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EU Commission presents €750 billion green COVID-recovery plan

The European Commission has announced revisions to its long-term economic planning, including a €750 billion ($826 billion) green recovery plan to drive the bloc's post-pandemic recovery, and build a sustainability-focussed economy for the next generation.
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EBRD loans IPP Qair €63 million to boost Poland’s clean energy...

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has announced further support for Poland's energy transition with approximately €63 million ($67 million) in loans for renewables-focussed independent power producer Qair’s 200MW renewable energy portfolio.
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EU Commission to unlock €1.2bn in investments for technology startups

The EU Commission and EIF have launched a new investment fund to support venture capital and growth financing for early-stage technology startups
Europe Hydrogen

Europe’s love affair with Hydrogen

Q&A with Maria João Duarte, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems’ representative to the EU Institutions.
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New EU industrial strategy bodes well for industry says Bioenergy Europe

Energy non-profit Bioenergy Europe has released a statement welcoming the new European Industrial Strategy, which provides important reference for the development of the European industry.
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Energy industry reacts to new European Climate Law

Twelve leading European energy companies sent a joint letter to Green Deal executive vice-president Frans Timmermans in advance of the commission's official announcement of the much-anticipated European Climate Law calling for ambitious legislation that recognizes the benefits of an energy system based on renewables.
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EU Commission announces new 2050 net-zero climate law

The European Commission has announced a new piece of legislation, the proposed European Climate Law, which it says will commit the 27 union member countries to reducing greenhouse gas emission to nil by 2050.
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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.
Poland Coal

“Last coal plant in Poland” has finance halted

After months of discussion, denial and debate, the controversial 1GW Ostrołęka C facility, hailed as the last coal plant in Poland, has had financing suspended.
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EU launches Green Deal Investment plan to meet climate targets

Sustainable Europe Investment Plan, will mobilise public investment and help to unlock private funds through EU financial instruments, notably InvestEU, which would lead to at least €1 trillion of investments.

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