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219MW of offshore wind energy installed in Germany in first half of 2020

In the first half of 2020, 32 offshore wind turbines (OWT) in the German Exclusive Economic Zone an installed capacity of 219MW fed into the grid for the first time. Of these 32 turbines, 15, with a total installed capacity of 101MW, were erected in the first half of 2020 whilst the remaining turbines had been set up the previous year. No foundations were installed in the first half of 2020. Capacity upgrades totalling 25MW were carried out on 71 turbines over the course of the first half of the year.

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Joe Biden outlines plan to invest in renewables and electrification

Presidential candidate Joe Biden has outlined his plan for nearly US$ 2 trillion in infrastructure spending, focused mostly on renewable energy and electrification.

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Industry bodies agree partnership to support low carbon future

Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) and OGUK have signed a reciprocal membership agreement to reflect the aligned goals of supporting the energy industry to achieve net zero emissions.

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Floating wind Joint Industry Project R&D findings delivered to support 70GW by 2040

The Carbon Trust has today released the latest summary findings from the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP). The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project - Phase II summary report, outlines floating wind technology challenges prioritised by developers to accelerate the commercialisation of floating wind.

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Global investment in new renewables capacity rose 5% in 1H 2020

Renewable energy capacity investment showed great resilience in the first half of 2020, in the face of the unprecedented economic shock caused by the coronavirus, according to the latest figures from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).

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EU Energy System Integration and Hydrogen Strategies: no climate neutrality without renewables-based electrification

With the presentation of the EU Energy System Integration Strategy and the EU Hydrogen Strategy, the EU sets course for a greener future by promoting direct electrification across the whole economy and the use of renewable hydrogen in hard-to-abate sectors.

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