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.

renewable gas

ENGIE produces renewable gas from solid non-recyclable waste

French multinational energy firm ENGIE has managed to produce renewable gas in a world's first using solid non-recyclable waste.

Iberdrola announces emission-free industrial heat start-up challenge

Iberdrola group has launched a new Startup Challenge, in search of competitive and innovative decarbonisation solutions.

Introducing novel clean energy materials for generation and storage

Hydrogen-metal and graphene systems offer the prospect of new sources for clean energy generation and storage.
skills development

Framatome and Wrocław University partner on nuclear skills development

Framatome has signed an agreement with Wrocław University of Science and Technology to develop training programmes for the next generation of nuclear energy professionals.
coal

Overcoming Europe’s coal hurdle on the path to net zero

In December 2020, European leaders agreed to increased climate ambition with a 2030 emissions reduction target of 55%.

Green hydrogen – the island opportunity

Islands are being turned to as testing grounds for hydrogen as interest grows in its role as a low carbon technology.
offshore wind and hydrogen

EMEC to explore offshore wind and hydrogen opportunities in Scotland and...

The Scottish Government has awarded EMEC with a contract to explore opportunities for floating offshore wind and hydrogen supply chains.
Sumitomo cable installation

Sumitomo to replace the 400kV German-Denmark interconnector land cable

Sumitomo Electric Industries has been awarded a contract by 50Hertz to replace part of the Germany-Denmark Interconnector.

Uniper and Rotterdam Port Authority design green hydrogen plant

Uniper and the Port of Rotterdam Authority are investigating the possibilities of large-scale production of green hydrogen at the Maasvlakte area in Rotterdam.
hydrogen

Europe’s hydrogen projects set to double due to clean energy demand

The number of planned hydrogen projects across Europe is almost double that of current operational projects, according to research by DLA Piper.

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