Coal-fired Poland changes stance, plans to set end date for fossil fuels

Belchatow, Poland, is Europe's largest coal power plant. Image: Fotopolska.eu/Flickr

Poland's new government plans to set an end date for generating power from coal, the country's Secretary of State for Climate Urszula Zielinska said on Monday, reversing the previo...

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Stellantis Ventures invests in Tiamat for sodium-ion battery technology

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The corporate venture fund of automaker Stellantis has recently made a strategic investment on a France-based company 'Tiamat' that is developing and commercializing sodi...

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Exagen gets nod for 500 MW / 1 GWh battery in Leicestershire, UK

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UK renewable energy developer Exagen announced it had been granted planning permission for a 500 MW / 1 GWh grid-scale battery energy storage project in Leicestershire by the Blaby...

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Veolia eyes 8 GW of green capacity, top spot in Europe’s district heating, building efficiency

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French water-waste-and-district heating company Veolia has a target to increase its energy production capacity from biofuels and renewables by 50 percent to 8 GW by 2030, the compa...

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Europe's energy mix turns greener as wind surpasses coal

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Wind has surpassed coal in Europe's energy mix, marking a key shift in the continent's energy transition efforts, data from the climate think tank Ember shows. The shift occurred d...

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EU approves €902 mn aid for Northvolt's EV battery plant in Germany

A 3D rendering of Northvolt Drei, the company's upcoming EV battery giga factory in Germany: Northvolt

Decision helps keep the plant in Europe in the face of competing incentives from America The European Union has approved €902 million in aid for Swedish company Northvolt to set up...

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Nordic-Baltic Hydrogen Corridor: Pre-feasibility study for H2 pipeline launched

The proposed Nordic-Baltic Hydrogen Corridor project that seeks to establish cross-border hydrogen pipeline infrastructure from Finland to Germany passing through Es...

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Green progress: Germany’s CO2 emissions fall to 1950s levels after RE dominates energy mix

Germany's carbon dioxide emissions fell to their lowest in 70 years in 2023, touching levels last seen in the 1950s, the think tank Agora Energiewende announced. This was largely d...

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Eramet, Vibrantz ink manganese ore supply agreement for Mn-based battery techs

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French mining firm Eramet and American chemical coatings company Vibrantz Technologies announced a 10-year supply agreement for manganese ore late last month, an essentia...

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VW Group's Elli expands to 600,000 EV charging points across Europe

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Volkswagen Group's EV charging infra brand Elli has announced the expansion of its charging network to boast more than 600,000 charge points across 27 countries ...

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ADS-TEC Energy announces private investment from Svelland Capital

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Battery-buffered, ultra-fast EV charging technology firm ADS-TEC Energy has announced the signing of a definitive agreement for a private investment by Svelland Capital, a dis...

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bp pulse claims significant progress in ultra-fast EV charging infra in UK

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EV charging network bp pulse has more than double the number of ultra-fast charge points on its UK public network this year as against last year. The network claims to op...

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Daimler Truck announces customer fleet trials of its hydrogen-powered trucks

Daimler Truck announced it will deploy its hydrogen-powered Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Trucks for their first customer trial from next year. Companies such as Amazon, Air Products, INEOS,...

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Topsoe's secures €94 mn from EU for 500 MW solid oxide electrolyzer factory

Topsoe's SOEC facility under construction in Herning, Denmark. Source: Topsoe

Danish firm Topsoe has signed a grant agreement with EU's Innovation Fund for a total of €94 million, in recognition to the company's solid oxide electrolyzer cells (SOEC...

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LGES to supply NCM li-ion modules for ICPT's e-bus battery system

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South Korean battery company LG Energy Solution (LGES) has signed a supply agreement for NCM lithium-ion battery modules with Impact Clean Power Technology (ICPT), a supplier of he...

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US unveils global nuclear fusion plan at COP28, even as Japan-EU reactor comes online

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"We are edging ever-closer to a fusion-powered reality. And at the same time, yes, significant scientific and engineering challenges exist. Careful thought and thoughtful policy is...

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Verkor's battery gigafactory in France to be operational by 2025

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French battery firm Verkor laid the foundation stone of its battery gigafactory in Dunkirk, France last month. Aimed at mass production of low-carbon, high-performan...

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Lhyfe plans for 800 MW green hydrogen project at Lubmin in Germany

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Hydrogen firm Lhyfe has announced its plans to produce up to 330 tons of green hydrogen per day at its proposed Lubmin plant in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, with...

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SemperPower kick-starts 62 MWh Rolls-Royce BESS 'Castor' in Netherlands

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Large-scale battery storage firm SemperPower has begun the operations of its second utility-scale energy storage project 'Castor' in Netherlands, claimed as the largest of its...

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RWE boosts green investments to €55 billion

German utility eyes renewables portfolio exceeding 65 GW under new investment plan covering 2024 to 2030 Where the money'll flow Solar capacity will rise from 3.9 GW now to 16 GW b...

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Honda showcases next-gen hydrogen fuel cell for use in EVs, stationary power

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Honda has readied its next-generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell System Module, developed jointly along with General Motors, and showcased a prototype at the recently-concluded European Hy...

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Iberdrola increases UK 'green' and grid investments to £12 billion

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Spanish power giant Iberdrola, the largest electricity company in Europe, announced plans to invest an additional £7 billion more in Britain for 2026-2028 in grids and renewable pr...

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Finland's VTT develops electrofuel derived from green hydrogen, CO2

The e-fuel project of Finnish research institute VTT and its partners have developed a concept for producing electrofuel from green hydrogen and carbon dioxide using a co...

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Glencore, Li-Cycle to relocate pilot for Europe's largest EV battery recycling hub

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Swiss mining group Glencore announced it would move its proposed pilot EV battery recycling plant outside Sardinia in Italy to speed up implementation of the project, but didn't sa...

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Gotion InoBat signs deal to set up 20 GWh capacity EV battery plant in Slovakia

The Slovak government and Gotion InoBat Batteries signing their deal, on November 22. Image: Slovak Government Office

Slovakia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese electric vehicle battery maker Gotion High-Tech to build an EV battery plant in the European nation, the country's ec...

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Lhyfe secures up to €14 million from Spain's H2 Pioneros Program

Leading green hydrogen producer in Europe, Lhyfe has won a grant of up to €14 million from Spain's H2 Pioneros program to develop a green hydrogen plant in an industrial ...

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Hofer Powertrain develops fast recharging battery technology for EVs

German powertrain tech firm Hofer Powertrain has announced the launch of its advanced EV battery technology – the 'ULTEVATE Ultra' battery module. The company claims...

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EU pledges funding for 10GW Brazilian hydrogen project for European exports

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RE developer Green Energy Park's (GEP) proposed 10 GW green hydrogen and ammonia facility in the Brazilian state of Piaui is set to receive funding from EU's €2bn Global ...

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Scania receives order for 173 hybrid-electric buses from Tenerife island's TITSA

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Swedish bus maker Scania announced it had received a new order consisting of 173 hybrid-electric buses from Canary Islands-based public transportation company Transportes Interurba...

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Netherlands, Belgium have potentials to supply 62pc of EU's H2 import target

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A latest research from the Westwood Global Energy Group has revealed an optimistic outlook for hydrogen imports in Northwest Europe, led by the ambitious targets set...

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