EDPR granted €112m for two onshore wind farms in Portugal

The wind farms will have a total capacity of 125MW and will support the country’s renewable energy goals

EU backs inter-regional partnerships for hydrogen pilot project

They will benefit from the Commission experts’ support, providing advice on how to best combine EU funds to finance projects, among others

EU bank invests €50m to roll out EV charging stations in Spain

More than 470 fast and ultra-fast charging stations will be deployed along Spanish motorways

EU approves €300m German state aid to support sustainable transport

The budget covers the period from 2020 to 2023 and will support projects aimed at favouring local public transport over more polluting means of transport

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

Austrian bank and EIB to support sustainable projects with €300m funding

Projects include onshore wind, solar and hydropower projects, in addition to electric vehicles and charging stations as well as the energy efficiency of companies and buildings

EU proposes stricter regulations for sustainable development of batteries

Batteries used in industry, automotive and electric vehicles must have restricted use of hazardous substances, minimum content of recycled materials and a low carbon footprint

Siemens Gamesa secures €300m loan from EU bank

It will support work mainly at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s research and development centres in Spain and Denmark

EU bank agrees €190m loan to modernise power network in the Czech Republic

As an EU Project of Common Interest, state-owned Czech Transmission System Operator, or ČEPS, will also enhance the integration of renewable energy in the network

Greece referred to EU Court over poor air quality

The Commission said Greece has not taken adequate measures for the reduction of PM10 concentrations in the agglomeration of Thessaloniki