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.
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.
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, .
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, 17 Dec 2021
With a few days still left before the year 2021 comes to an end, the European Union (EU) can safely call it the best year in European solar history with 25.9 GW of new PV connected to the grid, says SolarPower Europe (SPE) in its latest EU Market Outlook for Solar Power 2021-2025 report.
Wednesday, 24 Nov 2021
A new report by European solar PV lobby association SolarPower Europe (SPE) sees European residential storage capacity to grow from 3 GWh installed in 2020 by more than 400% to 12.8 GWh in 2025.
Wednesday, 03 Nov 2021
As the European Union (EU) chases a 40% renewables target by 2030, as proposed by the European Commission, the PV sector association SolarPower Europe (SPE) estimates solar jobs in the region to double to a cumulative 742,000 by 2030.
SolarPower Europe Appoints Communications Head Of Confederation Of European Paper Industries’ Claire Couet As New Policy Director
Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021
European solar PV lobby association SolarPower Europe (SPE) is adding to its leadership team with the appointment of Claire Couet as its new policy director. Couet will lead the policy team at the association.
EU More Than Doubles 2019 Solar Installations To 16.7 GW in 2019, According To SolarPower Europe’s 1st EU Market Outlook
Tuesday, 10 Dec 2019
SolarPower Europe has published its first EU Market Outlook for Solar Power, highlighting that 2019 was one of the best solar years on record for the European Union.
Myanmar’s ‘First Commercial Solar Power Plant’ With 40 MW Grid Connected In Minbu Township As Part Of Solar Park With 170 MW Cumulative Capacity: Media
Saturday, 29 Jun 2019
A 40 MW solar power plant, part of a 170 MW park, has been commissioned in Myanmar, reported the English news portal of China’s Xinhuanet. This is the country’s first commercial solar power plant, it stated and has come up in Magway region.
Over 100 Companies Sign Re-Source Platform’s Declaration Calling Governments In Europe To Make It Easier To Invest In Renewable Energy By Addressing Barriers To Corporate Sourcing
Monday, 26 Nov 2018
Among the various demands of corporates that are part of the RE-Source Platform is the need to be able to sign cross-border renewable energy transactions to maximize opportunities to deploy cost-effective renewable energy solutions.
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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/