EU agrees stricter rules for Russia-Germany gas pipeline

Under the amended rules, pipelines to and from third countries cannot be directly owned by gas suppliers

Germany pledges €2m to support peatlands and cut emissions

Peatlands are said to store twice as much carbon as all the world’s forests

Solar panels being installed
EnBW plans to build 175MW solar farm without subsidies

It says the site will be the largest facility of its kind in Germany once it is completed

Coal-fired power plant
Germany commits to ending coal power by 2038

The country currently has 84 coal-fired power stations in operation

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