Giant onshore wind farm in Austria granted €107.4m

The 143MW wind farm will generate enough electricity to power around 90,000 homes

Austria moves towards carbon neutrality with shutdown of last coal plant

The move means the country becomes the second European country to totally eliminate coal from electricity production

Albanians to get warm home boost from EU worth €5m

Investment will help with heating, draft insulation and glazing to improve housing efficiency in one of Europe’s poorer nations

Austria to equip one million homes with solar panels by 2030

The nation’s first Conservative-Green coalition government also committed to reaching net zero by 2040

Siemens enters home energy storage market

The Junelight Smart Battery has a total capacity of 19.8kWh

Austria unleashes higher EV speed limits

Electric cars will not have to follow speed limit reductions designed to slash emissions

EU clears Advent’s buyout of GE Distributed Power business

The acquisition includes the latter firm’s manufacturing sites in Austria, Canada and the US

EU court dismisses Austrian challenge to UK Hinkley nuclear subsidies

It ruled the government’s contribution to the new nuclear plant in Somerset does not violate EU rules

Work starts on ‘world’s largest’ hydrogen pilot facility

The EU-funded flagship project will have a capacity of 6MW and be fully operational by spring 2019

EU bank backs Austrian wind with €48m financing

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing €48 million (£41.9m) in financing for the construction and operation of three new wind farms in Austria. They will have a total capacity of 39MW and will be operated by Windkraft Simonsfeld, which has a portfolio that amounts to 168MW. The new wind farms will generate enough electricity […]