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Vattenfall Inks Deal With Evonik To Supply Solar Power For Chemical Production in Germany

Germany-based energy supplier company Vattenfall has signed a PPA with specialty chemicals company Evonik that concluded new long-term electricity supply contracts. From 2025, two Vattenfall solar parks in Schleswig-Holstein will supply Evonik with around 120 gigawatt hours of solar power per year for chemical production. The contracts have a term of ten years and fixed […]

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Solar Power Generation In Europe To Rise by 50 TW in 2024, Germany To Lead The Way

The solar photovoltaic (PV) energy generation will spike by about 50 terawatt-hours (TWh) in 2024 in Europe due to major capacity installations across the region, predicts a report by Rystad Energy. The report also suggests that Wind power generation is also expected to increase in 2024. However, the growth rate will not match last the […]

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European Solar PPA Market Witnesses 65% Increase From 2022: Pexapark

A recent report by Pexapark on European market outlook found the European PPA market recorded a 65% Increase in solar PAA from 2022, due to stabilising environment in deal-making, over the past twelve months.  Pexapark in its report mentioned, “Our PPA Tracker recorded a 16.2GW of disclosed contracted volumes – an increase of more than […]

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Latest Solar Auction in Germany Oversubscribed by 3.5 Times

The latest solar PV auction for ground-mounted capacity in Germany concluded with three and half times oversubscription with 574 bids totalling 5.5 gigawatts (GW), surpassing the 1.6 GW of capacity up for auction. The German Federal Network Agency, the Bundesnetzagentur,  published the results for the tender that sought 1.61GW of solar PV capacity. According to […]

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Battery Electric Cars Sales In EU Increase By 55%: Eurostat

Europe Union (EU) witnessed a rise in the sale of battery-only electric passenger cars in 2022 reveals the data shared by Eurostat, which is the statistical office of the European Union. It also showcased an increase in the number of battery-only electric passenger cars in the EU. It stated, “Battery-only electric passenger cars in the […]

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Hybrid-Electric Car Registrations Surge By 26% In EU: ACEA Report

European Automobile Manufacturers Association, (ACEA) recently shared data on the new registration of cars in the European Union (EU). In its data for 2023, it mentioned that the year concluded with a solid 13.9% expansion compared to 2022. It reached a full-year volume of 10.5 million units. In December, new EU registrations for hybrid-electric cars […]

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EU Adds 17 GW New Wind Energy In 2023, Fails To Meet 30 GW Target

A latest data by WindEurope found that European Union (EU) built 17 GW of new wind farms in 2023. The report also said that the EU installed 14 GW of onshore and 3 GW of offshore wind energy. The EU report stated, “These numbers are slightly up on 2022 and are the most the EU has ever built […]

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E-Fuel Hybridization With Solar Can Improve Energy Production: IEA

A latest report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on, “Role of E-Fuel in Decarbonizing Transport”, studied the role of hybridization of E-Fuel with wind and solar as a solution in reducing carbon dioxide (CO₂) emission.  The report stated, “E-Fuel have emerged as an alternative in situations where, the usage wind and solar resources is […]

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