country’s Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy for 95 MW solar power capacity to be developed in the form of 2 projects, according to a media report.
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