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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.
US COVID-19

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.
video

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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The hottest trends in the European energy sector

Thorsten Heller, the CEO of Greenbird, and global technology evangelist discusses the hottest trends in the energy sector and the most interesting talking points at European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe.
Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy acquires €100 million-worth wind farm projects

Octopus Renewables has reached agreement in its purchase of nine wind farms across the UK, Ireland and France.
esmig

Renewables to meet 53% of Europe’s energy demand by 2030

Renewable energy including solar and wind will be used to meet 53% of Europe's energy needs by 2030, according to a new study issued by Wood Mackenzie.
Itron Europe

Interoperability supporting clean energy strategies

In 2015, the European Union (EU) announced its Energy Union Strategy with the goal of guaranteeing accessible, affordable, secure, competitive and sustainable energy for all Europeans.
Data sharing

Towards data democracy: An energy union beyond 2020

Just two short years ago, Europe and other parts of the world scrambled (some crawled) towards achieving compliance with the Global Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), under threat of heavy fines and hamstrung operations.

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