Wind turbines
Europe’s uncertain wind energy growth puts ‘jobs and green goals at stake’

WindEurope warns if national plans are unambitious and permitting issues persist, only 67GW of new wind capacity will be installed by 2023

German energy giant RWE targets carbon neutrality by 2040

It has taken over renewable generation assets from its subsidiary innogy and rival E.ON

UN and Germany launch new initiative to accelerate green economy

The Global Opportunities for Sustainable Development Goals will foster exchange on innovative and successful practices through newly designed regional sustainability hubs

Macquarie cleared by EU to buy German offshore wind developer

Ocean Breeze Energy owns and operates the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm, believed to be Germany’s ‘most productive’ project of its kind

Israeli IoT security firm raises $3.6m investment led by energy firm innogy

ShieldIOT says its software security platform enables service providers and utilities to secure and mange the security of any IoT device, application or network

VW bosses charged with alleged market manipulation over emissions scandal

German prosecutors allege the executives failed to inform US investors early enough about the emissions cheating tests

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