Germany says hallo to renewables as clean power overtakes coal

Clean energy accounted for just above 40% of electricity production last year

Picture of two yellow buses on the road in Berlin, Germany.
EU approves €107m German public support for greener buses

It will enable the retrofitting of diesel buses used for public transport in around 90 municipalities

German utility innogy offers €80k for acid attack information

CFO Bernhard Günther suffered ‘severe injuries’ after the incident in March this year

RWE freezes 2.5GW UK gas and energy storage project

The German utility said the decision was made ‘based on current market conditions and project costs’

Siemens launches field test for driverless EVs in Germany

A highly automated single-seat car and a shuttle bus will be used to research the interplay of intelligent infrastructure and the vehicles

Germany’s innogy powers up its first Irish wind farm

It consists of three turbines with a total capacity of 10.2MW

Nissan LEAF approved to feed power into German grid

The vehicle-to-grid technology enables power to be extracted from the grid as well as feed it from the battery back into the grid

New 385MW German offshore wind farm completed

The 60 turbines were installed in ‘record time’ of less than three months

Hamburg to buy district heating network from Vattenfall for €950m

The Swedish power company currently owns 74.9% while the city holds a 25.1% minority stake

German and Chinese firms team up for EV charging

Hubject and Star Charge aim to build an international network of more than 100,000 charging points