Italy installed 409 MW of new PV in 2017

Last year’s figures, however, still do not include new capacity coming from the revamping and repowering business. For 2018, local renewable energy association, ANIE Rinnovabili expects growth to be stronger.

Teamtechnik receives stringer order for HJT module line

German PV equipment manufacturer, teamtechnik today announced that it has received an order for its TT1400 ECA stringer from an Italian PV manufacturer. The tool will be integrated into a line producing high efficiency heterojunction PV modules.

Unsubsidized large-scale solar projects are proliferating across Italy

In a short conversation with pv magazine, the CEO of Italy-based consultancy, Prothea Srl has provided more details on the 500 MW Italian pipeline of market parity PV projects, which it has jointly announced with Limes RE.

Agfa, Ferrbatt sign agreement for distribution of PV backsheets

Anticipating growing market demand for its UNIQOAT backsheet, Agfa has partnered with Italian company, Ferrbatt to bolster local industry supply and support.

Italy added 382 MW of PV in first 11 months of 2017

The Italian solar market grew by 25% in the first 11 months of 2017. This growth was mainly determined by the grid connection of several “grid-parity” PV plants totaling 66 MW, which were installed in Montalto di Castro, Italy’s central region of Lazio.

Tages Helios acquires 51 MW in Italy

Through the operation, the fund bought 35 solar facilities located in the southern Italian regions of Apulia and Sicily, and in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna.

Ternienergia to sell 17 MW of PV assets in Italy

The operation is part of the company’s strategic repositioning aimed at selling, among other things, non-core PV assets. All of the projects are located in Italy.


Italy set to reach 400 MW of new PV capacity in 2017

New additions for the first 10 months of this year totaled 352 MW, representing 12% growth compared to the same period a year earlier, and enough solar to meet 8.7% of total power demand.

Italy: Solar prices on power exchange lower than reference price in 2016

According to a report from Italy’s GSE, solar power prices on the Italian wholesale electricity market last year were between 5% and 12% lower than the national reference price.

Italy: Clarity on fiscal breaks for sustainable PV investments

The Italian government-run energy agency, GSE has made it clear that the so-called “Tremonti ambientale” fiscal incentive can only be combined with the incentives of the first two Conto Energia programs.