The EU Energy package, that was released yesterday, also sets a promising framework for Building-integrated-photovoltaic (BIPV) and smart energy building, Solar Power Europe says.
The EU Energy „winter“package includes some encouraging rules for solar, as a legally binding framework for solar self-consumption and prosumers also in flats. But more measures need to be taken to make renewables mainstream and phase out coal and nuclear Solar Power Europe says.
There are several promising steps to bring electric mobility forward in Europe. Dutch Roaming-Network eViolin and European roaming-platform e-clearing.net are cooperating. Major car manufacturers are collaborating on a European high-power EV charging network.
In less than 5 years time, the world of Solar Energy might lie at your feet, at least in France. Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, Ségolène Royal, plans to cover around 1000 kilometers of French roads with photovoltaic panels.
Solar Power Europe is calling on the EU-Commission to address the needs of solar power and storage technology in its upcoming Energy Union Package. The association outlines ten comprehensive policy priorities to reach 35 percent renewables by 2030.
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8 tips for electric vehicles: Back in the day houses were heated with gas or oil. This is now a thing of the past. There is a revolution coming to cars as well: With electricity generated by wind and sun, electric cars are unbeatable in terms of pricing. With decreasing prices, the switch can take place swiftly – if you keep certain things in mind.
Iran is a promising emerging PV market, but major challenges remain: Financing, bureaucracy, land issues and grid connections are difficult and require strong local partners. This was the bottom line of first Intersolar Summit Iran.
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