EU: 21.4% of new wind capacity in 2011

The latest figures published by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), 9,616 MW of wind capacity were installed in 2011 in the European Union. Overall, this brings the installed capacity to 93,9...

Europe agrees a single plug for electric vehicles

Electric cars will have a single type of the plug in Europe, regardless of country, supply brand or company, under an agreement announced by European car manufacturers. “This is a big step towar...

Offshore wind energy in the EU is already 2,964 MW

The power of offshore wind farms in the European Union (EU) increased by 883 megawatts (MW) in 2010, up 51% over the previous year, bringing the total capacity of such generation capacity stood at 2,9...

Valencia will become the capital of world PV

On Monday September 6  in Valencia starts the 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition and 5th (25th EU PVSEC / WCPEC-5). An event which will take place throughout the week a...