Portugal

Floating PV as well as land close to freeways to be included in Portugal's 2021 solar public auction procedure
Great deals for PV projects on dams as well as close to motorways are set to be included in Portugal's third solar tender, the nation's state assistant for energy, João Galamba, has said.
Nov 25, 2020 // Plants, Floating PV, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Portugal, floating PV, auctions, Europe, solar-plus-storage, tenders, joao galamba
Portugal's MCA participates in 370-MWp solar project in Angola
Portuguese multinational MCA Group revealed it is leading a consortium included with the growth of a 370-MWp solar energy project in Angola.
Nov 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Portugal, Europe, MCA, solar power project
NextEnergy acquires 17.4 MW Portuguese solar project
Plant building and construction to start this quarter with commissioning next year
Oct 12, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Portugal, Europe, nextenergy capital, Solar Project, Filinto Martins
Portuguese projects under the hammer, Dehui declares Vietnam initially
A round-up of the most up to date solar industry news from around the world, as Aquila grabs its very first solar projects in Portugal, among Europe's hottest solar markets, as well as Dehui claims being Vietnam's initial module producer to create next-generation panels.
Sep 11, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Portugal, Europe, Asia, Africa, LONGi, Vietnam, Burkina Faso, dehui, aquila
CIGS cells for micro-concentrator PV gadgets
Scientists have created a brand-new mini CIGS cell by using an area-selective electro-deposition procedure as a material-saving method. It has a conversion performance rate of 5.2% and a high open-circuit voltage.
Sep 9, 2020 // Technology, Portugal, Europe, CIGS cell
Siemens as well as Fluence to Develop 15 MW Storage System on Portuguese Island
Siemens Smart Infrastructure, in partnership with Fluence, was granted an agreement by the Portuguese power service provider EDA-- Electricidade dos Açores to develop a battery-based energy storage space system on Terceira, the second most significant island in regards to electrical usage of the Azores island chain in the Atlantic Ocean. The project intends to make the island a lot more sustainable as well as is scheduled for completion in 2021.
Sep 7, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, ENERGY STORAGE, Portugal, Europe, BESS, Siemens, Fluence, Duarte José Botelho da Ponte, Fernando Silva
Portugal solar public auction surpasses federal government expectations as Enerland named record-low prospective buyer
Portugal's record-breaking solar public auction "went beyond assumptions", a top government official has informed PV Tech, confirming that Spanish company Enerland was the business with the most affordable proposal.
Sep 1, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Portugal, Q CELLS, Battery Storage, Iberdrola, Enel, Europe, solar-plus-storage, solar auction, Hanwha Q Cells, audax, world record, record lows, joao galamba, enerland, tagenergy
Portuguese government verifies globe record solar rate of $0.01316/ kWh.
The Portuguese government has disclosed some of the preliminary outcomes of the nationwide solar auction which closed on Tuesday. Antonio Delgado Rigal, president of energy forecasting solution Aleasoft, said that the 15-year contracts granted in the auction were the vital to understanding the reason of such an affordable price. This, combined with the civil liberties for land as well as grid link guaranteed by the auction, makes attractive bidding at small cost.
Aug 27, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Portugal, Iberdrola, Enel, Europe, auction, AleaSoft, Antonio Delgado Rigal, Hanhwa Q Cells
Hanwha Q Cells was biggest victor in Portuguese solar auction
The South Korean photovoltaic panel manufacturer safeguarded around 300 MW of the 700 MW granted in the purchase round. The various other winners are reportedly Spanish power company Iberdrola, Italian peer Enel as well as French-owned programmer Tag Energy.
Aug 26, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Portugal, Iberdrola, Enel, Europe, Hanwha Q Cells, Tag Energy
Portugal's 2nd PV auction draws globe record low bid of $0.0132/ kWh.
According to monetary paper Expresso, the lowest bid in the exercise was EUR0.0112/ kWh, a little less than the $0.0135/ kWh submitted by French energy team EDF as well as China's JinkoPower in a 2 GW tender kept in Abu Dhabi, a rate which was validated last month.
Aug 25, 2020 // Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Portugal, EDF, Europe, auction, jinkopower
Portugal's 700 MW solar auction 10 times oversubscribed
Minister of the environment and climate action, João Pedro Matos Fernandes, revealed the development and exposed nine of the 10 lots tendered include power storage space.
Aug 6, 2020 // Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Portugal, Europe, auction, João Pedro Matos Fernandes
Portugal trims hydrogen project field as multi-billion-euro campaign changes gear
Portugal has actually selected a total of 37 potential green hydrogen projects, representing a total investment of around EUR9 billion (US$ 10.5 billion) to progress to the following phase of its selection procedure.
Jul 28, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Portugal, Galp, Europe, hydrogen, green hydrogen, renewables, Smartenergy, apren, Marc Rechter
Floating PV make headway in Iberia
Spanish renewables firm Acciona has appointed Spain's very first floating installment and also utility EDP has settled the very first, 1 MW stage of a 4 MW project at the Alqueva water storage tank in southern Portugal.
Jul 28, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Spain, Portugal, floating PV, Europe, Acciona
Portugal's hydrogen call brings in EUR16 billion of suggested financial investments
The suggested projects come from Portuguese and also European companies covering the whole worth chain. The call, which has a budget of up to EUR40 billion, is part of the country's hydrogen method.
Jul 24, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Portugal, Europe, hydrogen
Worldwide solar ability may get to 1,448 GW in 2024
SolarPower Europe has anticipated the volume of new PV capability added this year will certainly be 4% less than last year's number due to the Covid-19 crisis. At the end of 2019, the globe had actually covered 630 GW of solar. For 2020, around 112 GW of brand-new PV capability is expected, and also in 2021, newly mounted capability could be 149.9 GW if federal governments sustain renewables in their coronavirus economic recuperation plans.
Jun 17, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Germany, India, South Korea, China, Ukraine, Australia, South america, Europe, Brazil, Asia, Oceania, United Arab Emirates, North America, Vietnam, WORLD, covid-19, United States