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Novel COVID-19 safety solutions for offshore wind workforce lauded

As the sector adjusts to social distancing and staff restrictions, the G+ Global Offshore Wind Health & Safety Organisation, in partnership with ORE Catapult, KTN and the Workboat Association, has recognised five organisations for innovative operational safety initiatives.
Europe coal

COVID-19 pandemic may end coal in Europe 5 years earlier says...

Inflexible baseload coal will become part of Europe’s past more quickly than originally thought, with the pace of the transition being accelerated by more than five years, according to research by Wärtsilä Energy.
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Long and short-term impacts of COVID-19 on environment revealed

Reducing investments in renewable energy projects could exacerbate the health and environmental crisis being faced in the US, according to a new study exploring the long and short term impacts of COVID-19 on the environment.
energy sector recovery

IEA plan calls for $3 trillion investment to aid COVID-19 recovery

The International Energy Agency has unveiled a global COVID-19 recovery plan for the global energy sector which outlines a three-year series of actions designed to revitalise economies, boost employment and make energy systems cleaner and more resilient.
wind

Iberdrola commissions first major wind project since COVID-19

Iberdrola has commissioned its 111MW Cavar wind energy complex, the first major farm to be built by the utility since the start of COVID-19.

Webcast: European energy prices in times of COVID-19

This session took place on Tuesday 9 June. It was not a recorded discussion. The COVID-19 crisis has...
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Japan turns to coal as COVID-19 delays solar projects

Several factors are leading to the use of coal and gas to support Japan's baseload power requirement, says data and analytics company GlobalData.
Utility pandemic

Engineers highlight COVID-19 utility challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic shows how “more than ever, the reliable, resilient and cost-effective delivery of electrical energy is critical for our society”.
energy transition

COVID-19 fails to derail the energy transition says study

Despite economic challenges caused by COVID-19, the energy transition remains on track, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte.
solar panels

Covid-19 hurts but won’t halt growth in renewable power capacity

After a dip this year, new renewable power capacity additions are expected to rebound in 2021, but policy certainty is critical to ensure investor confidence.

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