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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.

Doosan Škoda to supply turbine for Polish waste-to-energy plant

Doosan Škoda Power has entered into a contract to supply a one-core DST-S20 steam turbine with complete accessories for a waste-to-energy plant in Olsztyn, Poland.
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Turbine installation complete at Denmark’s largest wind farm

On 5 June, the last of 72 turbines was installed at Kriegers Flak, 15-40 kilometres off the east coast of Denmark.
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Enel pilots 3D printing to repair geothermal components

Enel Green Power has successfully used 3D printing in their flagship Geyser project at Santa Barbara metallurgy labs in Cavriglia, near Arezzo, Italy.

Indar upgrades Spain’s 132MW Torrejon pumped storage plant

Indar has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola to modernise two generator units at the 132MW Torrejon pumped storage hydroelectric plant.

Edinburgh’s greenspaces key to low carbon heating

A new study has revealed that Edinburgh’s parks, greenspaces and rivers could become important sources of low-carbon heat for residents and businesses.

Ørsted commits to the recycling of wind turbine blades

Ørsted has announced its new commitment to either reuse, recycle, or recover all of the wind turbine blades in its global portfolio.

Albania’s first floating solar plant starts commercial operations

Statkraft, in collaboration with Ocean Sun, has started commercial operations at the first unit of its floating solar project in Albania.

Framatome strengthens O&M expertise with latest acquisition

Nuclear power infrastructure firm Framatome is acquiring a fellow French-based components firm to bolster its work at keeping existing plants in top form.

Webcast 24 June: What future for the EU ETS -the centrepiece...

Join this live online discussion where experts will review the role of the EU ETS in driving decarbonisation across the EU economy.
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UK’s new proposals support rapid rollout of fusion energy

A new report has been published setting out how the UK can support the rapid and safe introduction of fusion energy as the technology develops.

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