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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.

BayWa advances SinneWetterstof green hydrogen project

Solar energy from a 50MWp solar farm will be converted into green hydrogen with an electrolyser in times of overproduction and stored locally in a sustainable way.

ABB to deliver power converters for UK’s Dogger Bank wind farm

ABB will deliver 95 turbine converters to GE Renewable Energy and installed at the UK’s Dogger Bank Wind Farm.

GE Renewable Energy and LafargeHolcim develop circular wind industry

GE Renewable Energy and LafargeHolcim have signed a MoU to explore circular economy solutions utilising materials from decommissioned wind turbines.

EDF defuels UKs Dungeness B nuclear station due to technical risks

EDF has decided to move one of the UK's nuclear stations into the first phase of decommissioning after discovering several risks to parts of the fuel assemblies and elsewhere.

Drax and Mitsubishi partner on bioenergy and carbon capture project

Drax and MHI have agreed to a long-term contract that will see Drax license and use Mitsubishi's unique carbon capture solvent, to capture CO2 at its power station near North Yorkshire.

EU adopts €17 billion Just Transition Fund

The European Council has adopted a regulation establishing a €17.5 billion ($21.3 billion) fund which will contribute towards making the green transition fair and inclusive.

Europe on track for 2.7GW of hydrogen electrolyser capacity by 2025

The total announced project capacity within the European hydrogen electrolyser market would take the green hydrogen sector to 2.7GW by 2025.

Global pharma lowers emissions with signed wind PPA

Alpiq and aventron have signed a PPA in Italy with global pharmaceutical Chiesi Group to supply emission-free energy from a local wind power plant.

Collett uses blade lifter to transport wind turbines to Windy Rig...

Collett has been appointed to manage and transport all wind turbine components for Windy Rig wind farm located in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland.

TotalEnergies and Novatek sign MoU on sustainable LNG

TotalEnergies and Novatek have signed a MoU to collaborate on sustainable reductions of the CO₂ emission resulting from the production of liquefied natural gas.

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