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Solarcentury expands into Greece

Acquisition of 284MW of solar projects ready to build in 2022. Projects to contribute to Greece’s plans to reach full decarbonisation by 2028. Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, has expanded into the Greek solar market with the acquisition of 284MW of projects in development. The solar projects, which are planned for the central region […]

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Land East of Battlegate Road, CB23

As world leaders in the deployment of renewable energy, our mission is to support the move away from fossil fuels in order to avoid climate chaos and to this end we have now built over 1,000 solar projects around the world. We know that creating a cleaner world is not an instant fix – it requires many steps all heading in the right direction. Building […]

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Keeping us in the loop

There’s a lot of information to keep on top of, and not enough hours in the day. So we’ve downloaded our favourite commentators on the climate, covering social, podcasts and newsletters.   On social  Eric Holthaus – giving real-time warnings and some hope along the way.   Eric is a meteorologist and climate journalist. He maps extreme weather events and does his best to sound the alarm for people who may be affected. But more than that […]

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Solarcentury recognised as the UK’s leading privately-held solar developer

On the 27th September, the 16th annual Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table was published. The table ranks Britain’s leading mid-market private companies with the biggest sales. The 250 companies achieved combined sales of £59.7bn, a 17% increase year-on-year, and profits of £5.1bn, up 25%. Solarcentury was pleased to be recognised for its […]

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The journey of a 300 tonne transformer

Our Contracts and Logistics Manager, Jose Lopez, had a task on his hands when faced with transporting a 300 tonne transformer 2,850 miles across Europe from Croatia to Spain. Here he talks us through that journey.    A transformer fit for purpose  Talayuela Solar in Spain is one of the largest solar energy projects in Europe. At 300MWp (and almost one million solar PV panels), it will generate approximately […]

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Creating a better environment for bumblebees at Elwy Solar Energy Farm

As part of a substantial package of environmental measures, Solarcentury has asked the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) again to monitor improvements in biodiversity at the site of the proposed Elwy Solar Energy Farm. The Trust, who Solarcentury has worked with before, will do this by establishing a transect; a route through the site that can […]

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Record donation of £920,000 from Solarcentury launches a new era at SolarAid

Below is the press release issued by SolarAid announcing this years’ donation by Solarcentury: International solar developer Solarcentury gives 5% of net profit every year to SolarAid, a UK based international charity which exists to bring solar light and power to communities in Africa without access to electricity. This year, the donation has broken all […]

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Elwy solar energy farm: formal consultation starting

3 August 2020: Today marks the start of the formal consultation process for Elwy solar energy farm, near St Asaph, North Wales. The consultation will run from early August until Friday 9th October 2020 allowing the communities of St Asaph and Bodelwyddan plenty of time to have their say on the proposals before the Development […]

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Solarcentury to develop 362MWp of solar near Valderrey, Spain

Solarcentury is in the early stages of developing two solar projects in the region of León in the North West of Spain. Today, Jose Miguel Ferrer – General Manager for Solarcentury in Iberia – introduced the projects to the local community and outlined the benefits that the solar projects will bring. Following a successful permitting […]

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