Europe

Smart Cities

With the implementation of smart lighting, electric vehicle integration and charging and wifi hubs across cities, utilities are well positioned to utilise...
Europe EV

Europe: EV charging a concern, but cost-savings come up trumps

Almost half (45%) of EV drivers worry about a lack of available charge points in the near future, according to a new report by Shell e-mobility subsidiary NewMotion.
Europe Wind energy

15% of electricity from wind – too little to deliver EU’s...

Onshore wind generation grew by 11.8 GW compared to offshore wind which grew 3.6 GW, bringing Europe's total wind capacity at the start of the decade to 205GW of wind energy - 15% of all electricity consumption in Europe last year.
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Energy Industry 2020 Predictions – Part 2

Thought leaders from around the globe shared insights into what the market is thinking, feeling, and most importantly - what will be most important as we move to a climate-neutral society:
renewable energy capacity

US remains on China’s heels in the race to sustainability

Overall renewable energy capacity investment figures for 2019 saw wind (onshore and offshore) beat solar on with $138.2 billion globally
elering

Estonia’s Elering joins ENCS to bolster EU cybersecurity

Elering has become the latest member of European Network for Cyber Security to strengthen the energy sector’s cyber defences.
fossil fuels

Europe breaks through: renewables overtook fossil fuels in 2019 – report

Renewables overtook fossil fuels as Europe’s primary electricity source for the first time in 2019, according to energy market data analyst EnAppSys.
Europe PPA

A PPA per day – 2019’s rise in European PPAs

Corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs), are on the rise in Europe as the continent grows closer to a mature renewables market.
Europe solar

Best year since 2010: The sun shone on EU solar, will...

SolarPower Europe’s first EU Market Outlook for Solar Power shows that 2019 was one of the best solar years on record for the European Union, with 16.7 GW of installations added in the region, representing a 104% increase over the 8.2 GW added in 2018.
Centrica

Centrica loses massive 285,000 customers in 2019, yet shares stay bullish

UK-based mega-utility, and British Gas owner Centrica has lost a massive 107,000 residential customers during the period June to October, according to the companies updated 2019 results.
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Key elements of the transition to smart cities in Europe and...

Itai Dadon, Director: Smart Cities at Itron, discusses the differences between the development of smart cities in Europe and the United States.

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