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EU might double renewables in the energy mix by 2030

The EU might double the volume of green energy in its energy mix, hitting a share of 34% by 2030, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which mentions that this is possible with current technologies and would need an estimated investment of approximately �62 billion (�54.7 billion) per year.

read more... 21/02/2018

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Innogy enters Australian solar market with projects totaling 460 MW

German energy company Innogy acquired project rights for two solar power plants in Australia estimated at over 460 megawatts in the context of its green energy extension outside its main European market.

read more... 20/02/2018

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EU wind power investments fell 19% due to reduced costs

Investments in new wind energy capacity in Europe dropped to €22.3 billion (£19.8bn) in 2017, or a 19% decline from 2016 as the sector saw lower costs, according to the latest data from WindEurope.

read more... 14/02/2018

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Daily (14.02.2018): EU carbon prices soared by around 5% on Tuesday to reach fresh six-year peaks

Oil prices rose insignificantly on Tuesday after weaker dollar rebounded from an early fall as the International Energy Agency predicted that supply might surpass demand. Brent futures increased 13 cents, or 0.2 percent, to end at $62.72 a barrel. WTI crude slipped following U.S. crude inventories data, closing 0.2% down at $59.19 per barrel.

read more... 14/02/2018

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Carbon capture cooperation between Europe and China

Chinese and European energy and research organizations initiated a common project to generate power without emitting carbon dioxide.

read more... 13/02/2018

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