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New blocks of the Hungarian Paks NPP receive construction permit from regulator

The Hungarian Energy and Public Utilities Regulatory Authority issued the construction permit for the Paks II nuclear power plant which will play a key role in the country’s carbon-free energy production.

EU set to ramp up offshore wind capacity to 300 GW by 2050

The European Commission approved the long-awaited EU Offshore Renewable Strategy suggesting an almost thirty-fold increase in the capacity of offshore energy in maritime waters, from which CEE will also benefit.

Romania’s Hidroelectrica takes part in multi-stakeholder European green hydrogen project

VERBUND is developing a European project that aims to create a green hydrogen value chain connecting the renewables capacities in South-Eastern Europe with the growing interest in hydrogen in Western Europe.

EU Parliament sets out how to finance the Green Transition

The European Parliament called for a shift to sustainable economic activities that boost competitiveness and result in high-quality jobs, reducing existing and potentially exacerbated disparities between Member States.

ConocoPhillips and PGNIG makes significant gas discovery offshore Norway

ConocoPhillips and PGNIG made a significant gas discovery offshore Norway and preliminary estimates place the size between 50 and 190 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalent.

What you need to know about the environmental impacts of the 5G revolution

Globally we generate around one trillion GB. The superfast 5G technology will enable faster data download and it has a big potential to curb GHG emissions. But it will also lead to skyrocketing energy use.

Western Balkan countries endorse green agenda for the region

Leaders of the Western Balkans signed a Declaration on the Green Agenda, in line with the EU's flagship efforts to combat climate change, protect the environment and unlock the economic potential of the region's green, low-carbon and circular economy.

Romania is switching to renewables-based district heating system to curb emissions

The European Commission has approved Romania’s appeal to support the construction and upgrade of district heating systems based exclusively on renewable energy sources.

Green light for Poland’s green public transport

Local governments can apply for subsidies to purchase zero-emission buses under the new Green Public Transport program in Poland which supports the purchase of at least 500 electric or hydrogen-powered buses.

Romgaz to acquire ExxonMobil’s 50% stake in Neptun Deep offshore gas project

The Romanian state intends to buy the entire stake of American ExxonMobil in the Neptun deep-water offshore gas field development project through Romgaz.

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Europe’s top renewable energy organisations launch Renewable Hydrogen Coalition

Europe’s top renewable energy organisations launched the Renewable Hydrogen Coalition to position Europe as the world leader in renewable hydrogen, produced via electrolysis and based on 100% renewable electricity.

Western Balkans: the coal keg of Europe as a trigger of change?

László Örlős, Managing Director of Hungary’s Western Balkans Green Centre writes about the Western Balkans in which, despite the strong commitment to increase their renewable energy quota, fossil-fired plants continue to play a key role.

New blocks of the Hungarian Paks NPP receive construction permit from regulator

The Hungarian Energy and Public Utilities Regulatory Authority issued the construction permit for the Paks II nuclear power plant which will play a key role in the country’s carbon-free energy production.

BIF IV Europe and Mansa Investments to launch a tender offer for 100% of Polenergia’s shares

BIF IV Europe Holdings in cooperation with Mansa Investments, intend to launch a tender offer for 100% of the shares in Polenergia, advised by Dentons, in a move to delist the company from the Warsaw Stock Exchange.