IKEA Germany launches home solar with Solarcentury, following successful soft launch

Solarcentury’s partnership with IKEA Germany will kick off today with the sale of SOLSTRÅLE solar systems from IKEA stores across the country. The solar systems will be available to buy online and in German IKEA stores for as little as 4,730 Euros. Dennis de Jong, Managing Director of Residential for Solarcentury said “the national launch […]

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Solarcentury celebrates launch of East Africa’s largest solar powered airport, Moi International Airport

Senior officials from UN and Kenyan aviation bodies will visit Mombasa’s Moi International Airport today for a special event to launch Solarcentury’s new 503 kWp solar installation on site. Officials from the UN’s specialised agency for civil aviation, the International Civil Aviation Organisation, as well as Kenya Airports Authority and Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, will […]

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Solarcentury appoints Debbie Hayes as HR Director

Former Arriva HR Director appointed by Solarcentury to join its executive team. Solarcentury has appointed Debbie Hayes as HR Director. Debbie has a strong track record in human resources with 16 years of experience across several blue chip organisations in the media, marketing, retail, transport and financial service sectors, with particular experience in acquisitions, culture, organisation […]

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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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