News: Press releases

Solarcentury plans return to UK development with 62MW solar farm in Wales

19 February 2020: Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, today announces that it has been evaluating land to the north east of St. Asaph, Wales, for the development of a new solar farm – Elwy Solar Energy Farm. The development will be Solarcentury’s first new project in the UK since 2016, underlining the evolution […]

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Solarcentury begins construction on 300MW Talayuela Solar project

Solarcentury, together with solar and wind operator Encavis AG, has today formally begun construction on its EURO 225m, 300MW Talayuela Solar Project in Cáceres, Extremadura; one of the largest and most powerful subsidy-free solar developments in Spain to date.

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Solarcentury secures new €54.8m banking facility to build 500MW solar projects in Spain

London, 7 January 2020: Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company with operations across Europe, Latin America and Africa, today announces that it has secured a new €54.8 million banking facility with NatWest and HSBC UK, which will be used to facilitate the construction of two utility-scale solar plants in Spain, with a combined generating […]

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Climate change: The EIB finances one of the largest solar plants in Spain

Talayuela solar plant in Extremadura to produce renewable energy for around 150,000 households yearly CO2 emissions will be reduced by more than 171 kt CO2-e/year 400 workers to be employed during the construction phase The project sponsors are Encavis AG and Solarcentury The investment is supported by the Juncker Plan Spain, December 11 2019: During […]

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Solarcentury appoints new Global Head of Origination

Enrico will lead the development of Solarcentury’s energy management and power offtake agreements in a variety of countries to enhance returns and optimise the company’s international solar assets including its hedging and trading strategies.

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Solarcentury, Impax and PowerField to start construction of Vlagtwedde, the largest solar farm in the Netherlands

Impax, the specialist asset manager investing in the transition to a more sustainable global economy, and Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, have signed a construction and maintenance agreement for what will become the largest solar project in the Netherlands: Vlagtwedde solar farm, which is located in the municipality Westerwolde. The solar farm has […]

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PPA announced for Solarcentury and Encavis project Talayuela Solar

Valencia, September 17 2019: Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, together with the solar and wind operator Encavis AG, has announced the signing of a financial Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for Talayuela Solar; the 300 MWp project in Cáceres, Spain. Talayuela Solar is being built without subsidy and the power from the plant will be […]

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Results for the Financial Year Ended 31 March 2019

Record financial performance and development pipeline Profits set to double in new financial year London, 25 July 2019: Solarcentury (“the Group”), the global integrated solar power company with operations across Europe, Latin America and Africa, today announces its financial results for the year ended 31 March 2019. Highlights Strong trading performance, delivering record financial results: […]

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Solarcentury completes the connection to the grid for Cabrera Solar

Valencia, 16 July 2019: Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, has completed the necessary engineering works for the connection to the grid for the four 50MW plants it has in Alcala de Guadaira, Seville (Andalusia). Together, these projects are known as Cabrera Solar. The company plans to begin construction work on the projects after […]

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Members of the public invest EUR250,000 in Budel solar farm

Budel, 14 June 2019: Almost 100 Dutch residents have invested in one of the largest solar farms in the Netherlands, raising EUR250,000 in just six weeks as part of a successful crowdfunding campaign. The funds, raised through Rabo&Crowd (a joint initiative between Rabobank and Nxchange), are to part refinance the 44 MW Budel solar farm, […]

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