About: photovoltaic

Electricity 13-10-2017

France looks to solar power ‘prosumers’ to underpin energy transition

France plans to more than double its solar power capacity in the next ten years and make it easier for citizens to become energy independent, as part of its energy transition plan. But closer inspections leaves room for doubt if Paris will make good on its promises.
Oil and Industry 22-07-2016

New renewable energy directive should restore trust in sector, investors say

Member states should avoid frequent changes in renewable energy support regimes, investors and producers of clean energy contend. A number of stakeholders would prefer an EU-wide support scheme. EURACTIV Czech Republic reports.
Climate change 14-06-2016

Climate finance short by $5 trillion, study reveals

A further $5,300 billion of investment is needed to stabilise the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere below dangerous levels, according to a study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, an energy consultancy. EURACTIV's partner Journal de l'Environnement reports.
Energy 07-06-2016

Renewable energy: How Europe can reinforce its leadership

Europe started the renewable energy revolution but is no longer its main driver. More ambitious decarbonisation policy would benefit innovative companies, boost the economy and protect the environment, writes Christopher Burghardt.
Energy 01-12-2015

Paris and New Delhi launch the International Solar Alliance

Paris plans to offer its support to India to gain its backing for the COP21 agreement. Our partner Journal de l'Environnement reports
Energy 21-02-2013

Study claims solar panel tariffs could trigger 242,000 job losses

A new study for the Alliance for Affordable Solar Energy (AFASE) says that EU tariffs on solar panels from China could lead to 242,000 European job losses in the next three years.
Public Affairs 22-04-2010

Lobby chief wants to open ‘new chapter’ for solar PV

Europe's photovoltaic industry wants to focus more on generating and supplying electricity in the coming years, according to its new president, marking a shift from its current emphasis on technological development.