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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 […]

Boris Johnson on UK solar generation

UK includes solar in new generation capacity auction

The announcement by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy of an auction which will include solar next year appears to back prime minister Boris Johnson’s claims to be serious about the nation’s net-zero carbon ambition. The U.K. government appears to have welcomed solar, onshore wind and other well-established renewables technologies in from the […]

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DOE to award $125.5 million toward advanced solar technology research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $125.5 million in new funding to advance solar technology research. Through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Energy Technologies Office, DOE is now accepting award submissions and expects to announce the funding winners in September. DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year […]