Germany

Weekly data: Norway is now Germany’s top gas supplier

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Norway has become Germany's top gas supplier. From 24 February 2022, it…

Weekly data: Britain is building four times more solar and wind than Germany

Germany has some of the most ambitious decarbonisation plans of any country in the world. While the UK, EU and…

TES and EWE to build 500MW green hydrogen electrolyser in Wilhelmshaven

Belgian hydrogen company Tree Energy Solutions (TES) will team up with German utility EWE to build an electrolyser to produce…

Weekly data: Germany’s ‘traffic light coalition’ is not on track to meet its energy transition targets

After 16 years of Angela Merkel, all eyes were on Olaf Scholz and his 'traffic light coalition' (Ampelkoalition) last autumn.…

Stora Enso and Voodin to develop wind turbine blades from wood

Finnish forest products company Stora Enso has teamed up with German wind power start-up Voodin Blade Technology to develop sustainable…

How do rising energy prices impact FDI and site selection?

Rising energy prices have been a concern on a global level for more than year now, for both businesses and…

TES, E.ON and ENGIE to manage Germany’s new LNG floating storage unit

The German government has commissioned the Belgium-based green hydrogen company Tree Energy Solutions (TES), German electric utility E.ON and French…

With gas storage nearly full, EU prepares more emergency measures for winter

­Having spent the past two months injecting storage sites with natural gas, EU countries on 9 September asked the European…

Nuclear lifetime extensions: Is the juice worth the squeeze?

The Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 resulted in the displacement of 160,000 people. As with Chernobyl in 1986, the world…

As gas heating prices rise, a rush for plug-in heaters could cause blackouts in Germany

Earlier this month, when Germany announced its new levy on natural gas of 2.4 euro cents per kilowatt-hour, stores braced…