European EV Platform Everon Rolls Into US in Partnership With Arcadia

European EV Platform Everon Rolls Into US in Partnership With Arcadia

Arcadia, a clean-energy access startup, is helping European electric-vehicle charging platform Everon make its first foray into the United States with a new partnership announced Friday.

New organic redox flow battery aims for €0.05/kWh/cycle by 2030

New organic redox flow battery aims for €0.05/kWh/cycle by 2030

“The project aims to demonstrate that organic flow batteries can be a sustainable alternative to vanadium batteries, a material included in the list of critical raw materials by the European Commission,” the scientists said.

Snow Dump Is Fast-Charging Europe’s Biggest Battery

Snow Dump Is Fast-Charging Europe’s Biggest Battery

(Bloomberg) -- The Nordic region’s power reservoirs are rapidly recharging after Norway got almost three times more snow and rain than normal over the past few weeks.

Solarcentury Gets Boost From UK Government for 500MW Overseas Pipeline

Solarcentury Gets Boost From UK Government for 500MW Overseas Pipeline

“UKEF’s backing on these projects is a major positive for Solarcentury and the U.K. renewables industry as a whole, as it demonstrates the government’s confidence in supporting renewables deals outside of the U.K., both in Europe and emerging energy markets,” added Perry.

Budweiser Brewer Signs Europe’s ‘Largest Corporate Solar PPA’

Budweiser Brewer Signs Europe’s ‘Largest Corporate Solar PPA’

BayWa will finance and develop two new solar projects in Spain totaling 200 megawatts, with InBev's virtual PPA acting as the linchpin.

UK solar firm secures almost £50m backing for Spanish projects

UK solar firm secures almost £50m backing for Spanish projects

“Together with Cabrera Solar, where building commenced in July, these are two of the largest solar energy generation plants ever to be developed in Spain and among the most important in Europe, generating employment, respecting the environment and boosting the regional economy.”.

Iberdrola Completes Europe’s Largest Solar Plant (and Yes, It’s Subsidy Free)

Iberdrola Completes Europe’s Largest Solar Plant (and Yes, It’s Subsidy Free)

Spanish renewable power giant Iberdrola has completed work on what it claims is the largest solar project ever built in Europe.Iberdrola is planning to install 3,000 megawatts of solar capacity in Spain by 2022 and a total of 10 gigawatts of renewables by 2030.

Statkraft brings in new vice president for wind and solar

Statkraft brings in new vice president for wind and solar

Norwegian renewable energy operator Statkraft has announced the appointment of a new vice president for European wind and solar.She said: “Statkraft has an ambitious strategy and unique position for further growth within renewable energy.

2020 set to be year of the electric car, say industry analysts

2020 set to be year of the electric car, say industry analysts

Europe’s carmakers are gearing up to make 2020 the year of the electric car, according to automotive analysts, with a wave of new models launching as the world’s biggest manufacturers scramble to lower the carbon dioxide emissions of their products.

New £420m solar deal sees Chinese giant enter European and UK market

New £420m solar deal sees Chinese giant enter European and UK market

A new multi-million joint venture (JV) will see Chinese manufacturer Shanghai Electric pair with Spanish firm Eland Private Equity to seek out major investments in Europe.

How Europe’s Energy Islands Could Internationalize Offshore Wind Planning

How Europe’s Energy Islands Could Internationalize Offshore Wind Planning

If massive offshore wind hubs are going to be built at scale, Europe will need to pull down the national borders that currently encircle planning and tendering for capacity, according to grid operator TenneT.

Converting coal plants to biomass could fuel climate crisis, scientists warn

Converting coal plants to biomass could fuel climate crisis, scientists warn

Plans to shift Europe’s coal plants, including the giant Drax complex in North Yorkshire, to burn wood pellets instead could accelerate rather than combat climate crisis and lay waste to forests equal to half the size of Germany’s Black Forest per year, according to campaigners.

SSE Renewables move into Europe’s growing onshore wind market

SSE Renewables move into Europe’s growing onshore wind market

The firm, which operates Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm and other big UK projects, said it has acquired land and development rights to a 134 megawatt (MW) onshore wind portfolio in Germany from Holt Holding SA Limited.

Shetland tidal firm powers past crowdfunding target to win £700k stake

Shetland tidal firm powers past crowdfunding target to win £700k stake

A Shetland tidal firm has today smashed through its initial crowdfunding target, received an investment of more than £700,000.The Edinburgh-headquartered firm said the finding campaign would “fast-track” its tidal technology and grow its expansion across Europe and the US.

Europe’s Energy Giants Line Up to Endorse Green Deal

Europe’s Energy Giants Line Up to Endorse Green Deal

The European Union’s newly proposed Green Deal raises “significant questions” for the oil and gas industry, analysts said, but the plan was broadly welcomed by companies across the energy sector.

‘Clarity’ needed from new UK Gov on Brexit ‘risk’ to Scottish renewables sector

‘Clarity’ needed from new UK Gov on Brexit ‘risk’ to Scottish renewables sector

It is understood Boris Johnson’s new Conservative majority government will look to fast-track the UK’s exit from the European Union – leaving many in Scotland’s renewable energy sector asking questions about future funding and jobs.Aberdeen MSP Kevin Stewart last night called on the new UK Government to “step up to the plate” and support the industry.

