Wednesday, 22 Jun 2022
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) finally came into force in the US on June 21, 2022, making it now official for importers to ensure no goods mined, produced, manufactured even partly in China’s Xinjiang enters the US, and looks like t.
Monday, 13 Jun 2022
The Croatian City of Vukovar has announced 12 solar power plants it is building with a combined capacity of 801.9 kW will now have 85.09% of their total investment of HRK 5.8 million covered by a grant backed by the European Union (EU).
Friday, 03 Jun 2022
By 2030, Austria aims to have 1 GW of electrolysis capacity in the country to produce hydrogen, corresponding to 4 TWh of green hydrogen annually, under the country’s newly announced Hydrogen Strategy which it says will support national goal of climate neutrality by 2040.
Wood Mackenzie Report Claims Europe Must Aggressively Expand Local Solar Supply Chain To Achieve REPowerEU Goals
Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Analysts with Wood Mackenzie believe the European Union’s (EU) solar ambitions under its flagship REPowerEU program may suffer with the rise in prices for raw materials and suggest that it would need to create and aggressively expand its local solar supply chain to meet the targets.
SPE Sees Potential For 39 GW Solar Power Capacity For EU In Coming Winter To Disinvest From Russian Gas
Thursday, 31 Mar 2022
European solar PV lobby association SolarPower Europe (SPE) says as much as 39 GW of solar PV capacity can be added to the European Union’s (EU) energy generation capacity for the coming winter alone, albeit with the right framework ‘to support i.
Czech Industry Ministry Invites PV Projects For CRW 4 Billion Funding To Minimize Energy Dependence from Russia
Tuesday, 15 Mar 2022
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) in the Czech Republic, has launched a call inviting solar PV projects of up to 1 MW capacity, to apply for state support from a total of CRW 4.0 billion ($177 million), a step to support efforts to reduce its energy dependence on Russia.
EU Stresses On RE To Become Independent Of Russian Gas Supply Before 2030; SPE Criticizes Commission’s Low Solar Ambition
Thursday, 10 Mar 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is acting as a trigger for the European Union (EU) to figure out ways to become independent of Russian gas supply before 2030, for which it has now outlined a plan that also incorporates measures to bring down rising e.
Saturday, 05 Mar 2022
Faster deployment of new wind & solar energy projects in the European Union (EU) in 2022 among other measures that need to be implemented within this year could bring down the block’s reliance on gas imports from Russia by over 1/3rd, says the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Friday, 28 Jan 2022
The European Union’s (EU) Statistical Office Eurostat released that renewable energy share in the gross electricity consumption of the region grew to 37% in 2020, having gone up from 34% in 2019.
Friday, 21 Jan 2022
The European Commission (EC) has opened a public consultation to seek stakeholder opinion on main bottlenecks and barriers to investment in solar energy in the European Union (EU), as it prepares to publish its new strategy on solar later this year.
Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022
‘Unsustainably’ high European electricity prices are forcing the local non-ferrous metals industry to curtail production, impacting supply to clean energy value chains including for solar, thereby endangering Green Deal ambitions, according to industry association Eurometaux.
Thursday, 23 Dec 2021
To achieve the objectives laid down in the European Green Deal, the European Commission (EC) has issued new guidelines on State aid for climate, environmental protection and energy (CEEAG), which empowers nations to cover the full additional cost of a greener investment, preferring it over a less green alternative.
Wednesday, 08 Dec 2021
Solar panels installed in private homes and public buildings, electric bicycles and waste recycling services in the European Union (EU) may all cost less soon if the group of countries agrees to a proposal to update its rules on rates of value added.
Friday, 19 Nov 2021
Enel Green Power (EGP) is set to expand its bifacial heterojunction (B-HJT) solar module production capacity from 200 MW annually at present to 3 GW at its current facility in Catania in Italy, thanks to European Union (EU) funding.
