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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Decline In Wind Growth Puts German and EU Renewable Targets at Risk

The growth of onshore wind energy is collapsing in Germany, jeopardizing both the German and EU renewables targets. Germany installed just 134 MW of new onshore wind farms in the first quarter of 2019 – the country’s worst first quarter for onshore installations since 2000. And is likely to install a total of just 1-2 […]

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11 EU Countries Ahead of Their 2020 RE Targets: Eurostat

11 have already reached the level required to meet their national 2020 targets and moreover, 2 countries are around 1 percentage point away from their 2020 targets. The latest data report by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, released yesterday shows that the European Union produced about 17.5 % of its power needs from […]

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Poland Aid to LG Chem EV Battery Plant Gets EU Approval

The investment aid will support LG Chem’s €325 million investment in a new vertically integrated manufacturing plant for the production of lithium-ion batteries in Poland. Poland’s €36 million (Rs 293 crore) investment aid to chemical company LG Chem, a part of one of Korea’s biggest company the LG Corp for a new electric vehicle batteries […]

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Half European Union Houses can Contribute to RE Production by 2050: Report

About half of European Union households could contribute to produce renewable energy, with off grid communities contributing 37% of this number. With a considerable share in global photovoltaic (PV) and wind power equipment market, European Union (EU) has been working towards inclusion of its households in a bid to switch energy sources. According to a […]

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EU Exempts China from Import Restrictions; Mulls Restricting US

EU’s move of withdrawing restrictions came in after Brussels and Beijing mull to be more defensive of the U.S solar markets being more cooperative in their own trade policies. European Union (EU)has lifted five-year old protectionism restrictions on solar panel imports from China paving way to protecting the domestic developers and manufacturers from the U.S. […]

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