France

Voltalia Energizes France with 12.1-MW Solar Farm
Voltalia SA launches its 12.1-MW Logelbach solar park in France, generating enough power for 6,000 people and offsetting 2,545 tonnes of CO2 emissions.
Jan 26, 2024 // Plants, Commercial, France, Voltalia, Europe, PV Power Plant
Ciel & Terre Makes Waves with 11 MW Floating Solar Project in France
Ciel & Terre's innovative aiR Optim technology is powering their first floating solar project in France, upgrading a quarry lake with renewable energy.
Jan 18, 2024 // Plants, Floating PV, France, Europe, Ciel & Terre, PV Power Plant
EDP Renewables Expands French Solar Portfolio with 42 MWp Acquisition
EDP Renewables strengthens its position in the French market with the acquisition of 42 MWp of solar projects, combining renewable energy with agricultural activities.
Jan 12, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, France, Europe, EDP Renewables
GreenYellow Buys 20 MW Rooftop Solar in France
GreenYellow acquires 20MW of renewable projects from Demeter Investment Managers, creating 7.7GWh of electricity a year. Their mission: helping businesses & communities in their energy transition, with innovative & sustainable projects.
Jan 2, 2024 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, France, Europe, GreenYellow
ERG Acquires French 73.2-MW Wind, Solar Portfolio
ERG, an Italian IPP, acquires 73.2MW portfolio of wind and solar projects in France with an enterprise value of €86 million. Contract-for-difference and PPA benefit, plus 674MW capacity in Europe, creating 20% from photovoltaic energy. Closing by Jan 2024.
Dec 29, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, France, Europe, ERG
Rubis Photosol Secures EUR 60 Million for 67-MW French Solar Portfolio
Rubis Photosol secures EUR 60 million loan from Bpifrance, BRED Banque Populaire and CIC for 8 solar projects, ranging 2MW-20MW. Two projects in Bellac and Mainzac will supply energy to Leroy Merlin. Construction underway, with Rubis Photosol managing operations and maintenance.
Dec 27, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, France, Europe, PV Power Plant, Rubis Photosol
Neoen's 104.4MW Solar Wins in France's PPE2 Tender
Renewable energy producer Neoen has won four solar projects totaling 104.4 MWp in a tender, including three agrivoltaic initiatives to combine sheep farming with solar power generation. When complete, these projects will provide enough clean energy to power 50,000 people in France.
Dec 26, 2023 // Plants, France, tender, Europe, neoen, PPE2
Arkema Signs 400-GWh Solar PPA in France
French chemicals giant Arkema SA has signed a 20-year PPA with EDF Renewables for 400 GWh of solar-powered electricity yearly, securing 70% of Bostik's domestic electricity needs. It's part of Arkema's commitment to reduce CO2 emissions and support a more sustainable economy.
Dec 12, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, France, PPA, Europe, arkema
EDPR Powers Up 5-MWp Solar in France
EDP Renewables has achieved a major milestone with the completion of its first 5 MWp solar park in northeastern France. The Neuilly project will generate enough electricity to meet the needs of 1,200 households and mitigate over 2,500 tonnes of CO2 emissions every year. This is just the start of EDP's renewables expansion into France, with plans to develop 330 MWp of solar capacity and manage an additional 388 MW for clients. Join the French renewable energy revolution and make the switch to clean energy today!
Nov 16, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, France, Europe, EDP Renewables, PV Power Plant
Amarenco Crowdfunds 610MWp French Solar
Amarenco is raising EUR 8 million to build a 610-MWp solar park portfolio in France - 1,337 PV projects from 35 kWp to 30 MWp, completed by 2029 and producing 758 GWh annually. Invest in clean energy with Amarenco's crowdfunding campaign!
Nov 1, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, France, Europe, amarenco
SocGen backs 21-MWp Solar for Corsica Sole
Societe Generale SA provides financing for 21MWp solar portfolio across mainland France & overseas territories. 17 projects to generate 18GWh of electricity a year, with one project supplied by corporate PPA. Construction begins 2020, ending 2024.
Oct 27, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, France, Europe, Societe Generale SA
Bonduelle Buys Solar Power in France
Bonduelle signs 20-yr renewable PPA to reduce emissions and double share of renewable power, backed by Bpifrance. 13 GWh of green power from 10 MW solar park in France.
Oct 13, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, France, Europe, Bonduelle
OX2 Divests 23 MW Agrivoltaic Project to France
OX2 AB and CVE partner to bring a 23-MW agrivoltaic project to France's Centre-Val de Loire region, producing 29 GWh of electrOX2icity each year--enough to power 6,000 homes. Cap Vert Energie takes the lead in construction, aiming to have the project online by 2026.
Oct 12, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, France, Europe, OX2, CVE
GreenYellow Secures EUR 31m for 32 MWp French Solar
GreenYellow, the renewable energy specialist of Casino Group, to bring engineering, procurement, construction and O&M services to solar farms. Unlock clean energy with GreenYellow.
Sep 11, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, France, Europe, GreenYellow
France Awards 378 MW in C&I Solar Tender
France's C&I rooftop PV applications have been awarded 860+ MW since 2017, demonstrating the country's commitment to sustainable energy goals.
Aug 29, 2023 // Rooftop PV, France, tender, Europe