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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.

Uniper announces changes to executive management

Uniper SE has announced a new chief executive officer, Klaus-Dieter Maubach, and a new chief financial officer, Tiina Tuomela.
wind power

Iberdrola acquires 163MW of onshore wind in Poland

Iberdrola has reached an agreement with CEE Equity Partner to acquire three new onshore wind farms in Poland with a total capacity of 163MW.

UK waste plant uses 42MW Doosan Škoda steam generator

A planned waste-to-energy electricity generation project in the United Kingdom will include a 42MW turbine generator supplied by Czech manufacturer Doosan Škoda Power.

Prysmian to build €200m HVDC cable for Sofia offshore wind farm

Prysmian Group will develop the turn-key, high voltage submarine and land export cable connection for the 1.4GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm project.
Aggreko

Aggreko commissions Turkey’s first grid-stabilising battery storage project

Energy storage solutions firm Aggreko has successfully commissioned Turkey’s first grid-stabilising battery.
Net zero coalition pledges to break silos to deliver Europe’s energy goals

Net zero coalition pledges to break silos to deliver energy goals

European Net Zero Alliance (ENZA) comprises 17 bodies representing different parts of the energy sector such as power plants, gas and grids, as well as industries including pulp and paper.
onshore wind power

Transmission tariffs for Scottish onshore wind generators continue to rise

Annual TNUoS costs for a typical 40MW onshore wind site in Northern Scotland are forecast to rise to £1.28 million by 2025-26 - research.

Lightsource bp joins Welsh project to expand hydrogen economy

Lightsource bp will join the South Wales Industrial Cluster deployment project, which has secured funding from UK Research & Innovation.

Wind and solar: The answer to Albania’s energy security question

A new report by the IRENA shows that Albania could reduce energy system vulnerability to climate impacts by deploying its vast solar and wind resources.
azelio

Azelio wins first commercial energy storage project in Sweden

Azelio will provide its TES.POD energy storage system to store energy generated from a 446KW rooftop solar PV system.

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