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The European Commission has imposed tariffs of 8 to 18% on imported subsidised Indonesian biodiesel, arguing the move was necessary to maintain a level playing field for EU producers... Read more

Eight years ago, came a great promise — domestic smart meters vowed to save on energy bills and reduce Britain’s carbon emissions by 34 million tonnes over 20 years. Since then, 10.8 million smart meters have been installed, but tackling household... Read more

The world's largest publicly traded energy company, ExxonMobil, is looking at selling its assets in the British North Sea after over 50 years in the region as it refocuses its efforts on US shale production and other new projects... Read more

Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has finalised an investment deal with Shell Ventures. The investment is a step towards Shell’s ambition to decrease the carbon footprint of the energy products they sell by around 20% by 2035 and by... Read more

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall is constructing a new hybrid energy park, combining wind turbines, solar panels and energy storage batteries at Haringvliet, the Netherlands. Total capacity is to be 60 MW, enough to supply renewable energy to... Read more

Refitting old North Sea platforms to act as pumping stations for self-contained CO2 storage sites would be 10 times cheaper than decommissioning the structures. Read more

As society strives towards the goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, it is imperative that businesses take immediate action if that goal is to come to fruition. Here Kayte O’Neill, Head of Strategy and Regulation at the UK's Electricity... Read more

Scotland-based oil and gas firm Cairn Energy is to reduce its stake in the Nova project in the the Norwegian North Sea in a bid to cut operational costs. The firm, based in Edinburgh, divested 10% of its interest in Nova to One-Dyas Norge for... Read more

The French renewable energy firm Neoen has announced that it is buying eight wind farms, with a capacity of 53 MW, in the Republic of Ireland for €25.8-million... Read more

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) will finance development of the Núñez de Balboa photovoltaic power plant, which Iberdrola is currently building in Extremadura... Read more

The Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said that the second leg of the TurkStream pipeline will go through Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary... Read more

European Union antitrust regulators have approved Croatia's planned construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on Krk Island, saying that the project would help diversify reliance from Russian imports and contribute to... Read more

UDP Renewables has officially powered up its new Scythia-Solar-2 power park in Melitopol, in the Zaporizhia region of southeastern Ukraine. The project is the second phase of a 46 MW solar project in the region. Read more

One of the major players in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, has announced their partnership with Prism Power... Read more

The energy storage company SaltX Technology – listed on Nasdaq First North Premier – enters a Strategic Business Alliance Agreement with INERCO Ingeniería, Tecnología y Consultoría, S.A. The partners enter a joint development plan where the first... Read more

Talks between Ukraine's state-owned Naftogaz and Russia's state-owned Gazprom over gas transit and supplies between the two countries are expected to commence in the near future, Andrei Gerus, a representative of the Ukrainian President, has said... Read more

Eni New Energy SpA has announced it will build a 14 MW floating solar plant in Brindisi, in Apulia, southern Italy. The project is the first of its kind to be planned in Italy... Read more

Italy’s Saipem company has been awarded new contracts worth over €143.5-million in offshore drilling in Romania and Abu Dhabi... Read more

Munich-based industrial conglomerate BayWa AG has signed up to RE100, the global corporate renewables initiative, officially committing itself to meeting the requirements of a 100% clean-energy supply from 2020. Read more

The rise of the electric vehicle, or EV, is inevitable. Over the past decade, many car manufacturers, including BMW, Audi and of course Tesla, have blown the lid off this new technology. As EV battery capacity and motor efficiency continue to... Read more

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