Europe PV News Snippets
Solar Materials GmbH Attracts Investment From BMP Ventures… & More
Thursday, 11 Nov 2021
BMP invests in German PV panel recycler: Venture capital investor bmp Ventures AG is investing an undisclosed amount in Solar Materials GmbH from Germany, a solar panel recycling company.
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Engie Espana’s Strategic Move, Acquires Spain’s Sofos Energia… & More
Thursday, 28 Oct 2021
Engie España acquires Sofos Energia: Engie España has acquired solar PV project developer and EPC company Sofos Energia in Spain in a strategic move that expands its portfolio in the country by close to 1 GW under development utility scale pipeline.
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EBRD Invests In Enefit Green, Estonian Renewable Energy Firm… & More
Wednesday, 20 Oct 2021
EBRD invests in Enefit Green: Estonia’s renewable energy company Enefit Green has secured the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as 1.5% stakeholder after the bank invested €11.8 million in the company’s €175 million initial public offering (IPO).
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Crowdfunding For Enen’s 101 MW Solar Capacity In Germany… & More
Wednesday, 13 Oct 2021
Crowdfunding for 101 MW solar in Germany: German solar PV project developer Enen Endless Energy GmbH has launched a crowdfunding round to advance the project development of a total 101 MW PV capacity which it plans to set up as 3 ground mounted facilities.
Europe PV News Snippets: DGEG, APREN, Vattenfall
DGEG Gives Operating License To Portugal’s ‘Largest’ Solar PV Plant With 219 MW Capacity; APREN & APESF In Portugal Merge To Operate Under APREN Name; Vattenfall Increases Emission Reduction Targets For 2030
Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021
219 MW solar project online in Portugal: The Directorate General of Energy and Geology (DGEG) in Portugal has announced issuing an operating license to what it calls as the largest solar PV plant in the country and the largest unsubsidized project in Europe.
Europe PV News Snippets: VORM, Iberdrola, Powertis
Plans for 300 MW Solar Module Fab In Netherlands; Iberdrola Energizes Spain’s ‘1st’ PV+Storage Project; Powertis Enters Denmark With 150 MW Agrivoltaics Capacity
Thursday, 16 Sep 2021
300 MW solar panel fab in Holland planned: Dutch construction company VORM has invested growth capital into a start-up called Solarge to support the construction of a 300 MW solar panel fab in the Netherlands.
Europe PV Snippets: Statkraft, ISIF, VEH, ArcelorMittal
Statkraft Sells 234 MW Underdevelopment Solar Capacity In Spain; ISIF To Invest €1 Billion In Climate Action Projects Over 5 Years In Ireland; Dutch Solar Panel Homeowners Facing Problems; ArcelorMittal Gets €55 Million Funding For Green Hydrogen Plant In Germany
Wednesday, 08 Sep 2021
Statkraft sells 234 MW PV in Spain: Statkraft has completed the sale of 4 solar parks with a combined capacity of 234 MW in Spain, but will construct the facilities starting from September 2021.
Europe PV News Snippets: Eiffage, BayWa, EBRD, EC
Eiffage Energia To Construct 234 MW Solar In Spain For Statkraft; BayWa Sells 64.6 MW Solar Farm In Poland To Alternus Energy; EBRD To Provide €2 Million To KRK For Energy Efficiency In Kosovo; European Commission’s Nod For Belgium’s Capacity Mechanism
Thursday, 02 Sep 2021
Eiffage Energia to build 234 MW in Spain: Eiffage Energia has announced it plans to soon begin solar power project construction for 234 MW capacity in Arcos de la Frontera, Cadiz in Spain.
Europe PV Snippets: SCHMID, 3S Solar, LEE-NRW, Sonnedix
XJ Capital Invests In SCHMID Technology; 3S Solar Plus Inaugurates New Production Line In Switzerland; LEE NRW Wants 2.5 GW Annual PV Addition In Germany’s North Rhine-Westphalia; Sonnedix Acquires 11.4 MW Solar In Italy
Thursday, 26 Aug 2021
XJ Capital invests in SCHMID Technology: SCHMID Technology Guangdong (STG), part of SCHMID GmbH, as a PV equipment producer has attracted interest from Chinese alternative asset investment manager XJ Capital.
