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Solarcentury is the UK's largest solar company.[1]

Key people
Jeremy Leggett (founder)
Revenue£168 million

Solarcentury was founded in 1998 by former oil geologist Jeremy Leggett, and had an annual turnover of £168 million in 2015-16.[1]

In May 2017, the company announced that it was shifting its focus from the UK, where 85% of its business is, and pursuing £3 billion of projects in Latin America and Europe.[1]

The company is in partnership with Panama-based private equity firm ECOSolar, and have acquired the 400MW Divisa Project in Panama.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Adam Vaughan (1 January 1970). "UK's biggest solar company takes shine to global projects with deals worth £3bn | Business". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  2. ^ Liam Stoker Editor, Solar Power Portal (11 April 2017). "Solarcentury bolsters Latin America business with 400MW pipeline purchase". Solar Power Portal. Retrieved 29 May 2017.

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