Sharp increase in demand for Solar Power Storage units

More and more households and businesses are storing self-generated solar power / 80,000 storage units already installed / German Solar Association expects double-digit market growth to continue into 2018. more

End customers focus on a combination of electric mobility and photovoltaics

A current survey from EuPD Research reveals that German home-owners are highly interested in using cost-effective self-generated photovoltaic energy for their electric vehicles. Home-owners, who are currently considering the purchase of an electric vehicle, are also intent on buying a photovoltaic system. Furthermore, it is seen as the utilities’ responsibility to offer specific automotive electricity tariffs. more

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Price, ecology and proximity: these are the deciding factors when choosing an energy supplier

When choosing an energy supplier, the prices for electricity- and heat products are the main concern for private households. A survey by EuPD Research in the DACH-region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) shows that for more than half of the survey participants, the ecological commitment and green products, as well as a local proximity is as important. The survey results are part of the “Energiewende Award 2018”. more

Messe München: More than 20 charging stations for visitors of The smarter E Europe

At least since driving bans have loomed in big German cities like Munich, the subject of electric mobility has been relevant to society as a whole. Klaus Dittrich, Chairman & CEO of Messe München, thinks that companies in particular have a duty here. “By putting the e-charging infrastructure into operation, we are setting a milestone in the area of electric mobility and are affirming our pioneering role in environmental and climate protection. more

Solar power and e-mobility stabilize power grids

Time and again, headlines warn that the expansion of e-mobility threatens to overload the power grid and cause a blackout. Grid operators are blowing the whistle on the scaremongering and are instead emphasizing the benefits of intelligently combining photovoltaics and e-mobility. more

PV costs could drop by 50% by 2020

A recent cost study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that renewable energies are becoming increasingly competitive. The study presents the latest trends for each of the most important renewable technologies, on the basis of the most recent data on the costs and auction prices of projects around the globe. more