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Portugal: new mid-year solar auction announced

Portugal: new mid-year solar auction announced

As Portugal intends to push its solar industry, the country’s government has announced a new auction for solar projects in June or July 2019. A total 1.75 GW of new capacity will be awarded.

Germany: 24 Bids Accepted in First Solar Auction of 2019

Germany: 24 Bids Accepted in First Solar Auction of 2019

Germany held its first solar auction of the year and as a result, 24 bids for large-scale projects of over 750 kW were accepted, amounting to a new capacity of 178 MW. The average rate was 4,80 cents per kWh.

Netherlands increase solar power production by 50% – further growth ahead

Netherlands increase solar power production by 50% – further growth ahead

Last year the Netherlands produced 50% more solar energy than in 2017. This brought the percentage of renewables in the country‘s electricity consumption up from 15% to 17%, while the share of renewables in the total energy consumption grew from 6.6% to 7.3%.

400+ investors appeal to world leaders to fight climate change

400+ investors appeal to world leaders to fight climate change

In the most recent Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change over 400 investors express their support of the 2015 Paris Agreement and urge world leaders to address the subject of climate change.

UK energy minister against end of solar export tariffs

UK energy minister against end of solar export tariffs

Last week, UK energy minister Claire Perry made it clear that she disapproves of a possible end of the solar export tariffs. Industry bodies applaud her stance.

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