June 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of some of the world's largest corporations, including Amazon, Google, IKEA, and Microsoft, have backed an industry call for the European Union to eradicate the barriers to corporate renewable energy sourcing and Power Purchase Agreements, or PPAs
May 16th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
European solar trade body SolarPower Europe has doubled down on its belief that the global solar industry installed over 100 gigawatts (GW) in 2018 while predicting 800 GW of new capacity will be brought online over the next five years, bringing cumulative capacity to 1.3 terawatts by the end of
March 8th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Global solar installations increased by around 5% in 2018 and reached 104.1 gigawatts (GW) according to new figures released by SolarPower Europe released at the SolarPower Summit in Brussels on Wednesday, further putting the lie to previous estimates that 2018 solar installations had failed to reach the same level as last year.
February 21st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The European Union installed 8 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity in 2018, according to the region's solar trade body SolarPower Europe, an increase of 36% over 2017 figures
September 18th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
As Autumn begins to finally gear up across the Northern Hemisphere, for those in Europe, the massive 2018 heatwave will disappear into forgotten memory for most, except for the region's solar energy industry, which walks away with a handful of new records at the same time as other electricity generation technologies struggled.
September 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Following reports last week that the European Union was considering scrapping import controls on solar panels and cells from China, the European Commission has announced that it will remove trade duties on solar panels and cells imported from China, Taiwan, and Malaysia.
March 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The global solar market installed an impressive 98.9 gigawatts of new capacity in 2017 according to SolarPower Europe, increasing by 29.3%, in comparison to the 76.5 gigawatts and 49% recorded in 2016.
October 27th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
European solar industry association SolarPower Europe has published a new analysis predicting that global solar market demand will reach 100 gigawatts for the first time ever this year, a 30% growth from 2016 levels.
March 8th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Europe installed a total of 6.9 gigawatts of new solar power in 2016, a 20% decrease over the previous year's figures, a decrease which flies in the face of a global increase in installations of more than 50%, according to new figures from SolarPower Europe.
June 22nd, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The global solar market is well on its way to breaking through the milestone of 60 GW of new capacity [&hellip
February 18th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Preliminary estimates from SolarPower Europe place new solar photovoltaic installation capacity in the UK for 2015 at around 3.5 gigawatts, [&hellip
February 17th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
According to Solar Power Portal, the UK solar industry has reached a cumulative capacity of more than 10 GW. Solar [&hellip
February 10th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
New wind and solar capacity in Europe skyrocketed in 2015, growing by 6.3% and 15%, according to new figures. The [&hellip