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Climate change: The EIB finances one of the largest solar plants in Spain

Talayuela solar plant in Extremadura to produce renewable energy for around 150,000 households yearly CO2 emissions will be reduced by more than 171 kt CO2-e/year 400 workers to be employed during the construction phase The project sponsors are Encavis AG and Solarcentury The investment is supported by the Juncker Plan Spain, December 11 2019: During […]

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Powering ahead with decarbonisation requires a green electricity revolution

Enrico Ambrosini, Global Head of Origination, explains why.   Fossil fuel consumption for energy is far and away the biggest contributor of harmful greenhouse emissions globally, accounting for almost 70% of global carbon emissions every year. However, if today’s outdated fossil fuel-based global energy system is transitioned to 100% renewables – which can and should […]

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Day in the life of Elena Koumpli, Head of Data Analysis and SCADA Manager

After working on research projects in academia for over 10 years, Elena joined Solarcentury and now leads our SCADA and Data Analysis teams, which focus on performance optimisation. We learn more about her and her role here… What is your background and route into the company? During my first degree in Applied Physics in Athens, […]

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Why ending fossil fuel subsidies and investing in solar is essential for decarbonisation and prosperity

David Edwards, Solarcentury Strategy and Resources Director, takes us through the numbers. The Earth’s carbon budget is rapidly expiring. Since the Paris Agreement, world leaders, major corporations and financial investors have talked much about the importance of transitioning to a decarbonised global economy. However, their ongoing subsidising of and investment in fossil fuels is already […]

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Sébastien Darche named General Manager for France

We are pleased to announce that Sébastien Darche has been named General Manager for France, after two and a half years with Solarcentury. Sébastien has been working in the French solar PV business for ten years and held positions in development, EPC and O&M. France is a key market in Solarcentury’s business strategy, with the […]

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Solarcentury appoints new Global Head of Origination

Enrico will lead the development of Solarcentury’s energy management and power offtake agreements in a variety of countries to enhance returns and optimise the company’s international solar assets including its hedging and trading strategies.

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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.

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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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