News: Press releases

Record donation of £920,000 from Solarcentury launches a new era at SolarAid

Below is the press release issued by SolarAid announcing this years’ donation by Solarcentury: International solar developer Solarcentury gives 5% of net profit every year to SolarAid, a UK based international charity which exists to bring solar light and power to communities in Africa without access to electricity. This year, the donation has broken all […]

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Elwy solar energy farm: formal consultation starting

3 August 2020: Today marks the start of the formal consultation process for Elwy solar energy farm, near St Asaph, North Wales. The consultation will run from early August until Friday 9th October 2020 allowing the communities of St Asaph and Bodelwyddan plenty of time to have their say on the proposals before the Development […]

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Solarcentury to develop 362MWp of solar near Valderrey, Spain

Solarcentury is in the early stages of developing two solar projects in the region of León in the North West of Spain. Today, Jose Miguel Ferrer – General Manager for Solarcentury in Iberia – introduced the projects to the local community and outlined the benefits that the solar projects will bring. Following a successful permitting […]

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Solarcentury leads the field in a successful tender for sites in Chile

Solarcentury has been awarded the right to develop three utility-scale solar farms in Chile for a total of 1.04 Gwp (963 MWac).

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Solarcentury secures €20m from Rabobank to build two solar farms in the Netherlands

Solarcentury and Rabobank reach Financial Close for two utility-scale solar projects near Apeldoorn in central Netherlands Solarcentury and Rabobank have announced today that they have reached financial close for Apeldoorn IJsseldijk and Apeldoorn Beemte-Broekland. With the contract signed, the path is clear for both solar farms to move to the construction phase. In the coming […]

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Unaudited Results for the Financial Year Ended 31 March 2020

Robust financial performance, with record profits achieved Strong balance sheet and market dynamics underpin confidence in medium-term outlook Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company with operations across Europe, Latin America and Africa, today announces its unaudited financial results for the year ended 31 March 2020. Highlights Another strong year of trading performance, delivering record […]

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Sweden’s Svea Solar acquires Solarcentury’s residential solar business

Acquisition expands Svea’s European operations into the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany Svea Solar, the leading installer of residential solar systems in Sweden, today announces that it has acquired the residential solar business of Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, which adds the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany to Svea […]

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Local information days for Elwy Solar Energy Farm postponed

Solarcentury has decided this morning to postpone its Local Information Days at Bodelwyddan Community Centre and at St. Asaph Cricket Club this week due to concerns regarding Coronavirus. The information sessions were organised by Solarcentury to share plans about their proposed solar energy farm near St. Asaph – Elwy Solar Energy Farm. Chris Banks, UK […]

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

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 of the UK […]

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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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