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South East Europe Has Vast Renewable Potential worth 740 GW, IRENA Report Finds

A new comprehensive study from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), reveals the enormous potential of renewable energy in the South East Europe (SEE) region. The report, Cost-Competitive Renewable Power Generation: Potential across South East Europe, was released at a high-level meeting preceeding the opening of the seventh session of IRENA’s Assembly, which gathered policymakers […]

France’s energy transition is vital for energy security, according to latest IEA review

In its latest country review of energy policies, the International Energy Agency (IEA) praised France for setting in motion significant reforms towards more secure, affordable and sustainable energy supplies and the green growth of its economy. Over the past ten years the French economy has reduced its carbon intensity and benefitted from greater energy efficiency, notably […]

innogy acquires BELECTRIC Solar & Battery

Transaction successfully completed Innogy becomes new global player on market for utility-scale photovoltaic power plants and battery storage solutions innogy SE and the Belectric Group have successfully completed the process of the acquisition of the international photovoltaic power and battery storage specialists BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH by innogy. The two companies signed the relevant […]

Gamesa secures its first order in Spain since the energy sector reforms: it will build a 20-MW wind farm for Villar Mir Energía under an EPC contract

The company will supply 10 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at the Valiente wind farm located in the province of Huesca 22 December 2016. Gamesa is exhibiting its strategic commitment to the Spanish market, having secured its first order since the latest energy sector reforms: the company will build a 20-MW wind farm for Villar […]

EIB signs two loans with BPI for a total EUR 350 million funding to support SMEs and energy efficiency investments in Portugal

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted Banco BPI a total of EUR 350 million through a EUR 300 million loan to finance investments of mainly small and medium-sized companies and an additional EUR 50 million loan aimed at financing corporate energy efficiency investments in Portugal. EIB Vice-President, Román Escolano, and Banco BPI CEO, Fernando […]