29 Sep '14, 12pm

[News] First Solar targets Germany’s 600MW large-scale solar revival

First Solar is participating in a consultation process for an expected 600MW tender for large scale solar in Germany. Image: First Solar. US thin-film manufacturer First Solar is targeting projects as part of a proposed tender to build 600MW of new large-scale solar in Germany, which is expected to be implemented early next year, PV Tech has learned. PV Tech spoke to Christopher Burghardt, First Solar’s vice president of business development for Europe, at the EuroSEF conference in Brussels last week. Burghardt talked up the potential of three key European markets in the short term: Germany, the UK and Turkey. Burghardt said the market for large-scale solar in Germany “will be back next year with tenders”. When pressed further he revealed that Germany is preparing to launch the 600MW tender process next year, to be decided by competitive bids. He said there is “certainly a...

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