Energy Institute CEO Louise Kingham to join bp as UK country head

She will join the company in May, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience across a broad range of issues within the energy industry

Ford to electrify its entire European passenger vehicle range by 2030

The manufacturer will invest $1 billion in a new electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Cologne

Planned hydrogen projects lift off in Europe

Planned or announced projects are almost double those currently operating says report

Renewables ‘overtook fossil fuels as the EU main electricity source for first time in 2020’

Wind and solar generated a fifth of Europe’s electricity last year, a new report finds

Volkswagen tripled sales of electric vehicles in 2020

The most popular model was the ID.3, with 56,500 units sold, even though it only came on the market in September

EU bank agrees €5.9bn support for renewables and green transport

The European Investment Bank is backing the development of wind farms, the rollout of smart meters and improving the energy efficiency of public buildings

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IRENA and Ocean Energy Europe team up to accelerate tech commercialisation

They intend to promote the right policy incentives and innovative business models in Europe and globally to help boost ocean energy technologies

Europe ‘likely to miss emissions targets because of the seven dirtiest nation’s electricity grids’

Poland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Germany, Belgium, Romania, Italy will be responsible for 80% of the EU’s power sector emissions by 2030, according to a new report

European Energy wins approval for giant solar farm in Denmark

It is expected to be the biggest solar farm to date in northern Europe

Ways2H secures $2.5m for renewable hydrogen projects

Pacific6 Enterprises, a Long Beach-based social benefit investment firm is providing the funding