Tag: solar energy in europe

EU Solar Power Hits New Record Peak This Summer

New analysis by energy think tank Ember reveals that, for the first time, solar panels generated a tenth of EU-27 electricity during their peak months of June and July this year. New records were set in eight EU countries, including Spain and Germany. However, solar panels still generated less electricity than Europe’s coal power plants, even during the height of their summer peak.

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Iberdrola to supply solar power to Danone through the Francisco Pizarro project

Iberdrola, a Spanish power developer has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with Danone, a French food company. As per the ten-year agreement, Iberdrola will supply of 73 GWh of power annually from the Francisco Pizarro plant. With this agreement, the entirety of the renewable electricity used in Danone’s plants and factories in Spain will come from this solar project.

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