Renewable sources have overtaken coal, oil, and gas in EU electricity generation, according to analysis from Ember, a climate think-tank.
The UK system operator National Grid ESO has said that the UK power sector will be operating on a negative-emissions basis by 2033 at the latest if the country sticks to its plan to reach net-zero emissions across the economy by 2050.
GE Steam Power has announced that it has been selected by AtomRemontServis for its first Multi-Year Agreement (MYA) in Ukraine on the Khmelnitskiy and Rivne nuclear power plants.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced it will support construction of a new CCGT power plant in Greece by Mytilineos.
Uniper and GE have signed an agreement for long-term collaboration on decarbonisation of Uniper’s gas-fired power plants and natural gas storage facilities.
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a scheme to support electricity production in Ireland from renewable sources.
EDF has opened a new engineering design centre in Bristol, UK, to support the next phase of construction at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.
RWE has selected the preferred suppliers for the HVDC electrical transmission system for its 1.4GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm.
Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, has agreed to work with GE and deliver a means to improve the stability of the UK grid.
The German city of Herzogenrath is developing an energy farm that will cover its energy demand with zero CO2 emissions by 2030.