A remuneration of 8.3 cents/kWh is required for the profitability of the agri-PV systems.

Study sees high potential for Agri-PV

Stuttgart - According to a study led by the University of Hohenheim, ten per cent of farms could cover about nine per cent of the nationwide electricity demand. To do so, farmers would have to set aside about 0.7 per cent of their arable land (85,000 ha) for photovoltaic systems...
  • "Price cap also applies to PPAs"

    Berlin - The rapidly rising energy prices are upsetting the structure of many long-term contracts. This also applies to long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs). energate spoke to Thekla von Bülow, PPA expert at Aurora Energy Research, about the current challenges in this market segment....
  • Belgium: Doel 3 nuclear reactor off the grid as planned

    Antwerp - The Doel 3 nuclear power plant will go offline as planned on 23 September. The Belgian Nuclear Regulatory Commission had not been able to guarantee a postponement of the shutdown without risk to nuclear safety...
  • Power futures trading takes a breather

    Essen - In the current trading week, electricity contracts have not exactly behaved homogeneously. While at the long end the annual bands were just above the previous week's level in terms of price at the end, the monthly and quarterly products have weakened...
  • Uncertainty about EUA sales from the Market Stability Reserve

    Willich - At the start of the current trading week, the bears were able to dominate most of the trading activity. Electricity and gas continued to fall at both the long and short end of the futures market curve, while in emission rights the momentum from the bullish previous week was not enough to record further price gains....
  • Large differences in basic supply tariffs

    Düsseldorf - The basic supply tariffs for electricity and gas in North Rhine-Westphalia differ enormously in some cases. In the case of electricity, the price range for new customers is currently between 27.14 cents/kWh and 79.48 cents/kWh, according to an evaluation by the consumer advice centre Verbraucherzentrale NRW...
  • Siemens Gamesa makes onshore rotor blades recyclable

    Zamudio - Siemens Gamesa is bringing the wind power industry closer to a circular economy. The German-Spanish Siemens Energy subsidiary is the first wind turbine manufacturer to bring a recyclable rotor blade for onshore wind farms to market maturity. RWE is already using this market innovation offshore...
  • Zerres holds out the prospect of changed regulation

    Aachen - The Federal Network Agency will present a draft determination for Section 14 of the German Energy Industry Act (EnWG) on controllable consumption devices as early as autumn and put it out for consultation. This was announced by Achim Zerres, head of the energy-regulation department at the Federal Network Agency on 23 September at the FGE conference in Aachen...