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News about the renewables scene

EU Elections 2024: WindEurope’s five asks for the next five years

Wind energy is 20% of the electricity consumed in Europe

Wind is cheap. And the more we have of it, the less energy we need to import

EU Grid Action Plan will help renewables, but urgent action needed on excessive connection queues

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Delayed grid connections are now one of the main bottlenecks to the expansion of wind energy the EU wants

Denmark’s latest offshore wind auction could award enough capacity to meet the country’s entire electricity demand

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Denmark opened an offshore wind tender which could award up to 10 GW

additional costs on wind farm developers

Solar Charter unites EU governments and solar sector in commitment to reshore solar manufacturing in Europe

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Europe, and the world, is banking on solar to guide us out of the climate and energy crisis towards a new era of green prosperity and security

ESIA publishes its 2024 Action Plan

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ESIA publishes its 2024 Action Plan

German onshore wind sees record auction volumes, permitting improvements and crucial new port investments

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German onshore wind is going from strength to strength

Things are really looking up again for onshore wind in Germany

EcoVadis, WindEurope and leading wind industry organisations launch ‘Wind Energy Initiative

Wind- and Solarenergy

With the launch of the ‘Wind Energy Initiative’ key players in the wind energy industry join forces today to identify and adopt common sustainable business practices

From school benches to wind farm professionals: students explore career opportunities in the wind industry at WindEurope 2024

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The wind sector is growing rapidly

Working in wind energy is not only about manufacturing turbines

Rebound in wind energy financing in 2023 shows that the right policies attract investors

Investments in wind energy in Europe

Europe invested a record €48bn in wind energy last year

Kløften mellem de politiske ambitioner og den faktiske VE-udbygning skal væk

I 2030 mangler der knap 100 GW vindenergi til elektrificeringen af det europæiske energisystem i det nuværende tempo

Goed nieuws: subsidie voor dakversterking en natuurinclusiviteit in SDE++2024

Wind- and Solarenergy

Er is besloten dat natuurinclusieve elementen voor zonneparken in de ronde van 2024 opgenomen worden in de SDE++

Vindvirksomheder vil med på solenergiens rejse

Solcelleindustrien har fortsat gode muligheder for teknologiudvikling, effektivisering og besparelser

Solar Pledge planned at EU Energy Council

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In 2022, the EU Solar Strategy and REPowerEU changed the game

Uptake in permitting and investments brings 2030 wind target within reach

Wind- and Solarenergy

Denmark had the biggest share of wind in its electricity mix

EU enshrines tighter pre-qualification criteria for wind farms in law

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The Act will help strengthen Europe’s clean tech manufacturing and contribute to ensuring that the future of wind energy is “made in Europe”

Tredobling af grøn energi i 2030 kræver ’von And’sk’ pengetan

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Mere end 130 ud af små 200 lande skrev i december under på en erklæring om at tredoble mængden af vedvarende energi i løbet af de næste syv år og fordoble indsatsen inden for energieffektivisering

Wind energy permitting is improving but Governments still have work to do

Wind- and Solarenergy

Europe approved significantly more permits for new onshore wind farms in 2023 than in previous years

EU Commission remarks on solar manufacturing crisis

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The European Commission engaging on the solar manufacturing crisis in the European Parliament is an important step

Net Zero Industry Act threatens to be a backward step for Europe’s wind industry

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Wind is 19% of the electricity consumed in Europe

The EU built a record 17 GW of new wind energy in 2023 – wind now 19% of electricity production

The EU built 17 GW of new wind energy in 2023, slightly up on 2022 – and more than ever in a single year in fact. But it’s not enough to reach the EU’s 2030 targets. The EU should be building 30 GW of new wind every year between now and 2030. The actions set …

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Massive expansion of renewable power opens door to achieving global tripling goal set at COP28

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World added 50% more renewable capacity in 2023 than in 2022 and next 5 years will see fastest growth yet, but lack of financing for emerging and developing economies is key issue

Aldrig har den strøm, vi bruger, været mere grøn

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I både Holland og Tyskland er andelen af vedvarende energi i elproduktionen nu steget til over 50 procent

Electricity Market Design Revision

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Electricity Market Design Revision

We now have clear path forward for long-term investments into renewables

EU Governments commit to take urgent actions outlined in the Wind Power Package

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The actions on permitting, finance and auctions will help boost the expansion of wind energy and strengthen Europe’s wind industry.

