Climate-friendly video streaming is ‘possible depending on transmission routes’

High definition video streaming through a fiber optic connection results in two grams of CO2 per hour, while 3G connections create 90 grams, according to a new report

Plan to build gigafactories in France and Germany moves forward

The giant lithium-ion manufacturing facilities will produce enough batteries each year to supply one million EVs

UK remains ‘world’s biggest offshore wind market’ in first half of 2020

China’s offshore wind market is also growing rapidly, with 1.4GW of newly-installed capacity during the first half of 2020

Germany must add 3.7GW of onshore wind to reach the 2030 climate goals

The energy industry body BDEW says in 2019, not enough power was added

Rolls-Royce expands production of battery containers in Germany

From 2021, its MTU EnergyPacks are to be manufactured in the Siemens-Technopark in Ruhstorf, Bavaria, where Rolls-Royce already has a production site

EU bank lends €15m for smart charging tech in Europe

The loan will support The Mobility House’s vehicle-to-grid technology, enabling EVs to be connected to the power grid to provide various grid-stabilising services

Bosch inks 12-year PPA for solar power with Vattenfall

The agreement supports Bosch’s ambition to become climate neutral by the end of 2020

Mercedes-Benz strengthens EV battery alliance with China’s CATL

The luxury carmaker is accelerating its ‘Electric First’ strategy with advanced, CO2-neutrally produced battery cells, modules and systems supplied by CATL

Global offshore wind capacity ‘to surge to more than 234GW by 2030’

China installed the greatest amount of new offshore wind capacity, followed by the UK and Germany

Germany injects €89m into hydrogen project at oil refinery

The 30MW electrolysis plant will produce green hydrogen from offshore wind energy