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Continued Scaling up of Wind Energy is Critical to Jobs: WindEurope

With the right regulatory framework in place, wind energy promises immediate and lasting jobs creation to spur the EU economy. In its Recovery Strategy, the EU Commission encouraged the Member States to invest in green and future-proof technologies such as wind. With the right regulatory framework in place, wind energy promises immediate and lasting jobs […]

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Permitting Problems Still a Major Stumbling Block in NECPs: WindEurope

26 European countries have submitted their NECPs to the EU. And according to WindEurope the main hurdle remains the permitting problems 26 European countries have submitted their National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) to the EU. WindEurope has analysed what those plans entail for wind energy deployment in Europe. The main hurdle remains permitting – many NECPs […]

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IFC, EBRD, and EU to Support First Solar Project in Armenia

IFC, EBRD and the EU have signed on to support the development of the first utility-scale solar power plant in Armenia, the 55 MW Masrik Solar Project. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the European Union (EU) have signed on to […]

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EU Commits to Clean Energy in COVID-19 Recovery Strategy

The EU has pledged to stay away from fossil-fueled projects in its COVID-19 recovery strategy, but environmental groups said they were unimpressed. The European Commission (for the EU) has pledged to stay away from fossil-fueled projects in its coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery strategy and to stick to its target of making Europe the first climate-neutral continent […]

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15 GW Renewable In Two years In The EU to Recover From Pandemic

The European Commission or EU, is planning a massive 15GW push for renewable energy tenders in the next 2 years to pull the union out of the recession caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The EU has suffered the highest mortality counts as of now, and countries across the continent have struggled to manage wide, extended […]

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India-EU Partnership on Energy Research in RE and Smart Grids

India-EU Flagship Call for cooperation in energy research and innovation, mainly in renewable energy and its integration in the energy system. India-European Union (EU) Flagship Call on Integrated Local Energy Systems was announced at India Smart Utility Week 2020. This partnership between Indian and the EU will help in Clean Energy and Climate and this […]

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EBRD Agrees €50 Mn Financial Guarantee for Renewables in EU Neighbourhood

EBRD and the EU have agreed on EUR 50 million in financial guarantees aimed at scaling up investment in renewables in the EU Southern Neighbourhood The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) have agreed on a new EUR 50 million programme of financial guarantees aimed at scaling up investment […]

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AfDB and EU to Provide €12 mn for Electrification of Rural Areas in Togo

AfDB, EU and the Togolese government have signed an agreement for 12 million euros to support the CIZO rural electrification program from Togo (PRAVOST).   The African Development Bank (AfDB), the European Union (EU) and the Togolese government have signed an agreement of some 12 million euros as part of the project to support the […]

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AfDB Receives €40 Mn Investment From EU to Scale Renewables in Africa

AfDB has announced a €40 million investment from the EU for the FEI, a new platform for financing small-scale renewables in Africa. The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced a €40 million investment from the European Commission (EU) for the Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI), a new platform for financing small-scale renewables in Africa. The […]

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