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2020-11-12

External News

Swedish Parliament passed bill to end electricity certificates support scheme

Yesterday, the Swedish Parliament passed the bill to end the electricity certificates support scheme on December 31st 2021. Following the Energy Policy Agreement (Energiöverenskommelsen) between five political parties in 2016, the Swedish government clearly communicated...

2020-11-10

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SPR delivers ‘black start’ from onshore wind

ScottishPower Renewables has achieved what is believed to be a global first by using energy from an onshore wind farm to re-energise part of the power grid, known as "black start". The successful project, at...

2020-11-10

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EU ‘considers 60GW 2030 offshore wind target’

The EU is mulling setting a 60GW target for installed offshore wind capacity by 2030, media reports suggest. According to Reuters a draft European Commission strategy for offshore renewable energy has proposed the 2030 target...

2020-10-22

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Birds are good at avoiding wind turbine blades

A new study of birds at Klim Wind Farm in Northern Jutland in Denmark shows that birds are far better at avoiding turbine blades than previously thought. The positive results confirm bigger potential for co-existence...

2020-10-09

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Sweden nr 1 in Energy Transition Index 2020

By 2030, almost a third of all the energy consumed within the EU must come from renewable sources, according to binding targets agreed in 2018. Sweden is helping lead the way and is for the...

2020-10-06

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Johnson heralds UK green investment to meet climate targets

Promise of £160m for wind power with initiatives for hydrogen fuel and carbon capture. Boris Johnson is drawing up a package of green energy policies to help the UK meet its ambitious climate targets —...