EU Probes Foreign Subsidies For Chinese Wind Turbines

After the US, now European Union (EU) Commission recently announced the launch of an inquiry into Chinese suppliers of wind turbines under the new Foreign Subsidies Regulation. This announcement came as Chinese wind turbine manufacturers pushed hard and won some orders in Europe. They offered cheap turbines and generous finance which distorts the integrity of […]

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EU Adopts Plans For New Energy Efficient Building, Revises Solar Standard Rules

European Union (EU), Member of European parliament (MEP) recently adopted plans, to build energy efficient buildings. These plans were agreed upon by council, to help reduce energy consumption and greenhouse-gas emissions from the buildings sector. The EU solar standard for new building is to be executed from 2026 which are required to have solar rooftop […]

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Finnish New WaveRoller Technology Contributes To EU RE Capacity

Finnish enterprise AW-Energy has recently successfully developed a wave farm project that converts ocean wave energy to electricity through WaveRoller technology. The machine operates in near-shore areas (approximately 0.3-2 km from the shore) at depths of between 8 and 20 meters. The commission mentions about the waveroller technology, “Depending on tidal conditions, it’s mostly or […]

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EU Adds 17 GW New Wind Energy In 2023, Fails To Meet 30 GW Target

A latest data by WindEurope found that European Union (EU) built 17 GW of new wind farms in 2023. The report also said that the EU installed 14 GW of onshore and 3 GW of offshore wind energy. The EU report stated, “These numbers are slightly up on 2022 and are the most the EU has ever built […]

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European Union Invests €2 Billion In Clean Energy Infrastructure Projects

The European Union (EU) recently disbursed modernization fund, of €2.17 billion to help the energy within nine Member States through 19 selected projects. These investments are set to help lower-income EU countries to meet their 2030 climate and energy targets. It will help to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in energy, industry and transport, and […]

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EU New Electricity Market Design To Speed-Up Renewable Deployment

A latest report shared by the European Council and the Parliament has revealed that they have reached a provisional agreement to reform the EU’s electricity market design (EMD). “This deal is great news, as it will help us reduce even more the EU’s dependence on Russian gas and boost fossil-free energy to cut greenhouse gas […]

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European Union Agrees For A Rooftop Solar Standard

Solar Power Europe, an industry association of solar companies, recently, released a statement by the European Union (EU) followed by a negation by them on the European performance of building directive. The EU now seems to have agreed for a rooftop solar standard.  In this, they concluded by defining the directives for building energy efficiency […]

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EU Commission Proposed Extension On Sale EV and Batteries In UK

The European Union (EU), recently proposed to the European Council a one-off extension on electric vehicles (EV) and batteries – until 31 December 2026. This proposal falls under the current rules of origin for electric vehicles and batteries under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). The Trade and Cooperation Agreement established the rules governing […]

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EU Action Plan Proposes 40% Investment In Electricity Grids Till 2030

The European Union (EU) Commission released an ‘Action Plan’ which supports the European Green Deal. The Commission’s proposed action plan aims at supporting the Europe’s electricity demand, which is expected to increase by 60% till 2030. The prosed system is expected to help deliver a digitalized, decentralized and flexible system. It claims to accommodate millions […]

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