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 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 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]