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Affordable Dacia Spring Takes Pole As France Hits Record 23.5% Plugin EV Share

December 1, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

November saw France, Europe’s second largest auto market, hit a record 23.5% plugin electric vehicle share, up from 14.8% share a year ago. Legacy diesels and plugless hybrids continued to stagnate below 20% share, with petrol taking a breath at […]


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IRENA and OLADE Reinforce Commitment to Boost Renewables in Latin America and the Caribbean

November 24, 2021

Via: IRENA

The Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), have signed a new agreement to work closely in efforts to scale up the deployment of renewable energy in the Latin American and Caribbean region as it […]


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Green goals for heavy industries in the energy transition

November 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Our emissions crisis is often defined in simplistic terms, often focusing on the more obvious carbon-intensive sectors of oil and gas production, shipping and aviation or the ‘carbon footprint’ of the individual. Intentional or not, this fails to provide a […]


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Decarbonization requires radical collaboration

November 5, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

In many ways, the climate change challenge we face in the next 10 years is analogous to the pandemic we’re emerging from. The rapid rollout of vaccines showed us that decision-makers and key stakeholders can collaborate quickly when we face […]


News and Policies, World

Wind industry demands action from world leaders ahead of COP26 climate summit

October 19, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

More than 90 wind energy companies and associations from around the world called on leaders to take decisive action in pursuit of net-zero carbon emissions goals ahead of the COP26 United Nations climate summit next month. Vestas, Siemens-Gamesa, Goldwind, Enel, […]


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IRENA and UNICEF Join Forces to Empower Youth for a Sustainable Future

October 11, 2021

Via: IRENA

the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have today underscored their commitment to improving the development and well-being of children through the expansion of renewable energy access and the promotion of low carbon measures […]


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India’s wind market is ready for its comeback

October 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

GE Renewable Energy announced Thursday that the company will supply 810 MW of onshore wind turbines for upcoming projects in Tamil Nadu, India– part of JSW Energy’s implementation of about 2 GW of wind farms across the country. The news […]


News and Policies, World

Enel CEO: ‘Please Put Price on Carbon’

October 5, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The head of Europe’s largest utility said countries need to put a price on carbon in order to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and meet climate targets. Francesco Starace, CEO of Italy-based Enel, speaking Oct. 5 at the Reuters Impact […]


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SSE Backs Top Power Execs With New UK Renewable Energy Group

September 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A group of energy sector entrepreneurs, supported by a Scottish multi-national energy company, has announced the launch of a business venture focused on rolling out large-scale wind and solar farms across the UK and Europe. Renewco Power on Sept. 22 […]


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Floating offshore wind farm to power 1 million South Korean homes

September 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Shell and CoensHexicon have formed a joint venture to build a massive floating offshore wind farm off South Korea. Located about 65 km off Ulsan City, the 1.4 GW MunmuBaram project is expected to generate up to 4.65-terawatt hour (TWh) […]


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Can Major Oil Producers Like The UAE Really Hit Net Zero Carbon Emissions?

August 27, 2021

Via: Forbes

The suggestion this week by a well-placed UAE official that his country might soon set a “net zero” target for carbons emissions is a further sign of the rising pressure on governments around the world to do more to limit […]


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German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

July 21, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely mount into a “mid-double-digit million euro sum.” The flooding, which […]


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Workers on ‘War Footing’ to Get India Coal Plant Operating

July 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in India—beset by technical issues that have knocked it offline and contributed to a power crisis in the Punjab region—is set to resume operations by the end of July, according to the utility […]


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Lion, Censtar to explore hydrogen refuelling solutions in Australia

July 6, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

Lion Energy Limited, as part of its green hydrogen production strategy, announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Censtar Group to explore opportunities in testing and operating Censtar equipment for hydrogen filling stations in Australia. The […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

Nuclear First—Work Starts on Russian Fast Neutron Reactor

June 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Construction of a 300-MW nuclear power unit showcasing a fuel specially developed for the reactor is underway in Siberia, a project that industry experts say could provide a dramatic leap forward in nuclear power technology. The project is being hailed […]