Solarcentury

Solarcentury (also known as Solar Century Holdings) is a global solar power company. It develops, constructs, owns, and operates utility-scale solar and smart technology. The company produces hydropower, wind power, solar power, gas-fired power, and supplies district heating.

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TypeSubsidiary
HQLondon, GB
Founded1998
Websitesolarcentury.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Solarcentury was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at Solarcentury

Barbara Flesche

Barbara Flesche

Chief Executive Officer
Derrick Allan

Derrick Allan

Board Chairman
Jeremy Leggett

Jeremy Leggett

Founder, Board Director
Tony Crawte

Tony Crawte

Chief Financial Officer
David Edwards

David Edwards

Director of Global Strategy & Resources
Evert Vlaswinkel

Evert Vlaswinkel

Managing Director EMEA
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Solarcentury Office Locations

Solarcentury has offices in London, Las Condes, Lyon, Accra and in 5 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
90 Union St
Las Condes, CL
5931 Cerro El Plomo
Lyon, FR
86 Rue Paul Bert
Accra, GH
1 Quartey Papafio Ave
Milano, IT
Via Larga, 7
Nairobi, KE
Marula Ln
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Solarcentury Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1998

Total Funding

$21.6 m

Investors

Solarcentury Revenue

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Solarcentury's revenue was reported to be £100.22 m in FY, 2019
GBPFY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

920.8k2.8m4.2m6.0m14.7m13.9m19.4m28.1m34.5m50.3m61.8m80.5m109.2m222.3m168.3m116.4m62.9m100.2m

Revenue growth, %

104%(24%)

Cost of goods sold

904.9k2.4m3.0m4.6m11.7m11.3m16.2m23.3m27.2m40.6m52.1m67.8m93.3m194.7m151.2m104.9m47.5m66.8m

Gross profit

15.9k386.4k1.1m1.4m3.0m2.5m3.2m4.8m7.3m9.7m9.6m12.6m15.9m27.6m17.1m11.5m15.4m33.4m
GBPFY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

121.6k624.0k1.8m435.4k556.1k2.1m1.9m2.9m9.8m9.5m10.0m6.0m15.0m24.4m30.7m33.6m36.6m31.3m22.2m18.6m

Accounts Receivable

640.4k649.4k570.9k903.0k919.0k857.5k2.9m3.7m6.1m6.8m4.7m3.4m12.0m10.6m13.1m27.4m3.3m2.5m

Inventories

211.4k379.1k556.9k456.0k460.0k938.2k2.4m4.9m7.1m5.8m7.8m10.7m5.3m4.5m12.7m17.7m15.3m14.3m11.1m5.6m

Current Assets

2.0564.9k1.6m3.3m1.8m1.8m4.2m6.0m9.1m20.6m19.4m25.0m26.1m26.0m40.2m76.2m89.0m80.7m77.9m46.6m51.4m
GBPFY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(2.8m)(1.5m)(534.6k)(97.9k)657.0k(2.5m)(3.2m)(2.9m)(726.9k)2.7m707.6k3.0m2.0m5.1m2.4m(2.9m)(651.0k)9.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

346.4k215.0k(3.9m)(6.5m)189.0k1.2m(3.7m)9.3m10.0m7.3m3.1m3.3m(3.9m)(6.0m)(3.1m)

Cash From Financing Activities

1.2m(3.0k)5.0m13.4m(27.8k)(21.4k)4.4k(7.1k)(388.0k)

Net Change in Cash

1.5m164.0k930.1k6.9m(278.5k)690.2k(3.8m)9.2m9.5m6.4m2.9m2.9m(5.0m)(8.9m)(3.3m)
GBPFY, 1999

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Solarcentury Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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79/100

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Solarcentury Online and Social Media Presence

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Solarcentury Blogs

The age of the large-format module

By Christopher West, Head of Central Engineering, Solarcentury Overview In 2019, an interesting trend started to appear in the PV market; the increase in module peak power was not being driven by improved cell efficiencies, but instead by making the PV modules bigger. Over the course of 2019 and 202…

Digital public consultation on plans for Stargoose solar energy farm

Solarcentury has announced they will be launching a digital public consultation in the New Year on plans for a new solar energy farm, nearly Childerley in South Cambridgeshire. The consultation will be launched in January, when an information leaflet will be sent to local residents including details…

Permits awarded for three new solar farms in Cádiz

Solarcentury has received the construction permits for three solar farms in Cádiz, Spain. Construction, which is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2021, will require investment of 75 million euros. Once completed, the projects will further strengthen Spain’s energy transition. The three proj…

Solarcentury acquires Dutch Bollendonk solar farm at former brownfield site

In November 2020, Solarcentury acquired the Bollendonk solar farm in Etten-Leur, Netherlands from GroEnergie Groep BV. Solarcentury will develop, build and operate the project. Bollendonk solar farm covers ​​10 hectares, and at 11.3 MWp and will generate enough clean electricity for over 3,800 house…

Renewables still growing despite global energy decline during Covid-19

Statkraft’s latest Low Emissions Scenario reports that despite the high uncertainty of the moment, there is reason for optimism when it comes to the continuation of green trends over the next several decades. Here Gry Johanne Åmodt, VP Head of Global Drivers from the Corporate Strategy and Analysis …

Solarcentury plans to invest 125 million Euros in the development of its first Valencian projects

Solarcentury has been granted authorisation for access to the network to develop two solar projects in Turís and Alborache near Valencia, Spain. The solar farms will have a total capacity of 87.5 MWp and could be operational by 2024. The Los Predios and Los Hierros projects will be developed on a 36…
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Solarcentury Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Solarcentury founded?

    Solarcentury was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Solarcentury key executives?

    Solarcentury's key executives are Barbara Flesche, Derrick Allan and Jeremy Leggett.

  • How many employees does Solarcentury have?

    Solarcentury has 226 employees.

  • What is Solarcentury revenue?

    Latest Solarcentury annual revenue is £100.2 m.

  • What is Solarcentury revenue per employee?

    Latest Solarcentury revenue per employee is £443.5 k.

  • Who are Solarcentury competitors?

    Competitors of Solarcentury include Lucy Electric, Renewable Energy Systems and Infinis Energy.

  • Where is Solarcentury headquarters?

    Solarcentury headquarters is located at 90 Union St, London.

  • Where are Solarcentury offices?

    Solarcentury has offices in London, Las Condes, Lyon, Accra and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Solarcentury have?

    Solarcentury has 9 offices.