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Bosch seeks 2020 carbon neutrality with new RWE solar energy deal

Bosch has signed a 16-year power purchase agreement with utility firm RWE.

AFRY awarded contract for offshore wind farm project in Vietnam

AFRY has been awarded an owner’s engineering services assignment for the 48MW Tra Vinh Offshore Wind Farm.

GE and Walcha Energy to develop 500MW pumped hydro in Australia

GE Renewable Energy and Walcha Energy have signed an agreement to jointly develop the 500 MW Dungowan pumped hydro storage project in the New England Renewable Energy Zone.
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Ukraine to increase domestic natural gas production

In Ukraine, Ukrgasvydobuvannya, will increase domestic natural gas production, reduce the country’s dependency on imports.
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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.

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