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New investment models attract billions to solar assets

13 Jun 14 - 10:46 CEST
New investment models attract billions to solar assets

LONDON – Rapidly emerging investment vehicles and models like Yieldcos and Independent Power Producers (IPP’s) are opening up the solar market for large scale investments, making solar assets investable for big investors. Portfolios being sold on the secondary markets in the €50-100m tranche range are increasing and €2-3 billion of new assets per annum ...

European inverter manufacturers remain competitive with Asian counterparts

28 May 14 - 13:29 CEST
European inverter manufacturers remain competitive with Asian counterparts

Christoph van Bergen is CEO of Sputnik Engineering AG (SolarMax). He is a leading solar industry veteran and probably has the longest track record as CEO of a solar PV company in the world. He is known for his in depth knowledge, vision, modesty and friendliness and a visionary PV industry leader. Solarplaza interviews Christoph to get a grasp of his ...

"After the roller coaster years, increasing steadyness of the global industry might be the biggest surprise"

26 May 14 - 09:38 CEST
"After the roller coaster years, increasing steadyness of the global industry might be the biggest surprise"

In light of their new product-launch, Solarplaza interviews Walter Nehls, CEO of the global market leader in process automation systems for the production of solar modules: Komax Solar.

Dakar event reveals untapped potential for solar power in West Africa

15 May 14 - 12:11 CEST
Dakar event reveals untapped potential for solar power in West Africa

During two fully packed days this week developers, financiers, government officials and other key stakeholders met at the Pullman Hotel in Dakar, Senegal to learn about and discuss «Competitive Solar Solutions West Africa». The Solarplaza-organised event was supported by key institutions like the World Bank and its affiliate IFC, the national Development ...

Top 10 Dutch Solar PV Projects

13 May 14 - 12:33 CEST
Top 10 Dutch Solar PV Projects

The Top 10 of largest solar energy projects in the Netherlands, published by Solarplaza, shows a strong increase in the amount of commercial projects. The list features a number of unique projects, such as the Amsterdam ArenA footballstadium, which managed to squeeze itself into the sixth position just before publication. With 1.129 kWp of installed ...

Top 10 Solar PV Projects Worldwide

30 Apr 14 - 11:00 CEST
Top 10 Solar PV Projects Worldwide

Our new Top 10 gives an overview of the ten largest Solar PV projects that are connected and running today. Check out the top 10, read the article and download the top 30 (see the bottom of the article for instructions) and get a complete grasp of just how big the utility-scale game is becoming.