Battery-powered Greek island bets on green future

When deciding where to test green tech, Greek policymakers picked the remotest point on the map: tiny Tilos. Providing electricity and basic services, and even access by ferry, are all a challenge for this island of just 500 year-round inhabitants. Its most recent problem has been dealing with plastic. But authorities this week announced that […]

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OX2 Buys 500 MW Wind and Solar Projects in Greece

OX2 AB has announced that it has acquired two important portfolios of wind and solar development projects in Greece. The Swedish renewables developer said that the combined capacity of the two is in excess of 500 megawatt (MW). OX2 informed that the wind and solar projects are located in different regions of Greece. They are […]

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Macquarie Acquires France based Reden Solar for $2.7 Billion

In a major development in the RE sector, France’s independent power producer (IPP) Reden Solar has been acquired by a consortium led by Macquarie Asset Management for an enterprise value of $2.7 billion. Reden Solar is one of the leading developers, builder and operator of solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants from France. At present the […]

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Italian Oil Giant Eni Buys 800 MW Solar Portfolio in Greece

Italian energy group Eni, through Eni gas e luce, has acquired the Greek company Solar Konzept Greece for an undisclosed amount as part of its plans to shift away from oil and gas. Solar Konzept Greece previously belonged to Solar Konzept International, which is majority owned by Aquila Capital, a sustainable investment and asset development company, […]

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Masdar To Develop Solar Plant in Greece With Taaleri Energia

UAE based leading renewable energy company, Masdar has announced its first investment in Greece for developing a 65 megawatts (MW) solar PV project with Taaleri Energia, a firm that invests in solar and wind assets. A joint venture of both companies, Masdar-Taaleri Generation (MTG) will be managing the solar project alongside local partners, the Constantakopoulos […]

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Greece’s Mytilineos Acquires 1.48 GW Solar Portfolio, 21 Battery Storage Projects

Greece-based industrial conglomerate – Mytilineos has announced it has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of 20 solar farms in progress with a total capacity of 1.48 GW, owned by Egnatia Group, as part of its strategic planning for a significant expansion in Renewable Energy Sources (RES), both in Greece and abroad. The entire portfolio […]

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EDPR Reaches Agreement for Co-Development of 900 MW Wind Farms

EDPR has an agreement with Ellaktor, the largest infrastructure group in Greece, for the joint development of onshore wind opportunities in the country EDP Renováveis, S.A. (EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, has announced that it has reached an agreement with Ellaktor, the largest infrastructure group […]

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Engie EPS Unveils Hydrogen-Based Energy Storage System in Greece

Engie EPS has unveiled its hydrogen-based energy storage system built with its proprietary technology in Greece. Engie EPS, has announced the unveiling of the hydrogen-based energy storage system built with its proprietary technology in Agkistro, Greece. The Agkistro site, presented in October in an event attended by numerous representatives of Greek authorities and of the […]

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EBRD to Support Largest Renewable Energy Project in Greece

Supporting the largest renewable energy project in Greece, EBRD is investing EUR 75 million in the successful Eurobond tap issuance by HELPE. Supporting the largest renewable energy project in Greece and the largest solar energy project in south-eastern Europe to date, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing EUR 75 million in the successful Eurobond tap […]

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