New wind installations in EU jump 33% despite challenges

11 January 2023 - Wind farm developers in the European Union added a total of 15 GW in capacity last year, or a third more than in 2021

Eco-activists on barricades defend village Lützerath in Germany from expansion of coal mines

German eco-activists on barricades defending village from coal mine expansion

10 January 2023 - Environmentalists have been opposing RWE and the local authority's plan for months to demolish the village of Lützerath to boost coal output

RWE Equinor plan hydrogen pipeline joint power plants Germany

RWE, Equinor plan hydrogen pipeline, joint power plants in Germany

09 January 2023 - RWE and Equinor are working on a plan to produce and transport hydrogen through a proposed pipeline from Norway to Germany

Green steel plant in Finland set to start production in 2026

Green steel plant in Finland set to start production in 2026

06 January 2023 - Blastr Green Steel plans to build a steelworks and a hydrogen plant in Inkoo, Finland, that would run on renewable electricity

warmest january europe 2023 climate change

Warmest January 1 since records began

03 January 2023 - January 1, 2023 was the hottest ever recorded in eight European countries, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius

Most read articles on Balkan Green Energy News in 2022

Most read articles on Balkan Green Energy News in 2022

31 December 2022 - With Russia's attack on Ukraine, the energy crisis took over from the coronavirus pandemic as topic number one this year

Trading ALPEX power exchange start second half 2023

Trading at ALPEX power exchange to start in second half of 2023

28 December 2022 - Albania and Kosovo* completed the regulatory framework for the Albanian Power Exchange – ALPEX. Trading was supposed to start last month.

First regional power exchange ADEX

First regional power exchange ADEX goes live

27 December 2022 - Slovenian and Serbian TSOs and EPEX SPOT established the first regional power exchange for Central and South-Eastern Europe

solar battery storage eu report

Over one million European homes have batteries for their solar installations

26 December 2022 - SolarPower Europe estimates that the capacity of residential battery energy storage units will reach 44.4 GW by 2026

Everfuel starts producing green hydrogen Europe largest electrolyzer

Everfuel starts producing green hydrogen at Europe’s largest electrolyzer

23 December 2022 - Denmark-based Everfuel started the commissioning phase of the biggest electrolyzer in Europe by producing the first amount of green hydrogen

SolarPower EU solar power additions 2022 equivalent 100 LNG tankers

EU’s solar power additions in 2022 are equivalent to over 100 LNG tankers

22 December 2022 - A record 41.4 GW of photovoltaic capacity will be installed in the European Union this year, SolarPower Europe said

entso e dso entity digital twin power grid

ENTSO-E, DSO Entity are developing Digital Twin of European electricity grid

22 December 2022 - The two associations intend to use the Digital Twin of the EU grid to coordinate the investments for the digitalization of the energy system

Council of the EU accelerate permitting renewables

Council of EU agrees to accelerate permitting for renewables

21 December 2022 - The European Council and the European Parliament are starting talks on simplifying the permitting rules for renewables and cutting deadlines

EU phase in CO2 border tax CBAM end 2033 eliminates free carbon permits

EU to phase in CO2 border tax by end-2033, when it fully eliminates free carbon permits

20 December 2022 - The EU is set to fully phase out free carbon allowances for the industry four years after it implements the carbon border tax, CBAM, in its entirety

CMS publishes Energy Savings Guide eight countries Central Southeastern Europe

CMS publishes Energy Savings Guide for eight countries in Central, Southeastern Europe

20 December 2022 - The CMS Energy Savings Guide outlines legal measures against the energy crisis in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine

European wind farms auctions are increasingly using non-price criteria

European wind farm auctions are increasingly using non-price criteria

20 December 2022 - When assessing the bids, Dutch authorities focused on the solutions for integrating wind farms into the energy system and on biodiversity

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