Accelerated grid expansions, capacity markets and learnings from large Middle East projects could rejuvenate the Spanish CSP market and see European capacity far outstrip recent forecasts of 5 GW by 2030, industry experts told New Energy Update. Europe’s installed CSP capacity is predicted to rise from 2.3 GW at [...]
Negotiators from the European Parliament and Member States agreed to increase the EU renewable energy target for 2030 to 32% with a possibility for upward revision in 2023. - This is a significant improvement over the target of at least 27% the European Commission tabled in November [...]
A recent study has highlighted the potential of one form of solar energy, Concentrating Solar Thermal Power, to make a significant contribution to meeting future electricity demands from renewable sources in Europe.
The concentrated solar thermal reported in the NREAPs by 2020 is 72.09 PJ in EU27, which represents 0.7 % of the renewable energy mix.