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Creating a better environment for bumblebees at Elwy Solar Energy Farm

As part of a substantial package of environmental measures, Solarcentury has asked the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) again to monitor improvements in biodiversity at the site of the proposed Elwy Solar Energy Farm. The Trust, who Solarcentury has worked with before, will do this by establishing a transect; a route through the site that can […]

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Building for the future

On 1st April, Solarcentury announced three senior promotions from within the team. Barbara Flesche becomes Deputy CEO having previously led the company’s development and project financing teams. Barbara has a reputation for being credible, reliable and resilient. “Solarcentury is a special place to work. There’s such a strong team spirit buoyed by the belief that […]

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Solarcentury recognised as the UK’s fastest-growing renewables company

On 26th April the Sunday Times published their 21st annual Sunday Times Profit Track Covid-19 edition ranking Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing profits over the past three years. Solarcentury was pleased once again to be recognised as the UK’s fastest-growing, privately-held renewables company, a position we’re particularly grateful for given the difficult circumstances that […]

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Solarcentury takes the community centre online

Elske Idzenga reflects on our first online information evening, from the Netherlands COVID-19 affects us all, and it impacts our business. All of our employees at the offices throughout Southern America, Europe and Africa are working from home. At the same time our three construction sites in the Netherlands and Spain continue to make progress, […]

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Solarcentury wins for “Clean Growth” in the inaugural UK-Spain Business Awards

The British Embassy in Spain and the Department for International Trade (DIT) have awarded Solarcentury in the “Clean Growth” category at the inaugural UK-Spain Business Awards. The initiative is a collaboration between the British Chamber of Commerce in Spain and the Bank of Santander in celebration of the commercial relationship between the UK and Spain. […]

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Sébastien Darche named General Manager for France

We are pleased to announce that Sébastien Darche has been named General Manager for France, after two and a half years with Solarcentury. Sébastien has been working in the French solar PV business for ten years and held positions in development, EPC and O&M. France is a key market in Solarcentury’s business strategy, with the […]

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Solarcentury chief welcomes “gamechanging” new calculations of solar’s high capital efficiency versus oil

In a historic report, BNP Paribas introduced investors to the new concept of Energy Return on Capital Invested. “We think the economics of renewables are impossible for oil to compete with when looked at over the cycle”, report author Mark Lewis, Global Head of Sustainability Research concludes. “We calculate that to get the same amount […]

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Solarcentury obtains the necessary permits to begin construction work on Talayuela Solar

Valencia, 11 July 2019: Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, has obtained the Administrative Authorization of Construction as well as the Declaration of Public Utility from the Ministry for the Ecological Transition for the photovoltaic installation of Talayuela Solar. The plant will have a capacity of 300 megawatts (MWp), making it one of the […]

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Unilever Tea on path to 100% renewables with Solarcentury and CrossBoundary Energy

Solarcentury is pleased to announce the commissioning of the first solar project for Unilever in Africa, alongside CrossBoundary Energy   Press release from CrossBoundary Energy: Unilever Tea Kenya and CrossBoundary Energy are commissioning a 619 kWp solar plant today at the company’s Kericho tea factory. This is the first on-site solar installation for a Unilever […]

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Chocolate producer chooses green power

Solarcentury has completed its largest project in Africa, and the most significant commercial and industrial (C&I) solar installation in Nigeria.

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