“It is difference of opinion that makes horse races,” said Mark Twain. But what’s the leading opinion on whether photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are really the ecological and economical solution they are cracked up to be? Read more


The first installation of Bender SunWave has just been completed at a townhouse outside Stockholm. Bender SunWave are solar panels fully integrated with roof tiles and the result of a collaboration between solar energy technology leader Midsummer... Read more


Concerns about the environment are at an all-time high and businesses will want to ensure that they do what they can to reduce their environmental impact. Businesses of all sizes can lobby through industry groups etc. for greater action at a... Read more


Belgian brewing giant AB InBev, which makes Stella Artois, Beck's, and Budweiser, amongst others, has signed a 10-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Munich-based energy company BayWa r.e., which will allow the brewery to operate... Read more


Renewables overtook fossil fuels as Europe’s primary electricity source for the first time in 2019, according to energy market data analyst EnAppSys. Read more


Spanish energy company Iberdrola has completed the construction of its gigantic 500 MW Núñez de Balboa solar project in Spain's western region of Extremadura... Read more


Reforms relating to offshore wind projects will lead to a "revolution" in renewable energy, according to the Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The Marine Development Bill will make changes to the application assessment for offshore renewable projects... Read more


The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending €58-million to finance the construction and operation of the 105 MW Bajgora wind farm in Kosovo's Mitrovica municipality, the bank said on Monday... Read more


Swedish company Azelio is combating climate change with an award-winning thermal energy storage solution. It enables distributed and dispatchable electricity at all hours of the day at a very competitive cost. This December, Azelio’s system will... Read more

Trade body SolarPower Europe has released preliminary statistics that point to 2019 being the best year for the photovoltaics (PV) since 2010 with capacity set to rise 104% year on year. Spain is leading the way with an anticipated 4.7 GW of new... Read more


The Baltic countries of Estonia and Latvia are officially considering the development of a joint offshore wind project to meet the EU's climate goals and to increase their energy security, local media has reported... Read more


Investment in technology and system services can help Transmission System Operators (TSOs) operate the power grid in a stable, secure manner while boosting renewable generation for a greener future... Read more

Vattenfall is to build its first floating solar farm in the Netherlands. Construction on the facility, which will have a capacity of 1.2 MW, will begin at in late December, Vattenfall will start construction of the solar farm... Read more

The Dutch energy firm Eneco, which is owned by 44 of the country's municipalities, has agreed to be acquired by a consortium headed up Japan's Mitsubishi Corp which beat off rival bids from Shell and KKR. The deal has been valued at €4.1-billion... Read more

If European member states deliver their individual National Energy and Climate Plans, renewables will account for around 53% of power supply in 2030... Read more

Large-scale floating photovoltaics plants can be one of the solutions for a sustainable energy supply. The EU has now approved a project that will optimise the anchoring and mooring of floating solar plants and adapt the anchoring to ocean... Read more

Spanish solar energy company, The South Oracle (TSO), has developed and patented a new software for the automatic identification of failures in images taken by drones flying over solar panels. In addition to guaranteeing the maintenance of... Read more

New research commissioned by the International Copper Association (ICA) has revealed forecasted trends across several industries will contribute to very significant increases in global copper demand. The research, conducted by Metra Martech... Read more

Dogger Bank Wind Farms, the world's largest offshore wind farm, has announced that Luxembourg-based maritime infrastructure specialist Jan De Nul is to join the North Sea project... Read more

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that energy harnessed from offshore wind could become a key component of the global power supply as costs fall rapidly and technology improves exponentially, thus unleashing the renewable energy... Read more

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