Europe to invest 1,235 million Euros in R&D for PV technology

07/06/2010 09:10 Renewable


The European Photovoltaic Industry Association and the European Photovoltaic Technology Platform presented a plan at the SET Plan Conference in Madrid on June 3rd and 4th to support reaching competitiveness in the sale prices for residential and commercial customers.

The plan will aid getting solar energy 12 percent of the power demand in the European Union in 2020. An investment of about 1,235 million Euros in R&D would be required during the next three years as to raise the competitiveness of the photovoltaic technology, with about 60% of the whole being put in by the private sector and the other deriving from the European Commission and the European countries.

Equinor leads clean hydrogen plus CCS project in UK

07/07/2020 09:45:00

Norwegian state-controlled energy company Equinor ASA last week announced it is leading a project in the UK that combines hydrogen production and carbon capture and storage (CCS).


Enagas and BP partner on LNG, CNG as fuel in Spain

07/07/2020 09:36:00

Enagas and a unit of BP have teamed up to promote the use of LNG and CNG as fuel for the transport sector in Spain as part of a move to reduce emissions.


EDF revises 2020 forecast for French nuclear output

07/07/2020 09:16:00

EDF is revising upwards its nuclear output estimate in France for 2020, to around 315-325 terawatt-hours. In April, the French state-owned utility said it expected generation this year to be about 300 TWh, down from an initial expectation of 375-390 TWh before the coronavirus outbreak.