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Graph of the Day: Renewables overtake coal in European electricity supply

Graph of the Day: Renewables overtake coal in European electricity supply

Analysis shows renewable energy generation supplied more of Europe’s electricity than coal in 2017 for the first time ever.

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Europe offshore wind build-out must triple to bring Paris goals within reach

Europe offshore wind build-out must triple to bring Paris goals within reach

To support the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting temperature increase to 1.5°C, Europe will need a CO2-neutral electricity supply by 2045.

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A utilities' guide for a brown to green transition

A utilities’ guide for a brown to green transition

For utilities to have a chance at succeeding at the “brown to green” transition, a well thought out and highly flexible strategy will be fundamental.

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Offshore wind costs maintain falling trend in Germany, Denmark, Holland

Offshore wind costs maintain falling trend in Germany, Denmark, Holland

Competitive auctions are causing developers to drop their expectations for government subsidies for off-shore wind projects.

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Wind energy setting records around the world, can't shake policy uncertainty

Wind energy setting records around the world, can’t shake policy uncertainty

Wind energy had a big year in 2016, particularly in the US and Europe  – yet it still faces an unpredictable policy future.

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Tesla Model S & Nissan LEAF world’s best-selling electric cars in 2016

Tesla Model S & Nissan LEAF world’s best-selling electric cars in 2016

The Tesla Model S and Nissan LEAF clocked in as the best-selling electric cars in the world in 2016.

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Daimler, BMW, Volkswagen Group, & Ford Sign superfast charging MoU in Europe

Daimler, BMW, Volkswagen Group, & Ford Sign superfast charging MoU in Europe

A new joint venture has formed that will develop a high-power, EV fast-charging network in Europe has been signed by BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW.

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Why China and Europe should form the world's most powerful 'climate bloc'

Why China and Europe should form the world’s most powerful ‘climate bloc’

The climate isn’t waiting to see what a President Trump does, and neither should the world.

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We have almost certainly blown the 1.5℃ global warming target

We have almost certainly blown the 1.5℃ global warming target

We probably have only about a decade before we break through the ambitious 1.5℃ global warming target agreed to by the world’s nations in Paris.

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Capacity payments: costly subsidies propping up coal generators

Capacity payments: costly subsidies propping up coal generators

“Capacity payments” in the European utility industry today are looking more and more like subsidies to prop up a fading industry threatened by the rise of renewables.

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Largest floating solar power system in Europe going up in London

Largest floating solar power system in Europe going up in London

What will be the biggest floating solar photovoltaic (PV) array in Europe is under construction.