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News, insights and analysis concerning energy innovation, smart grid technology and strategies employed by utilities and the sector at large to promote the advancement of the energy sector. Topics include digitalisation, sustainability initiatives, energy efficiency plans, managing disruption through strategic partnerships, IT/OT integration etc.


EDF CEO notes need for increased resilience, flexibility to reach net-zero

Energy networks will require major investment in areas like resilience and flexibility to achieve net-zero according to EDF CEO Jean-Bernard Lévy.
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Germany to boost offshore wind to 20GW to meet sustainability goals

Germany intends to start tenders for a total of 5GW of new offshore wind in 2023, and start construction in 2027, according a multi-state meeting in Hannover on Monday.
France renewables tender

Tender: France seeks state-forest-based renewable energy

Call for projects - renewable energies in state forest for the provision of land with potential for the production of renewable energies.
Extinction Rebellion London

Extinction Rebellion shuts down Westminster – will continue until demands are...

Extinction Rebellion shut down traffic across Westminster, home of the UK’s Houses of Parliament and related districts in London to mark a new wave of climate action.
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Total touts the development of the largest solar park in Japan

Total Solar International has kick-started the construction of the Miyagi Osato Solar Park in Japan.

Pepsi unveils a $1 billion green bond, appoints first Chief Sustainability...

PepsiCo has announced a $1 billion green bond to fund a series of key sustainability initiatives.
Mexico renewables

Cubico investments see 600MW renewable portfolio go live in Mexico

Cubico has announced that it has reached operations on a 600 MW renewable portfolio in Mexico.
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Siemens Gamesa’s largest wind turbine gets green light from DNV GL

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s new 8GW SG8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine has been awarded the Type Certificate by DNVGL.

The importance of secure energy supply for industry growth

Dietmar Siersdorfer, the CEO of Siemens, Middle East speaks about some of the opportunities and challenges when it comes to the #EnergyTransition.
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Exelon unveils $20 million 2c2i energy startup initiative

Exelon Foundation has announced up to $20 million in funding to support the development of technologies that help mitigate climate change.

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