IKEA selects Solarcentury for German solar launch

Solarcentury to install solar systems for IKEA customers in Germany as part of a developing partnership. Solarcentury has been chosen by IKEA as its official solar partner in Germany. The announcement follows a successful existing partnership between the two companies in the UK, Netherlands and Belgium. Solarcentury has worked with IKEA since 2016 and its […]

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Solarcentury becomes first European solar company to support the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure

Solarcentury today signed on to landmark recommendations to industry, by a pan-industry taskforce set up by the G20’s Financial Stability Board (FSB), on the disclosure by companies of financial information relevant to climate risk. The FSB announced the creation of its Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) at the Paris climate summit in December 2015, […]

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Solarcentury hits an important milestone in developing one of Europe’s largest solar farms

The Spanish Ministry for Ecological Transition has granted an Environmental Impact Declaration to Solarcentury’s Talayuela solar farm in an important step towards the site’s development. The 300MWp solar farm in the region of Extremadura will be one of Europe’s largest to date. Neil Perry, Chief Financial Officer for Solarcentury, said: “We are delighted with the […]

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Tom Cruise races over Solarcentury installation in Mission Impossible Fallout

Latest Mission Impossible film stars Solarcentury’s solar installation on Blackfriars Bridge. Tom Cruise’s latest Mission Impossible film is due for release this week and will feature scenes of Solarcentury’s landmark solar panel installation on London’s Blackfriars Bridge. The actor brought parts of central London to a standstill in January this year, performing a “hair-raising” stunt […]

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Solarcentury nominated for Solar Power Portal award

Solarcentury has been recognised for its work in Eritrea by solar power publisher in the category of International Storage Project of the Year. Solarcentury has been nominated for a Solar Power Portal award for its work on two community hybrid mini grid developments in Eritrea, Africa. The EU-funded projects in the communities of Areza and […]

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Solarcentury appoints new UK General Manager

Solarcentury has appointed Wolf Dietrich to lead its UK development business. Wolf Dietrich has been appointed to lead the UK development business for Solarcentury. Wolf has worked for Solarcentury since 2013; delivering numerous large-scale ground mount and rooftop solar projects. He has supported a number of community energy projects across the UK. Wolf began his […]

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Solarcentury wishes STA a happy 40th birthday!

Everyone at Solarcentury sends our very best wishes to the Solar Trade Association (STA) on the occasion of its 40th anniversary. In his speech at the Solar Trade Association’s 40th anniversary event at City Hall in London tonight, Solarcentury founder Dr. Jeremy Leggett will say: “During the ups and many lows of UK government solar policy […]

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Solarcentury partners with PowerField to create Netherlands’ largest solar farm

Solarcentury and Dutch solar company, PowerField, will join forces to develop groundbreaking 110MW Vlagtwedde solar farm. Solarcentury has signed a partnership agreement with Dutch solar power company PowerField, to jointly develop the largest solar farm in the Netherlands. The Vlagtwedde solar farm in Westerwolde, Groningen, will have a peak capacity of 110MW – generating enough […]

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Construction begins on Netherlands’ largest ever solar farm

Solarcentury and Encavis announce development of 44MW Nyrstar solar farm as first partnership deal. Solarcentury is partnering with German solar and wind energy operator, Encavis AG, to develop the largest ever solar farm in the Netherlands. Construction on the 44MW Nyrstar solar farm based near the city of Eindhoven in North Brabant, will start next […]

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Solarcentury celebrates 20th anniversary

Britain’s fastest growing solar company, Solarcentury, has just turned 20, and continues to thrive thanks to its major global expansion. Solarcentury is celebrating its 20th anniversary as one of the world’s most respected solar companies. Founded by former oil geologist Jeremy Leggett in 1998, it has grown into a major global player in the renewable energy […]

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