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Austria’s CCE Solar Invest nails financing for 600 MW in Italy

CCE Solar Invest GmbH has secured financing to build 600 MW of PV capacity in Italy.

Solar tiles for roof coatings, shelters, facades

Italian startup EnergyGlass has developed a solar tile with 4 mm double-laminated safety glass. It is available in black, white and colored versions and has power outputs ranging from 120 W to 290 W. The tiles can be used to replace conventional roofs or they can be integrated into existing rooftops.

Fimer unveils two new string inverters and a residential battery

The Italian power electronics specialist has launched a single-phase inverter, a three-phase device, and a residential battery. The three products will be available for sale starting from January.

Red BIPV solar module from Italy

The module is available with wattages of 230-245 W and can reach an efficiency of up to 13.45%. The panel is part of a new series of colored products that includes silver and orange modules.


Italy launches 3.3 GW renewables tender

Interested developers will have time until October 30 to submit their bids. The tender’s final results will be announced by January 28.

Italy allocates 297.6 MW of PV in sixth renewables auction

The lowest bid came in at €0.0618/kWh and was offered for a 23 MW wind farm. The lowest bid for PV technology was €0.0639/kWh. All bids were slightly below the ceiling price of €0.07/kWh.


Italy deployed 362 MW of PV in H1

At the end of June, Italy’s cumulative PV capacity surpassed 22.4 GW. Rooftop PV keeps driving the Italian solar market.

Cylindrical solar panel for street lighting

Developed by an Italian manufacturer, the panel is available in three versions with a power output of 100, 120, and 240 W and has a weight of 5 kg. It is encapsulated in thermoformable plastic technical polymers and can be connected in series with other modules around the same post.


Italy’s Lombardy region adds another €20 million for residential PV+storage

Italy’s richest and most dynamic region continues to support solar+storage installations with rebates.

Solar projects can protect archaeological treasures

The shallow pilings used on solar farms can offer relief to subsoil structures which might otherwise be threatened by regular plowing and, as Italy’s biggest solar project has demonstrated, site surveying for PV projects can unearth hidden delights.