VW Group's Elli enters large-scale stationary energy storage systems business

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The Volkswagen Group has announced its entry into a new business segment with its EV charging and energy brand Elli by developing and operating large-scale stat...

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Uniper, NGEN plan 50 MW/ 100 MWh BESS at Heyden coal power plant

Uniper SE's Jan Taschenberger with Roman Bernard, CEO of NGEN. Source: Uniper SE.

German energy firm Uniper has announced its plans to build a battery storage system at the Heyden power plant site in Petershagen together with NGEN, a leading provider of ene...

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Theion claims breakthrough in ultra-fast charging, safe battery anode technology

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Berlin-based battery company theion recently announced a "disruptive innovation" in battery technology, with its breakthrough anode chemistry. The company has also receiv...

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Rheinmetall bags €7.7 mn German subsidies for hydrogen, electrification projects

German automotive and arms supplier Rheinmetall has confirmed funding from the federal government of Germany and the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) worth about €7....

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US alleges Chinese dumping, levies stiff tariffs on EVs, Li-ion batteries

The US announced new levies on $18 billion worth of Chinese imports, largely in the clean energy space, including a 100 percent tax on Chinese electric vehicles imported into the c...

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Everfuel to supply 10,000 TPA of green H2 to a German industrial customer

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Everfuel has announce the signing of a Letter of Intent (LoI) with an undisclosed industrial offtaker in Germany for the supply of up to 10,000 tons of green hydroge...

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VARTA-led 'ENTISE' project to develop next-gen sodium-ion battery technology

Federal Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger (centre) with the project consortium of ENTISE, with Dr Nicolas Bucher, Head of Funded Projects. Source: VARTA AG

A consortium of 15 companies and universities researches led by battery firm VARTA acting as initiator and coordinator have announced their project named 'ENTISE'. It aim...

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ABB to support Vulcan in its 'Zero Carbon Lithium' project in Upper Rhine Valley

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ABB and Vulcan Energy Resources have recently signed an agreement to jointly establish design, engineering, execution and operations plans for strategically important res...

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NGK receives order for 230 MWh NAS batteries for German green H2 project

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Japanese firm NGK Insulators has received an order from BASF Stationary Energy Storage GmbH (BSES) for its proprietary sodium-sulphur (NAS) batteries for a large-scale gr...

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Europe's third big hydrogen project calls for 3.2 GW electrolyzers, 2,700 km T&D network

The European Commission announced its approval for "IPCEI Hy2Infra", a joint a joint effort by seven EU countries to support the continent's hydrogen infrastructure and boost its s...

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China completes testing of country's first hydrogen-powered train

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China has completed testing of the country's first hydrogen-powered train. The model, built by government-owned railway manufacturer CRRC, offers speed and range comparable to exis...

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EIB approves €4.3 bn in transition funding, including €805 mn for clean power

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced approval for €4.3 billion of new financing to upgrade the region's transport and energy distribution, besides expanding energy stor...

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MAN expands zero-emission truck portfolio with H2 engine, battery-electric techs

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European CV manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus is making strident progress in developing a robust product line of zero-emission trucks in European markets. Recently, the brand made a...

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TESVOLT breaks ground for its new giga factory in Germany

TESVOLT AG has officially begun the construction of its new giga factory at its headquarters in Lutherstadt, Wittenberg city, Germany. TESVOLT held a ground-breaking ceremony ...

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European Commission approves state aid scheme for green H2 production in Germany

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The European Commission has recently approved under EU State aid rules a €350 million German scheme to support the production of renewable hydrogen through the Europ...

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Northvolt breaks ground on 60 GWh capacity German giga factory

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Northvolt announced the company had started construction of its battery giga factory "Northvolt Drei" in Germany. Europe had battled to keep the factory within its borders, after t...

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US eyes second wind auction in Gulf of Mexico, but costs are 30% higher than Europe, says chief of RWE

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Offshore wind development costs in the US are 30 percent higher than what they are in Europe, the CEO of Germany's biggest utility revealed, even as the US government considered la...

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M&M evaluates giga factory in India, signs supply agreement for Volkswagen EV platform

Indian auto maker Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is considering whether to open a battery plant in India, group CEO and MD Anish Shah told reporters. "We are going to look at… o...

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Siemens Energy's $150 mn transformer plant could help US clear renewables' connectivity backlog

A Siemens large transformer. Custom built and critical to power T&D, they are usually the size of a school bus. Image: Siemens

German power equipment company Siemens Energy announced it would invest $150 million in the US to set up a new transformer facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. Construction will ...

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Li-Cycle bags €6.4 mn govt. grant for its lithium-ion battery recycling facility

Saxony-Anhalt Minister of Economy, Sven Schulze (right) with Richard Storrie, Li-Cycle’s Regional President, EMEA, during the former's visit to Li-Cycle's facility.

Li-Cycle Germany GmbH, a subsidiary of battery recycling firm Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., recently received approval from the State of Saxony-Anhalt for a grant of up to €6....

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OPES Solar Mobility setting up facility for automotive solar technology in Germany

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Automotive solar tech firm OPES Solar Mobility has selected the German town of Zwenkau as its new location for developing vehicle-integrated photovoltaics for trucks, mot...

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Germany offers €16 bn for hydrogen-ready gas power plants to future-proof power supply

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Germany's government is offering subsidies for gas power plants that can switch to hydrogen in future, as part of the country's efforts to ensure a transition to clean energy gener...

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Lhyfe begins construction of 10 MW green hydrogen plant in Lower Saxony

European green H2 firm Lhyfe has announced the groundbreaking of a yet another hydrogen production plant in Germany, located at Brake (Unterweser) in Lower Saxony re...

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BASF bags German funding approval for 54 MW electrolyzer

German chemical company BASF has received funding approval for a 54 MW proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyzer that will have produce up to 8,000 metric tons of hydrogen per ye...

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TotalEnergies acquires German battery storage developer, Kyon Energy

Leading multi-energy producer and marketer, TotalEnergies announced it has acquired Kyon Energy, a leading battery energy storage developer in Germany. The latest acquisition is in...

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Fluence milestone: crosses 20 GWh of energy storage systems globally

The Liddle Battery Project, Image Courtesy: Fluence

Fluence Energy last week announced that the company had surpassed 20 GWh of deployed and contracted energy storage systems globally.  In a release, the company called this an ...

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Europe's energy mix turns greener as wind surpasses coal

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Wind has surpassed coal in Europe's energy mix, marking a key shift in the continent's energy transition efforts, data from the climate think tank Ember shows. The shift occurred d...

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EU approves €902 mn aid for Northvolt's EV battery plant in Germany

A 3D rendering of Northvolt Drei, the company's upcoming EV battery giga factory in Germany: Northvolt

Decision helps keep the plant in Europe in the face of competing incentives from America The European Union has approved €902 million in aid for Swedish company Northvolt to set up...

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Nordic-Baltic Hydrogen Corridor: Pre-feasibility study for H2 pipeline launched

The proposed Nordic-Baltic Hydrogen Corridor project that seeks to establish cross-border hydrogen pipeline infrastructure from Finland to Germany passing through Es...

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Green progress: Germany’s CO2 emissions fall to 1950s levels after RE dominates energy mix

Germany's carbon dioxide emissions fell to their lowest in 70 years in 2023, touching levels last seen in the 1950s, the think tank Agora Energiewende announced. This was largely d...

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