Belgian offshore wind energy breaks record

The month saw record production of 803GWh thanks to ‘exceptionally favourable’ wind conditions and winter storms Ciara and Dennis

Engie Italy offers free electricity to 93 hospitals

It will provide six months of free energy to hospitals in Italy that wish to expand to fight Covid-19

‘Millions of Brits still going out to top-up on electricity despite lockdown’

Bill Bullen, CEO of Utilita Energy, spoke to ELN about this issue

UK councils warn of ‘wave of waste’ due to Covid-19 lockdown

District’s Council’s Network has called on residents to work with their local council to manage ‘a perfect storm’ of growing levels of waste

E.ON issues €750m green bond

The funds raised will support sustainable infrastructure and energy efficient projects

Swedish firm signs €6.9m fuel cell contract with European shipyard

Marine fuel cells could be the route to halving shipping emissions by 2050

Coronavirus lockdown ‘knocks electricity demand by 13%’

A new report suggests this change in energy consumption is most notable in the morning peak and middle of the day

Minesto secures permits for Faroe Islands’ tidal installations

The consents cover two DG100 tidal kite systems which will be installed off the coast of the Faroe Islands

Prodesa to build two wood pellet plants in Belarus

The plants are expected to be completed in early 2021 and deliver up to 20 tonnes per hour of industrial wood pellets

INEOS to ‘build three hand sanitiser factories in ten days’

The company will produce one million bottles of hand sanitiser per month from each of three new European facilities