European Commission approves Greek auction scheme for electricity production from renewables

The European Commission announced this week that it has approved a Greek auction scheme for the production of electricity from renewable sources and high efficiency cogeneration which will further EU energy and climate goals whilst preserving competition.

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European photovoltaic market estimated to 6.9 GWp in 2014, says EurObserv’ER report

EurObserv’ER, the consortium dedicated to the monitoring of the development of renewable energy sectors in the European Union, released this month the “Photovoltaic Barometer 2015” report , summarising the state for each of the EU member states for the photovoltaic energy sector using both technical and socioeconomic indicators.

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Eurostat: EU electricity generation from solar power increased 20% in 2013

According to a new publication issued this week by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, renewable energy in the EU has grown strongly in recent years, which has been prompted by the legally binding targets for renewable energy enacted by Directive 2009/28/EC.

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