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UK government sets out plans for more clean energy

The fourth round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme – to open in late 2021 – will aim to double the capacity of renewable energy compared to the last round and expand the number of technologies supported, with offshore wind, onshore wind, solar, tidal and floating offshore wind projects all eligible to bid.

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Renewable Hydrogen Coalition launched

The EU’s commitment to climate neutrality requires a deep transformation of the way we produce and consume energy and calls for new technologies, new policies, and new markets for low carbon solutions. Renewable hydrogen is a key feature of a resilient climate neutral European energy system.

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The European Commission wants 300GW of offshore wind by 2050

The European Commission (EC) has presented the EU Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy. The Strategy proposes to increase Europe's offshore wind capacity from its current level of 12 GW to at least 60 GW by 2030 and to 300 GW by 2050. The Commission aims to complement this with 40 GW of ocean energy and other emerging technologies such as floating wind and solar by 2050.

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New Industry Guidance Document for dismantling and decommissioning of wind turbines

WindEurope has presented a new Industry Guidance Document for the dismantling and decommissioning of onshore turbines. 34,000 wind turbines in Europe are now 15 years or older, representing 36 GW of capacity. Most of the ageing capacity is in Germany. Spain, France and Italy also have a lot. 9 of the 36 GW are 20-24 years old and around 1 GW are 25 years or older.

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US DOE releases plan for improving cybersecurity in renewable energy

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Cybersecurity Multiyear Program Plan (MYPP) to guide cybersecurity research and development (R&D) for EERE technologies.

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IRENA and GWEC enhance cooperation to scale up renewables globally

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) have signed a cooperation agreement in order to join efforts aimed at increasing the adoption and deployment of wind and renewable energy worldwide.

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