Europe

EU Market Outlook for Solar Power 2019-2023 (External Content)

2019 was the strongest growth year for solar in Europe since 2010, with more new solar capacity added this year than any other power generation technology. Increasing by more than 100% over the past year, solar growth in the European Union has outpaced man ...

Russia: Wood Pellet Production Update (External Content)

Wood pellet production in Russia has steadily increased over the past decade, largely driven by exports to Europe where European pellet demand for consumer households and commercial heat and power plants is rising as EU countries increase their use of rene ...

OFFSHORE WIND IN EUROPE IN 2019 Trends and statistics (External Content)

In 2019 Europe connected 502 new offshore wind turbines to the grid across 10 projects. This brought 3,627 MW of new (gross) additional capacity.Europe now has a total installed offshore wind capacity of 22,072 MW from 5,047 grid-connected wind turbines ac ...

World Small Hydropower Development Report Europe (External Content)

The World Small Hydropower Development Report (WSHPDR) 2019 is the result of an enormous collaborative effort between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) and over 230 local a ...

GLOBAL BIOENERGY STATISTICS 2019 (External Content)

The WBA Global Bioenergy Statistics report is one of the flagship publications of World Bioenergy Association. First published in 2014, the annually published report is one of the onlyreports focussing solely on the developments in the bioenergy sector. Th ...

Global Renewables Outlook: Energy transformation 2050 (External Content)

The Global Renewables Outlook shows the path to create a sustainable future energy system. This flagship report highlights climate-safe investment options until 2050, the policy framework needed for the transition and the challenges faced by different regi ...

WIND ENERGY IN EUROPE IN 2019 Trends and statistics (External Content)

Europe installed 15.4 GW of new wind power capacity in 2019. This is 27% higher than 2018 but 10% less than the record in 2017.Europe now has 205 GW of wind energy capacity. And wind accounted for 15% of the electricity the EU-28 consumed in 2019.Three qua ...

EU-28: Biofuel Mandates in the EU by Member State in 2019 (External Content)

The EU set a 10 percent target for renewable energy use in transport for 2020, and raised the target to 14 percent in 2030, with advanced biofuels counting double to the target. Taking double-counting into account, biofuels accounted for 7.1 percent of ene ...

FINANCING AND INVESTMENT TRENDS The European wind industry in 2019 (External Content)

In 2019 the wind industry invested almost €52bn in Europe, including €19bn for the construction of new wind farms. The remaining €33bn included refinancing transactions, mergers and acquisition at project and corporate level, public market transactions, an ...

O&M Best Practice Guidelines Version 4.0 (External Content)

At the O&M and Asset Management 2019 conference in London, SolarPower Europe launched Version 4.0 of the O&M Best Practice Guidelines. This new version builds upon previous reports in the series and is produced by SolarPower Europe’s O&M and As ...

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