Iberdrola Gets Green Light To Build World’s ‘5th’ Largest Solar PV Project With 1.2 GW Capacity In Portugal
Wednesday, 01 Feb 2023
After energizing the largest solar power plant in Europe with 590 MW capacity in Spain in August 2022, Spanish energy player Iberdrola has now secured environmental approval to build an even bigger facility with 1.2 GW capacity in Portugal which it s.
EDPR’s 1st International Hybrid Wind & Solar Power Plant Grid Connected In Iberian Peninsula With Bifacial Solar Panels
Friday, 13 Jan 2023
EDP Renewables (EDPR) has grid connected its 1st international hybrid solar and wind power plant, which it says is also the 1st park of its kind on the Iberian Peninsula to combine these 2 technologies comprising an 8.4 MW solar plant next to an 11 MW operational wind park.
Lots Happening On Portugal’s Solar Stage With Foray Of Octopus Energy, EIB Finance For Iberdrola’s Solar Plants & Neoen Constructing Country’s Largest PV Project
Friday, 23 Dec 2022
Having simplified its environmental licensing regime for renewable energy projects, Portugal is seeing an uptick in activity related to solar PV technology with Octopus Energy entering the country’s green generation market, Iberdrola securing Europ.
With Simplified Environmental Licensing, Portugal Accelerates Decarbonization Efforts; Joins Spain & France To Launch Green Hydrogen Corridor For Europe
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2022
The Government of Portugal has come out with a new legislative package called Ambiente+Simples to ease environmental licensing for renewable energy projects, one of which includes elimination of mandatory environmental impact assessment (EIA) for sol.
Photovolt Proposes 840 MW Solar Farm In Oxfordshire, UK & More From Sonnedix, Alight, Encavis, Enviromena
Thursday, 10 Nov 2022
PVDP of Germany has proposed to build an 840 MW solar farm in the UK; Sonnedix ventures into Portugal with 262 MW purchase; Alight secures majority stake investment from DIF Capital; Encavis acquires the world’s ‘largest’ carport in the Netherl.
Portugal Increases Compensation For Solar Projects Awarded In 2019 & 2020, Citing Inflation & Other Reasons
Friday, 21 Oct 2022
In a boost for the solar PV industry, Portugal has taken steps to ease permitting processes required for the installation of solar power plants in the country, and announced increased compensation for PV projects awarded in the 2019 and 2020 auctions on account of inflation.
Tuesday, 04 Oct 2022
Andy Brown, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Portuguese oil and gas company Galp that’s also now present in the renewables space, has announced his decision to step down from his position by December 31, 2022, after working with the company for less than 2 years.
Thursday, 08 Sep 2022
The European clean energy development platform of German investment manager Aquila Capital has solar & onshore wind heavy renewable energy project volume of 2.6 GW in Spain and Portugal for which it has raised an ‘unprecedented’ €1 billion construction facility.
Tuesday, 06 Sep 2022
The cumulative installed solar PV capacity of Portugal at the end of July 2022 reached 2.224 GW, with the addition of 546 MW in H1/2022, according to latest installation numbers released by the country’s Direcao Geral de Energia e Geologia or Directorate General of Energy and Geology (DGEG).
Monday, 18 Jul 2022
Energias de Portugal SA (EDP) has commissioned what it calls as the largest floating solar plant in all of Europe with 5 MW capacity, located on a reservoir in Portugal’s Alqueva paired with a 1 MW battery energy storage capacity (BESS) having around 2 MWh storage capacity.
Iberdrola’s Maiden Italian Solar Plant Coming Online & More From Solarfields, BayWa, Elektroprivreda, Eiffage
Friday, 15 Jul 2022
Iberdrola’s 1st solar plant in Italy completes construction; Solarfield & Innova launch Italian solar JV; BayWa wins over 330 MW wind and solar in UK auctions; Elektroprivreda wins 30-year concession for 50 MW PV; Eiffage Energia breaks ground for 40 MW Portugal plant.
Friday, 24 Jun 2022
Germany’s RWE has commissioned its largest solar power project in the US with 195.5 MW AC capacity with a 40 MW 2-hour battery storage system, contracted to sell power to local utility Georgia Power, and has also started construction on a 44 MW AC bifacial solar plant in Portugal.
Friday, 10 Jun 2022
UK headquartered and Brazil focused renewable energy company Lisarb Energy has announced plans to expand into Europe, targeting to develop 1 GW of solar, wind, marine and hydrogen projects by the year 2023.
Spain’s BNZ Gets Clearance To Build Its 1st Solar Plant In Portugal & More From RheinEnergie, ERG, Ingka
Thursday, 02 Jun 2022
RheinEnergie has energized its largest solar plant with 19 MW capacity in Germany’s Bavaria; ERG is acquiring 34 MW solar in Italy from ABN AMRO; Ingka Investments will purchase 92 MW wind and solar in Poland from OX2; BNZ to build 49 MW solar plant in Portugal.
Wednesday, 06 Apr 2022
The 1st floating solar auction of Portugal has achieved a negative tariff of €-4.00 per MWh from one of the winners, EDP Renováveis (EDPR) for 70 MW capacity it will deploy at Alqueva dam reservoir, with other winners reported as Endesa, Voltalia and Finerge.
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022
Electricity utility Endesa has secured connection permit to replace its Pego Coal Power Plant in Portugal with 365 MW solar, 264 MW wind and integrated storage of 168.6 MW, along with a 500 kW electrolyzer to produce green hydrogen.
Thursday, 23 Dec 2021
UK based solar power project developer Lightsource bp has announced a joint venture (JV) with Portuguese gas service provider Dourogas to establish up to 200 MW solar energy capacity to power 130 MW electrolyzers in Portugal.
Friday, 26 Nov 2021
The Government of Portugal has launched a tender for 263 MW floating solar PV capacity to be established by interested bidders on 7 dams in the country, the largest of which with 100 MW capacity will come up on Alqueva Dam.
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.
Lightsource BP Enters Greek Solar Market With Announcement To Co-Develop 640 MW With Kiefer TEK; To Invest €900 Million For 1.35 GW In Portugal
Monday, 31 May 2021
British solar power project developer Lightsource bp has formally announced its entry into the Greek solar market with a co-development partnership of 640 MW with a local EPC company called Kiefer TEK.
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