European Commission Selects 32 Small Innovative Projects For €118 Million Innovation Fund Grant, Including 1.4 GW French Sticky Solar Panel Manufacturing Plans Of SunPower Spin Off Maxeon Solar Technologies
Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021
The European Commission has selected 32 small innovative projects in 14 EU member states, Iceland and Norway to support these with a €118 million grant which will enable the development of low-carbon technologies and bring these to the market.
France Proposes To Auction 34 GW New Renewables Capacity Between 2021 & 2026 Under New Aid Scheme; €30.5 Billion Scheme Gets European Commission’s Nod
Tuesday, 27 Jul 2021
The European Commission has approved a French aid scheme for renewable energy production worth €30.5 billion ($36 billion).
European Union Can Add Close To 24 GW Solar PV Capacity Annually By 2030, As Against 19 GW Current Annual Target Under National Energy & Climate Plans, Claims SolarPower Europe
Tuesday, 06 Oct 2020
SolarPower Europe’s assessment of solar PV capacity targets by 2030 for 27 EU member states shows the country plan to install 19 GW annually adding up to a total of 209 GW, however it believes there is scope for 24 GW annual capacity additions by 2024 to unleash solar on a large scale.
European Commission: €1 Billion Call Under Horizon 2020 Green Deal To Back Research & Innovation Projects To Boost Green Transition
Wednesday, 23 Sep 2020
The last and the biggest call by the European Commission for its Horizon 2020 Green Deal includes opportunities for international cooperation in addressing the needs of less-developed nations, particularly in Africa.
Euractiv: European Commission May Include €25 Billion Capital Investment For 15 GW Renewable Energy Tendering Scheme Under EU Recovery Plan For COVID-19
Friday, 22 May 2020
A European Commission economic recovery plan to boost the EU's troubled economy due to the pandemic shows renewables may get some part of the €1 trillion package being planned for various industries.
Environment & Energy Ministry, Greece Seeking Public Consultation On Draft National Energy & Climate Plan Till Dec 16, 2019; Government Suggests 35% Renewable Energy Share In Energy Mix By 2030
Saturday, 30 Nov 2019
As per the draft plan of the Greek government for its national energy roadmap, renewable energy sources will eventually aim for 35% in the gross energy consumption in 2030.
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At the recently concluded @TaiyangNews Bifacial & Solar Tracker #VirtualConference, Emmanuele Chiappori from #Antaisolar, brought an excellent speech with professional insights on July 5th and was invited to join the executive panel discussion in the final part of the conference. 4
#UnitedKingdom @beisgovuk concludes CfD auction round 4, securing close to 11 GW renewable energy capacity for 15-year contracts; 2.2 GW solar with a strike price of £0.4599/kWh ... picked; Close to 7 GW for offshore wind, 900 MW onshore wind win among others https://taiyangnews.info/markets/uks-cfd-round-4-secures-almost-11-gw-re/
A subsidiary of @Entergy Corporation, @EntergyArk is seeking proposals for 1 GW of solar and wind energy generation resources, with solar projects to be located within the US ... utility’s service territory #solarpv #solarenergy #solarpower #USA #Arkansas https://taiyangnews.info/tenders/us-utility-issues-1-gw-renewables-rfp/
Switzerland’s @EPFL_en & @CSEMInfo breach the 30% power conversion efficiency barrier for perovskite-on-silicon tandem solar cells on 1 cm2 area, certified by @NREL; Claim it... will pave the way for ‘even more competitive’ #solarpower generation #technews https://taiyangnews.info/technology/record-tandem-cell-efficiency-made-in-switzerland/
#Singapore's @EMA_sg launches RFP2 for 4 GW power supply from non-coal power generating entities; Under RFP1 received 20 proposals for electricity from #solarpv, wind, hydro & ... geothermal power from island nations of Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia and Thailand https://taiyangnews.info/tenders/singapore-issues-rfp-2-for-4-gw-clean-energy/