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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…


Statement: EU sustainable finance rules would undervalue hydropower

The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has responded to a public consultation by the European Commission on new rules to define sustainable finance. While the association welcomes and supports the need…