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Study finds CHP a key enabler of Europe’s energy transition and could save €8bn

Study finds CHP a key enabler of Europe’s energy transition

A study published today finds that cogeneration is a primary enabler to achieve carbon neutrality in Europe and could save over €8...
emissions

Emissions and coal peak as pandemic accelerates the energy transition says...

A stark drop in energy demand due to the coronavirus pandemic will remove some 2.5 years’ worth of energy sector emissions between now and 2050, according to BloombergNEF’s New Energy Outlook 2020.
Wylfa nuclear site

Decommissioning deal for six UK nuclear power plants

Magnox Limited has awarded a contract to Altrad for the provision of support services, across six nuclear decommissioning sites in the UK.
solar pv

Solar PV installations to hit 115GW in 2020 says report

A new report released by Wood Mackenzie states that global solar PV installations will increase by 5% in 2020 compared to 2019.
wave energy

Swedish wave energy firm develops game-changing maintenance software

Eco Wave Power has developed new software for real-time production verification.

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.
solar power

Hitachi ABB Power Grids win deal for sub-Sahara’s largest PV project

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected by MCA to participate in the development of Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest photovoltaic project.
edf net-zero emojis

EDF unveils emojis to get Brits talking about net-zero

EDF has launched a new collection of emojis to help the public to discuss net-zero and other climate change related topics.

Canadian coal-fired plant converts to natural gas using GE turbine

Canadian independent producer Maxim Power worked with GE and other companies in its transition from coal-fired to natural gas-fired generation at its Milner II plant.

Highview Enlasa to develop utility-scale cryogenic energy storage in Latin America

Highview Power and Energía Latina SA (Enlasa) have formed a joint venture to advance cryogenic energy storage in Chile and elsewhere in Latin America.

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