Panorama of renewable electricity

Panorama of renewable electricity: the development of renewable energy in 2015 along the same...

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Panorama of renewable electricity: the development of renewable energy in 2015 along the same lines as in 2014 

RTE is the mainspring in enhancing energy transition and developing renewable energy in France.  To further knowledge on the subject, we publish a detailed inventory of existing and projected wind and photovoltaic installations.  This vast overview was achieved with the help of ERDF, ADEeF (Association of electricity distribution network operators in France) and SER (Association of renewable energy industrialists)

2015's outstanding facts: The wind and photovoltaic industries are the major contributor to the growth of renewable electrical energy (REN), with 1913 MW installed between 1st July 2014 and 30th June 2015. These two industries now represent a third of the generation capacity of REN in France.  Renewable electricity generation power in metropolitan France amounts to 42 582 MW, 60% of which is of hydroelectric origin.

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