At present, photovoltaics cover approximately 3.5% of the entire European power requirement and around 6% of the load require-
In 2014, 134 GW were installed in Europe. More than 25% of wind energy used is provided by wind power plants in Germany, Spain
The most traditional renewable energy source is hydroelectric power with a share of approximately 35% in the mix of regener-
By 2020, biogas plants installed in Europe will provide up to 8.6 GW with Italy and Poland as the main growth countries.
Thousands of cogeneration plants are the decentralised drivers of the energy turnaround. They reliably generate heat
In Germany, a power generation capacity of 250 MW using landfill gas is installed. 1 m³ has the same calorific value as ½ litre of
50% of the pellet fuel produced in Germany is burned in Dutch and Belgian power plants.
Virtual Power Plant
Since, in many cases, the DGP (decentralised power generation systems) lack the minimum size to be viable and do not fulfil the technical requirements laid down, they cannot participate in the markets. This is where the VPPs come in.