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Vogtle nuclear expansion project on track despite COVID-19

COVID-19 is impacting the cost and workforce schedule for the Vogtle Units 3 and 4 expansion, but Georgia Power reported that it’s still planning to put the nuclear energy project into service by November 2021.
sustainable energy

Stakeholders’ interest in sustainable energy solutions positive despite COVID-19

Energy players are positive about the adoption of sustainable energy technologies in the next 12 months despite the impact of COVID-19.
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How GE completed Romania nuclear plant outage despite COVID-19

GE Steam Power has completed a major steam turbine and generator outage at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Auctioned wind capacity declines despite market continuation during COVID-19

The total capacity of wind energy auctioned during the second quarter of 2020 has declined compared to the same period in the previous year.
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EIT InnoEnergy saves start-ups with €7.3m COVID-19 response initiative

EIT InnoEnergy has mobilized €7.3 million in additional funding from the European Institute of Innovation & Technology to support energy innovators through COVID-19.
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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.
IEA executuve director Fatih Birol says carbon capture technology is vital to hit climate change targets

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.
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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.

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