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CATL to build $7.6B Hungary battery plant to supply Mercedes, BMW

China's CATL plans to build a 7.3 billion euro ($7.6 billion) battery plant in Hungary, as the world's biggest electric vehicle battery maker gears up to meet growing demand from global automakers.

read more... 15/08/2022

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Hydro plant with capacity to charge 400,000 car batteries

Switzerland is adding a much needed cog in the wheel to its energy supply with an underground hydropower plant that says it has capacity to store enough electricity to charge 400,000 car batteries simultaneously.

read more... 08/08/2022

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EU approves €3 billion German green heating scheme

The European Commission said on Tuesday (2 August) it had approved the German government’s €3 billion scheme to support renewable energy and waste heat-based district heating programs, which it said would help Germany and the EU achieve their climate change targets.

read more... 03/08/2022

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Spain to launch 3.3 GW green tender in November

Spain plans to launch a green tender for 3,300 MW of renewables capacity on 22 November amid its ongoing effort to curb carbon emissions and cut gas consumption, the energy ministry said late on Monday.

read more... 02/08/2022

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bp to invest up to £50 million in new global battery research and development centre in Britain

bp today unveiled plans to invest up to £50 million (around $60 million) in a new, state-of-the-art electric vehicle (EV) battery testing centre and analytical laboratory in the UK. bp has previously announced its intention to invest up to £18 billion in the UK’s energy system by the end of 2030; this additional new investment is a further example of bp’s commitment to the country.

read more... 02/08/2022

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