Solar energy

Solar and storage can form essential pillar of EU Green Recovery

Solar and storage can form essential pillar of EU Green Recovery Statkraft develops innovative and tailor-made solutions to support companies in delivering on their sustainability targets. In 2020, Daimler and Statkraft have inked a deal on an industrial scale including a highly credible and sustainability-driven concept for a 24/7 PPA called Pure Statkraft PPA. This …

Solar and storage can form essential pillar of EU Green Recovery Read More »

Solar identified to contribute to a ‘dynamic, resilient and competitive’ European Industry

Solar identified to contribute to a ‘dynamic, resilient and competitive’ European Industry Council of European Union conclusions list solar and renewables as a steppingstone of recovery and a permanent bedrock of any future European industry Yesterday, the council of the European Union instated a series of conclusions, addressing how COVID-19 recovery actions can pave the way …

Solar identified to contribute to a ‘dynamic, resilient and competitive’ European Industry Read More »

Hybrid renewable power plants make a good business case but need clearer legislation to become more widespread

Hybrid renewable power plants make a good business case but need clearer legislation to become more widespread On 8 October WindEurope spoke in a “Hybrid Power Plants” conference organised by Solar Plaza. The conference focused on hybrid wind/solar and wind/solar/storage power plants and how can help speed up the energy transition. A hybrid renewable power …

Hybrid renewable power plants make a good business case but need clearer legislation to become more widespread Read More »

Solar recognised as competitive and strategic energy technology in State of the Energy Union and Renovation Wave

Press releases Solar recognised as competitive and strategic energy technology in State of the Energy Union and Renovation Wave Brussels, 15 October 2020 – Yesterday, the European Commission unveiled its Renovation Wave strategy, and published its annual State of the Energy Union, accompanied by a series of documents, including the annual Renewable Energy Progress Report, the Report on Energy Prices …

Solar recognised as competitive and strategic energy technology in State of the Energy Union and Renovation Wave Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

New market outlook anticipates large growth for European residential battery storage Read More »