Tesla’s new gigafactory in Berlin granted permit for construction

The permit includes noise, water protection and dust emission requirements the electric automobile manufacturer has to follow during the development of the facility

EnBW builds ‘Germany’s largest independently-funded solar park’

The facility is expected to supply around 50,000 households with electricity, saving about 129,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year

Rolls-Royce takes majority stake in energy storage company

The British multinational engineering firm’s interest has increased to 73.1%

Europe’s ‘largest’ power-to-heat facility opened in Berlin

Vattenfall said the 120MW unit has been connected to the district heating grid at its Reuter West power plant

Energy giant E.ON invests in smart construction start-up

It will use HoloBuilder’s solution to build network projects such as substations and switchgears as well as large city energy projects

Is this new energy storage tech worth its salt?

Vattenfall is exploring how salt could be used to store renewable energy sources like solar and wind power

Vattenfall loses power grid rights in Berlin

The company has had the concession rights through its subsidiary for more than 20 years

Rolls-Royce invests in energy storage start-up company

Qinous provides battery solutions with an integrated microgrid and energy management system suited to both on and off grid applications

Vattenfall hits emissions targets three years early in Berlin

It had signed an agreement to halve carbon emissions from its heating and power plants by 2020

Volkswagen to launch electric car-sharing service across Berlin

The vehicle manufacturer plans to expand the scheme into the US and other European nations after 2020