The energy market in Europe is progressing faster than expected despite the impact of COVID-19. In 2020, there was a 53% increase in customer spend compared to 46% in 2019 according to a new report from energy research and consultancy company Delta-EE. In its new State of the Energy Market 2021 report, it shows that over the next five years, customer spend on new energy services is expected to grow by 32% annually. Emobility is expected to grow even faster, and in 2020 saw triple digit year-on-year growth, with the UK, Germany, France and Italy leading the way.
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Climate Change: Scotland’s first electric-powered aircraft success after test flight in Orkney amid UN calls to decarbonise energy. Orkney is leading the way for Scotland as the first electrically-powered aircraft has taken to the skies on the Archipelago amid calls for greener energy to be used in aviation across the world.
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A geothermal energy company plans to extract lithium alongside power plants in Cornwall after finding record concentrations of the metal. Geothermal Engineering said tests had found concentrations of lithium higher than 250mg per litre in waters deep underneath the county – higher than in geothermal waters anywhere else in the world. It already planned to use the waters to generate electricity and heat local homes from four planned power plants, and now also intends to install lithium extraction devices at the plants.
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