Renewables generated 38% of the EU’s electricity in 2020, overtaking coal and gas to become the main source of electricity for the first time ever in Europe, according to fresh data released on January 25. [Read more…] about Renewables overtook fossil fuels as EU’s main power source in 2020
The new European Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy, published today, clearly acknowledges the massive industrial and environmental benefits that ocean energy can bring to Europe. [Read more…] about New offshore renewables strategy sets stage for large-scale deployment of ocean energy
There are clear indications that the aims of the Directive on the Safety of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations have been met thanks to its transposition by EU Member States, according to the Commission’s report, recently published on the assessment of the directive. [Read more…] about Progress on the safety of offshore oil and gas operations
EU Member States agreed yesterday on a Commission proposal to invest €998 million in key European energy infrastructure projects under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), on shore and offshore. [Read more…] about Green light for EU grants worth nearly €1 billion
The European Union (EU) has unveiled their plan to become world leaders in hydrogen production that will see 6 gigawatts of renewable hydrogen produced via electrolysis by 2024. [Read more…] about EU unveils massive hydrogen expansion
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of the power grid division of ABB of Switzerland by Hitachi of Japan. [Read more…] about EU approves acquisition of ABB Power Grids by Hitachi
The European Commission said on Friday it had accepted the commitments of Romanian gas pipeline operator Transgaz to boost natural gas exports particularly to Hungary and Bulgaria. [Read more…] about EU accepts Transgaz offers to ease natural gas exports from Romania
The European Commission has found four French projects promoting electricity generation from renewable wind energy sources to be in line with EU State aid rules. [Read more…] about Commission approves support for four floating demonstration offshore wind farms in France
The European Commission has found Belgian plans to support three offshore windfarm projects to be in line with EU State aid rules.
[Read more…] about State aid: Commission approves €3.5 billion support to three offshore windfarms in Belgium
Trelleborg has supplied a bespoke, flexible rubber membrane to WETFEET, a €3.46 million, three-year research and development project designed to foster the exploitation of ocean wave energy.
[Read more…] about Trelleborg designs rubber membrane for EU-funded wave energy project