Germany

wind

Policies needed for wind and PV market growth

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the IEA convened a one-day ministerial conference in Berlin to share best practices to fully grasp the opportunities of wind and solar.
small hydro

Germany: 72% of power needs to be met by non-hydro by...

Coal-fired and nuclear plants are soon to be phased out from the grid in Germany, as non-hydropower resources are set to meet the country's energy needs.
Gas Megahub project

Germany to drive Europe’s new-build LNG regasification market

Germany is expected to drive capacity growth in Europe’s LNG regasification industry from planned and new-build projects during the period 2019 to 2023.
Lamu

Germany to close coal-fired power plants by 2038

Germany intends to close all coal-fired power plants by 2038 as renewables becomes leading energy source, according GlobalData.
EVs

Studies are underway for methane-based fuels

In Germany, 27 partners from research, industry and the energy sector are to develop solutions for the use of methane-based fuels in transport and...
crowdfunding

Report finds connection between investment and personal values

Energy 4 Impact, a non-profit organisation, has released a first of a kind report profiling those that are funding energy access-related crowdfunding campaigns and...

Eskom signs loan treaty with KfW to facilitate grid of renewable...

Eskom and KfW, the German Development Bank on behalf of the German government, have signed a $100 million (R1.35 billion) loan facility to support...

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