Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

Germany just approved 1,610 megawatts of offshore wind power

Offshore wind turbines could soon provide more electricity for Germany – to the tune of 1,610 megawatts . The country recently held an auction for companies that want to build offshore wind projects, ultimately granting six construction licenses. View full post on Wind Power News

Germany Probably Won’t Meet Its Global Warming Goal, Despite…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party for the upcoming general elections, gestures as she speaks during an election rally in Regensburg, Germany, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder A recent report claims Germany is not on track to meet its goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent by 2020, […]

Germany and China are beating the U.S. in energy efficiency

The United States ranks No. 8 among the world's most energy-efficient nations, while the clean-energy powerhouse Germany holds the top slot, a new report found. View full post on Wind Power News

Germany leads Europe in offshore wind energy growth

Europe‚Äôs offshore wind capacity doubles in one year but the UK falls behind Germany in the clean energy race, despite attracting more investment Germany has overtaken the UK in the rate at which it is installing wind turbines at sea, industry figures show. Globally, wind installations grew by 25% in 2014, reaching a landmark 62,000 […]

CEZ plans to invest into wind power plants in Germany

Czech utility CEZ plans to invest up to several hundreds of millions of euros into wind farms in the next five years within its cooperation with German Aquila Capital group. Aquila Capital will seek possible investment opportunities for CEZ. View full post on Wind Power News

Germany to support wind energy development in Azerbaijan

Germany will support Azerbaijan in the development of wind power, said Florian Schroeder, the executive board member of the German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce, at a conference on Wind and Network Integration in Baku on October 27. The event was held with the participation of leading German companies in the field of alternative energy and the […]

Wind Power Now Cheapest Energy In UK and Germany; No Subsidies Needed

Socguy writes: Bloomberg reports wind power has now crossed the threshold to become the cheapest source of energy in both the UK and Germany . This is notable because it’s the first time this has occurred in a G7 country. View full post on Wind Power News

Germany sees new power lines as vital in teeth of Bavarian protests

The German government believes it is “essential” to build three new high-voltage power lines to transfer excess wind energy from the breezy north to the industrial south, according to an Economy Ministry paper seen by Reuters on Thursday. The electricity superhighways are regarded as a crucial element of Germany’s shift towards renewable sources of energy […]

Germany leads record wind power growth in Europe

Record amount of wind power capacity installed across EU in 2014, more than new gas and coal capacity combined, reports BusinessGreen The British wind power industry installed 1.7GW of new capacity last year, coming second only to Germany, which built a massive 5.2GW of new capacity during 2014. New figures from the European Wind Energy […]

Germany urged to invest in solar, wind energy

He was addressing to the participants of a day-long conference on “Renewable Energies in Pakistan” organized by the German and Middle East Association in Hamburg today. He said that Pakistan had one of the globally highest solar radiations of approximately 5,3 KWh/sqm per day and the wind corridor between Gharo and Kete Bandar in the […]