Solar Investment

Top 10 solar investors in Europe

9 Apr 2024

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PF Nexus recognises 10 of the biggest solar investors in Europe

Solar investment in Europe is on the rise due to favourable government policies, decreased technology costs, and increased public awareness of renewable energy benefits.

According to a report by SolarPower Europe, the European solar market added 41.7 GW of solar capacity in 2022, up from 28.1 GW of installations in 2021.

Solar power generation in Europe increased significantly in 2022 with a 25% increase from 167.5 GW in 2021 to 208.9 GW in 2022. This upsurge has led to 20 EU countries achieving their highest-ever annual solar electricity generation. Such progress indicates a transition towards a greener energy future for Europe.

Countries with high levels of solar irradiation, low cloud cover, and sufficient land availability, such as Spain, Romania, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Germany, France, and the Netherlands, are popular locations for solar farm development.

Major players in the European solar market include Total, Enel, EDF, Engie, Iberdrola, RWE, and EDP. Smaller companies such as Solarcentury, Lightsource BP, and BayWa r.e. are also making a mark in the industry. You can find out more about these companies by taking a look at our renewable energy ecosystem database.

Top 10 Solar Investors in Europe

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Identifying investors & lenders for your project

Finding investors and lenders for a solar power project can be difficult. Investors often have large networks, which may make it harder for less well-known projects to break into the market. 

Using a renewable energy asset marketplace like PF Nexus provides a more efficient and transparent way of identifying and securing solar project funding. PF Nexus is used by over 2,600 developers, investors, and lenders of varying sizes who are constantly seeking out projects to invest in. 

How does it work? Simply register your account and submit your solar project onto the marketplace, get matched via the algorithm, and receive introductions from interested partners directly to your inbox. This streamlines the process, eliminating the need for manual outreach and ensures that you are connected with committed and responsive investors.

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