Europe offers $400 mn for Italian green H2 valley that will decarbonize steel

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European authorities have decided to offer up to €370 million ($400 million) to Italian companies seeking to set up a 'Green Hydrogen Valley' in the country's southern region of Pu...

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Powin, Pulse Clean Energy to deploy 50 MW/ 110 MWh BESS in Scotland

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Energy storage platform provider Powin has announced an agreement with energy assets developer Pulse Clean Energy for the deployment of a 50 MW/ 110 MWh battery...

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Xpeng plans 30 new models to survive Chinese competition

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Chinese EV company Xpeng will launch 30 new models in the coming three years to survive what its Chairman and CEO He Xiaopeng called a 'sea of blood' --- the competition between Ch...

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Stellantis evaluates building Leapmotor EVs at Mirafiori complex in Italy

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Carmaker Stellantis could build up to 150,000 low-cost electric vehicles (EVs) at the company's Mirafiori complex in Turin from 2026 or 2027, news reports say. The company is repor...

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Lion Storage's 'Mufasa': 'Largest' utility-scale BESS in Netherlands to be ready by 2026

Graphical rendering of the 'Mufasa' BESS project in the Netherlands. Source: Lion Storage

Battery energy storage developer Lion Storage has announced its its flagship battery storage project 'Mufasa', with a nameplate capacity of 364 MW/ 1,457 MWh lo...

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ACL Energy-led JV to develop 3 battery storage projects totaling 395MW in Italy

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Milan-based battery storage developer ACL Energy has recently announced a joint venture partnership with large-scale operator BW ESS and Penso Power, a London-based ...

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Octopus Energy kick-starts vehicle-to-grid tariff for EVs in UK

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Energy tech firm Octopus Energy has recently launched vehicle-to-grid (V2G) tariff 'Octopus Power Pack' in the United Kingdom, the country's first mass market V2G scheme,...

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Europe's third big hydrogen project calls for 3.2 GW electrolyzers, 2,700 km T&D network

The European Commission announced its approval for "IPCEI Hy2Infra", a joint a joint effort by seven EU countries to support the continent's hydrogen infrastructure and boost its s...

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Ireland's largest 75MW/ 150MWh battery storage comes online

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The Republic of Ireland has recently witnessed the official inauguration of the country's 'largest' grid-scale battery energy storage facility located at Poolbeg Energy Hub. T...

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Li-Cycle bags €6.4 mn govt. grant for its lithium-ion battery recycling facility

Saxony-Anhalt Minister of Economy, Sven Schulze (right) with Richard Storrie, Li-Cycle’s Regional President, EMEA, during the former's visit to Li-Cycle's facility.

Li-Cycle Germany GmbH, a subsidiary of battery recycling firm Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., recently received approval from the State of Saxony-Anhalt for a grant of up to €6....

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OPES Solar Mobility setting up facility for automotive solar technology in Germany

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Automotive solar tech firm OPES Solar Mobility has selected the German town of Zwenkau as its new location for developing vehicle-integrated photovoltaics for trucks, mot...

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Stellantis to invest €103 mn to support new EV platform

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Stellantis announced it would invest €103 million to increase production capacity of electric drive modules (EDMs) at its Szentgotthard plant, Hungary. The new capacity is expected...

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World's largest find of ‘gold hydrogen’ — naturally occuring deposit — made in Albania

Parts of the town of Bulqizë and its chrome mine in Albania. Image: Wikimedia

Scientists have discovered one of the largest deposits of natural hydrogen gas in Albania, providing evidence of so-called 'gold' hydrogen, or large naturally occurring deposits of...

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BorgWarner inks strategic partnership with BYD's FinDreams for 'Blade battery'

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Auto component and tech supplier BorgWarner has announced its strategic relationship agreement with FinDreams Battery, the battery arm of Chinese automaker BYD, for adopt...

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Europe finalizes answer to US Inflation Reduction Act, aims to become net zero continent by 2050

Lawmakers in the European Parliament agreed to the Net Zero Industry Act on Tuesday. Image: Pexels

Europe on Tuesday framed new rules on local production of wind and solar power equipment, fuel cells and other green technologies, after an agreement involving lawmakers in the Eur...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Europe, the UK

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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Germany offers €16 bn for hydrogen-ready gas power plants to future-proof power supply

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Germany's government is offering subsidies for gas power plants that can switch to hydrogen in future, as part of the country's efforts to ensure a transition to clean energy gener...

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BYD confirms NEV production base in Hungary to target European markets

BYD is to become the first Chinese car manufacturer to establish a production facility for new energy vehicles (NEVs) in Europe. The automaker has recently signed a preliminary lan...

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LionVolt acquires AMTE Power's battery production line in Scotland

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Netherlands-based Lionvolt has acquired the battery cell production line of beleaguered company AMTE Power located at Thurso in Scotland. This brings ...

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Lhyfe begins construction of 10 MW green hydrogen plant in Lower Saxony

European green H2 firm Lhyfe has announced the groundbreaking of a yet another hydrogen production plant in Germany, located at Brake (Unterweser) in Lower Saxony re...

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UK startups Monolith, About:Energy partner for next-gen EV batteries

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Artificial intelligence (AI) software startup Monolith and battery tech innovator About:Energy have announced their partnership for more accurate and scalable electric vehicle...

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BASF bags German funding approval for 54 MW electrolyzer

German chemical company BASF has received funding approval for a 54 MW proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyzer that will have produce up to 8,000 metric tons of hydrogen per ye...

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TotalEnergies acquires German battery storage developer, Kyon Energy

Leading multi-energy producer and marketer, TotalEnergies announced it has acquired Kyon Energy, a leading battery energy storage developer in Germany. The latest acquisition is in...

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H2 Green Steel sews up €4.2 billion in financing for green steel plant

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Swedish steelmaker H2 Green Steel announced the company had signed definitive debt financing agreements for up to €4.2 billion in project financing for the company's upcoming green...

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Fluence milestone: crosses 20 GWh of energy storage systems globally

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Fluence Energy last week announced that the company had surpassed 20 GWh of deployed and contracted energy storage systems globally.  In a release, the company called this an ...

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Decarbonizing healthcare: Envision to supply 200 GWh RE power to Roche, four others

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Chinese greentech company Envision Energy has announced a three-year renewable energy supply with five global leading healthcare companies in a collaboration that helps decarbonize...

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ACC, Circulor tie-up for supply chain, emissions mapping ahead of European battery passport rules

Battery manufacturing company Automotive Cells Co (ACC) and UK startup Circulor announced a partnership to verify the green credentials of raw materials that ACC uses to manufactur...

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Giga Storage announces 'Green Turtle' 600 MW/ 2,400 MWh BESS project in Belgium

Graphical rendition of the 'Green Turtle' BESS project. Source: Giga Storage

Amsterdam-based BESS company Giga Storage has announced the development of the 'Green Turtle' project, an energy storage project with 600 MW of power and 2,400 MWh of cap...

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Mitsubishi plans 80,000 TPA GH2 plant – world’s largest – in Netherlands

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Reports say the Japanese company will invest over $700 million and use the project as a test bed to develop know-how for mass production of green hydrogen. Mitsubishi Corp pla...

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Coal-fired Poland changes stance, plans to set end date for fossil fuels

Belchatow, Poland, is Europe's largest coal power plant. Image: Fotopolska.eu/Flickr

Poland's new government plans to set an end date for generating power from coal, the country's Secretary of State for Climate Urszula Zielinska said on Monday, reversing the previo...

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