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Dutch 2018 SDE+ program for utility-scale renewables starts first round

Dutch 2018 SDE+ program for utility-scale renewables starts first round

The Dutch SDE+ program is now open for applications for its first round. Successful projects may receive subsidies for as long as 15 years, provided that certain requirements are met.

Britain: Demand for PV among corporates remains strong

Britain: Demand for PV among corporates remains strong

While Brexit is rocking the British economy, there is a continuous demand for solar among corporates. However, confidence seems to diminish as a lack of ambition in the governments’ Clean Growth Strategy and Brexit uncertainty cause insecurity among the industry.

Italy Update: One customer at a time

Italy Update: One customer at a time

Italy update: Current Italian legislation for self-consumption includes the possibility for owners of PV systems up to 20 MW to sell all or part of the produced power to a single final client. Despite several challenges, this option is now becoming more attractive, as solar module prices keep dropping and energy prices for the Italian industry and service sector remain among the highest in Europe.

Egypt: New tender to bring 600 MW of solar to West of Nile area

Egypt: New tender to bring 600 MW of solar to West of Nile area

A new tender issued by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company will bring 600 MW of large-scale solar projects to the West of Nile area. It is the first auction to take place under the country’s new auction mechanism.

Help for Hurricane Maria’s victims: Solar industry joins charities in relief project

Help for Hurricane Maria’s victims: Solar industry joins charities in relief project

Led by the Solar Foundation, 20 solar companies and organizations have joined major charities in their quest to bring reliable electricity and clean water to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and on the Virgin Islands.

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