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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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Solarcentury gets go ahead from Andalusian government for four solar power projects in Seville, Spain

Madrid. November 20, 2018. Solarcentury, a British solar power company, has received the go ahead from the regional government in Andalucia to construct four solar parks in Alcala de Guadaira, Seville, Spain. The projects are known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo Alemán”, “Hazas de los sesenta” and “Los Gonzalez” and will produce enough electricity to […]

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Day in the life: Kahya Engler – Head of Residential Operations

Solarcentury’s Residential Business Operations Director, Kahya Engler, is one of a growing number of senior women blazing a path in the solar sector. We delve into a day in her life to learn more about her role and what she loves about it. Describe your job in a couple of sentences. I’m the Operations Director […]

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Solarcentury to install solar panels at Moi International Airport in Kenya

Solarcentury signs contract with ICAO to install East Africa’s largest airport solar PV plant at Moi International Airport, Mombasa. International solar company, Solarcentury, will install a ground-mounted 500kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system at Kenya’s Moi International Airport, Mombasa, that will generate 820,000 kWh per year and offset 1,300 tonnes of CO₂ annually. The system will […]

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Solarcentury appoints Debbie Hayes as HR Director

Former Arriva HR Director appointed by Solarcentury to join its executive team. Solarcentury has appointed Debbie Hayes as HR Director. Debbie has a strong track record in human resources with 16 years of experience across several blue chip organisations in the media, marketing, retail, transport and financial service sectors, with particular experience in acquisitions, culture, organisation […]

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Solarcentury closes deal with Encavis to finance Talayuela Solar

Madrid: October 9, 2018. Solarcentury, a global leader in the development and operation of solar energy has announced the signing of a deal with the German solar and wind park operator, Encavis AG, for Encavis to acquire the 300 Megawatts (MWp) Talayuela solar plant project (Cáceres). The deal will involve the sale of 80% of […]

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