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News and analysis concerning energy sector regulatory changes, bills, laws, utility compliance issues and shifts in government structure and policy. Project finance, energy sector surveys and reports on energy market trends, business risks and opportunities, together with information on cross border transmission and distribution is included.

Trends in the European energy sector – podcast series

Thorsten Heller, CEO of Greenbird discusses the hottest trends in the energy sector with Claire Volkwyn, Editor at Smart Energy International during EUW and POWERGEN Europe.
Drax group

The world’s first utility to become carbon negative by 2030

Drax Group is the first company in the world to announce an ambition to become carbon negative. Drax CEO Will Gardiner made the announcement today.
nationalisation

Ed’s note: Is the nationalisation of UK utilities on the horizon?

It has been suggested that should the British Labour (predominantly Social) party win the elections set for Thursday 12 December, one of their first actions will be to nationalise utilities - power, water, gas, mail, broadband - reverting ownership to the British government.
New York city

The largest battery energy storage system in New York installed

Real Companies and Enel X have launched the largest battery storage system in New York City.
Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric recognised as “most inclusive employer for STEM students”

Schneider Electric, has been recognised in Universum's Diversity & Inclusion Index (D&I Index).
India solar tender

Tender: India seeks 923MW of solar capacity

India's National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for the development of 923MW of grid connected solar PV capacity projects under the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase II (Tranche II).
sustainable energy

Five key recommendations for sustainable energy sector growth in MENA

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation has issued a whitepaper comprising recommendations for sustainable energy sector growth in the MENA region.
battery storage funding

EU Commission approves €3.2 billion in battery storage technology funding

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Important Project of Common European interest (“IPCEI”) jointly notified by Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden to support research and innovation in the common European priority area of batteries.
Denmark smart meter rollout

Northern Europe’s largest smart meter roll-out is a success

The Smart Meter Rollout tool from isMobile together with the close cooperation with Kamstrup has been crucial to the success of this deployment project.
Climate action

EU and Africa banks sign $120 million climate action facility

EIB and TDB have signed a deal to fund climate action projects.

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