Renewables, energy storage and grid assets are all being considered as top investor bags institutional backing for FEIP fund from the EIB and other investors.
PV Tech meets CEO Mike Bonte-Friedheim to discuss why the solar specialist is going global now and what it learned after deploying the UK’s self-styled largest subsidy-free project.
BNEF: American ITC rush and Spain’s subsidy-free shift help bolster 2019’s declining global solar finance figures, setting the scene for a boom of merchant and PPA-based PV this year.
World’s largest asset manager will make sustainability “integral” to its investment portfolios and divest from thermal coal by mid-2020, according to open letters by CEO Larry Fink.
Brussels’ new roadmap to pour one trillion euros into the sustainable economy should first support “already available” technologies such as PV, says industry body SolarPower Europe.
Government tells PV Tech 700-800MW new solar tender is expected to launch in late March 2020 and will feature third bidding option for projects proposing energy storage element.
Mercom stats paint bright picture for corporate solar funding in 2019 but IRENA warns capital flows to broader renewables must more than double by 2030 to combat global heating.
Firm raises further US$118 million through NPIII’s second close and is eyeing a 2.5-3GW pipeline, telling PV Tech of plans to complete fundraising by year-end.
German EPC ib vogt has announced the sale and commencement of construction of a 180MWp solar farm near Badajoz in Spain, teeing itself up for a slew of other subsidy-free developments in Southern Europe.
Carbon neutrality, renewable target and PV rooftop pledges by new Conservative-Green alliance herald ‘solar decade’ of the 2020s, says EU PV body SolarPower Europe.