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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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Day in the life: Bernice Awodele – Office Manager at Solarcentury

In the latest of our “nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Bernice Awodele discusses working as an Office Manager at Solarcentury HQ. Describe your job in a couple of sentences. As an office manager at Solarcentury, my job is completely different every single day. I deal with travel, phone calls, enquiries, admin support […]

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Solarcentury partners with PowerField to create Netherlands’ largest solar farm

Solarcentury and Dutch solar company, PowerField, will join forces to develop groundbreaking 110MW Vlagtwedde solar farm. Solarcentury has signed a partnership agreement with Dutch solar power company PowerField, to jointly develop the largest solar farm in the Netherlands. The Vlagtwedde solar farm in Westerwolde, Groningen, will have a peak capacity of 110MW – generating enough […]

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Celebrating diversity at Solarcentury

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Construction begins on Netherlands’ largest ever solar farm

Solarcentury and Encavis announce development of 44MW Nyrstar solar farm as first partnership deal. Solarcentury is partnering with German solar and wind energy operator, Encavis AG, to develop the largest ever solar farm in the Netherlands. Construction on the 44MW Nyrstar solar farm based near the city of Eindhoven in North Brabant, will start next […]

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Solarcentury celebrates 20th anniversary

Britain’s fastest growing solar company, Solarcentury, has just turned 20, and continues to thrive thanks to its major global expansion. Solarcentury is celebrating its 20th anniversary as one of the world’s most respected solar companies. Founded by former oil geologist Jeremy Leggett in 1998, it has grown into a major global player in the renewable energy […]

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20 years with Solarcentury: Q&A with founder, Jeremy Leggett

This year marks Solarcentury’s 20th anniversary. To celebrate the milestone, we chat to founder Jeremy Leggett. Solarcentury turns 20 this month. As the company founder, how does that make you feel?  Proud, grateful, and lucky. It is an absolute rarity for a solar company to still be alive, let alone relatively healthy, after 20 years […]

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Solarcentury sponsors leading Latin American Energyear conference

Solarcentury is set to sponsor this year’s Energyear conference in Medellin, Colombia. Solarcentury is a key sponsor at this year’s Energyear conference in Medellin, Colombia. The two-day conference on 16th and 17th May, is a leading event to promote high level networking in the energy sector in Latin America. Notable scheduled speakers include Carlos Barrera, […]

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