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French oil giant Total has been awarded a contract by Metropolitan Region Amsterdam for the installation of 20,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the provinces of North Holland, Flevoland and Utrecht... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

The European Commission has officially announced its ambitions to generate €1-trillion in order to finance its European Green Deal. Commission president Ursula von der Leyen challenged EU member states and the European Parliament to take up the... Read more

Renewables overtook fossil fuels as Europe’s primary electricity source for the first time in 2019, according to energy market data analyst EnAppSys. Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

As we see a ramping up of the climate change protests by a newly emboldened Extinction Rebellion, like with so many other issues facing the world at this point in history, their actions seem to result in a total division of opinion and a further... Read more

Volkswagen's luxury car unit Audi has announced that it is set to cut around 9,500 jobs - more than one in ten - in Germany by 2025 as part of a structural overhaul that will help fund the switch over to electric vehicles... 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

Western powers are to hold talks in Brussels later this weeks on ways to curb Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals and other key resources. EU officials will also present their vision for 100% green supply chains... 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 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

Scientists have designed a lithium-ion battery that is able to charge at an elevated temperature in order to increase reaction rate but keep the cell cool during discharge. The team behind the project are claiming that this demonstrates the... Read more

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 International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that energy harnessed from offshore wind could become a key component of the global power supply as costs fall rapidly and technology improves exponentially, thus unleashing the renewable energy... Read more

As ice-cold autumn storms gathered force in the far northern Russian region, a company of Russian and Italian businessmen and state officials exchanged handshakes inside a marquee erected on desolate lands about 80 km northeast of Murmansk, on the... Read more

A new study by a consortium of NGOs has found that, despite making pledges to limit tax cuts and investment in fossil fuel industries by 2020, EU member states are still providing billions of euros in subsidies to these industries... Read more

With environmental concerns at the forefront of everyone’s mind, the automotive industry is under a lot of pressure. The manufacture and maintenance of cars has a lot to answer for in terms of fossil fuel emissions. In recent years however... Read more

An alliance of CEOs and leading figures from large businesses in the Nordic region, have met with the Prime Ministers of the five Nordic countries in Reykjavik to discuss collaborative approaches to managing the challenges of sustainability... Read more

Polish electric bus and coach manufacturer Solaris has become Europe's largest electric bus company following three large orders from cities around Europe... Read more

The UEone from UK charging start-up Urban Electric Networks is the world's first pop-up charge point and aims to solve the problem of charging for the 50% of urban electric vehicle drivers that park on-street at night... 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

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