Madrid won’t be turning off lights to save energy

Madrid won’t be turning off lights to save energy The regional officer of Spain’s capital, Madrid has stated that the city won’t be switching off the lights to preserve energy ahead of the “tough” winter for countries all across the world. Her comments lead the statement of emergency actions from Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez.…
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Rallies for return of the Paris-Hendaye night train & more

Rallies for return of the Paris-Hendaye night train & more: Image credit: Stay Grounded Network On July 2nd, civil society groups in France, Spain and Portugal will congregate at train stations at the same time, dressed in their pajamas, to call for the return and increase of night trains connecting their territories in a comfortable,…
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New wind farms invested in by Europe totals €41bn

New wind farms invested in by Europe totals €41bn: In 2021, Europe spent an increasing total of €41 billion (£34.6bn) on new wind energy projects. WindEurope’s current report indicates the whole investment was less by 11%, when related to 2020. Nevertheless, the writers of the report mention the investments included 24.6GW of installations, which is…
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A new European Battery Academy has been established

A new European Battery Academy has been established: A new academy has been established with the goal of providing workers with the skills required to support Europe’s rapidly growing battery sector. The European Commission is providing a €10 million (£8.3 million) grant to the European Battery Academy to help effectively coordinate reskilling and upskilling efforts…
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The wind turbine manufacturer closes three factories

The wind turbine manufacturer closes three factories: Vestas, the world’s largest manufacturer of wind turbines, has announced intentions to shut three plants in Germany, Denmark, and Spain. The company claims that the move, which is the result of a merger of its offshore and onshore businesses, would result in a more efficient business model. These…
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Octopus Energy enters the Spanish energy green trade

Octopus Energy enters the Spanish energy green trade: Octopus Energy has now reported it has obtained Spanish green energy startup Umeme. With this purchase, the British firm hopes to enter the Spanish energy market, offering renewable electricity tariffs in a group of other services. Started in 2019 by 4 energy entrepreneurs, Umeme now works for…
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Out of the 20 most air polluted European cities-5 are in UK

Out of the 20 most air polluted European cities-5 are in UK: 5 UK cities are part of the 20 areas in Europe with the most elevated amounts of nitrogen dioxide (NO2). This is on the authority of a current survey by the cleantech business Airly, as they suggest Newcastle-upon-Tyne has scored second on the…
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