EU approves joint venture for geothermal project

The European Commission has approved a joint venture that holds the rights for the development of a geothermal energy project in Germany. Austrian firms STRABAG and EVN have formed Geoenergie Bayern Projekt Garching, which is planning to develop the Bruck project in Bavaria. EVN is mainly active in exploration and production of oil and gas, […]

Germany grants licence to new coal plant

A new 725MW coal plant was granted an operating licence in Germany last Friday. Now undergoing trial operations, the tenth unit at the Walsum plant in west Germany is run by German generation firm Steag, one of Germany’s largest electricity producers with Austrian-based supplier EVN as a partner. It’s a sign the country may look […]