How a trade war is boosting solar energy in Europe

While China and the USA exchange blows in a tit for tat trade war, the real winners of the conflict may be found beyond these countries. European solar PV developers and European c…

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How earthquakes are changing the Dutch energy syst…

For more than 50 years, the Netherlands has been blessed by its enormous natural gas reserves. But recent events have shown the Dutch that cheap and abundant energy can also come a…

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What EU’s new renewable target will mean for solar…

The EU has adopted a new 32% target for renewable energy by 2030. This new ambitious target is likely to boost solar deployment even further in European member states, predicts our…

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Renewables: How the Dutch can meet its impossible…

The Netherlands is undertaking the enormous task of transforming its energy system. Historically, the Dutch have relied heavily on their gas reserves, but with natural deposits dwi…

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Beyond subsidies - the future of the European sola…

Though moving at wildly different speeds, the European markets for solar PVs are gradually shifting away from subsidies to market-based pricing, as the cost of solar energy has bee…

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Why you should care about cleaning your solar PV a…

Keeping a solar photovoltaic (PV) array clean of dust, dirt and debris is not as easy as it may sound. Deciding when and how often to clean them is something of an art form. Our ex…

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Common (and costly) sources of PV yield loss – and…

Even relatively minor inefficiencies in a PV plant can result in substantial yield loss. We offer a few tips on how to keep your facility running smoothly.

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How to develop successful solar PV projects – a br…

There are numerous hurdles and pitfalls for a solar photovoltaic project to make it from the idea stage to a fully operational facility. By doing your homework, you minimize the ri…

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Acquisition of independent power producer Coruscan…

Last week, Obton announced its acquisition of French independent power producer Coruscant. The deal involves the acquisition of 30 MWp solar projects in operation, while another 20…

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Obton, Ambassador, King's Commissioner and Mayor i…

Once completed, the solar park will consist of 117.000 modules supplying electricity to nearly 3.000 households. The inauguration ceremony on the construction site marks the culmin…

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Obton acquires co-ownership of Italian 50 MWp sola…

The agreement makes Obton one of the 2 main shareholders in the solar PV-project, Copernico, which also includes Italian institutional investors. In addition to co-ownership of the…

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Obton explores Canada with established Canadian pr…

Obton enters the Canadian market with full effect through an equity investment into the experienced renewable energy developer Perimeter Solar Inc. Obton enters co-ownership deal w…

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Obton Holding II A/S achieves solid results for 20…

Obton Holding II A/S – the parent company of Obton A/S and Koncenton A/S - publishes an EBIT of DKK 78 million for the financial year 2016. This is a historic result, showing a 90%…

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Obton attends Intersolar 2017

Once again, Obton is in Munich for the worlds largest exhibition for the solar industry. The procurement team at Obton has dedicated the next few days to network, meet new and exis…

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With 9 Mwp Obton enters UK

Finalizing the transaction of two solar PV projects of 4.9 MWp and 4.1 MWp respectively, the Danish investment company enters the scene of the UK solar market.

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Obton A/S enters the Dutch PV-market

After extended analysis of the market, we are proud to announce that Obton has invested in a solar park of 14 MWp in the northeastern parts of the Netherlands. It is the first time…

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Obton, Rabobank agree on EUR 30,2 M refinancing of…

In late December 2016, Obton and Dutch multinational bank Rabobank finalized the refinancing of an operational PV-portfolio of 40 rooftops to a total capacity of 12,85 MWp. Early 2…

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Obton A/S and NORD/LB complete third rooftop solar…

In a prompt and effective 4 months period, Obton A/S and NORD/LB have deployed a total debt volume of EUR 48 M, proving the efficiency and strength of the partnership.

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