New capacity for generating electricity from solar, wind and other renewables increased to a record level worldwide in 2021 – and will grow further this year as governments seek to enhance energy security and secure climate benefits.
The European Union is considering relaxing environmental regulations for wind and solar projects so new capacity can be added more quickly, the Financial Times has reported, citing documents produced by Brussels.
Under changes made on Friday, Hungary and Slovakia would be able to buy Russian oil from pipelines until the end of 2024, and Czechia could continue until June 2024 if it does not get oil earlier via a pipeline from southern Europe.
Hungary has run out of available grid connection capacity to connect weather-dependent power plants, disappointing Hungarian solar power developers and investors.
Having only recently secured the letting of 4,830sq m (52,000sq ft) across four floors at 35 Shelbourne Road, the landmark scheme built on the site of the former IPC building in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, developer David Daly’s October Investments is bringing its latest offering to the capital’s prime office market.
…to major drives by governments, including that of France, to improve the energy efficiency of new and old homes and offices to meet climate change…
The European Commission is looking to increase the EU’s renewable energy target for 2030 as part of plans due next week.
Yet another compromise text on the AI Act has been circulated amongst the diplomats of the EU Council by the French Presidency ahead of a working party meeting on Tuesday (10 May)
Bord Gáis owner Centrica has forecast full-year earnings to be at the top end of analysts’ expectations.
The Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund ADQ announced today major new investments in Greece.