Power Technology - Germany-based EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for a solar park planned by Energiekontor.
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RE News - German energy company EnBW has signed a long-term power purchase agreement for an unsubsidised 85MW photovoltaic park near Rostock in Germany.
Historically, the deployment of solar PV has been financed through the utilization of governmental support schemes, such as feed-in tariffs (FiTs). However, over the last decade, the ever-decreasing system costs for solar installations have led to radical changes in the solar industry.
PV Magazine - Audax Renovables has signed an agreement with Welink under which the Spanish company will buy – for 20 years at a fixed price – the energy produced by solar facilities with a total 708 MW of generation capacity that Welink will develop in Spain and Portugal. German group Allianz will buy the solar plants after completion.
Renewables Now - As corporate procurement of renewable energy is becoming ever more popular in Europe, Italy is one of the markets that definitely deserve a place in the spotlight.
PV Magazine - EnBW is planning a big solar park in Weesow-Willmersdorf, in the northeastern region of Brandenburg. If built, the project would become Germany’s largest solar plant. The company says it has a pipeline of unsubsidized projects with a combined capacity of 800 MW.
Photon - The Swiss solar power producer Edisun Power Europe AG has signed the contracts to purchase a 49 MW photovoltaic project in north-eastern Portugal. The seller of the project is Swiss Smartenergy Invest AG. The acquisition is targeting to be completed by the second quarter of 2019. Construction will commence in 2019 as well, the facility will be completed in the first half of 2020, says the company.
PV Magazine - A conference in London explored the next steps for renewables in the U.K. There was widespread agreement solar has been left in the cold by a government unwilling to alter the current market dynamics.
Renewables Now - Market-parity renewables are steadily gaining traction in Italy, Dario Gallanti, business development partner for Italy at energy services and consulting firm Our New Energy (ONE), tells Renewables Now in an exclusive interview.
PV Magazine - The German company acquired the rights to build the plant from Synergia Energy Solutions. The Alarcos solar park will be in the municipalities of Ciudad Real and Poblete. Work is expected to begin in April, with grid-connection this year.
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.