Europe

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.

coal retirement

Rapid coal retirement means massive benefits for Germany

The benefits would include Germany avoiding fuel & carbon costs and as well as taking advantage of and enjoying new clean power export opportunities.

Iberdrola halts work at Saint-Brieuc due to ‘oil leak’

Iberdrola has had to pause foundation work at its 496MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm after a jack-up vessel at the site leaked hydraulic fluid into the sea.

Report reveals the financial implications of a future powered by wind

Thirty years ago, it would have been hard to imagine that offshore wind could power every home in the UK. Today, that target is one of the key pillars of the UK government’s climate change policy.

Webcast 13 July | Spain: A Vibrant Clean & Green Tech...

In this session, a panel of key stakeholders will discuss in detail Spain’s cleantech and green tech sector, sharing their insight and perspectives.
net-zero energy

UK’s net-zero goal requires £14bn in additional renewables per annum

The study by Good Energy has found that the UK is able to achieve net-zero without relying on nuclear energy or fossil-fuelled energy.

Enel X debuts agricultural self-consuming energy community

Enel X in collaboration with regional bank Banca Agricola Popolare di Ragusa has launched a collective agricultural self-consumption energy community in Ragusa Italy.

Dogger Bank wind farm commits £1m to youth STEM education

Young people in the UK are set to share in a £1 million investment from Dogger Bank Wind Farm to prepare them for working life in a net zero world.

Webcast 6 July: Digitalisation for climate neutrality

In this episode, we are going to introduce four working groups and share their overall experience of the Bridge Initiative.
hydrogen market

MAN acquires majority stake in hydrogen electroyzer firm H-TEC

MAN Energy Solutions is stepping up its investment in future hydrogen production technology, by taking full control of electrolyzer manufacturer H-TEC Systems.
renewables

UK’s pace for new-build renewables not fit for 2050 net-zero target

The current market and options available for new-build renewables are inadequate to keep the UK on track to its net-zero targe

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