Here’s how solar energy saved Europeans $29 billion this summer

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Solar power is helping Europe navigate an energy crisis of “unprecedented proportions” and save billions of euros in avoided gas imports, a new report finds. Record solar power generation in the European […]

Why don’t solar panels work as well in heatwaves?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Heatwaves have seen countries including Germany generate record amounts of solar energy. But too much heat can also be bad for solar panels, reducing their efficiency by 10%-25%, says a US solar […]

State aid: Commission approves €5.7 billion French scheme to support production of electricity from small solar installations on buildings

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €5.7 billion French aid scheme to support renewable electricity production from small solar installations located on buildings. The measure will help France achieve its 2030 target of producing 33% of its energy needs […]

Australian homes are turning to solar power in record numbers

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content There’s a renewable revolution going on down under – and it’s taking place on the country’s rooftops. A record amount of new solar capacity has been fitted to Australia’s households and businesses in […]

This solar-powered car lets you drive for free

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: John McKenna, Formative Content,  Solar-powered cars look set to be hitting the roads next year, ending the need to stop to fill up on fossil fuels or charge your electric vehicle. German manufacturer Sono Motors is taking pre-orders […]