EU conditionally clears E.ON’s takeover of innogy’s assets

The deal is subject to E.ON selling certain businesses in Germany, the Czech Republic and Hungary

Octopus Energy expands into Germany with purchase of green supplier

The firm has bought a majority share in challenger business 4hundred

Should MPs face jail for failing to enforce environmental rules?

Environmental Action Germany (DUH) brought forward legal action after Bavaria failed to implement clean air rulings to reduce pollution levels

Offshore wind
UK leads offshore wind installations in Europe in 2019

Britain installed 931MW of offshore wind capacity, followed by Denmark, Belgium and Germany

German students fined for skipping class to protest climate change

Four Mannheim families have to pay €88.50 each as a result of children taking place in the Fridays for Future demonstration

Germany issued €6.6bn of green bonds in 2018

Renewable energy topped the use of proceeds, followed by low carbon buildings and greener transport

German power grid operators steel themselves for cyber attacks

Energy company innogy’s first training centre allows firms to learn how to identify threats as well as initiate suitable protective and defensive measures

Glennmont to buy 25% stake in German offshore wind farm

The fund manager is buying it from Global Infrastructure Partners, which currently has a 50% stake in Gode Wind 1

E.ON buys biomethane business from WINGAS

WINGAS said it is focusing on its core business of selling conventional natural gas

Climate protest sees hundreds of activists storm German coal mine

Coordinated by the Ende Gelände alliance, activists crossed fields and broke through a police cordon to get into the Garzweiler mine in North-Rhine Westphalia