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Day in the life: Stephane Poulain – Business Development Manager

Stephane’s energy experience spans over two decades, but witnessing the changing landscape due to climate chaos drove him to focus his efforts on building up the French solar market. How long have you been working in solar? I’ve worked in the world of electrical energy for more than 20 years, including almost 12 years in […]

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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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Climate chaos – why our decisions have more power than ever before

By choosing to back fossil fuels or 100% renewable energy, we choose the consequences Every choice we make has consequences. But, we now live in a time of heightened consequence. We have reached a critical point in our planet’s history where the decisions we take now will determine the future of all living things. Never […]

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What is the impact of 2 million solar lamps?

Solarcentury’s mission is to make a positive difference to climate chaos through the widespread adoption of solar energy. In order to achieve this goal, we have various methods, including an annual donation of 5% of net profits to SolarAid. SolarAid is a development organisation that aims to combat poverty and climate change by replacing kerosene […]

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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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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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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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Day in the life: Rick Fransen – Business Development Manager

Solarcentury’s Rick Fransen has been in the solar industry for 30 years and has rightly been named Rickipedia. Here we learn more about his extensive knowledge and passion for everything solar. How long have you been working in solar? 30 years. Since 1st May 1989. Why solar energy? What motivates you to work within this […]

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