SolarPower Europe’s Board Elects New Members
Enel Green Power Retains Presidentship Of European Solar PV Lobby Association As RWE Renewables Joins Board
Thursday, 06 Apr 2023
Member-led solar PV association for all of Europe, SolarPower Europe (SPE) has announced the appointment of key board members as Enel Green Power’s Aristotelis Chantavas was re-elected president while RWE Renewables’ Stefanie Alexander joined as a new member of the Board of Directors.
Significant Heating Cost Savings Through PV+Heat Pumps
SPE Assesses German, Spanish & Italian Markets To Claim Households Using Both Solar PV & Heat Pumps To Continue To Benefit For Years
Tuesday, 14 Mar 2023
A new report, Solar Powers Heat, on medium-sized residential solar owners in the 3 European markets of Germany, Spain and Italy shows they were able to save up to 64% on their energy bills in 2022.
European Union To Exit 2022 With Over 41 GW Solar Installed
Solar PV Displays ‘True Potential’ For 1st Time In EU With 41.4 GW Installed In 2022; SPE Forecasts Over 50 GW To Come Up In 2023
Monday, 19 Dec 2022
SolarPower Europe (SPE) counts 41.4 GW new solar PV capacity having been installed in 2022 by 27 member states of the European Union (EU), 47% up YoY from 28.1 GW deployed in 2021, taking the cumulative to 208.9 GW by end of 2022.
European Solar PV Industry Alliance Formally Established
EU’s 30 GW/Annum Vertically Integrated Solar PV Manufacturing Target For 2025 Gets Institutional Push With Official Launch Of Industry Alliance
Friday, 09 Dec 2022
After 2 months of formally endorsing the effort, the European Commission (EC) has now officially launched the European Solar PV Industry Alliance, strengthening efforts for European Union (EU) to establish 30 GW annual vertically integrated solar PV .
High Energy Prices Driving Residential Battery Demand In Europe
1 Million+ European Homes Installed Solar PV & Energy Storage Systems In 2022 As Demand Grows Further, Says SolarPower Europe
Thursday, 08 Dec 2022
Sky rocketing energy prices in Europe is not only leading to a distributed rooftop solar boom, but also driving a massive growth in residential battery energy storage systems (R-BESS), according to SolarPower Europe (SPE) that expects 71% annual growth for the latter with 3.9 GWh in 2022.
Demand For Rooftop Solar On All Roofs In European Union
18 Organizations Urge European Union Policymakers For An Ambitious Rooftop Solar Mandate
Friday, 21 Oct 2022
Stakeholders from 18 organizations, including SolarPower Europe (SPE), have urged the European Union (EU) Energy Ministers and the European Parliament to support an ambitious solar mandate to ensure solar is installed on all new and renovated buildin.
Kick-Off for EU Solar Photovoltaic Industry Alliance
European Commission’s Backing To Boost Industry Efforts Targeting 30 GW/Year Solar PV Manufacturing For EU By 2025
Thursday, 13 Oct 2022
As solar PV industry in the European Union (EU) targets vertically integrated solar manufacturing with 30 GW annual capacity by 2025, the European Commission’s (EU) formal endorsement to a new Solar Photovoltaic Industry Alliance steers the bloc to.
EU Announces 600 GW AC Solar Target By 2030
REPowerEU Plan Boosts Solar; Makes Rooftop PV Mandatory For Residential Buildings By 2029
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
To reduce its reliance on Russian fossil fuels the European Union (EU) will target to bring online more than 320 GW AC solar PV capacity by 2025, scaling it up to 600 GW AC by 2030 under its REPowerEU Plan, enough to displace consumption of 9 billion.
