Category: Solar Energy

FRV’s Lilyvale solar plant up and running in Australia

The solar plant will produce enough energy to supply more than 45,000 Australian homes, while avoiding the emission of 175,000 tons of CO2 per year FRV has invested USD 700m in Australia since 2012 Company investing USD 900m worldwide in 2019 alone in strategy to increase installed capacity eight-fold by...

FRV powers the path to independence for women in Sierra Leone at a pioneering Catering School

 FRV installed 16 photovoltaic panels to provide a sustainable, permanent and safe source of electricity to the more than 300 women who are currently studying at the school  This project is part of a collaboration agreement between FRV and Pequeña Nowina, a NGO that works for the dignity...

Jordan launches its first nanosatellite with the support of FRV

FRV supported in funding the country’s ground-breaking project as part of a collaboration agreement with the Crown Prince Foundation  JY1-SAT, a CubeSat model satellite, was researched and developed by a group of young Jordanian engineering students Part of Masar Initiative to encourage Jordanian youth’s interest in innovation and space technology...

FRV secures financing for La Solanilla Solar Farm in Trujillo, Spain

This project will produce around 103 GWh of clean energy per year – enough to supply 25,000 Spanish homes and reduce gas emissions by 1 kilogram of CO2 per hour. Construction of the plant will begin before the end of 2018 and it is expected to be operational by late...

FRV signs Power Purchase Agreement for its sixth solar project in Australia

FRV has reached an agreement with Snowy Hydro, one of the main electricity generation and retailing companies in Australia Goonumbla Solar Farm will produce enough clean energy to supply more than 45,000 homes and avoid the emission of 140,000 tons of CO2 per year The construction of the solar farm...

FRV awarded support for its fifth solar project in Australia

85 MW AC Winton Solar Farm, will produce enough energy to supply approximately 50,000 homes, while avoiding the annual emission of around 150,000 tons of CO2 This project will bring the total value of FRV’s solar investments in the Australian renewable energy sector to around A$850 million Fotowatio Renewable Ventures...

FRV secures financing for Potosí Solar Farm in Mexico

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global developer of renewable utility-scale projects, has reached financial close for the 342 MW dc Potosí Solar Farm in Mexico. FRV has closed the financing agreement with KFW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau), Bancomext and ING. The project, which will be first to be operated by...

FRV awarded 540 GWh in Chile

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global developer of renewable utility-scale projects, has been awarded 540 GWh of energy in the last tender in Chile. This is the company’s first project in the Andean country, where it started its activities in previous years. FRV obtained in this tender 25% of the...

Agreement finalized for Lilyvale Solar Farm that will power 45,000 Australian homes

FRV’s total investment in the country amounts to approximately A$ 700 million Second large-scale FRV solar project in Australia to be financed without any Government grant funding FRV will have installed one million solar panels in Australia Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) a leading global utility-sacale solar developer, has announced the...

FRV’s Lilyvale Solar Farm Project Secures Power Purchase Agreement with Ergon Energy

Global utility-scale solar developer, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), has announced it has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Ergon Energy, the Queensland Government-owned electricity retailer, for the output from its proposed 100 MWAC (125MW DC) Lilyvale Solar Farm project.   The PPA, which will see Ergon Energy purchase 100...

José Benjumea

Founder, FRV

We believe that our success needs to have a positive impact in those regions where we operate and that education is the best channel to meet this goal, and to improving the future of those communities that embrace our projects

Gianfranco Carassale

Lead Investment Officer, Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)

Despite their size, they have been competing closely in bids with firms, which had different structures and abilities. This certainly shows their ability to be a strong market competitor. FRV has been a pioneer in market segments where no one had been before, and that has a lot of value.

Gianfranco Carassale

Lead Investment Officer, Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)

They are known for their expertise in solar technology as well as for their deep knowledge of the process, the financial structure and the energy market as a whole. This enables them to be extremely competitive. This way they reach efficiency and maximize profits, developing economically viable projects even at very tight and ambitious price targets.