Madrid won’t switch off amid European gas crisis

The regional leader of Madrid has said the city will keep the lights on at night defying Spanish Government restrictions

Climate change: UN and nature conservation group launch fund to manage ecosystems

Ecosystem-based adaptation is said to be a key part of promoting nature-based measures for climate change adaptation

Germany to pay out around €40bn in coal phaseout plan

The country aims to end coal power by 2038 at the latest and will compensate utilities, mines and state governments when it does so

CMA clears RWE’s purchase of 16.67% stake in E.ON

The UK’s watchdog found no competition concerns

CMA investigates RWE’s proposed buyout of 16.67% stake in E.ON

As part of the deal, RWE is selling its 76.8% stake in innogy to E.ON

Coventry to host £30m clean transport lab

A £30 million agreement to build a clean transport laboratory in Coventry has been signed. Coventry University and German engineering service provider FEV inked the deal to spearhead research into advanced powertrain development over the next decade. Researchers and engineers will test and aim to improve the performance and emissions on a range of different […]

Siemens celebrates megaproject milestone in Egypt

The first phase of a megaproject in Egypt has been inaugurated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. According to Siemens, each of the three power plants, located at Beni Suef, New Capital and Burullus, is set to become the biggest gas-fired combined cycle power station in the world. Together, they […]

Deutsche Bank to stop financing coal projects

Deutsche Bank has pledged to stop investing in coal projects in line with its commitment to the Paris climate agreement. The bank and its subsidiaries will not grant new financing for greenfield thermal coal mining and the construction of new coal-fired power plants, it said in a statement. It also aims to “gradually reduce” its […]

E.ON’S 288MW German wind farm produces power

An E.ON offshore wind farm in the German North Sea has started producing power. Called Amrumbank West, it recently installed the last of the foundations for its 80 turbine towers and will be completed this year. The service centre where the operation and maintenance of the wind farm is monitored and managed has also been […]

288MW Baltic wind farm produces first power

A 288MW wind farm in the Baltic Sea has generated its first power which has been fed to the grid. German developer and operator EnBW’s Baltic 2 offshore wind farm is currently being built 32 kilometres north of the island of Rugen. So far, 60 out of the 80 turbines have been installed, with eight […]