Sunny Outlook for Photovoltaics & Storage in Europe

The energy industry is undergoing dynamic change. There are currently exciting developments across Europe in the areas of PV and storage. Nevertheless, there are calls in many places for a significant expansion of renewables. But what is the status quo? Will we achieve the EU-wide climate targets as things stand? Michael Schmela, Executive Advisor of SolarPower Europe, tells us.


  • 2.38: About the current developments on the market

  • 7.36: How is the structure of today‚Äôs European solar markets?

  • 14.58: About PV Production in Europe

  • 19.06: Trends in solar:  Are thre any other major solar trends in Europe?

Published: February 03, 2022

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About Michael Schmela & SolarPower Europe

Michael Schmela is the Executive Advisor and a member of the leadership team of SolarPower Europe, the European association of the solar power sector. Schmela has been working in the solar industry for over 20 years. After co-founding Photon-Magazine in 1996, he served in various positions in the Photon group, primarily as Editor-in-Chief of Photon International. In 2016, TaiyangNews, a digital news platform for the solar industry that Schmela founded, went online.

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