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Hydrogen: A renewable energy perspective

Hydrogen: A renewable energy perspective

Hydrogen has emerged as an important part of the clean energy mix needed to ensure a sustainable future. Falling costs for hydrogen produced with renewable energy, combined with the urgency of cutting greenhouse-gas emissions, has given clean hydrogen unp ...
Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines

Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines

The Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines on Good International Industry Practice define expected sustainability performance for the hydropower sector across a range of environmental, social, technical and governance topics. The 26 guidelines present defin ...
FINANCING AND INVESTMENT TRENDS The European wind industry in 2018

FINANCING AND INVESTMENT TRENDS The European wind industry in 2018

In 2018 the wind industry invested €65bn in Europe. This included investments in new assets, refinancing transactions, mergers and acquisition at project and corporate level, public market transactions, and private equity raised. Wind energy represented t ...
WIND ENERGY IN EUROPE IN 2018 Trends and statistics

WIND ENERGY IN EUROPE IN 2018 Trends and statistics

Europe installed 11.7 GW (10.1 GW in the EU) of gross power capacity in 2018, This was 33% down on 2017. With a total net installed capacity of 189 GW, wind energy remains the second largest form of power generation capacity in Europe, set to overtake gas ...
Global Market Outlook 2019-2023

Global Market Outlook 2019-2023

SolarPower Europe’s annual award-winning Global Market Outlook for Solar Power is the most authoritative market analysis report for the global solar power sector. With comprehensive historical market data, 5-year forecasts for the main global markets, as ...
2019 Hydropower Status Report

2019 Hydropower Status Report

The sixth edition of the report provides information and statistics on installed capacity and estimated generation by country and by region, as well as articles by five leading government ministers. Key findings: More than 21.8 gigawatts (GW) of renewable ...
Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide

Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide

The Hydropower Sector Climate Resilience Guide offers a methodology for identifying, assessing and managing climate risks to enhance the resilience of hydropower projects. The guide responds to the need for international industry good practice on how to i ...
OFFSHORE WIND IN EUROPE Key trends and statistics 2018

OFFSHORE WIND IN EUROPE Key trends and statistics 2018

In 2018 Europe connected 409 new offshore wind turbines to the grid across 18 projects. This brought 2,649 MW of net additional capacity.Europe now has a total installed offshore wind capacity of 18,499 MW. This corresponds to 4,543 grid-connected wind tu ...
Hydropower Providing Flexibility for a Renewable Energy System

Hydropower Providing Flexibility for a Renewable Energy System

At first, this report explains the status quo of electricity generation in Europe as well as fundamental knowledge related to the term flexibility. Flexibility provision needs to meet certain demands caused by different elements of power systems. This rep ...
Global Wind Report 2018

Global Wind Report 2018

This is the 14th annual report on the status of the global wind industry by the Global Wind Energy Council. It provides a comprehensive overview of the global industry at a specific moment in time; an industry now present in more than 90 countries, 30 of ...

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