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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

Nuclear power is losing the race to renewable energy sources both in terms of capacity and cost as its reactors are increasingly viewed as too slow and too expensive to reverse carbon emissions and be an effective aid in the battle against climate... Read more

One of the largest players in onshore wind power, the 600 MW Fantanele-Cogealac facility, has been put up for sale as the owner, Czech utility group CEZ, is in the process of divesting its Romanian assets... Read more

EDF Renewables and Enbridge have awarded a contract to build the foundations of the Saint Nazaire offshore wind project to a consortium that includes French construction firm Eiffage and Belgian marine specialist DEME... 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

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

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

Renewables produced more energy than fossil fuels in Europe in the first half of 2019, as it did for the first six months of 2018, according to a report by energy data analysts EnAppSys... 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 state-owned Lithuanian energy company Lietuvos Energija is set to build one of the largest wind energy farms in Poland... 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

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

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

Energy transition represents a truly "remarkable opportunity" and Spain will play an important role in bolstering the EU's potential for renewable energy, said King Felipe VI of Spain during his keynote speech at the WindEurope conference in Bilbao. Read more

The US is at a "cost crossover" in coal generation. The rapidly declining cost of wind and solar energy, together with the combined fuel, maintenance and other costs of coal power now make it more expensive than its renewable counterparts... Read more

Funding of €31-million has been approved for an ambitious four-year floating wind project off Ireland's west coast. Subject to consent, a full-scale floating wind turbine is to be deployed at a test site run by the Sustainable Energy Authority of... Read more

Aquila Capital, the alternative investments subsidiary of the Aquila Group,has purchased a wind and solar power portfolio with a capacity of over 77 MW in Spain, vastly expanding their presence in the Iberian peninsula to a full capacity of more 1 GW Read more

North East England's offshore wind cluster, Energi Coast, has declared the region's supply chain is 'fit and ready' for growth after an announcement of the Sector Deal for offshore wind. Read more

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