Siemens Energy and NeuConnect have signed a contract to supply a turnkey HVDC transmission system for the first power link between Britain and Germany.
The UK Government has issued an outline of its new Energy Security Strategy, including increased targets for offshore wind, hydrogen, and nuclear generation.
The UK government plans to take a 20 per cent stake in the £20 billion Sizewell C nuclear power plant in Suffolk, describing it as a move to bolster the country’s energy security against a backdrop of global instability and a cost-of-living crisis.
The ZEBRA (Zero waste Blade Research) consortium has announced that it has produced the first prototype of its 100 per cent recyclable wind turbine blade.
Vidrala will construct a 12 MW solar PV power generation facility at its Crisnova glass manufacturing site in Caudete, Castilla La Mancha, Spain.
Germany has decided not to extend the lifetime of its existing nuclear fleet, despite concerns over energy security.
Russian troops invading Ukraine started shelling the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in SE Ukraine early on Friday 4 March.
Onshore and offshore wind turbines in Germany produced 21 TWh in February, a new monthly record, as a result of recent stormy weather.
As a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the German government has announced that it is reviewing the option of keeping operating nuclear power plants beyond the 2022 cut-off of shutting them down.
German energy group Uniper has announced it is working on a project to establish a hydrogen technology hub at the site of the 762 MW Gelsenkirchen-Scholven coal-fired power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.