Iberdrola and Uvesco signed PPA to supply electricity from the »Nuñez de Balboa« PV plant

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Iberdrola and Uvesco signed PPA to supply electricity from the »Nuñez de Balboa« PV plant

Photon - Spanish solar project developer Iberdrola has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the food distribution company Uvesco Group (BM Supermarcados) for the supply of electricity produced from renewable sources on a long-term basis. All of the energy supplied will come from the 391 MW »Nuñez de Balboa« solar plant that Iberdrola will build in Usagre (Badajoz-Extremadura).

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More subsidy free solar + storage for the UK

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More subsidy free solar + storage for the UK

PV Magazine - Local authority West Sussex County Council has commissioned the 7.4 MW Westhampnett Solar Farm, co-located with a 4.4 MW lithium-ion battery. The project was built without government subsidy, according to the council, and is expected to deliver significant income over its 25-year lifetime.

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Another solar PPA announced in Spain

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Another solar PPA announced in Spain

PV Magazine - Energy company Iberdrola will supply power to telecoms business Euskatel. The electricity will be generated by the 391 MW Núñez de Balboa solar plant the company is building in southern Spain, for which Iberdrola secured a first PPA last summer.

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Encavis AG acquires 300 MW solar park in Spain

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Encavis AG acquires 300 MW solar park in Spain

Photon - Germany based solar and wind park operator Encavis AG has acquired »the largest solar park in its history,« located near the Spanish town of Talayuela. According to the company, the facility with a generation capacity of roughly 300 MW is one of the largest of its kind in Europe.

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Spain preps plan for solar, X-Elio bags 14-year PPA

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Spain preps plan for solar, X-Elio bags 14-year PPA

PV Magazine - New measures under preparation by the Spanish government include the setting of a calendar for new auctions, elimination of the solar tax and support for community solar and PV irrigation projects. Spanish developer X-Elio has secured a PPA for two 50 MW solar projects in the southern region of Murcia.

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300 MW Talasol project in Spain receives funding from EFSI

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300 MW Talasol project in Spain receives funding from EFSI

PV Magazine - The subsidy free mega project is entering the next stage of its development. Funding is expected to be finalized in 4Q 2018 and commissioning in 2020. The project, funded by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) will retail its electricity on the spot market, but will be secured through a financial hedge.

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Battery storage makes unsubsidised solar stack up for Kingfisher

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Battery storage makes unsubsidised solar stack up for Kingfisher

The Energyst - Kingfisher will this month start using solar and battery storage to provide grid services. While making money from helping to balance the grid is a bonus, it comes a distinct second to the firm’s ambition to cut carbon, consumption and and cost, says head of carbon and energy, Jeremy Parsons.

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Subsidy-Free Solar Plant Inaugurated in Portugal

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Subsidy-Free Solar Plant Inaugurated in Portugal

Renewable Energy Magazine - The inauguration of WElink Energy’s solar plant located in Ourique, southern Portugal, was held on Thursday 26th July 2018. The plant, which began construction in July 2017 and has been in operation since June, is the first plant on the Iberian Peninsula, and one of the largest in Europe, to develop without public subsidies.

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