Enel, Santander companion to provide as well as finance solar, storage and also energy performance remedies
- Italian utility Enel Group and Spanish bank Santander have actually consented to work together on solar PV, lithium battery storage space and energy efficiency solutions for the domestic and also business and also commercial (C&I) markets.
Enel, with Enel X Global Retail, will make "personalized complete options" for customers, while Santander will certainly offer them with financing options. The agreement will support both firms in achieving their environment goals, Enel claimed in a media statement.
Rome-headquartered Enel claimed it was the "world's largest private green energy gamer with around 54GW of mounted eco-friendly capacity globally", with strategies to treble that amount by 2030.
By 2040, it wants to totally deactivate its thermal fleet along with exiting gas retail activities and also has committed to becoming net zero from both straight and also indirect discharges.
At the same time, Santander intends to increase or promote EUR120 billion (US$ 132 billion) in green financing between 2019-2025 and EUR220 billion (US$ 242 billion) by 2030.
While it has declared carbon neutrality for its very own procedures, the bank said it will "straighten its power generation portfolio with the Paris Agreement by 2030".
The statement was made after the European Commission earlier today offered its new energy technique developed to accelerate renewables implementation and also cut dependence on Russian gas.
Elsewhere, Enel has actually partnered with design, purchase as well as building and construction (EPC) contractor Comal to establish a solar tracker manufacturing plant with an annual production of up to 1GW.