Denmark’s Solar Installations Growing
With 236 MW New Solar PV Capacity Added In Q1/2023, Danish Cumulative Now Exceeds 3.25 GW
Tuesday, 30 May 2023
The Danish Energy Agency or Energistyrelsen counts Denmark to have installed 236 MW new solar PV capacity in Q1/2023, including 72% expansion in subsidy-free installations, taking the country’s total installed capacity to over 3.25 GW.
French Cumulative Installed PV Exceeds 17 GW
France Installed 601 MW New Solar During Q1/2023; Counts 18.5 GW Capacity In Queue
Sunday, 28 May 2023
French solar PV installations continue to develop at a slow but steady pace with a total of 601 MW deployed in Q1/2023 up from 596 MW last year, taking the country’s cumulative PV capacity to 17.15 GW, according to the Données et Etudes Statistiqu.
Europe PV News Snippets
Axpo Deutschland’s Solar PPA For Siltronics & More From European Energy, Repsol, Statkraft
Friday, 26 May 2023
Axpo Deutschland & Siltronics announce solar PPA in Germany; European Energy gets clearance for 250 MW solar in Italy; Repsol & Iberdrola JV commissions 76.8 MW PV in Chile; Statkraft constructing 34 MW solar plant in Ireland for Microsoft.
Agrivoltaic Plant Launched In Kosovo
Solar Energy Group Europe Breaks Ground On 150 MW Agrivoltaic Facility In Gjakova City
Wednesday, 24 May 2023
A subsidiary of diversified business entity Rockland Group of Lebanon, Solar Energy Group Europe (SEGE) has started construction of a 150 MW DC/136 MW AC agrivoltaic farm in Kosovo’s Gjakova city.
Germany Installed 881 MW Solar In April 2023
Bundesnetzagentur Records Close To 4 GW New PV Deployments In 4M/2023, Including 1 GW+ In March
Wednesday, 24 May 2023
At the close of 4M/2023, Germany had installed over 3.71 GW of new solar PV capacity including 881 MW in April 2023, according to the country’s Federal Network Agency or Bundesnetzagentur that has also revised the numbers for previous months including for March to 1.067 GW now.
Oil Major To Build 3 GW Solar In Spain
Clearance For TotalEnergies To Install 48 Solar Farms Across Country
Monday, 22 May 2023
French energy player TotalEnergies will build 48 solar power plants with an aggregate of around 3 GW capacity across Spain after the Spanish Ministry of Energy Transition and Autonomous Communities gave environmental clearance for all these large-scale projects.
Green Industrial Zone In Ukraine
Bucha May Host Solar, Wind & Storage Powered Green Hydrogen-Ammonia Cluster
Friday, 19 May 2023
Poland based hydrogen technology company Hynfra and Japan’s ammonia production specialist Tsubame BHB Corporation have announced a partnership with Ukrainian energy company UTEM to build a solar and wind energy powered green hydrogen and ammonia cl.
Largest Floating Solar Plant In Germany
O&L Nexentury Secures Approval For 15 MW Floating PV Project On Active Gravel Pit In Karlsruhe
Thursday, 18 May 2023
Independent power producer O&L Nexentury Group will develop what it terms will be the largest floating solar PV plant in Germany with 15 MW capacity on a gravel pit lake.
Croatia’s Largest Solar Plant Online
8.7 MW DC Solar PV Project Worth €6.9 Million Commissioned By HEP With Bigger Ones To Follow
Thursday, 18 May 2023
State owned power generator Hrvatska elektroprivreda (HEP) Group of Croatia has announced the commissioning of the country’s largest solar PV project having 8.7 MW DC/7.35 MW AC capacity with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković officially inaugurating it.
Kosovo Launches Solar PV Tender
Market Operator To Procure Solar Power From Project Built In Rahovec Municipality For 15 Years
Wednesday, 17 May 2023
The Ministry of Economy in Kosovo has launched a competitive auction process for a solar power plant with a minimum 90 MW AC and maximum 105 MW AC capacity to be built in the Municipality of Rahovec which is to be leased to the winner for a minimum period of 30 years.
Another French Solar Gigafactory
Holsolis Consortium To Roll Out 10 Million TOPCon Solar Panels In France’s Moselle From 2025 Onward
Tuesday, 16 May 2023
A big news for European solar manufacturing: a consortium made up of energy investor EIT InnoEnergy, French real estate player IDEC Group and solar energy local producer TSE have announced plans to launch a 5 GW solar module fab in France’s Moselle.
Raise Investments For EU PV Manufacturing
ETIP PV Identifies Cost Of Energy As Chief Threat To EU’s Local Manufacturing Cost Competitiveness
Monday, 15 May 2023
The European Union’s (EU) ambition to have a fully sustainable and local solar PV supply also needs to be cost competitive but the cost of energy remains a chief threat for a successful growth of the sector, according to the European Technology a.
Global PV Tender Snippets
Residential Solar State Subsidy Application Round Launched By Bulgarian Ministry Of Energy
Sunday, 14 May 2023
This is a weekly overview on solar tender information TaiyangNews has published as part of stories on its website over the course of the past week – this time from Bulgaria’s Ministry of Energy.
Serbia Planning 1.2 GW DC Solar & Storage Capacity
Serbia To Seek Strategic Partner To Implement 1 GW AC Solar & 200 MW Storage For State Utility EPS
Thursday, 11 May 2023
A total of 5 or more large scale solar power plants representing a combined capacity of 1.2 GW DC/1.0 GW AC along with a minimum of 200 MW/400 MWh battery energy storage capacity are planned to come up in Serbia for which the government is to seek a strategic partner.
Strong Solar Demand In Norway In First Months Of 2023
With 70 MW PV Deployed In 4M/2023, Norway Added Nearly Half Of Total 2023 Installations
Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Hydropower dominated Norway’s energy mix added 70 MW of new solar PV capacity between January 2023 and April 2023 taking the country’s total installed solar PV capacity to 373.025 MW at the end of 4 months, says Elhub which is the country’s central metered data hub.
Renewables Can Replace Russian Gas In EU By 2028
European Union Can Recoup Most Additional Investment On Renewables Over Next 30 Years, Says Oxford
Wednesday, 10 May 2023
The European Union’s (EU) efforts to replace Russian natural gas for power and heat is possible with renewables and heat pumps by 2028, and the bloc can also recover up to 90% of additional investment required, over and above planned under the Euro.
Bulgaria Opens New Solar Subsidy Round
Energy Ministry Offers BGN 240 Million Funding To Support Residential Solar & Storage Installations
Wednesday, 10 May 2023
The Ministry of Energy in Bulgaria is offering BGN 240 million ($135 million) budget to support residential solar installations of up to 10 kW capacity which may also include storage system, and solar water heating systems to increase the use of rene.
13 Agrivoltaic Projects Cleared In Italy
Italian Council Of Ministers Approve 594 MW Solar PV Capacity To Come Up On Agricultural Land
Tuesday, 09 May 2023
The Italian cabinet has responded positively to environmental impact assessment (EIA) of 13 agrivoltaic projects in the country, thus clearing the way for 593.662 MW of new PV capacity in Apulia and Basilicata regions to move forward.
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