Publications

The latest "Market Overview Charging Systems"

Update June 2020

What are the latest market developments and trends in Europe? How is the number of charging points increasing all over Europe and what are the connections to renewable energy systems?

This year’s update of the the "Market Overview: Charging Systems" containing technical information not only about the current available charging systems but also solar carports, apps and software solutions for charging.

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Update 2020: Energy transition in the context of the nuclear and coal phase-out

In order to avoid a shortfall in electricity generation, photovoltaics and storage must be greatly expanded in Germany. The positive side effect: by 2030, this would be accompanied by a significant positive effect on employment and revenue. Against the backdrop of recent social, economic and political developments, the study "The Energy Transition in the Context of the Nuclear and Coal Phaseout" by EuPD Research in cooperation with The smarter E Europe and the BSW Solar has been updated with new data and forecasts.

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E-mobility as an energy resource

E-mobility as an energy resource

– best practices to drive regulatory changes

Climate neutral by 2050 - that is the EU's man on the moon.
Much remains to be done to achieve this long-term objective, starting with more ambitious climate action in the transport sector in the coming decade.
The clean electrification of vehicles and the deployment of a smart charging infrastructure are the success factors to transform vehicles from mere transport assets to decentralized energy resources fully integrated in the clean power system.
But which innovative e-mobility business models to support in the new EU legislative cycle?

A new publication by the European business association smartEn - Smart Energy Europe in cooperation with Power2Drive Europe, the international exhibition for charging infrastructure and e-mobility, brings together pioneering best practices and innovative business models.

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Energy transition in the context of the nuclear and coal phase-out

The forecasts of the current study "The Energy Transition in the Context of the Nuclear and Coal Phaseout" by EuPD Research in cooperation with The smarter E Europe and the BSW Solar show that in order to avoid a shortfall in electricity generation, photovoltaics and storage must be greatly expanded in Germany. The positive side effect: by 2030, this would be accompanied by a significant positive effect on employment and revenue.

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PV Prosumer Guidelines for Eight EU Member States

Electromobility and photovoltaics are becoming increasingly interesting for commercial enterprises. Becoming a prosumer of PV electricity and electrifying a fleet is the essence of this guidline, which was coordinated by the German Solar Association and supported by the European Union. It provides suggestions and ideas, as well as technical concepts and gives information on legal framework conditions for commercial enterprises in Germany.

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