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EU to Allow State Aid for Coal Plant Exit, Low-CO2 Industry Shift

S&P Global Summary The European Commission is willing to approve national government aid to coal plant operators for closing early, and to manufacturers to decarbonize their production, to support the EU's 2050 carbon neutrality goal, it said. Many EU national governments, including...


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Europe is Making District Heating Smart

Open Access Government Summary District heating provides the necessary flexibility to integrate, utilize and store waste heat and fluctuating energy from renewables, ultimately increasing the efficiency of the entire energy system. As a result, it holds the potential to fully decarbonize...


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European Commission loan to support waste-to-energy plant in Bulgaria

Power Technology Summary The European Commission (EC) has approved around €94m to support the construction and operation of a waste-to-energy cogeneration plant in Bulgaria. Bulgaria informed the EC in October 2019 that it intends to build a high-efficient cogeneration plant in Sofia that...


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EU approves EUR 57 million Croatian support for HEP District Heating

Balkan Energy News Summary The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Croatian plans to support the EUR 57 million modernization of a district heating system in the city of Zagreb (Croatia) by the city’s district heating operator HEP Toplinarstvo (HEP District Heating)...


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Conference To Discuss Renewable Energy Sources In District Heating And Cooling

Balkan Green Energy News, Middle East Utilities Summary A conference on renewable energy sources in district heating and cooling systems, organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Federal Ministry of Finance of Austria, in partnership with the...


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EU approves €64m Polish support for waste-to-energy plant

Priyanka Shrestha, Energy Live News Summary The European Commission has approved €64 million (£55m) of public support from Poland for the construction of a highly efficient waste-to-energy facility. The funding will be used by municipally-owned company Port Czystej Energi (PCE), with...


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Low temperature district heating: New plants for eight European cities

EURAC Research, EurekAlert! Summary In Copenhagen, part of the traditional district heating network will be isolated to create an innovative low temperature network using the waste heat provided by two supermarket refrigeration systems. In the centre of Milan, a new district heating network...


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Eden Project secures funds for geothermal power plant

BBC News Summary The Eden Project has secured £17m funding for a geothermal project, drilling 4.5km underground. This funding will enable the Cornwall visitor attraction to build a power plant which will take energy from the heat in underground granite rocks. On a site the size of a football...


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Lendlease Boss Says Regeneration of Major Cities Needs to Leave a Positive Legacy

Property Investor Today Summary The global head of Lendlease has called for an end to what he has described as an often unhealthy and politically charged approach to the regeneration of major cities. Steve McCann, in a keynote speech to business leaders in London, called for change and said...


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Renewable district energy: cities' first step towards decarbonisation

Phys.org Summary As sustainable energy moves up the political agenda, low carbon solutions for heating and cooling are coming to the fore. District heating in Dresden is turning greener thanks to the Innovation Power Plant Reick Decarbonization and efficiency of the energy production...