Our goal: be the leader of the development of the solar industry

About Us

EF Solare is the leading photovoltaic operator in Italy and one of the most important  in Europe with more 1 GW of PV plants in operation.

In 2020 EF Solare acquires the Spanish operator Renovalia Energy Group.

EF Solare Group  has in its portfolio in Italy more than 300 plants in 17 regions with an installed capacity of over 850 MW, in Spain 10 plants in operation with a capacity of over 190 MW.

Sole Shareholder
  • F2i is the largest closed-end Italian fund dedicated to investments in the infrastructure sector. Since 2009 it has been operating in the photovoltaic sector.

  • Crédit Agricole Assurances, the leading French institutional investor in renewable energy.

Our Mission

Our mission is to drive the growth of the solar sector in Italy and in Europe to achieve the objectives set at european level according to which, by 2030, 30% of gross final energy consumption will have to be met from renewable sources.

Every day EF Solare Italia with its over 1 GW of power in operation in Italy and Spain, works to optimize its plants with revamping and repowering activities and, at the same time, to develop new production capacity playing an important national and European role in decarbonisation and clean energy production.

Timeline

2009

F2i sets up HFV, a JV with Novenergia fund, dedicated to investments in the solar industry in Italy

2010 - 2015

HFV starts its growth journey by building, buying and operating photovoltaic plants. At the end of 2015 the installed capacity reached 195 MW, of which 150 MW pertaining F2i

End of 2015

The JV withNovenergia ends and EF Solare Italia, an equal joint venture between F2i and Enel Green Power, starting with a 252 MW portfolio

2016

EF Solare Italia grows thanks to the acquisitions on the Italian secondary market. By the end of the year it has become the leading operator of the market with 358 MW

2017

The growth continues: EF Solare Italia buys an additional 35 MW

End of 2018

F2i buys the second Italian solar operator and has it merged in EF Solare Italia: it’s RTR, with 134 plants and 334 MW of capacity. The JW with Enel Green Power ends. Thanks to finalization of other acquisition offerings EF Solare Italia ends the year with a portfolio of more than 300 plants, with a capacity of 790 MW

2019

EF Solare Italia is ready to lead the growth of the solar industry, looking at new industrial and market opportunities

2020

EF Solare acquires the Spanish operator Renovalia. Andrea Ghiselli is appointed CEO. EF Solare wins Terna’s “Fast Reserve” auction for the supply of 10MW of photovoltaic storage.

2021

Crédit Agricole Assurances acquires 30% of EF Solare. EF Solare has over 1 GW of pv plants in operations.

Our Stories

EF Solare, as the first solar operator in Italy and one of the main ones in Europe, owns a very large and varied portfolio of over 300 photovoltaic plants distributed…

WHAT WE DO: SOLAR ENERGY IN ITALY

Producing clean energy

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Increasing the use of renewables

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Strengthening the photovoltaic market in Italy

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Developing expertise

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