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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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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