Renewables

News and related information about the increased use of renewables and renewable energy sources. This will include details of the energy transition or green transition, green economy and the inclusion solar PV, wind power, hydroelectric energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, biomass, geothermal power and other forms of energy such as tides (tidal) and hot hydrogen fusion into the energy mix. This section will cover policy and regulation such as the Green Deal, investment news and new technology such as floating solar farms and hybrid renewable solutions. Renewable assets, data analysis of these assets and investment opportunities in the sector will be highlighted.

Just Transition Mechanism

EU Commission proposes new loan facility under Just Transition Mechanism

The European Commission has announced the proposed establishment of a new green loan facility under the Just Transition Mechanism.

EIB finances first dedicated solar project in Poland

EIB has made its first funding within the solar energy sector in Poland by approving a EUR18 million loan to be leveraged by Energy Solar Projekty.
hydrokinetic enerrgy

Pilot project harnesses hydrokinetic energy from Florida gulf stream

An offshore project has demonstrated implications for a future of clean energy derived from Florida's Gulf Stream current.
Austria net zero

IEA warns where Austria’s ambitious decarbonisation targets may slip

Austria is committed to reaching carbon neutrality a decade earlier than the goal set by the European Union, however, the government will need to step up decarbonisation efforts across all parts of its energy sector, according to the International Energy Agency.
Shell Solar

Shell Energy signs twin 10-year solar deals

Shell Energy North America has signed two new ten-year power purchase agreements with NextEnergy Capital’s NextIII solar fund for approximately 62GWh per year.
E.ON RWE

German energy firms in legal bid to block EON and RWE...

Eleven German energy providers have launched a legal action to try to block the merger of RWE and E.ON.

juwi to construct hybrid wind and solar farm in Western Australia

juwi Renewable Energy, a Brisbane subsidiary of German renewable energy firm juwi, has signed a deal with Perth-based Contract Power to build...
energy transition

COVID-19 fails to derail the energy transition says study

Despite economic challenges caused by COVID-19, the energy transition remains on track, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte.
Statkraft

Statkraft to manage major UK solar and storage project

Warrington Renewables Limited has selected Statkraft to manage what is claimed to be UK’s largest solar and battery energy storage project.
Enel Chile

Enel Chile fast tracks closure of last coal-fired plant

The Board of Directors of Enel Chile S.A. and Enel Generación Chile S.A.have decided to accelerate the closure of Bocamina coal-fired power plant.

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