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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.

SSE commits £580m to Viking 443MW onshore wind farm

UK based SSE Renewables has approved a final investment decision for the 103-turbine, 443MW Viking onshore wind farm, in a step which will help to drive forward a green economic recovery after the coronavirus lockdown.

Generg: Monitoring and controlling renewables in real time

The question of how to get the most out of your assets is one that is high on the list of priorities for companies around the globe. In the renewable energy sector, this question is equally important to the companies monitoring and controlling renewable energy generation plants.

New virtual reality game aims to save lives of wind turbine...

A university-developed virtual reality (VR) game could help save the lives of wind turbine technicians who are at risk of fatal accidents or serious injury without regular refresher training.

Cheaper nuclear at the heart of UK’s deep decarbonisation says report

Innovation agency Energy Systems Catapult has released a new report stating that committing to a further 10GW of new nuclear beyond Hinkley Point C is a low regrets option for the UK as it targets a Net Zero economy.

Evonik boosts efficiency with Siemens combined cycle retrofit

Siemens Energy is building another combined cycle power plant for the specialty chemical company Evonik at its largest industrial location in Marl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
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Corporates’ 2020 progress on energy and sustainability revealed

How corporates are addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the changing energy landscape whilst prioritising the energy transition.

MHI Vestas secures turbine contract for Scotland’s largest offshore project

Seagreen Wind Energy Ltd has finalised the turbine supply contract with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for 114 turbines for Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm.

Over $6 trillion is required per annum to address six global...

The World Economic Forum has released a new whitepaper to help the global investment community to address six specific threats to sustainability.

Webcast recording: Creating a digital ecosystem for the energy sector

If there is one thing that this pandemic has demonstrated, is that creating a self-sustained digital ecosystem for the energy sector seems more relevant and necessary than ever. Resilient performance of the digitalised system is a prerequisite and a must. Join this online live discussion where experts delve into this topic.
What if consumers drove the energy transition?

What if consumers drove the energy transition?

What if consumers drove the energy transition? How much power could - and should - the consumer have? And what would they do with that power?

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