Data Insight

Data insight: nine sectors beyond IT and heavy industry reach corporate renewable PPA landmark

Corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs) have long been dominated by heavy industry and the IT sector. Amazon, Meta, Google…

Data insight: 21 out of 27 EU countries have now registered corporate renewable PPAs

Just six countries out of the EU 27 have yet to host corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs), after four…

Data insight: the total number of offshore wind technicians is expected to rise by 92% within the next five years

Behind every functioning wind project is a team of well-trained technicians who are responsible for either construction and installation (C&I)…

Data insight: 11.4GW more EU wind capacity stuck in permitting than a year ago

In April 2022, Energy Monitor reported how the EU had four-times more wind power capacity in permitting than under construction.…

Data insight: the EU’s import reliance for critical materials for wind energy is 77%

As the world shifts to renewables, governments have realised the need to focus on securing the supply of materials needed…

Data insight: the cost of a wind turbine has increased by 38% in two years

The Covid-19 pandemic, global supply chain crisis and war in Ukraine have all played havoc with global commodity markets. For…

Data insight: Heavy industry gains ground in Europe’s corporate renewable PPA market

The ICT sector has led Europe’s corporate renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) market for years. Overall, the sector still accounted…

Data insight: Spain leads the European corporate renewable PPA market

Spain is paving the way for the rest of Europe when it comes to corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs).…

The world’s top ten solar superpowers

Most analysts now agree: solar photovoltaic (PV) panels will likely be the number one power technology that drives the global…

Data insight: Most of Europe’s planned wind projects are in areas with increased wind speeds

The energy transition is picking up with Europe setting a target of 68% renewables in the electricity mix by 2030.…