This turbulent year has proven the steadiness and resilience of solar energy – opinion article of Walburga Hemetsberger, speaker of Budapest Energy Summit

This turbulent year has proven the steadiness and resilience of solar energy – opinion article of Walburga Hemetsberger, speaker of Budapest Energy Summit

November 15, 2020 | Budapest Energy Summit | News 2020

Solar and renewables are “defying the difficulties caused by the pandemic, showing robust growth while other fuels struggle,” IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol said during a presentation of IEA’s Renewables 2020 report. This positive message comes at the end of a very difficult year, with all market sectors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, over the course of this year, a clear trend has emerged: solar and renewables have offered predictability, resilience and security while other energy sources have failed.

This article was originally published on CEENERGYNEWS, the official media partner of Budapest Energy Summit.