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The European Union's solar thermal market grew by nearly 10% in 2018. While this is a substantial increase, it remains insufficient for individual nations to reach the goals that many have set out for themselves according to a report by le Journal... Read more

In preparation for Earth Overshoot Day on July 29, Schneider Electric, a specialist in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has committed to promoting the concept of one-planet compatibility as an essential framework for... Read more

Neste, a major producer of renewable diesel from waste and residues, and plastics, chemicals and refining firm LyondellBasell have jointly announce the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at... Read more

The Egyptian energy and manufacturing company El Sewedy Electric is to enter in to share purchase agreement with R.F. Energy SA to purchase a 100% stake in four Greek renewable energy companies, three wind and one hydro-electric, for a total of... Read more

The European Commission's SME Instrument Programme has granted €2.5-million to Marine energy developer Minesto. The funding will aid with the installation of the Minesto technology in the Faroe Islands where it will be working alongside utility... Read more

The Welsh Government has announced their continued support to leading marine energy developer Minesto following the award of €14.9 million of EU funding for the next phase of Minesto’s tidal energy scheme in Wales. Read more

The state-owned Lithuanian energy company Lietuvos Energija is set to build one of the largest wind energy farms in Poland... Read more

Following two years successful operation of the 15,300 m2 solar field delivered in 2016, Savosolar has delivered an extension of 4,835 m2, making the Jelling solar thermal plant the second largest Savosolar plant, totalling 20,135 m2... Read more

Azelio first unveiled its advanced energy storage technology back in June 2018. It is based on a thermal energy storage system, and featuring a Stirling engine for dispatchable electricity production. The technology is well adapted to solar... Read more

Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy are to join forces for deploying the Haliade-X, GE's newest wind turbine and the largest on the market. Development and production of the 12MW turbine will take place primarily in France... Read more

Spending on renewable energy, such as solar, wind and biomass projects dropped by 1% to $304-billion (€270.5-billion), the lowest level since 2014, according to a report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA)... Read more

A multi-million euro order for the design and construction of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission system for the DolWin5 offshore wind project has been awarded to the ABB Power Grids business. The project is set to deliver 900MW of ca Read more

The Italian and Tunisian governments have agreed to go ahead with the Elmed Mediterranean power interconnector, a 600-megawatt project which will connect the two countries power grids. Read more

Imagine the environmental benefits if we could all simply paint solar cells onto the roof of our houses, or onto any surface for that matter. We could do this using perovskite solar cells (PSC), but, due to their instability, they have not yet... Read more

Hybrit Development, a joint venture between SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, has ordered a hydrogen generation electrolyzer solution from Nel Hydrogen to the pilot plant in Luleå, Sweden. HYBRIT, an initiative supported by the Swedish Energy Agency... Read more

Luxcara, an asset manager in renewable energy, increases its Scandinavian portfolio with the acquisition of one of Europe’s largest single onshore wind projects with an expected total capacity of 750 MW. The project is part of Markbygden 1101 in... Read more

The European Commission has given its approval to a €385-million scheme to support electricity production from renewable sources in Lithuania. The scheme applies to all types of renewable energy and will contribute to the EU's overall... Read more

A cooperation agreement has been signed between E.ON and Kyuden Mirai Energy for the joint development of Japanese fixed-bottom offshore wind projects.The cooperation will begin with a study to choose a project for development, construction and... 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

French renewable independent power producer (IPP) Total Eren said on Monday that it had concluded the acquisition of NovEnergia, a southern European power firm, after the approval of all stakeholders and clearance from Portuguese regulators. Read more

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