Terna and RTR renew their partnership for solar pv with a long-term agreement on O&M services

Terna, the Italian transmission grid operator, and RTR, the leading Italian solar energy platform, are pleased to announce that they have just signed a long-term agreement which expands the already proven collaboration between the two companies. Terna, the leading network operator in Europe and one of the largest on a global scale with over 72,000 [...]

2018-05-07T14:05:30+02:00May 7th, 2018|Press|

RTR achieves record year in 2017

RTR achieves record year in 2017: 478 GWh electricity generation, 158 M€ revenues and 134 M€ EBITDA Rome and Rovereto, April 2018 RTR, Italy’s leading independent solar energy platform with 334MW of operating capacity, has approved2017 financial statements, confirming an all-time high on all three key parameters: electricity generation,revenues, and EBITDA. The figures are: 478 [...]

2018-05-09T14:10:35+02:00April 17th, 2018|Press|

RTR acquires two photovoltaic plants in Tuscany and reaches 334MW

April 3rd, 2018   RTR acquires two photovoltaic plants in Tuscany and reaches 334MW RTR, Italy’s leading independent solar energy platform, acquired two more operating PV plants. Both are located near Arezzo, in Tuscany. Each plant has an installed capacity of 1 MW. The two plants generate enough energy to meet the annual needs of [...]

2018-05-07T14:08:43+02:00April 3rd, 2018|Press|

RTR closes 2017 with record electricity production

478 million kWh of electricity produced from 332MW installed capacity inplants throughout Italy, a record for the country’s leading photovoltaic industry platform. Says Ingmar Wilhelm, chief executive officer: «A success of combining investments in innovation with operational excellence». 2017 was an exceptional year for solar energy throughout Europe, and for Italy in particular. RTR, the [...]

2018-05-09T14:11:56+02:00January 8th, 2018|Press|

RTR enthusiastically welcomes the new Italian National Energy Strategy

Italy recently launched its new energy strategy, providing long term growth targets and attractive support for the development of renewable energy sources, and photovoltaics in particular. As the leading independent solar operator in Italy, RTR supports this important step and looks forward to the growth opportunities it presents. On November 10, 2017, the Italian Government [...]

2018-05-07T14:20:58+02:00January 8th, 2018|News, Press|

Filippo Chiesa is new Head of M&A at RTR

Filippo Chiesa, 31, has been appointed Head of M&A at RTR. With its portfolio of 332 MMW, RTR is the leading independent solar energy producer in Italy. Filippo is joining RTR from Silver Ridge Power where he worked since 2010 on the development, realization, financing, asset management and finally sale of a fleet of 25 [...]

2017-11-20T14:31:04+02:00November 20th, 2017|Press|

RTR’s very promising results from its PV plant improvement plan

RTR is one of Italy’s leading PV operators. RTR has seen promising results from its plant improvement plans. The business has launched ten initiatives that are expected to yield average productivity gains of 2 percent Is there any limit to increases in photovoltaic productivity from intervening on operational and management performance? For RTR’s Operations management, [...]

2018-05-09T14:14:17+02:00November 13th, 2017|Press|

RTR at the 25th Pontignano Conference

From the 14-16 September, RTR attended the Pontignano Conference, which is organised by the British Council and the British Embassy in Rome, entitled “Liberalism in Crisis?” The Conference dealt with four themes to revive ideas and investment in key sectors for the two countries and for the rest of Europe: higher education and research to [...]

2017-09-20T11:09:58+02:00September 20th, 2017|Press|

RTR breaks daily production record with over 2 million kWh

Pushing beyond its own limits has always been one of RTR’s operational goals, which goes hand-in-hand with continuously seeking to improve performance and results. The latest news comes from the operations department announcing a new record of daily solar power production. “On June 8, we hit a daily production record exceeding 2 million kWh,” says [...]

2018-05-09T14:15:19+02:00June 16th, 2017|News, Press|

RTR acquires a portfolio of eleven photovoltaic plants with a total installed capacity of 15 MW

Rome and Rovereto, May 5th 2017 - RTR, Italian leader in the production of solar energy and owned by the UK private equity firm Terra Firma, has recently completed the acquisition of eleven operating solar photovoltaic power plants, with a total installed capacity of 15 MWp. The first transaction, with closing in December 2016, saw [...]

2018-05-09T14:17:00+02:00May 8th, 2017|Press|