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.

Distributed energy resources market to grow by 75% by 2030

The global annual investments in distributed energy resources (DER) will increase by 75% by 2030, according to a new report issued by Frost & Sullivan.
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Iberdrola awards €350m contract to support 496MW French wind energy project

Iberdrola has awarded Navantia-Windar UTE a contract to construct 62 jackets for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind energy project in France.

Former Ofgem boss announced as new EIC Chair

The Ellesmere Port-based EIC has welcomed former Ofgem Chair, David Gray, to chair the board of directors as the organisation continues its mission to transform the energy sector.
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Iberdrola, Vodafone Spain form multi-year 100% renewable energy alliance

Vodafone Spain has signed a multi-year renewable power purchase agreement with Iberdrola.

Rolls-Royce expands Berlin start-up into microgrid centre

Rolls-Royce has expanded the business formerly run as Qinous GmbH into a flagship Microgrid Competence Center.

Atkins appointed to work on the UK’s National Thermal Hydraulic Facility

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been awarded a contract for the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) of coolant loops for a nuclear test and research facility in North Wales.

UK cryogenic energy storage project granted £10m in government funding

UK energy storage innovation firm Highview Power, has been awarded £10 million by the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy for a 50MW cryogenic energy storage facility.

Doosan Škoda steam turbine begins operation at Danish power station

Doosan Škoda Power has completed the ASV6 machine hall project at the co-generation Asnæs Power Station in Kalundborg, Denmark.

$6m Investment to unlock deep geothermal energy potential

Quaise has raised $6 million in seed funding to access deep geothermal energy.

3D Printing partnership – A game changer for wind turbine manufacturing

GE Renewable Energy, COBOD and LafargeHolcim have announced that they will partner to co-develop wind turbines with optimized 3D printed concrete bases,...

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