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Octopus Energy expands into Germany with purchase of green supplier

Octopus Energy has expanded into Germany with the acquisition of green energy supplier 4hundred.

read more... 10/09/2019


Germany to start closing black coal plants in 2020 - draft law

Germany plans to shut down its first power plants that use black coal in 2020, a draft law seen by Reuters on Thursday showed, as part of a planned phase-out of coal by 2038 expected to cost at least 40 billion euros ($44 billion).

read more... 06/09/2019


Nordex unveils 195 MW of European turbine supply deals

Germany’s Nordex said today it has recently received a series of wind turbine supply contracts for a total capacity exceeding 195 MW.

read more... 05/09/2019


Thuga, CEE eye 500 MW of zero-subsidy solar in Germany

The renewables platform of the Thuga Group of municipal utilities and private equity group CEE have tied up to jointly build and operate about 500 MW of solar plants in Germany without using state subsidies.

read more... 29/08/2019


German renewables levy to rise slightly in 2020 and peak the year after – think tank

Germany's renewables levy, the EEG surcharge, is expected to rise slightly from 6.41 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) this year to between 6.5 and 6.7 in 2020, according to calculations by think tank Agora Energiewende*. The main reasons for the expected rise are increasing wind power capacity and a declining balance in Germany’s “green energy account”, writes Agora Energiewende.

read more... 22/08/2019