CSUN and DenizLeasing partner for solar project financing in Turkey
CSUN and DenizLeasing have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a strategic partnership to finance solar projects through financial leasing in Turkey. DenizLeasing will facilitate and provide capital leasing for PV projects with CSUN modules of up to 100MW.
An exiting year is coming to an end and the CSUN team would like to use this opportunity to thank all customers and visitors of the 2014 events for their visit. A list of the 2015 exhibitions and conferences we will attend will be published soon.
Germany: Largest utility E.ON switches to renewables
In a major corporate restructuring process, Germany’s largest utility E.ON plans to switch from fossil fuels to renewables. As a reaction to dramatic changes in market conditions, E.ON will spin-off its conventional generation, energy trading and upstream activities. In the future, E.ON plans to focus on renewable energy, distribution networks and customer businesses.
Source: PV Tech 1.12.2014
France: 400 MW tender launched
The French government has started a 400 MW request for proposals for PV projects >250 kW. Of the total 400 MW, 50MW are allocated to <4.5 MW projects in parking facilities, 150 MW for rooftop and 200 MW for ground-mounted projects (75 MW for projects <5MW, 125 MW for projects between 5-12MW). The tender is open until 1st June 2015.
Currently France has a cumulative installed PV capacity of more than 5.4GW.
Sources: Photon, 1.12.2014, PV Tech 28.11.2014
Brazil: No PV projects selected at energy auction
Although the Brazilian Energy Agency (EPE) had preselected 171 solar projects with a total capacity of 4.8 GW for the auction, no PV project was selected in the A-5 energy auction held on November 28th. In the end, only thermoelectric, wind, hydroelectric and biomass power projects were awarded power purchase agreements.
Source: Photon 1.12.2014