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Bill Gates and EU set up EUR 100 million renewable energy fund

Bill Gates and EU set up EUR 100 million renewable energy fund

Funded by Gates‘ Breakthrough Energy Coalition and InnovFin, Bill Gates and the European Commission are setting up a new EUR 100 million fund. The aim is to fuel renewable energy growth, push ultra low-cost solar and to find new technologies and energy storage solutions.

UK solar growth slowing down noticeably, statistics confirm

UK solar growth slowing down noticeably, statistics confirm

After some very successful years, Britains solar growth is slowing down remarkbly, as statistics show. Various issues in the industry have caused 2018 to be the slowest year yet after 2009.

Germany planning second auction for wind and solar projects

Germany planning second auction for wind and solar projects

After a first successful auction for solar and wind projects held in spring, Germany is now looking forward to a second event. Prices are expected to increase while the overall allocated capacity will drop slightly.

EU ends MIP for Chinese PV cells and modules at short notice

EU ends MIP for Chinese PV cells and modules at short notice

At midnight on 3rd September, the EU officially ended all anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures for PV cells and modules from China. The announcement was made unexpectedly early and only a few days in advance.

France holds fourth solar tender out of series of six and allocates 720 MW

France holds fourth solar tender out of series of six and allocates 720 MW

France has assigned 103 utility-scale solar projects in what was the fourth out of a series of six tenders. Between all of them, they are expected to reach a total of 4 GW of new solar facility. The projects assigned in this particular round had an average price of EUR 58.2/MWh and an overall capacity of 720 MW.

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