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Valencia Takes Next Step Toward Shore Power

The Port of Valencia is moving ahead with its plans to offer shore power, beginning with the connections to a substation and the substation itself which is expected to be completed within 24 months, The cost for this stage is budgeted at more than 9 million euros.

read more... 10/08/2021


Hydroelectricity gets German trains on track

German railway operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) has signed a procurement deal for hydroelectric power from Norway.

read more... 09/08/2021


EU electricity demand rebounds without more emissions

Electricity demand in the European Union has returned to pre-pandemic levels without a corresponding rise in emissions, according to a report published Wednesday by an energy think tank. An analysis of data from grid operators showed that electricity demand in the EU during the first half of 2021 almost matched the demand in the same six-month period two years earlier, the report by Ember said.

read more... 29/07/2021


French scheme to support electricity production from renewables gets EU nod

A French aid scheme to support renewable electricity production complies with EU State aid rules, the European Commission’s antitrust chief said on July 27, adding that the measure will help France achieve its renewable energy targets without unduly distorting competition and will contribute to the European objective of achieving climate neutrality by 2050.

read more... 28/07/2021


French grid operator’s ‘software-controlled battery experiment’ begins

A grid-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) has come online in northeastern France, which will be used by the national transmission grid operator RTE to assess the role of automated electricity storage in managing power flows.

read more... 27/07/2021