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Last year, the global maritime coal trade grew by 0.7%, buoyed by increased output in China and Indonesia, according to Germany's VDKI coal import lobby. Continued rising demand for steel and energy has pushed coal use from 4.5 billion tonnes in... Read more

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Aalborg Energie Technik (AET) is to partner with MAV Elektrik to achieve cleaner air and prevent water and soil contamination, as well as creating an additional source of revenue from chicken litter - previously seen as a waste product... Read more

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Cyprus has branded Turkey a "pirate state" that flouts international law following Ankara's drilling operations within the Mediterranean island's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). This is Turkey's fourth drilling operation in waters claimed by the... Read more

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Danish wind energy specialist Vesta has announced its intention to produce zero-waste wind turbines by 2040 becoming the first turbine manufacturer to commit to a value chain that produces no waste materials... Read more

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“It is difference of opinion that makes horse races,” said Mark Twain. But what’s the leading opinion on whether photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are really the ecological and economical solution they are cracked up to be? Read more

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Finland's Fortum has announced will be acquiring Crisolteq, a Finnish firm that specialises in recycling of valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. Fortum has described the investment as strengthening its position in the recycling of high value... Read more

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Dutch pipeline company A.Hak International has been awarded a contract to construct the onshore parts of the Baltic Pipe natural gas project. The gas pipeline, a joint project from Danish energy company Energinet and its Polish peer Gaz-System... Read more

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Concerns about the environment are at an all-time high and businesses will want to ensure that they do what they can to reduce their environmental impact. Businesses of all sizes can lobby through industry groups etc. for greater action at a... Read more

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Reforms relating to offshore wind projects will lead to a "revolution" in renewable energy, according to the Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The Marine Development Bill will make changes to the application assessment for offshore renewable projects... Read more

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Russia's has begun sending gas to Europe via Turkey through its TurkStream pipeline according to a statement by Bulgaria's Bulgartransgaz... Read more

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The Indonesian government has filed a lawsuit against the European Union at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the bloc's plans to phase out the use of palm oil-based biofuels. Indonesia is the world's biggest producer of palm oil but Europe... Read more

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Next month's possible resumption of peace talks in Cyprus could prove to be an important step towards resolution of the dispute over development of the island's offshore gas reserves and lead to a pause in Turkish drilling in the Cyprus Exclusive... Read more

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is leading a pan-European project looking to accelerate and develop the ocean energy sector. The Ocean Power Innovation Network (OPIN) has a 3 year budget of €2.6-million and sees a partnership... Read more