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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.

UK unveils ‘green industrial revolution’ strategy

UK unveils ‘green industrial revolution’ strategy

Boris Johnson’s ten-point plan includes action on offshore wind, CCS, hydrogen, heat pumps and electric vehicles, writes Kelvin Ross

Lithuania’s latest wind projects to use GE Cypress turbines

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by European Energy as the supplier for three windfarms in Lithuania.
solar power satellite

UK commissions research into space solar power stations

The systems would use very large solar power satellites to collect solar energy, convert it into high-frequency radio waves, and safely beam it back to earth.
Portugal and Canada to fire up transatlantic marine energy

Portugal and Canada in marine energy collaboration

Marine industry experts from Portugal and Canada are collaborating to accelerate transatlantic business growth.
e.on natural gas

E.ON accelerates Germany’s shift from gas to hydrogen

German multinational utility E.ON is converting its natural gas distribution pipeline in Germany to transport pure hydrogen.
corpower

Portuguese wave energy project gets go ahead

CorPower Ocean is set to unleash a wave energy project in the Atlantic Ocean after securing a 10-year license.
Exergy delivers three geothermal plants in Turkey despite Covid

Exergy delivers three geothermal plants in Turkey despite Covid

Three new geothermal plants have been brought online in Turkey by Italian energy company Exergy International.
carbon emissions

Berlin hotel adopts methane plasmalysis for emissions-free heating

The Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin is set to become the first hotel and event location worldwide with a negative CO2 balance when generating heat.
renewables auctions energy storage

Europe ‘underestimating energy storage flexibility challenges ahead’

Europe is set to lose the global energy storage race if governments do not start incentivising flexible power through renewables auctions.
Greece solar

Greece expands renewables with five new solar projects

London-based renewable energy financing institution National Energy Holdings Limited has partnered with Piraeus Bank SA to help Greece to expand its portfolio of clean energy resources.

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