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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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IKEA selects Solarcentury for German solar launch

Solarcentury to install solar systems for IKEA customers in Germany as part of a developing partnership. Solarcentury has been chosen by IKEA as its official solar partner in Germany. The announcement follows a successful existing partnership between the two companies in the UK, Netherlands and Belgium. Solarcentury has worked with IKEA since 2016 and its […]

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Solarcentury installs 506 kWp hybrid solar PV plant in Nairobi

The solar system is expected to generate 800,000 kWh annually and save the firm KES12 million per year. Solarcentury has installed a 506 kWp hybrid solar PV plant at Africa Logistics Properties (ALP), one of the first developments recently commissioned in Tatu City, Nairobi. The solar system has been mounted on the rooftop of ALP’s […]

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Solarcentury becomes first European solar company to support the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure

Solarcentury today signed on to landmark recommendations to industry, by a pan-industry taskforce set up by the G20’s Financial Stability Board (FSB), on the disclosure by companies of financial information relevant to climate risk. The FSB announced the creation of its Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) at the Paris climate summit in December 2015, […]

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Day in the life: Schola Wangui, Administration and Accounts Manager for East Africa

In the latest of our Day in the Life series, we chat to Administration and Accounts Manager, Schola Wangui, to find out what’s special about life at Solarcentury’s Kenya office. What do you do in a nutshell? My role entails two main aspects – taking care of the Kenyan accounts and taking care of the […]

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Solarcentury hits an important milestone in developing one of Europe’s largest solar farms

The Spanish Ministry for Ecological Transition has granted an Environmental Impact Declaration to Solarcentury’s Talayuela solar farm in an important step towards the site’s development. The 300MWp solar farm in the region of Extremadura will be one of Europe’s largest to date. Neil Perry, Chief Financial Officer for Solarcentury, said: “We are delighted with the […]

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Tom Cruise races over Solarcentury installation in Mission Impossible Fallout

Latest Mission Impossible film stars Solarcentury’s solar installation on Blackfriars Bridge. Tom Cruise’s latest Mission Impossible film is due for release this week and will feature scenes of Solarcentury’s landmark solar panel installation on London’s Blackfriars Bridge. The actor brought parts of central London to a standstill in January this year, performing a “hair-raising” stunt […]

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Solarcentury nominated for Solar Power Portal award

Solarcentury has been recognised for its work in Eritrea by solar power publisher in the category of International Storage Project of the Year. Solarcentury has been nominated for a Solar Power Portal award for its work on two community hybrid mini grid developments in Eritrea, Africa. The EU-funded projects in the communities of Areza and […]

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Solarcentury appoints new UK General Manager

Solarcentury has appointed Wolf Dietrich to lead its UK development business. Wolf Dietrich has been appointed to lead the UK development business for Solarcentury. Wolf has worked for Solarcentury since 2013; delivering numerous large-scale ground mount and rooftop solar projects. He has supported a number of community energy projects across the UK. Wolf began his […]

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Solarcentury wishes STA a happy 40th birthday!

Everyone at Solarcentury sends our very best wishes to the Solar Trade Association (STA) on the occasion of its 40th anniversary. In his speech at the Solar Trade Association’s 40th anniversary event at City Hall in London tonight, Solarcentury founder Dr. Jeremy Leggett will say: “During the ups and many lows of UK government solar policy […]

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