French scheme to support energy intensive firms granted EU approval

France notified the Commission under the Temporary Crisis Framework of the measure, under which direct grants will be provided for additional costs due to the increases in natural gas and electricity prices

RWE and Bourbon partner for French floating offshore wind auction

They have signed a partnership agreement and applied to be selected as eligible bidders for the A06 tender, under which two sites for floating offshore wind will be developed

Siemens Energy and Air Liquide join for mass-scale hydrogen venture

The companies are looking to produce 3GW of hydrogen a year by 2025

ACCIONA Energia buys into French floating wind start-up

Eolink’s 5MW wind turbine can generate enough electricity to power around 3,500 homes

Europe invests €41bn in new wind farms

UK tops list of 11 countries invested more than €1 billion in 2021 says report

Giant biomethane production plant switched on in France

Veolia and Waga Energy announced the commissioning of the production unit which used biogas from a non-hazardous waste storage facility

Yara slows production due to high gas prices

The hike in European natural gas prices has led to the company more than halving the production levels of its ammonia and urea factories

Octopus ‘blown away’ by four wind farm deals

The projects are in the UK, France, Sweden and Finland

bp ditches its 19.75% stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft

The energy giant will take up to $25 billion hit because of the exit

New European Battery Academy launched with €10m EU grant

It will effectively co-ordinate reskilling and upskilling efforts and provide immediate rollout of high-quality training across member states