Hydrasun on cusp of German acquisition to spur hydrogen drive

Hydrasun on cusp of German acquisition to spur hydrogen drive

Hydrasun is on the verge of acquiring an unspecified company in Germany to strengthen its foothold in the hydrogen market.Mr Drummond said Germany was one of the most advanced countries in Europe when it comes to hydrogen technology deployment and research and development spend.

Denmark plans $30 bln offshore wind island that could power 10 million homes

Denmark plans $30 bln offshore wind island that could power 10 million homes

Denmark is home to wind turbine giant Vestas and the world's largest developer of offshore wind,, and recently approved a law which targets reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 70% by 2030.The energy ministry is looking for the right location to build one or more islands surrounded by offshore wind farms with a total capacity of at least 10 GW - equivalent to 10 million European households' electricity consumption.

ClearVue clears way to sell Australian solar glass technology in Europe

ClearVue clears way to sell Australian solar glass technology in Europe

The relatively young company listed on the Australian stock exchange in May of 2018, and quickly signed supply deals with eco-home builder Mirreco, and with Global Smart Cities to use its solar glass for outdoor applications such as bus shelters and advertising signs.

European nations must ‘double’ renewable energy targets by 2030, report claims

European nations must ‘double’ renewable energy targets by 2030, report claims

European countries have been told to “double” their renewable energy targets by 2030 or risk not meeting the Paris Agreement, according to a report due out next week.“IRENA’s analysis shows that a pathway to a decarbonised economy is technologically possible and socially and economically beneficial.

BP Increases Stake in Solar Developer Lightsource

BP Increases Stake in Solar Developer Lightsource

British oil and gas supermajor BP has increased its ownership in solar developer Lightsource BP, while announcing a new corporate renewable power purchase agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Europe.

The European Investment Bank Has Quit Fossil Fuels. Now What?

The European Investment Bank Has Quit Fossil Fuels. Now What?

With renewables increasingly able to compete without subsidies, the EIB will put a heavier focus on the infrastructure and technology that enable more wind and solar to join the grid, Boschi said.

Scottish firms win £12m CCUS funding from European pot

Scottish firms win £12m CCUS funding from European pot

Scottish companies working in the Carbon Capture Usage and Storage (CCUS) sector have scooped more than £12 million from a European Union funding pot.Scientists from the Scottish CCS (SCCS) partnership announced they had won a combined European funding total of £12.4m for five three-year projects.

Europe’s First Merchant Offshore Wind Farm to Use Siemens Gamesa 11MW Turbines

Europe’s First Merchant Offshore Wind Farm to Use Siemens Gamesa 11MW Turbines

The Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) 1 & 2 projects, developed by Sweden's Vattenfall, will use an estimated 140 turbines off the Dutch coast, for a total project size of up to 1.5 gigawatts.

Sweden is Becoming Europe’s Texas for Wind Power

Sweden is Becoming Europe’s Texas for Wind Power

When the park is completed, it will generate almost as much power as the two reactors at Vattenfall AB’s nuclear plant in southern Sweden that will shut by the end of next year.

Europe’s Biggest Gas Grid Ramps Up Hydrogen Efforts

Europe’s Biggest Gas Grid Ramps Up Hydrogen Efforts

The largest natural-gas infrastructure firm in Europe has launched a new hydrogen business and increased its financing for low-carbon projects.Over the long term, Snam expects hydrogen and biomethane to offset reductions in the company's natural gas business, Alverà told analysts.

Former Aberdeen wind boss swoops in to lead giant North Sea project

Former Aberdeen wind boss swoops in to lead giant North Sea project

Adam Ezzamel will head up project direction for developer Red Rock Power’s proposed 72-turbine Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea. Mr Ezzamel led the team that built Vattenfall’s 11-turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) of the coast of Aberdeen.

Governo planeia construção de central gigante de hidrogénio verde em Sines com ajuda da Holanda

Governo planeia construção de central gigante de hidrogénio verde em Sines com ajuda da Holanda

Este consórcio permitiria dar acesso a fundos para Projetos Comuns Importantes de Interesse Europeu (IPCEI, na sigla em inglês).A unidade de Sines, com 1 Gigawatt no reator de eletrólise, se trabalhar 8 mil horas por ano e usar 1,5 metros cúbicos de água pode produzir 160 milhões de quilos de hidrogénio.

Hydrogen-fueled rockets and zeppelins can drive industry too

Hydrogen-fueled rockets and zeppelins can drive industry too

The push to develop green hydrogen technology comes as Europe’s biggest industrial firms grapple with climate activists, politicians and investors demanding to know how they’ll slash emissions.

EDF Looks to EV Charging to Boost Energy Storage Revenue

EDF Looks to EV Charging to Boost Energy Storage Revenue

At a time when analysts are watching with interest to see where European energy storage projects are going to find their future revenue , French utility giant EDF gave its backing to one prospective model this week.