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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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CVE finalises the acquisition of two photovoltaic plants with 47 MWp of power from Solarcentury

CVE, the French independent producer of renewable energy, has finalised the acquisition of two ground-mounted photovoltaic plants with a total power of 47 MWp from Solarcentury, the London-based international solar developer. These are significant acquisitions for the CVE Group, which has demonstrated its dedicated M&A team’s expertise. With this transaction, the Group adds two new […]

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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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Renewables leader Statkraft boosts solar capability with the acquisition of Solarcentury

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, has signed an agreement to acquire the solar pioneer Solarcentury.

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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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It’s a green light for two solar farms in Ede, the Netherlands

The Mayor and regional officials have given the go ahead for 3 large solar farms in the region of Ede, the Netherlands. These solar farms together cover 22 hectares and are spread over various locations.  Solarcentury has been awarded two of the three projects: Blaakweg and Lange Rijnsteeg covering an area of 7.7 and 11.1 […]

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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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Keeping us in the loop

There’s a lot of information to keep on top of, and not enough hours in the day. So we’ve downloaded our favourite commentators on the climate, covering social, podcasts and newsletters.   On social  Eric Holthaus – giving real-time warnings and some hope along the way.   Eric is a meteorologist and climate journalist. He maps extreme weather events and does his best to sound the alarm for people who may be affected. But more than that […]

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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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