Tender for 1.5 GW New Solar Projects Soon in Germany

In a bid to add speed to the lethargic growth of the solar energy segment in the country, the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) of Germany has said that it is about to come up with an additional tender for the development of 1.5 GW of solar power capacity. The Federal Network Agency stated that the […]

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RWE Renewables Wins German North Sea Wind Auction for 980 MW Project

New York-based RWE Renewables Offshore HoldCo Four GmbH has won a tender from the German Government for the development of an offshore wind energy farm of capacity of 980 MW in the German North Sea. RWE had proposed to develop the wind farm in N-7.2 Zone that too without availing the state subsidies. Klaus Müller, […]

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Denmark, Germany to Develop Bornholm Energy Island of 3 GW

The Danish Government has said that it will increase the energy producing capacity at the Bornholm Energy Island in the Baltic Sea by 1 GW (increasing it from 2 GW to 3 GW) and the power will be transferred to the German grid. This is happening because the government has signed two political pacts taking […]

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World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Train By Alstom Runs In Germany

Sustainable mobility player Alstom has announced that the world’s first hydrogen train, the Coradia iLint, reached another historical milestone in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany. Alstom said that it is now used on the world premiere 100% hydrogen train route in passenger operation. As per the official statement by Alstom, this regional train only emits steam […]

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German Financial Services Provider ALH Group Acquires 16 Solar Farms From EnBW

Germany-headquartered financial services provider, Alte Leipziger Hallesche (ALH Group) has revealed that it is indirectly acquiring 49.9% of a portfolio of sixteen solar farms with a combined capacity of 597 MW belonging to Energie Baden-Wurttemberg AG (EnBW). As per the agreement, Weesow, Gottesgabe, and Alttrebbin solar projects are also part of the portfolio. The company […]

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German Bank KfW Will Lend Colombia $203.8m For Green Energy Transition

Germany will lend Columbia about USD 203.8m in two stages to help the latter achieve green energy transition and become energy-independent. According to a report, Germany’s state owned development bank KfW has released a statement that it will facilitate the loan transfer so that Columbia can rollout renewable energy projects. KfW executive Christiane Laibach has […]

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BP And Thyssenkrupp Steel Sign MoU On Supply Of RE In Steel Production

British Oil major BP and German metal working giant Thyssenkrupp Steel have signed an MoU to ensure long-term supply of low carbon hydrogen and renewable power for steel production. Among the renewable options for both the companies are blue hydrogen, green hydrogen, wind and solar generation through solar purchase agreements. Steel accounts for 8-11% of […]

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Siemens Gamesa Turbines For Giant Gennaker Offshore Wind Project In Germany

Siemens Gamesa has announced signing of a Master Supply Agreement for the 927-MW Gennaker offshore wind power plant with German conglomerate wpd AG. Located 15 km off the German coast, the project is intended to feature 103 Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive offshore wind turbines each with a 167-meter rotor. The official statement says that with […]

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Trains Fueled by Hydrogen will Operate in Germany

Hydrogen-based technology is being used in rail transport. The latest example is Germany’s Siemens Mobility, which is building several trains fueled by hydrogen for the transport network in the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan area. On Monday (27th June) Siemens Mobility stated that Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn has ordered seven of its Mireo Plus H trains from the company. The […]

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