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Dutch innovation firm to pilot floating solar at North Sea wind...

Dutch innovation firm TNO will pilot a minimum 0.5 megawatt-peak (MWp) marine floating solar plant at the planned Hollandse Kust (North) offshore wind farm to be built by the CrossWind consortium, slated for completion in 2023.
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.

BP announces ambitious net zero strategy after record second-quarter losses

bp's new strategy will reshape its business from being an oil company to an integrated energy company focused on delivering solutions for customers.

Ecuador updates hydropower studies to protect Amazon

Celec, the state power corporation of Ecuador, has launched bidding to update its hydroelectric potential of medium- and large-scale projects.

UK selects Arup as COP26 sustainability consultant

Arup, together with partners Crowberry Consulting, will work with the Government to prepare for the November 2021 COP26 event in Glasgow.

EU banks support natural gas adoption in Cyprus

The Natural Gas Infrastructure Company of Cyprus has secured a €80m loan from the EBRD to accelerate the use of natural gas.

Spain’s remaining coal-fired plants likely to be phased out by 2025

Spain's lockdown saw renewables take center stage as the portion of coal in the electricity generation mix diminished significantly.
Tokyo Gas

DNV GL advises Tokyo Gas on $22m WindFloat acquisition deal

DNV GL has been selected by Tokyo Gas to provide technical and market advice on $22 million investment in Principle Power's floating wind technology.
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GE Renewable Energy wins 209MW Australian turbine contract

GE Renewable Energy has announced contracts for the construction and operation of the 209MW Murra Warra II wind farm in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Energy storage emissions

University to develop battery capable of capturing carbon emissions

The UK’s University of Surrey is to begin work on a new lithium-ion battery technology that is able to capture CO2 emissions, following an award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

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