This barometer, published by the French organisation EuObservâER, provides an overview and analysis of the evolution of the sector in Europe in 2009.
In 2009, the installed area in the EU was of about 4166 056 m2 which resulted in a capacity of 22786,1MWth. The solar thermal sector employed 50.000 people in 2009.
The document includes data about the installed surface area per type of collectors and power capacity for each EU country. It includes data showing the evolution since 1995 as well.
The publication also explains the low results in the last year with the economic downturn in some countries and the subsequent reduction of the different incentive programmes.
Available in French and English
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