Germany

solar cells

Exploring productive use of energy in Niger

German university TH Köln is setting up a solar energy system at a school in the Dossa region of Niger to demonstrate how the productive use of power can strengthen rural economies.
South Africa

Germany to help India with its first-ever control reserve study

DNV GL has been contracted by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to conduct a major control reserve study for the southern region of India.
Desertec project

Desertec project to welcome Algeria to its renewable energy mission

The Desertec project aims to advance a multitude of solar, wind, hydro and biomass power plants around the Sahara, the world’s largest desert.
hydropower in Angola

Hydropower training academy to build up local expertise in Angola

Set for 2020, the Voith Academy and hydropower training centre are designed to provide basic and advanced training for skilled workers in Angola.
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.
coal

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...

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