European Union

BayWa r.e to release pilot solar-plus-hydrogen project in Netherlands
Renewables team BayWa r.e. as well as its Dutch subsidiary GroenLeven have partnered with Netherlands energy network driver Alliander to develop a pilot eco-friendly hydrogen project powered with a 50MWp solar farm.
Jun 10, 2021 // Plants, Solar to Fuel, Europe, Netherlands, baywa r.e., European Union, green hydrogen, solar-plus-hydrogen, solar hybrid, alliander, geronleven
EU needs to go for 45% renewable energy and 870GW of set up solar by 2030, SPE says
Trade association SolarPower Europe (SPE) has called on the European Union to increase the share of renewables in final energy demand to a minimum of 45% by 2030, a relocate says would certainly put the bloc on course to supply on the 1.5 ° Paris Agreement scenario.
May 27, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, Europe, European Union, energy transition, paris agreement
Biden devotes to halving United States discharges in week of new climate promises
Head Of State Joe Biden has actually said this is the "definitive decade" for combating climate modification, as he unveiled a new goal to a minimum of half United States exhausts by 2030.
Apr 23, 2021 // Policy, UK, Europe, European Union, Joe Biden, energy transition, ACORE, paris agreement, carbon emissions, decarbonsiation
Faster renewables authorizations as well as more powerful grids vital to environment-friendly hydrogen progress, coalition says
EDP, Iberdrola and BayWa r.e. are among the signatories of a new charter that gets in touch with Europe to "accelerate and also enormously deploy" extra renewables capacity to support the continent's eco-friendly hydrogen ambitions.
Mar 4, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Solar to Fuel, EDP, Iberdrola, Enel, wacker chemie, hydrogen, Fronius, SolarPower Europe, baywa r.e., European Union, sma solar technology, green hydrogen, Renewable Hydrogen Coalition, windeurope
European Solar Effort introduced to drive continent's PV production growth
A European Commission-backed project has been released to scale up Europe's PV production sector and also record the continent's "growing need" for solar equipment.
Feb 25, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Walburga Hemetsberger, meyer burger, SolarPower Europe, European Union, European Green Deal, Diego Pavia, eit innoenergy, sfi con london, european manufacturing
EU project unites sector players to explore solar PV component integrity
BayWa r.e., Enel Green Power as well as Solarcentury are among the 20 individuals in a new European Union-funded project that intends to boost the efficiency as well as integrity of solar PV components and also systems.
Oct 6, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Huawei, enel green power, SolarPower Europe, baywa r.e., European Union, solarcentury, EU, dsm
Major Burkina Faso PV project secures €48.82m ‘Desert to Power’ loan
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will lend the government of Burkina Faso €48.82 million (US$54.04 million) to develop 208MWp of PV across the nation under its Desert to Power initiative.
Dec 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Grids, solar pv, European Union, West Africa, AfDB, African Development Bank, Burkina Faso, French Development Agency
Top EU financier to refocus on market-based renewables, energy storage
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is debating plans to shift its multi-billion energy funding firepower to back energy storage and free-market renewables more decisively.
Sep 12, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Grids, solar pv, Europe, subsidy-free pv, BESS, European Union, european investment bank, eib, green finance, storage systems bess
EU backs bid to take CPV to mass production amid 29% efficiency claims
A solar PV technology claiming to have achieved 50% higher output than conventional systems in tests has bagged EU research money to speed up its move to large-scale production.
Sep 5, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Engie, Fraunhofer ISE, pv moduletech, European Union, CSEM, Insolight, hiperion, concentrated pv, cpv, r&d, Christophe Ballif, Concentrated solar power
Space age solar solution moves toward production
A consortium of European research institutes has received €10.6 million in EU funding to establish pilot production of a high efficiency module concept developed by Swiss startup Insolight. The module combines high efficiency multijunction cells with a solar concentrator lens and has previously demonstrated 29% efficiency.
Sep 4, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Europe, PV module, European Union, CSEM, Insolight, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Laurent Coulot