Which type of renewable power could speed the energy transition and change our view on clean energy sources?

The importance of renewable energy sources has never been greater than it is now due to a number of factors that include climate change worries, the ongoing shortage of gas, unemployment fears, and the energy crisis in general, which is…

German transport minister opposes autobahn speed restriction after study reveals benefits for the environment

After a study revealed that the policy may reduce emissions by nearly three times more than previously believed, German Transport Minister Volker Wissing reiterated his opposition to a general speed limit on the nation’s autobahns. The Free Democrat (FDP) reportedly…

The main obstacle to getting a commercial location in Bavaria is power grid delays

Bavarian industrial organization vbw stated that achieving climate neutrality through changing Germany’s energy system is essential to maintaining industry competitiveness in the southern state of Bavaria. However, delays in expanding the national power grid constitute a significant barrier. According to…

Portugal will hold its first offshore wind auction, with a goal of 10 GW by 2030

According to Prime Minister Antonio Costa, Portugal anticipates holding its first offshore wind energy auction during the fourth quarter of this year with a goal of installing 10 GW of capacity by 2030. He stated during a state visit to…

Plan for smart electric vehicle charging released by UK government

The plans to develop and expand the capabilities of smart charging in the country have been revealed by the government of the United Kingdom. Recently, the government, in conjunction with the organization that regulates the energy industry, Ofgem, issued its…

Germany’s development strategy is a crucial step toward achieving its offshore wind goals

According to the Economy and Climate Protection Ministry (BMWK), a new area development plan for the spread of offshore wind energy is a crucial step in helping Germany come closer to its aim of installing at least 30 gigawatts (GW)…

After a rogue experiment, Mexico intends to outlaw solar geoengineering

The Mexican government announced that it would create a plan to forbid further solar geoengineering experiments, which would include involve a public awareness campaign and academic studies. More concrete actions, however, were not announced by the government. The government issued…

China introduces its most powerful wind turbines

According to the engineers who were responsible for the project, the 18-megawatt offshore turbine is able to provide enough electricity to provide up to 40,000 houses for a full year. The construction is capable of producing up to 44.8 kWh…

Germany is considering providing industry users with subsidies for offshore wind energy

According to a report in the business newspaper Handelsblatt, the German economy ministry is working on a proposal to subsidize offshore electricity for industry clients through an auction process. The goal of this idea is to protect businesses from growing…

Prior to the upcoming winter, Germany should be able to substantially fill its gas reserves

According to the information provided by Germany’s gas storage operator association INES, the country should be able to replenish its gas storage units prior to the upcoming winter. According to a news release issued by INES, “Even with lower LNG…