Acquiring different renewable energy projects on different continents

Advising CGN Europe Energy on wind and solar acquisitions 3E has successfully advised CGN Europe Energy (CGNEE) during the acquisition of the Estinnes wind farm, the largest onshore wind project in Belgium (81MW). The project, commissioned in 2009, was owned by the Belgian developer/operator Windvision, who will continue operating the project. The first phase of[…]


SynaptiQ’s independent reference model outperforms classic PV monitoring

SynaptiQ’s embedded expected yield model simulates each PV plant from array to inverter up to grid connection. The simulation is realised by taking into account component data sheet specifications, the detailed system design parameters and actual meteorological data. In this way, we provide a full independent reference of expected system behaviour for benchmarking string and inverter[…]


Solar Bankability final workshop – Download the presentations

In February, the Solar Bankability consortium held its final public workshop in Brussels. The consortium was coordinated by EURAC, partnered with SolarPower Europe, 3E, Accelios Solar and TUV Rheinland. As the costs of PV systems have dropped with more than 70% since 2008 and the cost of generation will keep declining, supported by economies of[…]


Providing technical advisory services for Alcazar Energy in the META region

Alcazar Energy is a Dubai-based independent power producer focused on renewable energy generation across the META region (Middle East, Turkey and Africa). Their mission is the development, acquisition and operation of renewable energy projects with a focus on Solar PV and onshore Wind. Created in February 2014, the company has the objective to assist in[…]


Which renewable energy source is right for your building?

3E designed a tool to assess the techno-economic feasibility of renewables in buildings Since May 2015, the EPB regulation requires to study the feasibility of a range of renewable energy systems for any new building erected in the Walloon region, irrespective of its floor surface. Any building permit must include a feasibility study, assessing techno-economic[…]