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Elithis, a French engineering and consulting group has teamed up with Sweden's Catella Residential Investment Management to launch a €2-billion project to construct 100 "energy-positive" residential tower blocks by 2030. Read more

The construction of the Greek section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has now been completed and the first natural gas has been introduced into a 2 km (1.25 mile) section as part of the testing phase... Read more

Vattenfall is to build its first floating solar farm in the Netherlands. Construction on the facility, which will have a capacity of 1.2 MW, will begin at in late December, Vattenfall will start construction of the solar farm... Read more

Croatia has inaugurated its first geothermal power plant near the town of Bjelovar, around 85 km (53 miles) to the east of the capital Zagreb. The 16.5 MW Velika 1 was officially opened on November 26 after an investment of 325-million kuna... Read more

Authorities in Hungary and Slovakia are working together to increase capacity of an interconnector between the two nations' gas networks said Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó following a meeting with Slovakian... Read more

The Dutch energy firm Eneco, which is owned by 44 of the country's municipalities, has agreed to be acquired by a consortium headed up Japan's Mitsubishi Corp which beat off rival bids from Shell and KKR. The deal has been valued at €4.1-billion... Read more

The technology group Wärtsilä and Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina (EGE Haina), one of the largest power generation companies in the Dominican Republic, have signed a commissioning agreement that converts the Quisqueya 2 power plant to... Read more

If European member states deliver their individual National Energy and Climate Plans, renewables will account for around 53% of power supply in 2030... Read more

The rising need for secure electrical networks across several industrial, commercial, utility and residential applications is set to boost digital substation market growth over the next few years. In fact, the global digital substation market size... Read more

Large-scale floating photovoltaics plants can be one of the solutions for a sustainable energy supply. The EU has now approved a project that will optimise the anchoring and mooring of floating solar plants and adapt the anchoring to ocean... Read more

The Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borissov, has claimed that his country will achieve gas independence from Russia by next year. Mr Borissov made the claim earlier this week on an official trip to inspect the progress of the construction of the... Read more

The Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) has advised on the content of a new booklet, DecarbEurope, which is being distributed to policy makers and legislators around Europe... Read more

The storage of energy for long periods of time is subject to special challenges. An IIASA researcher has proposed using a combination of Mountain Gravity Energy Storage (MGES) and hydropower as a solution for this issue... Read more

French energy group ENGIE has been fined by Poland's anti-monopoly watchdog, UOKiK, in relation to an investigation into the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline... Read more

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Spanish solar energy company, The South Oracle (TSO), has developed and patented a new software for the automatic identification of failures in images taken by drones flying over solar panels. In addition to guaranteeing the maintenance of... Read more

UK-based Clarke Energy, part of the Kohler Group, has announced that it is expanding its geographical reach and acquiring Romania's TEB Energy Business S.A. and its Greek subsidiary Genelco Power Systems Ltd... Read more

UK-based independent upstream oil and gas company Serica Energy has become the first operator in the North Sea to digitise safety following a deal to adopt the Restrata Platform - an innovative piece of tech that offers real-time monitoring of... Read more

Energy storage can help mitigate climate change, but it is still on low levels and needs to triple by 2050 to keep global warming below 2°C.  To do this we need to look at innovative ways of speeding up the process. Could energy-storage-as-a-... Read more

Proper management of the lighting solutions in a plant or warehouse is one of the most significant contributors to higher energy consumption, which, in turn, can balloon operating costs for an organisation. Expenses are even higher for companies... Read more

Russia expects the construction of an extension of Gazprom's TurkStream pipeline for transit of natural gas to Europe from Turkey via Bulgaria and Serbia to be completed by the end of 2020, president Vladimir Putin has said... Read more

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