News: What’s caught our eye? 13th September – 19th September

Each week we provide a summary of our latest news, announcements and other renewable energy news stories from around the world that we've found interesting.

Dogger Bank announces O&M base will be operational by 2023
The largest offshore wind farm in the world will use low carbon materials, solar panels for onsite renewable generation, and EV charging points which will be available to staff and visitors.
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Gary Lineker aims to recycle 40% of plastic packaging to create football pitches
Ex-footballer and brand ambassador for Walkers, Gary Lineker, believes the initiative will be of benefit to local communities in Leicester by promoting health and wellbeing workshops and employability interventions.
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Scottish Water pledges to become net-zero by 2040 – with its attention on electric vehicles
An order 20,000 Nissan Motor Corporation EV’s will represent 60% of its operational fleet, with EV charging points installed across key sites to support deployment.
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EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG launches its very own app called “REVisAR”
The app helps stakeholders visualise #windfarm projects via sophisticated technology providing an accurate geographical and animated representations of what the result of a project will look like.
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Primark unveils its first-ever sustainability strategy called “Primark Cares”
The company plans to ensure all of its clothing is made from recycled or sustainably-sourced materials by 2030 as well as halving its carbon emissions and eliminating single-use plastics throughout its operations process.
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Hungarian company PLATIO installs solar panels into pavements using recycled plastic
The innovative design uses the equivalent of 400 plastic bottles to make one square metre, and is growing in popularity – now in 36 countries.
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Avangrid CIP reach financial close on Vineyard 1
Congratulations to all involved in what is a hugely significant milestone that sets the US on the road to delivering offshore wind at scale.
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Vattenfall and University of East Anglia agree to launch a teaching programme
The programme will help students develop skills that are essential in the industry and increase their chances of securing high-paid, skilled opportunities.
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OW Ocean Winds installs final turbine at its 950MW Moray East Wind Farm
The project will power 950,000 UK homes, save 1.4 million tonnes of Co2 emissions the lowest power cost of any renewable project in operation, at £57.50/MWHr.
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) commits £265m in the 4th round of CfD auctions
The auctions features three pots consisting of: Pot 1 – Onshore wind, Solar and Hydropower, Pot 2 Floating Offshore Wind, Tidal Stream, Geothermal + Wave and Pot 3️ Offshore wind.
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Our Weekly Jobs Digest
Have a look at our permanent and contract renewables jobs in offshore wind, onshore wind, solar storage – globally.
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