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Smartenergy comes full circle with moves to Iberia, distribution
4 Mar 2019 at 10:31am
Swiss firm talks optimism towards Portugal’s PV push and why direct access to end customers is the best bet for developers keen on full value chains.

France’s fifth ground-mounted PV auction ends with 118 winners
18 Mar 2019 at 1:53pm
Solarcentury, Engie projects secure a spot at tender targeting 500kW-30MW installations, with average prices reaching €62.7/MWh.

SECI tenders 2GW of local content solar under CPSU scheme
18 Mar 2019 at 1:17pm
SECI follows through with its tender promise earlier this month as the public sector solar scheme starts to ramp up.

ACWA-led Kuwaiti consortium wins 500MW Oman solar tender
18 Mar 2019 at 12:49pm
ACWA Power continues its success in the Gulf with a victory in Oman.

EkoRE building world’s first ever vertically integrated heterojunction module factory in Turkey
18 Mar 2019 at 12:33pm
Turkey-based renewables firm EkoRE has broken ground on the world’s first vertically integrated heterojunction (HJT) module factory in Turkey with an expected initial nameplate capacity of 1GW.

Argentina set to top Latin PV roster with planned 600MW project
18 Mar 2019 at 12:21pm
President Mauricio Macri confirms further expansion for China-backed Cauchari, with the initial 300MW poised to finish construction this August.

Subsidy u-turn could cost Spain €291m-plus in developer damages
15 Mar 2019 at 4:46pm
Arbitration court finds NextEra Energy is entitled to compensation after having to shelve Spanish subsidiary when the country scrapped feed-in tariffs retroactively.

Oxford PV raises US$41m funding
15 Mar 2019 at 1:25pm
Latest funding adds Goldwind as a major backer of the UK perovskite firm.

PSEG acquires 53MW PV portfolio in North Carolina from BayWa r.e.
15 Mar 2019 at 1:58am
PSEG Solar Source has purchased a pair of North Carolina PV projects that are being developed by BayWa r.e.

PV-plus-storage could save Dutch Caribbean island 1m litres of diesel per year
14 Mar 2019 at 2:21pm
Saba Electric Company, sole supplier of electricity to the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba, celebrated as the island ran on 100% solar for the first time ever this month, with the switch-on of a solar-plus-storage microgrid.

Germany’s Trianel in 800MW wind and solar push
14 Mar 2019 at 2:07pm
Municipal utility group to deploy €13 million to boost renewable capacity after delivering 100MWp of ground-mounted PV across the country.

PFALZSOLAR building 34MWp project in Flevoland, the Netherlands
14 Mar 2019 at 1:41pm
Germany-based EPC firm, PFALZSOLAR is building a 34MWp project for non-commercial waste management firm HVC Group in the Dutch province of Flevoland, its largest project to date in the country.

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