EIB Backing of €400 million For Green Renewable Energy Developer

Greek renewable energy developer Mytilineos has secured backing from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for €400 million (US$437 million) to support its solar and battery storage development plans. Mytilineos has a broader plan for the development of 2.6GW of solar PV and storage assets across the EU through 2027. The total sum of the investment […]

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EIB’s €200 Million Loan To CTP To Finance Its Ambitious Solar Energy Roll-Out

European renewable energy conglomerate CTP has announced that it has secured €200 million in financing from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the roll-out of its large-scale programme of solar panel installation across its European business park portfolio. CTP is Europe’s largest listed developer, owner, and manager of industrial and logistics properties by gross lettable […]

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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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Finland, Luxembourg Commit For EU’s Renewable Energy Financing Mechanism

The implementation of the EU renewable energy financing mechanism has taken an important step forward as binding commitments have come from Finland and Luxembourg who will now take part in a cross-border tender for renewable energy. The announcement by the two countries follows an invitation by the Commission to all EU countries last year to […]

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Fluence, TransnetBW To Build 250 MW Energy Storage System

Fluence Energy GmbH and TransnetBW GmbH have announced that they would deploy the world’s largest battery-based energy storage-as-transmission project. The 250 MW Netzbooster battery-based energy storage system will be located at Kupferzell, a major grid hub in Germany. Fluence said that the project will improve energy security and significantly support Germany’s energy transition pathway by […]

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ICIS Initiates Europe’s First Market-Linked Renewable Hydrogen Assessments

ICIS, a global source of Independent Commodity Intelligence Services, has announced that it has launched the first hydrogen price assessments to reflect the market value of renewable electricity. ICIS said that this product will support participants with the intelligence needed to develop a liberalised clean hydrogen market and optimise energy transition resources. ICIS said that […]

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SolarPower Europe Demands EU Windfall Measures to Target Actual Profits Only

Trade body SolarPower Europe has said that windfall revenue measures of power generators in Europe should target actual profits only and make an exemption for renewables that do not make windfall profits. It “should therefore not be subject to windfall measures,” it further added. The move comes even as energy prices across Europe test new […]

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EU’s New Energy Plans Include Mandatory Solar Panels On New Buildings

The European Union has recently decided to rapidly end its reliance on Russian oil and gas by making it mandatory for all new buildings to have solar panels. A news report published last week quoted the European Commission as saying, “There is a double urgency to transform Europe’s energy system: ending the EU’s dependence on […]

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