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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.

Clean Technologies

REA unveils UK ‘Strategy for Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies’

The UK Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies (REA) has unveiled a strategy to accelerate the country’s transition to net-zero.
blockchain microgrids

Blockchain meets renewables for South African microgrid project

UK headquartered blockchain platform developer Cenfura is partnering with renewable solution provider DNA Global Energy on microgrid development.
solar thermal

Tower power

The DLR operates the Institute for Solar Research, which researches and develops concentrating solar power (CSP) for solar thermal power plants that convert the sun’s rays into electricity, heat and fuel.
solar power

European initiative launched to scale solar PV value chain

SolarPower Europe and EIT InnoEnergy have launched the European Solar Initiative to capture the anticipated solar PV boom over the next decade.
Total Quadran

Total sells 50% stake in French renewable energy projects

Global energy company Total has, through its French subsidiary Total Quadran, sold 50% stakes in some two renewable energy projects.

INEOS launches hydrogen pilot project in Belgium

For the first time in Belgium, hydrogen will be used in a commercial scale cogeneration plant designed to generate electricity and heat from natural gas.

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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