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EnBW, Energiekontor sign PPA for 85-MW solar park in Germany

German utility EnBW Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG (ETR:EBK) has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the output of a 85-MW solar park in northeastern Germany that will be built by project developer Energiekontor AG (ETR:EKT).

read more... 15/02/2019


EnBW signals 800MW solar surge

EnBW has added about 800MW of new solar capacity to its development pipeline as part of a strategy to boost the company's renewables portfolio.

read more... 07/02/2019


Germany to compensate utilities for nuclear phaseout losses

The German cabinet has agreed to grant compensation of up to EUR1 billion (USD1.17 billion) to the utilities forced to shut down their nuclear power plants by the Energiewende, or energy transition, that the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel introduced in response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan in March 2011. At that time, Germany was obtaining around a quarter of its electricity from 17 nuclear reactors operated by EnBW, EOn, RWE and Vattenfall.

read more... 28/05/2018


First foundation installed at EnBW’s 497-MW Hohe See offshore wind farm

The 497-MW Hohe See wind project in the German North Sea has seen installed its first wind turbine foundation, as stated on Tuesday by the utility Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG, or EnBW.

read more... 18/04/2018


Turkey’s Borusan EnBW firm to allocate $500 million for wind energy

Borusan EnBW Energy AS plans to make an investment of approximately $500 million in the following three or four years after obtaining 396 megawatts (MW) of wind energy pre-license capacity during Turkish Electrical Transmission Company’ tenders held in December.

read more... 22/01/2018