Solar

UK’s ‘biggest solar park’ faces sunny future

What’s said to be the UK’s biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) array and storage park, has been given government approval. The Cleve Hill Solar Park, which is a joint venture between Hive Energy and Wirsol Energy, is located off the North Kent Coast. It will generate 50MW when complete. Alok Sharma, the Secretary of State for […]

Another 500 MW of unsubsidized solar for Denmark

Denmark is showing the way ahead for climate protection in Europe. The nation’s center-left government decided at the end of last year, Danish CO2 emissions should fall 70% from their 1990 levels by 2030. Most of Denmark’s opposition parties have backed the idea. To hit that target, the government is betting mainly on offshore wind […]

Statkraft to buy power from 35-MW UK solar park

Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft AS will procure all the electricity generated by a 35-MW solar farm in England under a new hybrid power purchase and optimisation agreement. The company announced it signed the power purchase agreement (PPA) with Warrington Renewables (York) Limited, which is wholly-owned by the owner of the plant — the Warrington Borough […]

Total awarded 135MW of solar projects in France

French energy company Total has been awarded several solar power generation projects with a total capacity of around 135MW in France’s latest round of tenders. The company said the projects will be operated through its Total Quadran subsidiary, which is dedicated to developing and producing renewable energy in France. Total’s largest ground-mounted solar plant in […]

Chenya Energy secures funds for major floating solar project in Taiwan

Taiwanese solar developer Chenya Energy Co Ltd has obtained TWD 7.2 billion (USD 239.3m/EUR 222m) in financing for a 180-MW floating solar project in the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park. The funds come from a consortium of seven international and local lenders, including Singapore’s DBS Bank, Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp and France’s Societe Generale. The […]

Repsol breaks ground at first solar farm

Iberian energy company Repsol has begun constructing its first solar farm, a 126MW project in Ciudad Real, Spain. The €100m installation, located in the municipality of Manzanares, consists of three plants with installed capacities of 45MW, 45MW and 36MW. The plant will start commercial operation in early 2021. Repsol said construction works at its €200m […]

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