• Leag plans hydrogen power plant at Jänschwalde site

    Cottbus - The power plant operator Leag wants to build an "innovative storage power plant" in Jänschwalde. With the so-called scoping, the approval procedure for the construction and operation of the modular plant was initiated this week...
  • RWE commissions its first floating solar plant

    Geertruidenberg - The Essen-based energy company RWE has officially commissioned its first floating solar plant. The 13,400 solar modules on a former cooling water lake of the Dutch power plant Amer-centrale are generating up to 6 MW
  • Consumer protectionists and trade call for gas price cap

    Berlin - In a current position paper, an alliance of the Federation of German Consumer Organisations and the German Trade Association presents recommendations for action on how to get out of the gas price crisis. An increasing number of company insolvencies and payment difficulties of private end consumers are to be feared...
  • BASF is testing large-scale heat pump with 120 MW

    Ludwigshafen - The chemical company BASF is planning to build a large-scale heat pump at the Ludwigshafen site together with the manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions. It is to have a thermal output of around 120 MW...
  • Federal government plans almost 4 billion euros for hydrogen

    Berlin - The Federal Cabinet has approved the draft budget for the coming year. It provides for expenditures for the market ramp-up of green hydrogen, but also for securing the energy supply...
  • EWE makes electricity consumption visible via app

    Oldenburg - In future, EWE Vertrieb will be using the Beenera app from the provider Beenic. The app shows customers their current electricity consumption. It also warned customers if their consumption was not covered by the agreed budget, the EWE parent company announced...
  • Hanwha wants to roll up European market for renewables

    Berlin - The Korean Hanwha Group is targeting the European market for renewable energies with a new subsidiary. The company has founded a new subsidiary, Q Energy Europe GmbH, which is to bundle the business of Europe-wide project development in the future...
  • Of appeals, back doors and a little gas - a gloss

    Berlin - The short shower appeal by Economics Minister Robert Habeck seems to be working: Gas consumption has recently dropped significantly. Less successful was the appeal by FDP ministers Lindner and Wissing for technological openness in the transport sector...
  • Siemens has to write off billions because of Siemens Energy

    Munich - The investment in Siemens Energy is costing the former parent company Siemens dearly. Because the energy company's shares have lost significant value in the course of the financial year to date, the Munich-based technology group is taking a write-down worth billions...
  • Government plans utility surcharge

    Berlin - In the event of a gas shortage, the German government wants to pass on drastically increased gas prices to households and companies via a levy. The procedure would take effect instead of the price adjustment clause according to section 24, according to an amendment to the Energy Security Act available to the editors...