Sunscreen

A 130 megawatts photovoltaic portfolio in Italy and Slovakia.

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This website is not a marketing communication/advertising/financial promotion related to any fund, securities,financial instruments or any financial services or products. Please contact our team if you wish to obtain further information.

Polycrystalline rooftop and ground-mounted photovoltaic plants

Sunscreen is a portfolio of rooftop and ground-mounted photovoltaic plants in Italy and Slovakia, with a total installed capacity of approximately 130 megawatts. The geographically diverse portfolio has played a role in powering Italy and Slovakia’s rapidly developing solar markets. In Italy, the photovoltaic plants are distributed across the country, while the Slovakian plants are primarily located in southern areas with sunlight levels similar to northern Italy.

Sunscreen is a strong addition to the Energy Infrastructure Partners portfolio, made possible by our industrial partner and majority shareholder, ContourGlobal. The power utility company, headquartered in New York and London, operates renewable and thermal power generation assets around the globe. ContourGlobal benefits from a strong, proven ability to improve the operational efficiencies of acquired assets by following a well-structured integration plan. Partnering with ContourGlobal gave EIP the opportunity to develop a long-term strategic relationship, which has since resulted in further collaborations such as Mirror in Spain.

Optimal region for photovoltaic plants

Feed-in tariffs

Feed-in tariffs

Most of the photovoltaic plants within the Sunscreen portfolio commissioned between 2007 and 2013, benefit from attractive feed-in tariff regulations, which are scarce in the market.

High levels of sunlight

High levels of sunlight

Italy and Slovakia are excellent locations for photovoltaic plants thanks to high levels of sunlight, particularly in in the southern parts of Italy as well as Sicily.

Excellent partnership

Excellent partnership

Our partner ContourGlobal brings an extensive pipeline of new opportunities to grow the common platform.

Growing platform

Growing platform

The 2018 initial investment into approximately 100 megawatts of photovoltaic assets was enhanced by two additional acquisitions in Italy, specifically 12 megawatts in 2019 and 18 megawatts in 2021.

Tangible impacts

Tangible impacts

Sunscreen plays a role in reducing fossil fuel reliance, and also directly benefits local businesses and communities.

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