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Netherlands increase solar power production by 50% – further growth ahead

Netherlands increase solar power production by 50% – further growth ahead

Last year the Netherlands produced 50% more solar energy than in 2017. This brought the percentage of renewables in the country‘s electricity consumption up from 15% to 17%, while the share of renewables in the total energy consumption grew from 6.6% to 7.3%.

Dutch 2018 SDE+ program for utility-scale renewables starts first round

Dutch 2018 SDE+ program for utility-scale renewables starts first round

The Dutch SDE+ program is now open for applications for its first round. Successful projects may receive subsidies for as long as 15 years, provided that certain requirements are met.

British renewables industry concerned over FiT and energy future

British renewables industry concerned over FiT and energy future

While Britain is waiting for its government to release a new FiT strategy, the country’s renewable energy oragnisations worry about the impact this uncertainty may have on the industry, and have approached the Energy secretary with an urge for action.

Hungary grants selected PV projects 1-year reprieve to encourage completion

Hungary grants selected PV projects 1-year reprieve to encourage completion

Hungary’s government has amended its Decree 389/2007. As a result, selected PV projects that are unlikely to meet their deadline may now receive a 1-year grace period. This is a further step taken to bring along the country’s National Renewable Action Plan.

Netherlands may reach 6 GW of solar by 2020

Netherlands may reach 6 GW of solar by 2020

According to a recent report by the Dutch research institute ECN, the country’s installed solar capacity may reach 6 GW by 2020. What is more, it could rise to as much as 20 GW by 2035.

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