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France to expand electricity interconnections with Ireland, Italy

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Irish and French energy regulators confirmed that the Celtic Interconnector will be completed by 2027, despite a substantial re-evaluation of the project’s costs. The French grid operator also confirmed the partial launch of the Savoy-Piedmont electricity interconnection.

Renewable energy generation hits record high

Higher wind speeds, increased rainfall and additional capacity coming online are understood to have contributed to the increases (Image: PA)

The 7,358 gigawatt hours (GWh) produced in April, May and June of this year was a 36% increase on the same timeframe in 2021 – and more than 25% greater than any second quarter previously recorded. It contributed to 18,568 GWh of renewable electricity being generated in the first half of 2022 ...

Brussels tables emergency EU permitting rules for renewable

eceee, the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, is a membership-based non-profit association.

The European Commission on Wednesday (10 November) tabled temporary emergency rules to accelerate the deployment of renewable energies like wind and solar, saying the ongoing energy crisis fuelled by Russia’s war in Ukraine calls for exceptional measures.

EU finalises deal spelling death of diesel and petrol cars

White smoke rose from Brussels as negotiators agreed to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2035 in a late-evening meeting.
European Union legislators agreed to a deal late Thursday evening (27 October) requiring new cars and vans to be zero-emission as of 2035, a momentous agreement that sets Europe on a trajectory to a largely electric automotive future.

 

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