Rosatom has announced that it has been granted a licence to construct two units at the Paks II nuclear power plant site by the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority (OAH).
German energy company RWE has acquired Polish PV development company Alpha Solar, which has a 3 GW utility-scale solar project pipeline.
Germany is restarting a second coal-fired reserve power plant as the country tries to conserve gas supplies for the coming winter.
The UK Government has approved funding for construction of the new Sizewell C nuclear power plant in Suffolk.
Kosovo’s energy ministry has announced that it is cancelling planned power cuts for the time being as it had managed to secure electricity supplies from Albania.
Ukraine has claimed that Russian forces fired rockets on 6 August at a spent fuel storage area at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine, risking what Energoatom, the country’s nuclear power company, called a “nuclear disaster”.
Hitachi Energy has won an order from TenneT and TransnetBW, two of Germany’s four transmission system operators, to supply a transmission solution for the SuedLink DC4 HVDC interconnection between the north and south of the country.
Iberdrola of Spain has reached a preliminary agreement with Augusta Energy to acquire a 98 MW wind and solar project portfolio in Poland.
Following Russia’s cutting of gas supplies to Europe, German Finance Minister Christian Lindner has called for a halt to electricity production using gas and delaying the phaseout of nuclear power.
Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturer, and Stora Enso, the Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer, have signed an agreement to jointly develop wood-based batteries.