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Permits awarded for three new solar farms in Cádiz

Solarcentury has received the construction permits for three solar farms in Cádiz, Spain. Construction, which is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2021, will require investment of 75 million euros. Once completed, the projects will further strengthen Spain’s energy transition. The three projects, Arenosas, Malabrigo and El Yarte, will be installed on a […]

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Solarcentury acquires Dutch Bollendonk solar farm at former brownfield site

In November 2020, Solarcentury acquired the Bollendonk solar farm in Etten-Leur, Netherlands from GroEnergie Groep BV. Solarcentury will develop, build and operate the project. Bollendonk solar farm covers ​​10 hectares, and at 11.3 MWp and will generate enough clean electricity for over 3,800 households. From landfill to clean energy The solar farm will be built […]

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Solarcentury plans to invest 125 million Euros in the development of its first Valencian projects

Solarcentury has been granted authorisation for access to the network to develop two solar projects in Turís and Alborache near Valencia, Spain. The solar farms will have a total capacity of 87.5 MWp and could be operational by 2024. The Los Predios and Los Hierros projects will be developed on a 360-hectare site and will […]

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Purchase of Solarcentury shares completed

Today, Statkraft completed the acquisition of Solarcentury, a global solar developer headquartered in London. With the completion of the transaction, Statkraft becomes the owner of 100 per cent of the shares in Solar Century Holdings Ltd and its subsidiaries. After an interim period, in which Solarcentury will continue to operate as a distinct business unit, the […]

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Permit accepted for ‘extra-green’ solar farm in the Netherlands

Solarcentury has received the go-ahead to develop and build Masterveldweg solar farm in eastern Netherlands. The 73 MWp solar farm will cover an area of 61 hectares. At least 25 hectares of this will be focused on natural landscaping. Masterveldweg solar farm in Winterswijk will provide enough electricity for 23,000 households. Combined with the Arrasveld […]

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Vlagtwedde, the largest solar farm in the Netherlands, is connected to the grid

On 5 October, Vlagtwedde solar farm, the largest in the Netherlands, was connected to the electricity grid. It has 350,000 solar panels which now provide enough sustainable energy for the equivalent of 30,000 households. On a clear sunny day, up to 700MWh of clean energy is expected to be delivered to the grid. Working towards […]

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Solarcentury expands into Greece

Acquisition of 284MW of solar projects ready to build in 2022. Projects to contribute to Greece’s plans to reach full decarbonisation by 2028. Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, has expanded into the Greek solar market with the acquisition of 284MW of projects in development. The solar projects, which are planned for the central region […]

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Land East of Battlegate Road, CB23

As world leaders in the deployment of renewable energy, our mission is to support the move away from fossil fuels in order to avoid climate chaos and to this end we have now built over 1,000 solar projects around the world. We know that creating a cleaner world is not an instant fix – it requires many steps all heading in the right direction. Building […]

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Solarcentury recognised as the UK’s leading privately-held solar developer

On the 27th September, the 16th annual Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table was published. The table ranks Britain’s leading mid-market private companies with the biggest sales. The 250 companies achieved combined sales of £59.7bn, a 17% increase year-on-year, and profits of £5.1bn, up 25%. Solarcentury was pleased to be recognised for its […]

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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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