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Greece shuns net metering

A recent law voted by Greece’s Parliament has closed the net metering scheme to the vast majority of electricity users. The government aims to replace it with a net billing scheme, which the photovoltaic sector has been waiting for more than a year.

Runergy strengthens alliances to bolster Europe’s solar energy revolution

In addition to establishing a registered entity in Germany, Runergy has formed expert teams with local knowledge in countries such as France, Italy, Greece, Spain, and Poland, boosting its position in Europe.

Mondragon Assembly supplies agrivoltaics production line in Greece

Mondragon Assembly says it is supplying Greece’s first manufacturing line for agrivoltaics. The production line has a capacity of 150 MW, with plans to upgrade to 300 MW, and is tailored for semi-transparent solar modules.

Greece adds storage to solar tenders

The Greek parliament has approved a new law introducing renewable energy policies for auction design and small projects with stable feed-in tariffs.

Greece’s solar curtailment starts to bite

Greece added 1.59 GW of new solar capacity last year, and projections for the current year look strong. Curtailment remains the sector’s thorniest issue, however.

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Lightsource bp secures financing for 560 MW Greek solar project

Investment totaling €315.35 million ($337.8 million), consisting of funds from Eurobank and the Recovery and Resilience Fund Greece 2.0, will allow UK developer Lightsource bp to begin developing a 560 MW solar project located in the east of mainland Greece.

Greek developer seeks consultants for Egypt-Greece interconnection studies

Greek renewables developer Elica SA is seeking consultants for two desktop studies related to an electrical interconnection project between Greece and Egypt. The undersea link will transmit green energy to Europe via a 3 GW HDVC connection.

Attica-Crete leg of Mediterranean super grid due mid 2025

Greece has grand plans for an interconnector network that runs from the Middle East through to the heart of Europe. pv magazine examines the latest developments on the road to a Mediterranean super grid and what it might mean for the regions involved.

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EU clears Greek aid for 813 MW of PV with storage 

The European Commission has approved €1 billion ($1.08 billion) of Greek measures under EU state-aid rules to support two utility-scale solar projects with lithium-ion batteries and molten-salt thermal storage. The funds will take the form of a contract for difference (CfD) over a period of 20 years.

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Macquarie to deploy 749 MWh of storage for 370 MW of solar in Greece

Cero Development Hellas, part of Macquarie, has secured approval to install 749 MWh at one of the largest PV plants in Greece.

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