Today between 11:48 am and 1:18 pm the moon will move over the sun’s disk and cast its shadow on Earth. In Austria the shadowing will amount to approximately 4 percent.
Today, six years after the most recent one, a partial solar eclipse will occur that will affect all of Europe. In Denmark people will be able to observe a rather spectacular annular solar eclipse with a shadowing of 23 percent. In Austria the shadowing will only amount to approximately 4 percent. From the perspective of electricity generation, this means that if part of the sun is covered, less energy can be produced from photovoltaic plants.