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Offshore wind: Government seeks applications from potential port developers

It has launched a formal competitive process to accelerate the development of large-scale manufacturing portside hubs to create the next-generation of offshore wind turbines

Northern Powergrid launches fresh call for flexible service providers

The distribution network operator is seeking expressions of interests from generators of electricity, businesses that consume a lot of energy as well as aggregators, among others

‘Up to £416bn of net zero investment needed by 2050 if UK is to remain a global energy leader’

That’s the forecast from the Oil and Gas Technology Centre and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, which suggest new investment in clean North Sea technologies could boost the UK economy by as much as £125 billion each year

EU emissions fall to lowest level in three decades as countries ditch coal

The drop was mainly driven by the power sector, where emissions fell by almost 15%, primarily due to coal-fired power production being replaced by electricity from renewables and gas

European Energy granted €40m for large-scale solar and wind projects

The loan from the Danish Green Investment Fund will support European Energy’s ambition to construct 750MW of new green power capacity from solar and wind by 2021 and an additional 1GW in 2022

Repsol to inject €5.5bn in low carbon generation by 2025

The Spanish oil and gas giant is targetting a global portfolio of 7.5GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2025

Ofgem approves EDF’s last resort supply payment claim of £4.2m

The energy supplier is seeking to claim certain additional costs incurred after taking on former supplier Solarplicity’s customers last year

EU approves German scheme to compensate hard coal plants for early closure

The energy regulator will publish seven tenders for the closure of hard coal and small lignite-fired power plants that will take place annually until 2026

UK’s investments in fusion energy boosted economy by £1.4bn over last decade

A new study has found that for every £1 invested in the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s fusion research from 2009 and 2019, £4 is generated in return