08 Mar '17, 9am

Solar PV is one of the lowest-cost power generation sources for Europe

300 solar industry and policy leaders are meeting on March 7th and 8th , in Brussels at the SolarPower Summit 2017, the annual flagship event of the European solar sector association SolarPower Europe, to discuss the needs of the solar industry in Europe to be able to contribute to the EU's goal of becoming a leader in this field. "Solar is one of the lowest-cost power generation sources today, and this is true for Europe. The European Union is not harvesting the sun as much it could and should - it's time to change that!,” said James Watson, CEO of Solar Power Europe. US demand for new solar capacity was more than twice as large as in Europe While annual global solar installations grew by around 50% to an all-time record number of 76.2 GW in 2016, European demand decreased by over 21% to 6.7 GW last year, according to the latest market research from SolarPower Europe. Led...

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