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Solarcentury obtains the necessary permits to begin construction work on Talayuela Solar

Valencia, 11 July 2019: Solarcentury, the global integrated solar power company, has obtained the Administrative Authorization of Construction as well as the Declaration of Public Utility from the Ministry for the Ecological Transition for the photovoltaic installation of Talayuela Solar. The plant will have a capacity of 300 megawatts (MWp), making it one of the […]

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Day in the life: Rick Fransen – Business Development Manager

Solarcentury’s Rick Fransen has been in the solar industry for 30 years and has rightly been named Rickipedia. Here we learn more about his extensive knowledge and passion for everything solar. How long have you been working in solar? 30 years. Since 1st May 1989. Why solar energy? What motivates you to work within this […]

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Revisiting Southill Solar; Q&A with Tim Crisp on how the site has bloomed

Situated on the edge of the Cotswolds is Southill Solar Farm. Standing at 4.5MWp, it generates enough electricity to power the equivalent of the homes in Charlbury, Finstock and Fawler which flank its boundary. In 2016, driven by the vision of local residents Tim Crisp and Liz Reason, nearly 400 members of the community came […]

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Members of the public invest EUR250,000 in Budel solar farm

Budel, 14 June 2019: Almost 100 Dutch residents have invested in one of the largest solar farms in the Netherlands, raising EUR250,000 in just six weeks as part of a successful crowdfunding campaign. The funds, raised through Rabo&Crowd (a joint initiative between Rabobank and Nxchange), are to part refinance the 44 MW Budel solar farm, […]

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UK significantly underestimating role of solar on path to net zero

UK significantly underestimating role of solar on path to net zero London, 13 June 2019: New research reveals that over the next decade, solar can provide at least 20% of the UK’s electricity and create 200,000 jobs in the country – more than double current forecasts – as industry experts call on the Government to […]

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In tackling climate chaos, we have all the answers – we just lack the right question

In tackling climate chaos, we have all the answers – we just lack the right question By Susannah Wood, Marketing Director Anyone who watched the final of the men’s eight from the 2000 Sydney Olympics couldn’t possibly forget the stunning victory by Team GB. They weren’t expected to win; they weren’t expected to place. The […]

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How corporates are leading the 100% renewable energy transition

An historic new report shows we can reach 100% renewable energy in just a few decades, and it’s affordable; making this the clear answer to tackling climate change. But, more importantly perhaps, it is already happening – and it’s the corporate world leading the charge.

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Unilever Tea on path to 100% renewables with Solarcentury and CrossBoundary Energy

Solarcentury is pleased to announce the commissioning of the first solar project for Unilever in Africa, alongside CrossBoundary Energy   Press release from CrossBoundary Energy: Unilever Tea Kenya and CrossBoundary Energy are commissioning a 619 kWp solar plant today at the company’s Kericho tea factory. This is the first on-site solar installation for a Unilever […]

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Day in the life: Jan Muller – Technical & Asset Management Director

Jan is one of the most experienced solar engineers in the world, with 25 years of  experience. He tell us about his solar journey and his life as Solarcentury’s Technical & Asset Management Director .

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This is what a 100% renewable energy world looks like

A historic new report from Energy Watch shows we can reach 100% renewable energy in just a few decades, and it’s affordable. By Frans van den Heuvel, Solarcentury The most significant and accepted system transition required to tackle climate change and limit emissions is the swift passage from fossil fuels to renewable energy. But, until […]

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