Europe PV News Snippets: Meyer Burger, Endesa, Trianel
Meyer Burger Claims Being Fully Sold Out Till Q4/2021; Endesa To Invest €315 Million To Build 350 MW Solar & Wind In Spain; Trianel Brings Online 15.9 MW PV In Germany
Friday, 20 Aug 2021
Meyer Burger posts H1/2021 results: Meyer Burger has released its 1st financials since turning into a solar cell and module producer, sharing that under the old business model, its sales came to a total of CHF 18.0 million (H1/2020: CHF 51.0 million).
Europe PV Snippets: Enlight,Solaria,Voltalia,Sonnedix,BSW
Enlight To Acquire 490 MW DC Solar Capacity In Spain, While Solaria Energia Raises €54 Million From EIB For Spanish PV Portfolio; Voltalia Wins 3.75 MW Solar Project In France; Sonnedix Commissions 9.8 MW PV Capacity In France; BSW Calls For Solar Acceleration Act In Germany
Monday, 16 Aug 2021
Israeli company buying solar projects in Spain: Israel based renewable energy company Enlight Renewable Energy is expanding in Spanish market with the acquisition of a portfolio of under development solar power projects with a potential aggregate capacity of close to 490 MW DC.
Europe PV News Snippets: Nofar, Singulus, Orsted
Nofar Energy & Econergy Acquire 153 MW Solar Project In Romania; CIGS Solar Module Equipment Order For Singulus Technologies; Denmark’s Orsted Secures Solar PPA With Microsoft For 430 MW AC
Thursday, 12 Aug 2021
153 MW solar in Romania changes hands: Israel based renewable energy company Nofar Energy has acquired a 153 MW solar power plant in Romania along with international independent power producer (IPP) Econergy, from Portland Trust.
Europe PV Snippets: Iberdrola, Sonnedix, Meyer Burger, Axpo
Iberdrola Energizes 50 MW PV In Castile-La Mancha, Spain As Sonnedix Breaks Ground On Another 50 MW; Meyer Burger Restructuring To Align With New Business Model; Axpo Iberia & Aquila Capital Sign PPA For 25 MW PV In Portugal
Thursday, 29 Jul 2021
Iberdrola’s 50 MW PV project online:Iberdrola has commissioned its 1st solar power plant with 50 MW capacity in Spain’s Castile-La Mancha.
Europe PV News Snippets: Flanders, ZEZ, EDPR, Voltalia
Flanders Completes 1st Green Energy Call; ZEZ’s Solar Initiative Wins Google Challenge; EDPR Acquires 544 MW UK Wind & Solar Portfolio; Voltalia Constructing Solar Project In London
Thursday, 22 Jul 2021
Flanders completes 1st green electricity auction: The Flemish Energy and Climate Agency (VEKA) has selected 79 green electricity projects in the 1st green electricity auction held in Belgian region of Flanders.
Europe PV News Snippets: Lightsource, Columbus, Iberdrola
Lightsource BP Secures Financial Closure For 100 MW Spanish Solar; Saule Technologies’ 20% Stakeholder Columbus Energy To Enter Ready-Made House Design Business In Poland; Iberdrola Enters Solar PPA With Lactalis In Spain
Thursday, 08 Jul 2021
€52 million for Lightsource bp in Spain: Lightsource bp has achieved financial closure for 2 solar power plants in Spain, each with 49.5 MW capacity.
Europe PV Snippets: MB, BiH, Alternus, ReneSola, Enphase
More Capital Raise For Meyer Burger To Fund Growth Plans; Bosnia & Herzegovina Village Gets Crowdfunded Solar Power Plant; Alternus Listed On Euronext Growth Oslo Stock Exchange; ReneSola Wins 33 MW In Polish Auction; Enphase Energy’s Energy Encharge Battery Storage System In Germany
Thursday, 01 Jul 2021
CHF 80 million for Meyer Burger: European solar cell and module manufacturer Meyer Burger Technology Ltd., has raised CHF 80 million ($86 million) through a new shares placement on the Swiss stock exchange.
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