Day 2 Highlights From Intersolar Europe 2022
SPE Calls For 20 GW European PV Manufacturing, 150 MW Deal For Sofarsolar & New Products From Meyer Burger, TrinaTracker
Friday, 13 May 2022
Intersolar Europe 2022 day 2 was one again full of exciting new developments with SPE calling for 20 GW annual solar manufacturing along the value chain; Meyer Burger presented upgraded version of its rooftile; TrinaTracker launches SuperTrack; Sofarsolar lands 150 MW order.
EU Planning Faster Permits For RE Projects
Draft Documents Show EU May Approve Faster Rollout Of Solar Energy & Manufacturing
Tuesday, 10 May 2022
To accelerate phasing out of Russian natural gas from its energy system, the European Union (EU) seems to be contemplating a faster permitting process for renewables, with solar energy in focus and a European Solar Rooftops Initiative in the offing, .
Global Cumulative PV Capacity Exceeds 1 TW
SPE: World Installed 167.8 GW New Solar In 2021; Expect 36. Growth To 228.5 GW Additions In 2022
Tuesday, 10 May 2022
In the beginning of May 2022, the world saw its cumulative installed solar capacity exceeding 1 TW with the addition of 167.8 GW in 2021 having gone up 21% YoY, according to SolarPower Europe (SPE), as it guides for 36% annual increase in 2022 to 228.
Frauke Thies To Join Agora Energiewende As ED
German Think-Tank Agora Energiewende Bags European Climate Policy Expert Frauke Thies As One of Two Executive Directors
Wednesday, 04 May 2022
Germany based independent energy think-tank Agora Energiewende has announced Frauke Thies to join as its executive director and lead the organization strengthening the association’s work in Europe as the region trains its lens on transitioning to cleaner energy.
‘1 TW Of Total EU Solar Capacity By 2030’
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.
1 GW Solar Partnership For Nordic European Nations
Consortium To Target Large Scale Solar Power Capacity In Finland & Sweden
Monday, 28 Mar 2022
A consortium of Finland’s Skarta Group Oyj, another Finnish industrial solar power company Solarigo Systems Oy and the latter’s parent company Lumme Energia Oy have joined hands to construct new large scale solar parks in Finland and Sweden with a total capacity of 1 GW.
EU’s REPowerEU To Reduce Russia Reliance Short on Solar
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.
Netherlands Installed 3.3 GW PV In 2021
Cumulative Installed Solar Capacity Of Netherlands Now 14.3 GW: CBS
Thursday, 10 Mar 2022
The cumulative installed solar power capacity of the Netherlands at the end of December 2021 reached 14.3 GW, according to the country’s Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (CBS) translated as the Central Bureau of Statistics, with the addition of 3.3 GW during 2021.
‘Clawback’ Measures Against RE In Italy
Renewable Energy Industry Launches Protest Against Italy’s Law Decree 04/2022
Friday, 04 Feb 2022
Italian government’s Law Decree 04/2022 (DL Sostegni ter) aimed at controlling rising energy prices in the country has infuriated the solar and renewable energy industry at large who claim article 16 has ‘clawback’ measures against PV plants th.
Developers Demand EU Solar Industrial Strategy
Eight European Solar Developers Write To EU Demanding Policy For 20 GW Solar Manufacturing
Thursday, 27 Jan 2022
Akuo Energy, Amarenco, BayWa, EDF, Enel Green Power (EGP), Engie Iberdrola and Vattenfall have written a letter to the European Commission (EC) demanding a European industrial strategy that can lead the block to establish 20 GW solar PV manufacturing.
Public Consultation For EU Solar Strategy
European Commission Launches Call To Identify Barriers To Solar Energy Use
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.
Germany: 410 MW Solar In November 2021
Officially Germany Installed 4.84 GW By End of Nov. But BSW Sees 5.3 GW Total for 2021
Tuesday, 04 Jan 2022
Germany’s Federal Network Agency or Bundesnetzagentur counts 409.8 MW of new solar PV capacity as having been registered in the country during November 2021, taking the cumulative installed between January 2021 to November 2021 to over 4.84 GW.
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