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Europe: Renewables in 2022 in five charts – and what to expect in 2023

The European power market was caught in a storm in 2022. The ongoing recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic as well…

Europe: “Any fears of a coal rebound are now dead”

While the share of coal-fired power generation increased in EU countries last year, it did so by much less than…

Weekly data: Norway is now Germany’s top gas supplier

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Norway has become Germany's top gas supplier. From 24 February 2022, it…

Is the EU bracing for an electricity market design revolution, or evolution?

Last week the European Commission got the ball rolling on what is going to be one of the ‘hottest’ topics…

For ‘Great British Nuclear’, the British government needs to step up

In December 2022, the UK government announced it will invest £77m ($95.4m) to support nuclear fuel production and next-generation advanced…

EVs, green ammonia and plant-based proteins could supercharge net zero – study

Three “super-leverage points” could catalyse decarbonisation in sectors covering 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report…

Cleantech manufacturing could triple to $650bn by 2030 – IEA

The global market for mass-manufactured clean energy technologies will be worth around $650bn a year by 2030 – more than…

Airborne wind energy is finally ready for lift-off

“Airborne wind [energy] has enormous potential to accelerate the clean energy revolution,” proclaimed Jamaal Bowman (D-NY), then-chairman of the US…

Weekly data: Britain is building four times more solar and wind than Germany

Germany has some of the most ambitious decarbonisation plans of any country in the world. While the UK, EU and…

Hydrogen industry shifting to low-emissions technologies – study

Global development of hydrogen technology is shifting towards low-emissions solutions, according to a joint study of patents by the European…