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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.

Shell acquires Next Kraftwerke to strengthen position in renewables trading

Subject to approval by the regulatory authorities, Shell will acquire 100% of Next Kraftwerke’s shares.

Carbon capture innovator completes £8m funding round

Carbon capture technology company C-Capture has announced that it has completed an £8 million ($11.13 million) funding round supported by existing shareholders...
Masdar signs strategic agreement with Samruk-Kazyna

Masdar to explore renewables opportunities in Kazakhstan

Masdar and Samruk-Kazyna have signed a strategic agreement to explore renewable energy opportunities in Kazakhstan and support the country’s clean-energy objectives.

RP Global to develop 1GW renewables project pipeline in Poland

Renewable energy developer RP Global announced that it is investing in the development of PV and wind power projects across Poland.
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Corpower receives funding boost to commercialise wave energy tech

Corpower has received €9 million in investment to scale-up its commercial demonstration of wave energy technology.
EDF solar farms go live in California

New research could accelerate perovskite solar cell adoption

Scientists at The University of Manchester have found a way to increase the environmental safety of perovskite solar cells.
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UK’s BT Group signs three-year renewables supply deal with Total

British multinational BT Group has signed a deal with Total Gas & Power for the provision of renewable energy.
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EDF to optimise utility-scale battery projects for Eelpower

EDF has been selected by UK energy storage projects operator Eelpower to optimise some three grid-scale battery energy storage projects.

UK needs hydrogen roadmap now to meet 2050 net-zero goal

The Case for Green Hydrogen paper uncovers a series of critical factors the UK government should consider in the lead-up to the COP26.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to connect Dogger Bank’s third transmission link

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has secured an order to connect the third transmission link from the world’s largest offshore wind farm over 130 km to the UK mainland.

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