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 IEA has made its projections for the impact of the pandemic lockdown on energy demand in 2020 (they say it’s too early for them to assess anything more long term), and its implications for the different generation types. [Read more…] about IEA projections 2020: energy demand plunges but renewables still grow at gas, coal’s expense
Gas and variable renewables will be the only energy sources for which demand is higher in 2050 than today. [Read more…] about Gas, renewables and CCS must work together to secure a rapid energy transition, DNV GL reports
The European Commission today released its assessment and recommendations on the EU-28 countries’ National Energy and Climate Plans for 2030. [Read more…] about European Commission calls out EU countries on insufficient renewables ambition, lack of policy measures in National Energy & Climate Plans
With oil prices still depressed and investment flat in many parts of the offshore oil and gas industry, the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has urged the industry to diversify into offshore renewables.
[Read more…] about Making the switch: should the oil industry be moving into offshore wind?