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Solarcentury enters French solar market with major auction wins

Solarcentury enters French solar market with major auction wins Monday 18 March, 2019. Lyon, France: Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company with operations across Europe, Latin America and Africa, has won 57 megawatts (MW) of solar power capacity in the latest solar auction in France, marking the launch of its first ever development projects […]

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Solarcentury creates over 100 new jobs in Talayuela, Spain

Solarcentury will create 100 new engineering and construction jobs in the Extremadura region of Talayuela in Spain to build new solar farm.

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Galleria Mall switches to solar

Solarcentury collaborates with Galleria Mall Nairobi, Kenya, to install a 562kWp solar system.

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The 1st April 2019 signifies the end of the feed-in tariff

But what does the government mean by this and what are the implications for customers interested in solar? What is the feed-in tariff? The feed-in tariff (FIT) is a policy that was designed to accelerate the uptake of small-scale renewable energy generation technologies. It’s worth up to £6,000 tax-free* for residential solar PV system installations […]

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Solarcentury boosts UK solar development team with appointment of Chris Banks

Tuesday 22nd January 2019, London: Solarcentury, the British solar power company, has appointed Chris Banks as UK Project Development Lead. With 13 years experience in renewable energy development, Chris joins from Renewable Energy Systems (RES). He will be leading a team dedicated to the development of subsidy free solar parks, working together with landowners, farmers […]

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IKEA Germany launches home solar with Solarcentury, following successful soft launch

Solarcentury’s partnership with IKEA Germany will kick off today with the sale of SOLSTRÅLE solar systems from IKEA stores across the country. The solar systems will be available to buy online and in German IKEA stores for as little as 4,730 Euros. Dennis de Jong, Managing Director of Residential for Solarcentury said “the national launch […]

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Liam Hicks: ‘My taste of fame with the BBC’

Solarcentury’s Senior Field Service Engineer, Liam Hicks, talks about his day of filming a solar education video for BBC Bitesize and winning a staff award for his efforts. The BBC approached Solarcentury looking for a solar engineer to interview for an educational video and I was really pleased to be able to do this. It’s […]

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2018: A year of solar growth and optimism

Yes, we are in changing times. 2018 has thrown the world much environmental, social, political and economic turbulence; as our old systems continue to creak and crack around us. But there is good news and reasons to be positive. The growth of much needed clean, affordable, scalable solar power is one. In 2018, the 20th […]

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Solarcentury celebrates launch of East Africa’s largest solar powered airport, Moi International Airport

Senior officials from UN and Kenyan aviation bodies will visit Mombasa’s Moi International Airport today for a special event to launch Solarcentury’s new 503 kWp solar installation on site. Officials from the UN’s specialised agency for civil aviation, the International Civil Aviation Organisation, as well as Kenya Airports Authority and Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, will […]

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44MW solar park begins production in the Netherlands

Budel-Dorplein, Monday 3rd December 2018: A solar park the size of 120 football fields has begun producing clean electricity for the national grid in the Netherlands. 44 MW Budel Solar Park, one of the largest in the country, was built over five months near the city of Eindhoven and is a joint initiative of the Dutch […]

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