Germany Brings Online Largest Offshore Wind Farm in the Baltic Sea

Arkona started its power supply to the German national grid in September 2018, and its 60 wind turbines, each producing six megawatts, reached peak production in 2019 Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg opened the Arkona offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea in Mukran on the German […]

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Salt as Energy Storage: Vattenfall Launches Pilot Project at Berlin Thermal Plant

Vattenfall, together with the Swedish company SaltX Technology, will test how renewable wind and solar power can be stored in salt. The pilot plant at the Reuter thermal power plant in Spandau, Berlin, has a total storage capacity of 10 MWh and was officially commissioned today. In experiments, SaltX’s patented technology has proven to be […]

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Germany Met 65% of its Weekly Energy Demands From Renewables 

Maintaining the trend of renewables regularly crossing the 50% mark, last week saw them supply 65% of power in Germany. Renewable energy made up 64.8% share of electricity generation in Germany last week, according to solar research institute Fraunhofer ISE. The achievement was mainly due to strong production from wind facilities. You must be wondering […]

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India & Germany To Provide Financial Support to Climate Conservation Projects

Both India and Germany are in the process of outlining a Comprehensive Climate Change Act, laying down targets of emission reduction for all relevant sectors of the Indian economy. India and Germany have agreed to collaborate on a fund that will provide financial support to climate conservation projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting renewable energies and sustainable forest management in […]

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Porsche Builds First Zero Impact Factory for Electric Vehicles

Porsche says that the facade of its new factory that will build the Taycan, its first all-electric vehicle, is coated with a material able to absorb nitrogen dioxide – a pollutant diesel cars were actually emitting. German automobile major, Porsche, which specialises in high-performance sports cars, SUVs and sedans, says that it is building a […]

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France Top Destination for Renewable Energy Investment in G20: Report

France gains the 1st position due to an overall favorable environment for renewables, leading the G20 in investment attractiveness of renewables. France has overtaken Germany as the most lucrative destination for renewable energy investment in the G20 bloc, Allianz Climate and Energy Monitor 2018 has found. “France gains the 1st position due to an overall […]

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German Ambassador to India calls for Expansion of ISA

The ambassador also said that Germany has already applied to be a member of the ISA, in line with India’s desire to have Germany on board. Pushing for international collaboration in the solar energy space, the German ambassador to India Martin Ney has called for the expansion of India-driven International Solar Alliance. Speaking to reporter […]

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REC Signs € 200 mn Loan Agreement with Germany’s KfW Bank

This is REC’s fourth line of credit under Indo-German Development Cooperation which will be utilized to fund green energy projects in India. State-run entity responsible for financing rural infrastructural projects, Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) has signed a loan agreement with German bank KfW worth euro 200 million for funding renewable energy projects. This is REC’s fourth line […]

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BMW Brilliance and CATL Signed Strategic Cooperation Agreement

BMW Brilliance claimed to consolidate its new energy ecosystem of ‘In China, For China’ which covers the entire life cycle of new energy vehicles from battery cell production to battery cell recycling. Luxury and sports automaker BMW’s energy efficient arm BMW Brilliance and battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has signed a strategic cooperation agreement […]

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