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Orsted, SGRE Consortium Receives Funding to Investigate Offshore Hydrogen Production

ITM Power, Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, and Element Energy have been awarded EUR 5 million in funding from The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH2-JU) under the European Commission to demonstrate and investigate a combined wind turbine and electrolyser system designed for operation in marine environments. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint […]

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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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European Commission Approves EUR 385 Mn Support For RE Transition in Lithuania

The scheme will contribute to Lithuania’s transition to low carbon and environmentally sustainable energy supply, in line with the EU environmental objectives and our state aid rules. The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a scheme to support electricity production from renewable energy sources in Lithuania. The measure, open to all types […]

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European Commission Approves 600 Million Euros in State Aid to French Solar Projects

The approval has been given under EU State aid rules which prohibits financial support by the government towards a business entity unless it is justified The European Commission has given its approval to a measure of providing stat sponsored financial support of 600 million euros innovative solar power installations in France. The approval has been […]

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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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Greek Island First in Mediterranean to use Renewable Energy

The Greek Island is said to have a winter population of 400 and that of summer is around 3,000 which relies greatly on the uncertain electricity supplies. Tilos, a Greek island between Rhodes and Kos, has launched its first ever solar and wind power plant in order to reduce reliance on non-renewable energy sources. The […]

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Dr Harsh Vardhan to lead India in Mission Innovation Ministerial

The Minister will show case India’s commitment to clean energy through research, development and demonstration programmes initiated in partnership with Mission Innovation countries in various domains of clean energy. The Environment, Forest & Climate Change Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, will be leading an Indian delegation for participation in the Mission Innovation Ministerial being held at Malmo-Sweden […]

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