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Engie-led consortium to pay EUR 2.2bn for EDP's Portuguese HPPs

A consortium led by French utility Engie SA is to acquire the Portuguese hydropower portfolio of Energias de Portugal SA, with a total capacity of 1.7 GW, for EUR 2.2 billion (USD 2.4bn).

read more... 23/12/2019

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UK government confirms 40GW offshore goal

The new UK Conservative government has included an election manifesto pledge to increase new offshore wind capacity to 40GW by 2030, from 30GW previously, in today's Queen's speech, which outlines its agenda for the next parliament.

read more... 20/12/2019

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French strike cuts power capacity by 2 GW

A strike is cutting France’s power capacity by 2,055 MW on Wednesday morning, of which 665 MW was nuclear, 1,160 MW coal and 230 MW hydro, the latest transparency data showed.

read more... 18/12/2019

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Solar power capacity reaches 6,000 MW

Turkey’s solar power capacity has reached 6,000 megawatts (MW), Berke Aygün, the head of Solar Energy Investors Association (GÜYAD), has told Anadolu Agency.

read more... 16/12/2019

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EU basks in 17GW solar boom

Almost 17GW of new solar capacity has been added in the EU this year, an increase of 104% on 2018, according to a report from SolarPower Europe.

read more... 11/12/2019

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