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India-European Union Flagship Call announced on Integrated Local Energy Systems at India Smart Utility Week

Sweden and India announce co-funding for a multi million dollar programme on Smart Grids India-European Union Flagship Call on Integrated Local Energy Systems was announced at India Smart Utility Week 2020 in the presence of Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST) and European Union Ambassador to India Mr Ugo Astuto. This […]

RE associations sent letter to EC urging action to solve permitting bottlenecks

EU renewables industry to European Commission: getting permitting right is key to unlocking new investments Today, renewable energy associations – WindEurope, Bioenergy Europe, EGEC, EREF, ESTELA, Ocean Energy Europe, ESTIF and SolarPower Europe – sent a letter to the European Commission urging concrete action to solve permitting bottlenecks for renewables. The letter delivers a clear message from […]

Poland: Electric vehicle battery production in Europe gets boost thanks to EIB loan of €480 million to LG Chem Wroclaw Energy

First EIB loan to LG Chem Group and its Polish subsidiary will support the construction of manufacturing facilities for advanced lithium-ion cells and batteries for battery-powered electric vehicles The project will contribute to the clean energy transition and the shift towards electrification of the European transport industry and secure the supply of advanced li-ion batteries for European […]

Europe Was at the Start of a Huge Solar Rebound. Does Coronavirus Threaten That?

Construction delays are manageable, supply-chain worries appear unfounded and low-risk solar investments may shine in an uncertain climate, experts say. Europe’s solar renaissance looks set to continue blossoming despite the impact of the coronavirus and falling power prices, experts and investors say. A combination of new competitive tenders and the increasingly favorable economics of solar […]

Germany Seals $45B Coal Phaseout Deal

Hard-hit regions and utilities will be compensated for their role in Germany’s energy transition, but RWE faces more than $1B in uncovered costs. Germany’s federal and state governments agreed Thursday on the tricky terms of the country’s coal phaseout, with the total bill set to run to €40 billion ($44.6 billion) as hard-hit regions are […]
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