List/Grid Tag Archives: the EU

Can the EU shut all its coal-fired power plants by 2030?

Can the EU shut all its coal-fired power plants by 2030?

The climate goals set at the Paris Agreement in 2015, require that all the coal-fired power plants in the EU must be phased-out by the year 2030. The climate agreement… Read more »

The U.S. and China have overtaken Europe in terms of renewable energy development

The U.S. and China have overtaken Europe in terms of renewable energy development

The latest investments in renewable energy made by China and the U.S., made the EU to lose its position as a main investor in the renewable energy sector. In 2012,… Read more »

EU’s trade barriers against Chinese solar panels might be removed

EU’s trade barriers against Chinese solar panels might be removed

A number of 400 solar energy companies in Europe have requested the EU to immediately scrap the minimum pricing trade measures against China because the actual measures are affecting the… Read more »

China is leading in the top of renewable electricity net additions in 2016

China is leading in the top of renewable electricity net additions in 2016

In 2015, renewable energy accounted for more than half of the new electricity generation capacity added in the world. IEA (The International Energy Agency) stated that a quick transformation of… Read more »

Two million electric cars on the road by the end of 2016

Two million electric cars on the road by the end of 2016

The Chinese electric car market is the largest in the world, surpassing the markets in the EU and the U.S. with an impressive demand for green cars. The electric vehicles… Read more »

How electric cars can take over the roads

How electric cars can take over the roads

Replacing the today’s vehicles that are polluting the environment with electric cars with zero emissions seems to be a very challenging goal for the automakers around the world. The main… Read more »

Global investments in renewable energy are increasing while the investments in fossil fuels are losing ground

Global investments in renewable energy are increasing while the investments in fossil fuels are losing ground

Last year, the renewable energy sector has received more investments in the developing countries than the same investments received in the developed countries. In the energy sector, coal loses ground… Read more »

China has today more wind power installed than the EU and the U.S.

China has today more wind power installed than the EU and the U.S.

The chart below shows that China has overtaken the EU and the U.S. in terms of wind power capacity installed in the country. Last year, China grew its wind power… Read more »

The U.S. versus Europe in terms of offshore wind energy

The U.S. versus Europe in terms of offshore wind energy

We already know the figures that are showing the offshore wind energy growth of the top three U.S. states in 2015, but we want to see if Europe has a… Read more »

2016 Could represent a booming year for the renewable energy sector?

2016 Could represent a booming year for the renewable energy sector?

The human society slowly starts to understand that the environment on planet Earth suffers due to our daily polluting activities and begins to give more attention to the renewable energy… Read more »

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