Portugal

Iberdrola toasts Spanish 50MW solar PPA with Heineken
Heineken is to fully power its Spanish operations via a new utility-scale solar plant, set to be developed by energy giant Iberdrola.
Sep 24, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Spain, Portugal, Iberdrola, pv power plants, Europe, polysilicon, iberia, Polycrystalline modules, corporate ppa, heineken
Iberdrola in fresh PV play with 250MW submitted for approval in central Spain
Spanish developer and utility Iberdrola is waiting for project approval from the Castilla-La Mancha government to move ahead with four utility-scale solar PV facilities in the central Spanish region.
Sep 5, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Spain, Portugal, Iberdrola, solar pv, bifacial, Inverters, Europe, solar-plus-storage, daisy-chain inverter
Neoen touts 50MW victory in Portugal’s momentous PV auction
Neoen has shed light on its winning project in Portugal’s head-turning solar auction this summer, a tender consultants now say illustrates a new, bolder attitude towards merchant risks.
Aug 13, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Portugal, solar pv, plants, Europe, neoen, auction prices, auction ppas, largescale2020
Portugal reveals winners of record-breaking solar auction
Portugal has unveiled the final results of the solar auction held over the summer, identifying a handful of major foreign winners of a tender hailed as a worldwide milestone.
Aug 8, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Portugal, Iberdrola, tender, Europe, iberia, solar auction, akuo
Argentina allocates 96.7 MW of PV in ‘mini’ auction
Of the 38 new renewable energy projects that have been awarded, 13 are PV plants, representing 96.75 MW of capacity. The average price for solar was $57.58/MWh, and the minimum was $54.22/MWh.
Aug 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Portugal, PV plants, Argentina, cammesa, Brazil, installations, auction
Portugal claims spot in solar history with record-low auction prices
Portugal’s latest solar auction has concluded with record-smashing low prices, a top government official revealed to PV Tech today.
Jul 31, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Portugal, PV Tech, Europe
Portugal solar auction reportedly attracts €20/MWh bids
When the minister of environment and energy announced a ceiling tariff of €45/MWh, analysts speculated the price would be too low as it undercut average bidding prices in the region. Preliminary, unconfirmed results of the exercise show, however, companies are happy to bid for two-cent solar in Europe.
Jul 30, 2019 // Storage, Portugal, According to Expresso, João Pedro, Matos Fernandes, Europe
‘Record’ prices reported as Portugal’s PV auction nears conclusion
Portugal’s first-ever solar auction has triggered prices likely to break European records, the country’s media has reported one week before the results are known.
Jul 29, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Portugal, Expresso, EDP, Galp, EDF, Iberdrola, Voltalia, Finerge, Europe
Reform power billing or risk hindering clean energy, Spain told
Spain has an opportunity in its upcoming reform of electricity charging to clear hurdles for self-consumption and electric vehicles (EVs), according to national PV body UNEF.
Jul 22, 2019 // Tariffs, Spain, Sweden, Portugal, France, Greece, Germany, UNEF, UK, Italy, CNMC, Europe