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France to build new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

Macron framed the decision to use nuclear reactors to propel the future warship as part of France's climate strategy, stressing its lower emissions compared to diesel fuel

read more... 09/12/2020


Finland to build new power substation

Finnish transmission system operator Fingrid has started building a new substation in southern Finland that will facilitate the connection of up to 1GW of new wind power capacity to the grid.

read more... 08/12/2020


Greece's PPC to spend 3.4 bln euro on power grid, renewables by 2023

The coal-reliant utility has pledged to shut down all but one of its coal-fired plants by 2023 to help Greece reduce carbon emissions in line with climate targets

read more... 03/12/2020


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

read more... 01/12/2020


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

read more... 30/11/2020