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Japanese industrial group Mitsubishi Corporation is to purchase a 20% stake in the rapidly-growing UK electricity supplier Ovo Energy, giving them a foothold in UK digital energy. Read more

Global sportswear brand Nike has signed their third Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in three years with Spanish energy firm Iberdrola. The deal will see the US brand's European facilities receive a supply of 40 MW of electricity. Read more

The world's first Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) pilot project has begun its carbon capture mission at Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire, UK. Read more

Canadian supplier of marine propulsion and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) Corvus Energy has signed an acquisition agreement to buy all shares in Grenland Energy. Based in Skien, Norway, Grenland develop and produce lightweight lithium-ion batteries. Read more

Fintel Energija, the Serbian arm of Italian Fintel Energia Group, has announced plans to begin construction of the largest wind farm in Europe. Read more

With almost a third of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany constructed, and a completion date of late 2019, there is growing opposition to the project from within the EU. Read more

A cooperation agreement has launched between industry solutions provider Caverion and Finland's state-owned gas company Gasum that concerns the maintenance and monitoring services at gas filling stations for light and heavy vehicles. Read more

A Chinese-led consortium has announced the discovery of the biggest North Sea gas field in a decade on the UK Continental Shelf, bringing a major boost to the British offshore industry. Read more

The National Grid has announced that the Nemo Link interconnector between Belgium and the UK has now been switched on and entered commercial operation. The 1 GW subsea cable reaches the 130 km (80 miles) distance from Herdersbrug on the Belgian coast Read more

The European Gas Conference in Vienna has been discussing the Southern Gas Corridor and its key elements. The topics focused on were titled “Developments of the Southern Gas Corridor” and “TAP and TANAP: Getting ready to receive gas" Read more

Danish crane supplier Seasight Davits has received an order from Siemens Gamesa for 58 davits. The cranes are to be installed in the North Sea off the coast of Belgium at the the Otary group’s 487 MW Seamade offshore wind farm. Read more

The ambitious EU-funded research project to create and develop innovative technology that combines the production of geothermal energy with extraction of metals from the geothermal liquid in a single and interlinked process has entered its final phas Read more

New data from industry body WindEurope has shown that a record amount of wind power was bought by European companies in 2018. New wind deals made through corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) amounted to 1.5 GW last year. Read more

Munich’s publicly-owned utility company, Stadtwerke München, has completed the drilling of a second well for the city’s geothermal heating plant, reaching a depth of 3,044 m and temperatures of 108°C. Read more

Balfour Beatty has won the contract to deliver the £214 million North and South 400kV overhead line project for the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project on behalf of National Grid. Read more

Corvus Energy, a supplier of energy storage systems for marine applications, has been chosen by Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply lithium ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five new all-electric ferries. Read more

o-Energy Europe cluster partnership agreement signed, Dublin - Jan 21, 2019

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Partnership Agreement signed, creating the GEO-ENERGY EUROPE metacluster that gathers and brands most key players in sustainable geo-energy field in Europe under a common banner, representing European technology and know-how. Read more

Germany will ending its reliance on coal power stations by 2038 at the latest, according to a government-appointed coal-exit commission. Read more

The erosion of materials used in wind turbine blades caused by weather conditions is a problem that applies to the whole wind energy sector. Read more

Dutch companies PGGM and Shell are exploring the possibility of participating in the controlled auction for the sustainable energy provider Eneco. Read more

  • Ovo energy

  • Drax Power Station

  • Corvus acquires Grenland

  • Putin Schroeder Nord Stream 2

  • Caverion Gasum

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