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Solar is crowned “king of the world’s electricity markets” in new IEA report

Solar is crowned “king of the world’s electricity markets” in new IEA report Today the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its flagship World Energy Outlook 2020, modelling different growth scenarios for the future global energy system. Central to the report is the revelation that solar offers the “cheapest electricity in history”, leading Executive Director of the …

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New market outlook anticipates large growth for European residential battery storage

New market outlook anticipates large growth for European residential battery storage Key takeaways: In 2019, residential battery storage saw a huge leap in annual installed capacity: with 745 MWh added year-on-year, 57% growth compared to the previous year Residential storage is a rapidly expanding market with a total installed capacity of nearly 2 GWh by …

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Why we need international collaboration on offshore wind infrastructure – including with the UK

Why we need international collaboration on offshore wind infrastructure – including with the UK On 17 September WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson moderated a panel organised by the UK Mission to the EU with UK Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng.  Also taking part were: Christian Stenberg from the Danish Energy & Climate Ministry; Pernille Weiss, Member of …

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RE100 LEADERSHIP AWARDS 2020: The Winners

RE100 LEADERSHIP AWARDS 2020: THE WINNERS Global companies are being hailed winners of the inaugural RE100 Leadership Awards at Climate Week NYC. RE100 is a global initiative led by international non-profit the Climate Group in partnership with CDP. It now brings together more than 260 of the world’s most influential companies committed to 100% renewable power in more than 140 …

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EU Parliament approves report that supports massive roll-out of rooftop solar

EU Parliament approves report that supports massive roll-out of rooftop solar Today, a large majority in the European Parliament voted to approve (526 votes in favour, 77 against and 94 abstentions) ITRE’s Own Initative Report titled ‘Maximising the energy efficiency potential of the EU building stock’ that supports a massive roll-out of solar power as part …

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