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Europe Slips Up, Again, On Meeting Climate Goals

Two contrasting reports have dominated the renewable energy landscape of Europe this week: One, the European Union policymakers have agreed to double the renewable use by 2030 through massive RE installations. Two, a WindEurope report finds that Europe has invested lowest in offshore wind since 2009 in 2022, a mere EUR 17 billion in new […]

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France to Vote on Landmark Renewable Energy Acceleration Bill Tomorrow

In September 2022, Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, introduced the Renewable Energy Acceleration Bill. The proposed Bill seeks to accelerate the deployment of renewables. Tomorrow, that is, January 10, will prove to be a significant day for France as its National Assembly will pronounce its vote on the Bill. There have been a slew […]

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UK Signs MoU with EU, North Sea Countries for Offshore Wind

Graham Stuart, Minister for Energy and Climate, the United Kingdom, has signed a landmark agreement on renewable energy cooperation with European Union (EU) and North Seas countries. The official statement of the UK government has held that the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC) forum fulfils commitments in the UK-EU […]

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Germany’s Svevind to Develop 20 GW Green Hydrogen Project in Kazakhstan

Just as the European Union toils for renewable energy expansion and possible import of clean energy, German renewable energy player Svevind Energy Group looks to invest a massive $50 billion for the development of a 20 GW green hydrogen project in Kazakhstan, for which an agreement has been signed between Svevind and the Kazakh Government. […]

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Turbine Orders in EU Fall 36% in Third Quarter: WindEurope Report

The new report by WindEurope – Wind Turbine Orders Monitoring Q3 2022 – has said that the wind turbine orders in Q3 2022 fell by 36% compared with Q3 2021 signifying slowing wind energy growth. It also said that Europe urgently needs to solve permitting and strengthen its wind energy supply chain. The report finds […]

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European Bank To Invest $21.4M In Azerbaijan’s Solar Plant

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have all approved a finance package of $114.2 million (USD) to help Azerbaijan diversify its energy mix. The funds will facilitate a 230 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power […]

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Renewable Energy Market Update Outlook For 2022-23

The IEA has released its study on Renewable Energy Outlook For 2022-23. In its report, the IEA provided detailed information about how developments in the energy market in recent months, particularly in Europe, have once again demonstrated the critical role that renewable energy sources play in enhancing energy security in addition to their well-established efficiency […]

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REC Group gets EU grant for solar factory in France

REC Solar has declared the award of a grant from the European Union for the construction of a 2 GW heterojunction (HJT) module factory in France. India’s Reliance Industries bought REC Solar in 2021. The company held previously that 2 GW per year of HJT modules that will be manufactured by it will have a […]

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