Is renewable energy threatening traditional energy sources?

Author Eleanor Green

Rising renewables generation across Europe has made it increasingly difficult for conventional natural gas and coal-fired power plants to make a profit. Countries have responded to the problem in different ways, with some introducing capacity mechanisms to support conventional plants, and others slowing the rate at which renewables capacity is installed.

Rising renewables generation across Europe has made it increasingly difficult for conventional natural gas and coal-fired power plants to make a profit. Countries have responded to the problem in different ways, with some introducing capacity mechanisms to support conventional plants, and others slowing the rate at which renewables capacity is installed.

We look at the situation across Europe to see where renewables have the most impact on the power market and investment in new plants.

Source: Argus Media

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