The Italian wind energy specialist has acquired 100% of ForVei, a company that owns 30 PV plants across northern, central and southern Italy.
The Italian government has planned to phase out coal power production by 2025, and has set a 2030 renewable energy target of 27%.
While expecting the announcement of a new energy strategy that could envisage more than 30 GW of additional solar between 2020-2030, the Italian solar sector discussed how to deal with current market conditions and facing the future with optimism at Key Solar, a brand new solar event.
The Italian solar market has grown by 13% so far this year and by 6% in the third quarter. New additions for September reached 32.2 MW.
Meyer Burger has signed a deal to supply 200 MW of bifacial heterojunction (HJT) solar production equipment to an undisclosed Italian PV manufacturer, in a deal valued at roughly CHF 45 million ($45.4 million).
A total of 20,000 sonnen home batteries are to be delivered in Italy by German company sonnen over the next 24 months after an €80 million ($94 million) deal with a newly formed alliance of regional installers.
Scientists of the University of Florence claim that graphene-based electron transport layers (ETL) achieve higher carrier injection with respect to most commonly used ETLs.
The two European utilities have set up a decentralized marketplace with other partners. The direct trade via Blockchain should help to save costs.