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German green hydrogen project gets go ahead

They plan behind the project is to produce green hydrogen, transport it in the gas network, use it in industrial processes and interlink different material cycles within the existing infrastructure.

Katarina Lindström starts new role at Hempel as COO

New executive vice president & chief operating officer Katarina Lindström officially joined Hempel on 1 August 2020. As executive...
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Poland to cease reliance on coal by 2060 as part of...

Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister has announced that the country will cease to rely on coal energy by 2060 at the latest.

Emerson and MHPS partner on power industry digital transformation

Emerson and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas are joining forces to enhance the performance and reliability of power plants operating with MHPS gas or steam turbines.
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China’s wind capacity expanding despite subsidy termination

Research firm Wood Mackenzie predicts China will install 251GW of new wind energy capacity between 2020 and 2029 despite subsidy termination.
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ENGIE announces a new capital allocation strategy

ENGIE has announced a new capital allocation strategy and will accelerate investments in renewable energy and infrastructure projects.
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Uzbekistan completes modernisation of Kadyrinskaya hydropower

The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has announced that the three-year project to modernise the Kadyrinskaya Hydropower Plant has been completed on time.
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German solar installation hits record rate in first half of 2020

The volume of photovoltaic power put into operation over the first half of 2020 jumped by about 20% compared to last year, according to Germany's solar industry association, the Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft (BSW), recording the largest jump in such a short period on record since the association's index started.
Shetland HVDC

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to link Shetland islands to main UK...

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has won a major order from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmission to enable Europe’s first multi-terminal high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) interconnection, connect Shetland to the UK transmission system for the first time.

Acquisition to strengthen RWE’s renewables position in Europe

RWE has announced its plan to acquire a European onshore wind and solar development platform from Nordex SE.

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