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  • Second onshore wind auction in Germany: costs decrease further and citizen group bidders dominate again

    16/08/2017
    Prices for onshore wind power in Germany have decreased further to an average 4.28 EURct/kWh as awarded in the country’s second auction for onshore wind. Results released by the German regulator yesterday show that prices fell by a quarter compared to the first round held in May. With nearly 3 GW of wind energy projects bidding for one third of that capacity, competition was very high. The Bundes...
  • Europe’s growth rate in offshore wind must triple to get Paris goals into reach

    10/08/2017
    To be in line with the Paris Agreement goal of limiting temperature increase to 1.5°C, Europe will need a CO2-neutral electricity supply by 2045. A target we can only meet if the current wind installation rate were to triple, says Michiel Müller from Ecofys, a Navigant company, in an article for Energy Post. The joint energy team of Ecofys and Navigant have investigated Europe’s renewable generat...
  • European Commission invites organisations to help boost circular economy amongst SMEs

    07/08/2017
    Aiming to empower small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in their transition to a circular economy, the European Commission is currently looking for innovative and scalable green solutions. SME support organisations, green solution providers and regional authorities in the European Union can put themselves forward if they are interested in participating in a pilot project. Ecofys, a Navigant c...
  • Ecofys supports G20 energy and climate work

    10/07/2017
    On July 7-8th, the leaders of the G20 member governments met in Hamburg, Germany, addressing issues relating to global economic growth, international trade, climate change and energy. In the summit’s declaration G20 leaders “take note of the decision of the United States of America to withdraw from the Paris Agreement”. At the same time, “the Leaders of the other G20 members state that the Paris A...

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