Germany's energy ministry has published its "white book" on the future electricity market needed for the country's Energiewende (transition from nuclear to renewable energy) that is capable of integrating a rising share of renewables into the system.
06 July 2015 12:36 GMT
Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Envision announced its entry to the European market by buying a Swedish project to act as a “showcase” for its technology on the doorstep of established rivals such as Siemens and Vestas.
03 July 2015 11:13 GMT
German coalition leaders have reached a compromise on several thorny climate action and energy transition measures, including a watered-down alternative to energy minister Sigmar Gabriel's climate levy, a capacity mechanism for old fossil plants and priority for underground cabling at major new high-voltage transmission lines.
02 July 2015 11:39 GMT
An alliance of ten municipal and independent renewables utilities in Austria and Germany is taking legal action against state aid for the planned Hinkley Point C British nuclear plant, claiming the support will massively distort competition in European power markets to the detriment of green electricity.
02 July 2015 10:08 GMT
The Highland Group expects to reach a financial close for its 210MW Deutsche Bucht wind project off the German coast in mid-2017 and to complete the plant at the end of 2019, the investment firm's owner Lord Laidlaw of Rothiemay told Recharge.
01 July 2015 10:34 GMT
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