Another big solar PPA signed in Italy

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Another big solar PPA signed in Italy

PV Magazine - Danish developer European Energy has secured a 12-year agreement from Axpo Italia, the local unit of Swiss energy provider Axpo. Around half the 300 MW of solar projects the company is developing in Italy are now ready to build.

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Baywa r.e. completes and sells 175 MW subsidy-free Spanish PV plant

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Baywa r.e. completes and sells 175 MW subsidy-free Spanish PV plant

PV Magazine - Three days before the end of the year, Baywa re not only announced the completion of a 175 MW subsidy-free solar power plant – said to be the first of this size in Europe – but also that it had been sold. For Benedikt Ortmann, managing director of the project business at Baywa re, this is groundbreaking.

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Ellomay announces project finance agreements of approximately €177 million in connection with the Talasol Project

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Ellomay announces project finance agreements of approximately €177 million in connection with the Talasol Project

PV Magazine - Ellomay Capital Ltd, a renewable energy and power generator and developer of renewable energy and power projects in Europe and Israel, today announced that Talasol Solar S.L.U., its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary (“Talasol”) entered into a set of agreements governing the procurement of financing in the aggregate amount of approximately euro 177 million.

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AB InBev UK inks unsubsidized 100 MW solar PPA

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AB InBev UK inks unsubsidized 100 MW solar PPA

PV Magazine - The brewery giant has joined the band of corporations cutting their carbon emissions with corporate PPAs. The deal now is the UK’s largest of this type. But elsewhere in Europe unsubsidized solar PPAs are also taking hold, indicating a striving industry despite a turn away from FIT schemes.

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Allianz acquires 218 MW subsidy free solar project in Portugal

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Allianz acquires 218 MW subsidy free solar project in Portugal

Photon - Allianz insurance companies has signed the acquisition of the 218.8 MW »Solara« project in Portugal. Construction works have already started. The commissioning of the project is planned for summer 2019. Solara is located in Southern Portugal, around 230 km south-east of Lisbon. The facility has agreed terms for a 20 year fixed price power purchase agreement (PPA).

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More private PPAs signed in Italy

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More private PPAs signed in Italy

PV Magazine - U.K. renewable investment firm Octopus has signed another private PPA in Italy, this time with EGO Group for 63 MW of unsubsidized solar PV projects. Meanwhile, Canadian Solar Inc. has signed a 10-year PPA with TrailStone GmbH for the energy generated from a 17 MW project in Sicily.

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Iberdrola and Uvesco signed PPA to supply electricity from the »Nuñez de Balboa« PV plant

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Iberdrola and Uvesco signed PPA to supply electricity from the »Nuñez de Balboa« PV plant

Photon - Spanish solar project developer Iberdrola has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the food distribution company Uvesco Group (BM Supermarcados) for the supply of electricity produced from renewable sources on a long-term basis. All of the energy supplied will come from the 391 MW »Nuñez de Balboa« solar plant that Iberdrola will build in Usagre (Badajoz-Extremadura).

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More subsidy free solar + storage for the UK

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More subsidy free solar + storage for the UK

PV Magazine - Local authority West Sussex County Council has commissioned the 7.4 MW Westhampnett Solar Farm, co-located with a 4.4 MW lithium-ion battery. The project was built without government subsidy, according to the council, and is expected to deliver significant income over its 25-year lifetime.

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