Scottish firm First Subsea lands £12m of offshore wind export orders

The company’s cable protection systems are designed specifically for the challenging environmental conditions associated with offshore wind farms

Majority of Europeans consider climate change to be world’s ‘most serious problem’

Nearly 87% of people believe it is important the EU sets ambitious targets to increase the use of renewable energy and the same percentage say it is important to provide support for improving energy efficiency

European hydrogen electrolyser capacity ‘to reach 2.7GW by 2025’

New research forecasts Germany will lead the electrolyser market, followed by Spain, Netherlands and Denmark

New Green Banking Academy launched in Europe and Central Asia

Implemented in partnership with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance, the initiative will help accelerate the green transformation of the banking sector in the region while tackling climate change

EU and Bill Gates announce ‘pioneering’ partnership to support clean technologies in Europe

The Commission and Breakthrough Energy Catalyst aim to mobilise new investments of up to €820m between 2022 and 2026

Vattenfall granted Dutch subsidies to build ‘Europe’s largest’ E-boiler

It is initially expected to be able to supply around 15% of the heat in the Amsterdam region with renewable sources, including solar and wind power

‘European jobs could soar by 5.7m with sustainable and digital investments’

A new report has suggested these investments are needed for Europe to bridge the gap with the rest of the world post-pandemic

EU slashes energy-related CO2 emissions by 10% in 2020

The Eurostat report suggests Greece, Estonia and Luxembourg saw the largest decreases in carbon emissions from energy use

EU agrees to 55% emissions cut by 2030

Lawmakers and representatives of the 27 member states also agreed to commit to negative emissions after 2050

RWE Renewables’ battery storage powers up in Ireland

It is the first of two battery storage facilities RWE is bringing online in Ireland this year