Driven by the extremely high global gas prices and exacerbated by the Russian war in Ukraine, Europe is in the midst of a serious energy crisis causing price shocks for most Europeans.
There is a ray of light.
Today, solar is shielding millions of Europeans from volatile energy bills. Hear real stories of how solar is helping families, farmers, schools, and businesses through the energy crisis. Our new communications campaign #SolarSaves demonstrates how solar not only help save money but also ensures energy security and spark hopes for a brighter, greener future.
How Europeans are saving with solar
Hear why Europeans from families, farmers and factories are installing solar in numbers never seen before and how much they are saving on electricity bills.
We had a chat with Boyan Vassilev, a psychologist with the Health and Social Development Foundation in Bulgaria. He shared his experiences of installing a 6kW rooftop system in a community centre in Sofia.
Filip Koprčina, a young entrepreneur from Croatia, shares his experience of having solar on his family home and how it is helping them navigate the energy crisis.
Hear real SolarSaves stories
Fact & Figures
Top 10 EU countries solar capacity per capita
When it comes to solar power per capita, the Netherlands ranks first, reaching the remarkable milestone of more than 1,000 watt per inhabitant in 2022, 28% up from 2021.
Annual rooftop and utility scale installations in the EU
Both the rooftop and the utility-scale segments grew significantly with the increase of the total annual market in 2022.