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European carbon prices hit record levels as demand increases

As lockdowns eased across Europe and electricity demand returned to pre-COVID levels, carbon allowance prices rose to record levels in the second quarter.

Energy poverty in Europe: A young adult’s perspective

Claire Arsene, a 16-year-old high school student, explores why in 2018 around 34 million Europeans reported being unable to pay their energy bills.
electricity in europe

2020 trends that shaped the European electricity market

A new report on Europe's electricity markets highlights key factors that shaped electricity generation, consumption, and prices in 2020.
offshore wind energy

Offshore wind can meet 90% of US energy demand by 2050 says study

Unlocking "a fraction of America's offshore wind capacity would help put us on track for a future powered by 100% renewable energy".

Aggreko commissions Turkey’s first grid-stabilising battery storage project

Energy storage solutions firm Aggreko has successfully commissioned Turkey's first grid-stabilising battery.
microgrid market

Enel X awarded 554MW demand response at UK’s capacity auction

Enel X UK Limited was awarded 554MW of demand side response capacity for 2024-25 delivery in Great Britain's Capacity Market.
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Singapore selects Hitachi ABB for virtual power plant storage

Technology firm Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected to provide its energy storage solution for Singapore's first virtual power plant.

Telcos to invest heavily in distributed generation and storage projects

Telcos will install nearly 121.9GW of cumulative new distributed energy generation and energy storage capacity between 2021 and 2030.

Statkraft and ABB to deliver Liverpool grid stability project for National Grid

Statkraft, Europe's largest generator of renewable energy, has signed its first supplier contract for the construction of the Lister Drive Greener Grid Park in Liverpool.
solar power

Deal signed to accelerate solar+storage deployment in Sweden

Svea Solar has signed a MoU with Azelio to accelerate the installation of solar+energy storage projects in Sweden and in Europe.