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All news, reports, projects, policy and legislation impacting the power and energy generation sectors in continental Europe, with a specific focus on news out of the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Scotland. News and updates from the European Investment Bank concerning investments, from the European Commission relating to the Green Deal, as well as updates on the energy transition, renewable energy integration, tenders and auctions within Europe will also be included.

Simply Blue Energy launches Ireland’s Emerald floating offshore wind project

The Emerald project is a floating offshore wind farm that will start to harness the enormous wind potential of the Celtic Sea.
RWE

Combined generation saves RWE during network failure

Two RWE plants in the UK have been used to ensure secure energy supply following a network failure which would have caused grid instability for 16 days.

Season 1: Grids Hub Series

This online series examines all elements that impact on the grid and highlight the latest developments in Europe. Follow GRIDS Waves, interviews...

Estonia opens first solar-powered data centre

European telecommunications company Telia will be powering the Laagri center with solar power, marking Estonia's first-ever renewables powered data center.
Basque

Iberdrola, partners to build largest pv plant in Spain’s Basque region

Iberdrola has partnered with the Provincial Council of Alava and the Basque Government's energy agency EVE to build the largest photovoltaic plant.
germany coal

Germany passes 2038 coal exit law with compensation

Germany has passed legislation to end coal-fired power generation by 2038 at the latest and agreed on a shutdown schedule for individual lignite power plants.
eib italy

EIB issues first-of-a-kind green loan for sustainable energy in Italy

Italian energy company Edison has secured a green loan from EIB to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects over a period of four years.

MEH Alliance reaches first milestone at Hinkley Point C

The first five of 156 tanks have been installed at the Hinkley Point C nuclear new build site in Somerset, UK, which marks the start of physical works being delivered by the MEH Alliance.
marine energy wales

Marine energy generates £124m for Welsh economy

A total of £123.7 million ($154.8 million) has been invested into the Welsh economy as a result of marine technology to-date, and £27.5 million ($34.4 million) in the last year, according to a new report by industry association Marine Energy Wales.

Change to SENER Group leadership announced

Andrés Sendagorta has been selected as SENER Group's new president, taking over the position from Jorge Sendagorta, who will continue to be linked to the SENER Group as its Honorary President.

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