EU electricity market design deal will help restore investment certainty

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Europe needs more renewables as fast as possible

The European Commission wants wind energy to grow to 420 GW by 2030, up from just over 200 GW today

Repowering wind farms: a major opportunity for Europe

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Over 420 European organisations warn of irresponsible trade defence measures on solar products

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The joint statement warns that trade defence measures would negatively impact European employment and put many local, green, jobs at risk

Den tyske industri efterspørger dansk brint i stor stil

Tyske virksomheder har et enormt behov for grøn brint som led i deres grønne omstilling, og med udsigt til statslige investeringer

European Parliament voted to boost clean tech made in Europe

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To strengthen and expand European clean tech manufacturing the European Commission presented the Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA) earlier this year

European Parliament must vote to boost clean tech made in Europe

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negative bidding just makes the EU’s energy transition more expensive

invest in other wind energy projects

European wind turbine manufacturing is indispensable for energy security and competitive electricity prices

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wind farm developers in Europe are happy with the European turbines they have installed and would like to be able to continue sourcing European turbines

Vindmøller og solceller dækkede 75 procent af elforbruget i oktober

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Vindmøller og solceller leverede 75 procent af den strøm, vi brugte i oktober 2023 in Danmark

EU Council decide position on Market Design

Wind- and Solarenergy

project developers will not be forced into a CfD applied retroactively on an existing plant

RE-Source 2023 marks 7.8 GW PPA record but industry urges for barriers to be removed to reach EU net zero objectives

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To maximise PPA market potential, energy buyers call on policymakers to use the EU’s Electricity Market Design (EMD) to rapidly remove persisting regulatory barriers to PPAs and deliver the certainty needed to support European businesses’ net zero and energy security goals

Wind Power Package: game-changer for Europe’s energy security

The Action Plan also calls for improved visibility on wind energy deployment. 

Security, jobs and autonomy – why we need our turbines to be made in Europe

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By turning our backs on equipment designed and manufactured in Europe we increase our dependency on equipment from outside of Europe. That undermines our energy security.

Finanslov skal sætte en slutdato for elafgiften

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Elafgiften er fra den tid, hvor elektriciteten blev produceret af olie og kul. I dag kommer det meste strøm fra vindmøller og solceller, og vi er i gang med at få hele vores samfund til at køre på elektricitet

President von der Leyen is right: wind energy must continue to be made in Europe

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And the President is absolutely right: it is essential that wind energy continues to be made in Europe

Von der Leyen: ‘De windsector is een Europees succesverhaal’

Het windenergiepakket van de Europese Commissie heeft tot doel om te komen tot versnelde vergunningverlening, het verbeteren van de veilingsystemen in de lidstaten, werknemers met de juiste vaardigheden, betere toegang tot financiering én stabielere toeleveringsketens

Statement: kansen voor zon op landbouwgrond voor gemeenten

Wind- and Solarenergy

onzekerheid ontstaan over de implicaties van deze visie voor provincies, gemeentes, grondeigenaren en bedrijven die actief zijn met de ontwikkeling van zonneparken

OVERZICHT CONCEPT-VERKIEZINGSPROGRAMMA’S KLIMAAT- & ENERGIE-PARAGRAFEN

Wind- and Solarenergy

Streven naar klimaatneutrale elektriciteitsvoorziening in 2035 en in 2040 een klimaatneutrale industrie en samenleving

UK’s badly-designed CfD auction attracts not a single investor

And they still have 2 other big projects from the previous auction that are trying to make the numbers work and reach final investment decision

Record-low solar PV prices risk EU’s open strategic autonomy

Wind- and Solarenergy

SolarPower Europe has written to the European Commission warning that, without immediate action, European solar manufacturing companies face further announcements of insolvency.

No energy transition without expanded electricity grid

Wind- and Solarenergy

Europe needs to invest more in its electricity grids. It needs to accelerate the build-out of transmission and distribution networks, reinforce existing grids and increase their flexibility

Nye tal: Opstillere klar til at fordoble vindkapaciteten på land

Wind- and Solarenergy

Et stort antal vindmølleprojekter står i kø for at levere en del af den grønne strøm, der skal til for at opfylde de danske klimamål, som indebærer en firedobling af vedvarende energi på land. En opgørelse fra Green Power Denmark viser, at en meget stor andel af den krævede kapacitet venter på behandling og senere politisk stillingtagen i kommunerne.

Germany installed 1.6 GW new onshore wind in the first semester; rigorously implements EU permitting measures

Wind- and Solarenergy

Onshore wind in Germany continues to recover. Today the German onshore wind associations presented new data on the expansion of wind energy in Germany.

European Parliament vote sends strong positive signal for renewables investments

Wind- and Solarenergy

Only 10 GW of new wind farm projects reached Final Investment Decisions (FID). And orders for wind turbines were down 47% year on year.

German offshore auctions award 7 GW of new wind; future auctions must avoid negative bidding

Today Germany announced the results of its biggest offshore wind auction to date. 7 GW of new capacity were awarded

New permitting rules & tools available for Governments to speed up renewables expansion

Wind- and Solarenergy

Germany is a good example of a country that has taken action already. They want to start building 10 GW of new wind each year by 2025 which would not have been possible under their old permitting rules

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