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Europe


Three Nuclear Plants Close in Germany, Final Three to Be Retired in 2022

The end of the year will bring the end of power production for three of Germany’s final six operating nuclear power plants. The 1,410-MW Brokdorf unit in Schleswig-Holstein, the 1,360-MW…


Data Centers Set to Double Their Power Demand in Europe, Could Play Critical Role in Enabling More Renewable Energy

LONDON and BERLIN (Oct. 14, 2021) – Large data centers in the UK, Germany, Ireland, Norway and the Netherlands are projected to draw 5.4GW (gigawatts) in ‘live IT power’ demand…


SSE Backs Top Power Execs With New UK Renewable Energy Group

A group of energy sector entrepreneurs, supported by a Scottish multi-national energy company, has announced the launch of a business venture focused on rolling out large-scale wind and solar farms…


German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely…


Report Touts Huge Potential of Offshore Wind
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Researchers who study the U.S. offshore wind industry have issued a new report that says the sector could potentially meet 90% of the nation's electricity demand by 2050. The key…